The Mulligan Brothers perform “Cecilia” from their album, “The Mulligan Brothers” at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Their name comes from a golfing term for a second chance. Band members include Ross Newell, Gram Rea, Ben Leininger and Greg DeLuca.
Photography is more than a hobby for Larry O. Gay. It’s a passion; the way he celebrates life. He works in a Birmingham, Alabama steel mill but in his spare time he hits the streets in search of interesting images. His lens captures the beauty in ordinary things that people pass by every day without noticing.
Joe Fiore’s Southern Keystone Railroad is one of the largest model railroad collections in the world. Other collections this large have been built by groups of collectors but all of the work here was done by Joe over a long period of time. He is a retired pharmacist from Birmingham, Alabama and his collection began… Read more »
Meiko is an American singer-songwriter, currently residing in Los Angeles but originally from Georgia. A prolific writer, her songs have been used in many TV shows and films. She is a headliner at LA’s Hotel Cafe, ground zero for the new wave of young, folksy songwriters and she has been featured in late-night TV appearances… Read more »
North Carolina husband and wife duo, Daniel and Lauren Goans create their own style of musical storytelling. Lowland Hum evokes the serenity and splendor of their rural home by weaving their appealing high-tenor and soprano voices into intricate harmonies over simple string-band arrangements and sparse percussion. Songs include “Brother Stranger,” “Ballad of Saudade,” “Twine,” and… Read more »
Poarch Creek History
The Creek Indians of south Alabama lived in isolation and poverty until Calvin McGhee came along. Despite treaty promises, they had been abandoned by the federal government. A farmer with only a fifth grade education, McGhee fought tirelessly for his people. Through court battles and meetings with government officials in which he wore traditional plains… Read more »
Ellis Paul is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician originally from Maine and currently living in Boston. His songs create a world into which the listener is drawn. As a touring musician, Paul plays close to 200 dates each year and his extensive club and coffeehouse touring, together with radio airplay, has brought him a… Read more »
The Heavy Hearts
Lauren-Michael Sellers and Zac Baldwin met while attending Birmingham-Southern College and their performances together have garnered a loyal following in Birmingham. Their music is folk-rock Americana featuring beautiful vocal harmonies. Featured songs include “All Our Own,” “Leave,” “Crawl,” and “The Boy from Iris Glen.” For more info about The Heavy Hearts: Lauren-Michael & The Heavy… Read more »
The Clay States
This Alabama-based duo features intense vocal harmony by Stephen Collins & Lauren Little as they conjure images of the crumbling post-industrial south in their songs. They label their music as experimental country combined with old style lament. Songs include “Time and Corn,” “The Lines,” “Eli Whitney,” and “Pasture and Star.” For more info about The… Read more »