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Hot List: Alabama Music, Drinking in New Orleans, and Harper Lee

Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round-up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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Alabama’s Rock the South Country Music Festival

Just in case you missed it, the 4th annual Rock the South country music festival took place June 19th and 20th in Cullman, Alabama. All images credited to Rick Diamond / Getty Images for Pepsi’s Rock the South.

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We Called It First: World Loves Hurray For The Riff Raff

The music world was quite a buzz this week, with Hurray For The Riff Raff’s major label debut making major waves. NPR, Paste, SPIN — all wrote glowing reviews for “Small Town Heroes” by the New Orleans group.

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The Southern Minute with Sheryl Crow

Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow‘s first country album, Feels Like Home, comes out tomorrow (September 10). “Feels Like Home is an extension of songs people know me for—“If It Makes You Happy,” “Strong Enough”—and rock songs inspired by country music,” Sheryl says. “It’s just more dedicated to country instrumentation: more pedal steel, more twangy guitars, more fiddles.” Last week, Southern Living […]

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Hot List: Alabama Music, Austin Eats and Modern Art

Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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The Southern Minute with Holly Williams

This past weekend, musician Holly Williams took the stage at our Nashville Idea House as our latest performance in the Southern Living Biscuits & Jam concert series, presented by AT&T U-Verse.

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Street Style: Bonnaroo Edition

It’s usually festivals like Coachella in Southern California and Lollapolooza in Chicago that get all the hype for its attendees having the best style, while Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, gets the rap of being more grunge and granola. This year we set out with the intention of disproving this notion. Here are some of the chicest music lovers we spotted at […]

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Summer 2013 Southern Playlist

We asked music writer Rachael Maddux to curate a playlist of Southern-bred tunes that you’ll want to listen to on repeat all summer. From upbeat rock songs to play while cruising around town on a sunny day to melodic ballads for kicking back on the porch, these songs will be your soundtrack for the season. Turn it up. By: Rachael […]

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The Birmingham Bands You Need To Know

Birmingham, Alabama’s music scene is blowing up: Homegrown bands are playing major music fests such as Banditos at this weekend’s Hangout Music Festival, while a new music venue, Iron City, is bringing bands such as Neutral Milk Hotel to the city. To get the low-down on the top emerging talent from Birmingham, we asked one of the city’s biggest music advocates […]

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5 Things You Need to Know This Week

Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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