Last Night of Restrictions and Then No Curfew!

Last weekend we took our first steps in returning to "normalcy" with many restrictions lifted, weeks shy of the one year mark that everything was shut down. Friday was the first time that all small businesses were allowed to open their doors. The last night of restriction was Thursday evening. The Stovall’s Bill and Will [...]

Good News From The Governor’s Office ~ Let’s Groove!

Governor Roy Cooper is finally allowing all bars to open at 30% indoor capacity. He also moved back the service hours to 11 pm and he killed the curfew. This means that I have been very busy gathering data and trying to log it in below for all music lovers to enjoy! Shout out to [...]

Birthday Week For the Blogger and Her Music Friends

Molly’s and Music On Friday evening, Jaymi Mitchell and I bounced around Greenville for music memories. Our first of two stops was Molly’s Community Cafe where we checked in for dinner and music courtesy of three talented stringers. Ronnie L Harris Jr., Sam Weatherly and Billy Smith provided the dinner time entertainment. First up we [...]

Boogie Nights in the Down East

The Building of A Band ~ The Dust Parade NCMZ.LIVE FILE PHOTO: Hank Barbee live at Cru Bar, Beaufort, NC July, 2017 Back when I was months into the commitment of creating a music blog, I wandered to the coast and ended up at Cru Bar in Beaufort, NC, where Hank Barbee was performing solo. [...]

We Need More Music Now!

Music Promotes Healing and We Need Both Now! If there is one thing we can all agree on during these controversial days, it is that the release of a virus from a Chinese lab has created a difficult season for so many of us. It’s been a long season of uncertainty, one that’s been filled [...]

Time to Dance and Swing Through the Week with Rockers and Shakers

Music Makes Monday More Memorable Sunset on the way to Greenville, from New Bern 1/18/21 We are rather blessed here in the down east North Carolina. We have some amazing sunrises and sunsets. Often they are breathtaking. Sometimes you will catch one just right along the journey, one that is worthy of the time spent [...]

Let’s Bounce to the Beats and Meet Music Makers

Mid Week Music from Molly’s OG Merge on the scene at Molly’s Community Cafe open mic night on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Last Wednesday, Jaymi Mitchell and I bounced from downtown Winterville to Uptown Greenville, checking out the open mic scene. Following our visit to Nauti Dogs Brewing Co. for open mic night hosted by [...]

Another Fun Week Rocking To The Beats

Open Mic Night @ AJ McMurphy's Offers Generations of Talent Each Monday night's Rhythm & Grooves in Greenville is brought to us by host John Williams at AJ McMurphy's 1914 Turnbury Dr. which welcomes a slue of talent each week. Though we did not make the trip this week, we did enjoy the fun last [...]