Thanksgiving Season Offers Much To Be Grateful For This Year

Posted on November 29, 2020December 1, 2020Categories Adam Hill Music, Back To The Blues, Let The Good Times Roll On, Live and Local, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music   Leave a comment on Thanksgiving Season Offers Much To Be Grateful For This Year

Changing Lives with Veterans Playing Music for Veterans On Saturday, November 14, 2020, the Fairfield Harbour community gathered at the close of Veteran’s week, for some live music in support of the two area veteran brothers that I recently displaced. Third Degree Bern brought the music and the local residents brought the spirit and goodwill to Red Sail Park. Following the first set, I took to the stage to tell the tale of the two brothers that I am desperate … Continue reading “Thanksgiving Season Offers Much To Be Grateful For This Year”

Blues Is Our Bizness All Week Long And End the Week On A Rock Groove

Posted on August 24, 2019September 23, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Live and Local, Local Music, Love For Live Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Blues Is Our Bizness All Week Long And End the Week On A Rock Groove

On the Scene With with Tracey StonesRocking my new job as music promoter on the deck at Persimmons last Sunday. Photo Credit: Dan Jam Phillips. Monday Is Never Manic With Blues Mania at The Brown Pelican The Brown Pelican is the popular watering hole that is known for hosting live music five nights a week. Kicking things off with a blues fix is Big Jim Kohler Band who each Monday offers music jams from 7-9:30 PM each week. This popular night … Continue reading “Blues Is Our Bizness All Week Long And End the Week On A Rock Groove”

Capping off the Weekend And Walking Through the Week

Posted on August 17, 2019August 24, 2019Categories Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Capping off the Weekend And Walking Through the Week

On The Scene With Tracey Stones   ℘℘℘℘℘Sunday Afternoon In The Park Brings The Blues     The Carolina Swamp Dogs came to Fairfield Harbour last weekend, to perform as part of the concert series which I host for the neighborhood. Tracey Stones Productions, LLC presents this concert series, which takes place every other weekend throughout the warmer weather seasons at Red Sail Park. The duo came from the Jacksonville area and offered two long sets of sizzling hot blues for the … Continue reading “Capping off the Weekend And Walking Through the Week”

Big Week for Big Jim and a Fun Weekend For Music Fans

Posted on June 4, 2019June 8, 2019Categories Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Captain Ratty's Brings Back Music, Dance, Irish Music Session, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Big Week for Big Jim and a Fun Weekend For Music Fans

On the Scene With Tracey Stones It was a big week for Big Jim Kohler Band as they opened a show for Joanne Shaw Taylor at The State Theatre on Friday evening! Above I pose with the secret weapon after she slayed it! Memorial Day Remembrance and The Blues Blues at The Brown Always A Blast! It never gets old, this Monday Night Blues Jam at The Brown Pelican, hosted by Bear City’s King of The Blues, Big Jim Kohler and the … Continue reading “Big Week for Big Jim and a Fun Weekend For Music Fans”

Another Fun Week Logged In The Books with Music Memories

Posted on May 19, 2019May 27, 2019Categories Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Captain Ratty's Brings Back Music, Festival Season, Let The Good Times Roll On, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, THANK YOU, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Another Fun Week Logged In The Books with Music Memories

On The Scene With Tracey Stones It was another fun week that got logged in the books, with music made memories, complete with good friends. Above from left to right, music appreciators Mary Spruill, Tracey Stones, and April Sunshine enjoy Blues Night at The Brown Pelican. Rolling Thru the Week We Jam The Blues A Time Or Two Blues at The Brown Have you noticed that the week starts out better when you get to greet your Monday night with … Continue reading “Another Fun Week Logged In The Books with Music Memories”

Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

Posted on May 18, 2019September 24, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, Local Music, Music, North Carolina Music SceneTags , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

This Music Business, Class Is In! Never underestimate the power of good goal setting plans. Be as methodical in your plans as you are in your practice. Setting small goals and meeting targets is critical to growth and development. Start simple after you have your band together. Commit to meeting twice a week. One sessionContinue reading Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

This Music Business, Class Is In! Never underestimate the power of good goal setting plans. Be as methodical in your plans as you are in your practice. Setting small goals and meeting targets is critical to growth and development. Start simple after you have your band together. Commit to meeting twice a week. One sessionContinue reading Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead

Posted on May 12, 2019June 14, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Mid-Week Blues Jam, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead

Behind The Scene With Tracey Stones Looking back at the week, there was a lot of music that I found and guess what? There is a lot ahead too! Rehearsal with the new Bryan Mayer Band   I started the week out with logging some rehearsal time with the new line-up for the Bryan Mayer Band. This past weekend marked an end of an era for the band and the country crooner is getting ready to bring a new show … Continue reading “Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead”

Singing and Dancing at Jams Throughout the Week

Posted on April 27, 2019April 28, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy the Merch, Captain Ratty's Brings Back Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Singing and Dancing at Jams Throughout the Week

This Music Business… Class Is In Band Business Development Once you decide that you are going to approach your band like a business, the next step is to figure out what your needs are so that you know how much you need to earn to meet those needs. Many performers forget a few key expenses in this equation. The biggest might be forgetting to charge a reasonable hourly rate for their time.The time equation is very important since there is more to … Continue reading “Singing and Dancing at Jams Throughout the Week”