Southbound 17~ Artist Spotlight!!!


Southbound 17 is a country trio from Charleston, South Carolina. The trio started in August 2014, after they played an open mic night at a local bar. The members of Southbound 17 are Jack Austen, Katie Bailey and Jack Simmons. In each song this trio performs they showcase their songwriting skills and the acoustic instruments (banjo, guitar and the mandolin) that they can play. They have also got the chance to opened up for Nashville recording artists such as Brandy Clark, Mickey Guyton & Walker McGuire.

The group’s self-titled debut EP is out now and is available on iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify. When they are playing shows around Charleston or Nashville, Southbound 17 showcases modern country music with an Americana edge to it. If you would like to find out more about this wonderful trio then check out their website:


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Meet Dixiedee Howdy: Thank you for stopping by my Dixiedee Blog!! I am a brown hair and hazel eye southern California gal living in the LA area. I started this country music blog because I wanted to share about my favorite country artists and groups, delicious recipes. I also do Q&A's and Artist Spotlights with country artists/groups so you guys can learn more about them. Lastly, I love to share anything else that is related to country music.. If you have any questions/comments- then please me email at

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