I Had Plenty of Good Intentions, Going Broke, Never A Part of My Plan

Posted on June 22, 2019June 23, 2019Categories Music   Leave a comment on I Had Plenty of Good Intentions, Going Broke, Never A Part of My Plan

I set out on a musical adventure in March 2015 with grand hopes of changing the world with my words and my works. This all came to happened nearly two years after my life was turned inside out. In April 2013 I walked into my house, through the garage side door to find that my husband of six years, five and a half unhappy, was hiding an arsenal of weapons right under my nose. I thought we had four shotguns. … Continue reading “I Had Plenty of Good Intentions, Going Broke, Never A Part of My Plan”

Blogger is Going Back In Business To Support Live Music! Help If You Can

Posted on June 20, 2019June 22, 2019Categories Music   Leave a comment on Blogger is Going Back In Business To Support Live Music! Help If You Can

I have nothing to hide. I live my life out loud. I stay true to my word and I always hope that people will act better tomorrow, including my hormonal self. Fact is, last May I made decisions to upset the apple cart and follow my dreams. After 5 years of planning and working with Robert Walker, I decided to be a B L O G G E R! This man, he walked into my life and stayed by my side … Continue reading “Blogger is Going Back In Business To Support Live Music! Help If You Can”

Music Memories Made Last Week Plus What’s Left Ahead This Week

Posted on June 18, 2019July 12, 2019Categories Music   Leave a comment on Music Memories Made Last Week Plus What’s Left Ahead This Week

  On The Scene With Tracey Stones We Rocked Our Midweek Blues Away at City Stage     Starting things off with a look at last week, we begin at the mid-week point whereupon at City Stage we find  Big Jim Kohler and his band sharing some blues with good friends and talented players. Those that joined the fun last week included the regular rock riffs of Jayke Steel who is not pictured above but, who is, the leader of … Continue reading “Music Memories Made Last Week Plus What’s Left Ahead This Week”

GIGS for Your Saturday Delight!

Posted on June 15, 2019June 15, 2019Categories Music   Leave a comment on GIGS for Your Saturday Delight!

This Music Business. Class Is In!Congratulations to the graduating class of 2019! Your future is as bright as the day! Follow your heart and keep your eyes on your dreams! We will return to Money Matters next week, until then!CLASS DISMISSED!♣♣♣♣~ Live Music Options ~Saturday, June 15, 2019 On the Outskirts of Town Sara’s Big AppleLive music will be offered in the back room at Sara’s Big Apple this evening courtesy of Nicholas William Bailey. This New Bern native has made his music known all over … Continue reading “GIGS for Your Saturday Delight!”

Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region

Posted on June 14, 2019September 24, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music SceneTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region

This Music Business. Class Is In Money Makes All Things Possible In this segment, we are going to look at the bottom line. Money is a key factor in the success of any business. This is even true for the music business. Regardless of your feelings on the subject, money matters. It is the major component of tracking your financial success. Many players jump into the band business and never put in the time to develop a business plan. It is rarely even … Continue reading “Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region”

A Week Of Friendly Faces In Familiar Places Plus We Meet A Few New Music Friends

Posted on June 9, 2019June 11, 2019Categories Music   Leave a comment on A Week Of Friendly Faces In Familiar Places Plus We Meet A Few New Music Friends

On the Scene With Mary Shine and Tracey Stones ABOVE: Mary Shine and Tracey Stones rocked the scene on Friday Night! Ending the night on a good note with Stairwell and the good folks at The Market Street Pub! It was another week of friendly faces in familiar places, as we made our way through the week with music making memories. Along the way, we met a couple of groovy groups too. One had an African vibe while the other offered … Continue reading “A Week Of Friendly Faces In Familiar Places Plus We Meet A Few New Music Friends”

Back To Class, Copyrights and Creative Works Plus Saturday Gigs All Around!

Posted on June 8, 2019June 9, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music, The Blues Is Alright, The Dust Parade, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger   Leave a comment on Back To Class, Copyrights and Creative Works Plus Saturday Gigs All Around!

This Music Business. Class Is In!Copyright and Creative Works ProtectionYOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FORThis might be the most important segments for up and coming artists. If you are a songwriter and have a catalog of songs that you wrote but have never taken the time to copyright your material, you are risking your creative signature, leaving it prone to forgery.Copyright registration for your creative works is a very important step in making sure people know that you wrote the … Continue reading “Back To Class, Copyrights and Creative Works Plus Saturday Gigs All Around!”

The Music Business, Festival Fun for the Week, Ask the Blogger and GIGS

Posted on June 7, 2019June 9, 2019Categories Music   Leave a comment on The Music Business, Festival Fun for the Week, Ask the Blogger and GIGS

This Music Business. Class Is In!Develop Your Major Marketing Skills with routineThere is no better way to get your message out there than with positive self-promotions. Back in the day, we used to compile pages of press clippings and write up a fancy bio and package them into tidy press kits to make people notice our accomplishments. The press kit has come a long way with the help of the internet and the development of social media.Your social media pages … Continue reading “The Music Business, Festival Fun for the Week, Ask the Blogger and GIGS”