It’s Time to Rock with Some Familiar Faces and Roll A Few New Bands Too

Catching Up with Ryan Rubich I remember the day that Ryan Rubich signed up and made a commitment to his life in music. We were chatting in a Jacksonville restaurant when he made the declaration of his road ahead. I simply sat there and encouraged the young lad. I helped him write a bio and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]