Monday Thru Friday We Groove

On The Scene with Tracey Stones   Big Jim Jams a Trio of Gigs this Week Big Jim Kohler was busy with jams and jives this week. Our local bluesman was found around town with his guitar in hand three times last week.   Blues at the Brown Pelican   While I am busy teaching…

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Milestones Marked by Area Music Makers

A few music makers from around our region enjoy the celebration of milestones on the music scene! Let’s celebrate these moments! Starting the celebration at home with our own, Bryan Mayer Band! On The Scene with Tracey Stones If I made the scene as I try to do each weekend, I would have headed down…

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Big Jim Jams and We Leave Town to Find Ed Prophet and Adam Hill and More!

Behind the Scene with Tracey Stones In yesterday’s blog, I mentioned accepting a new position as Marketing Director for NC Life Media. What I did not mention is that as part of this job, I get to hang out with so many great people that enjoy putting the focus on the happenings in and around…

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We Can Build the Platform that Heals the Community

Behind the Scene with Tracey Stones The Platform of Music It can’t be denied! Music is a powerful thing. It moves people. All people. It is an innate part of our being. Music is natural because we keep beats with the universe. Our world offers us music, nature offers songs. For some people, music is…

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Music Benefits Offer More Than One Benefit For The Blogger

On the Scene With Tracey Stones     One of the best parts of writing this blog has been getting to know so many people around the state. Along the way and with time, I have become a resourceful contact for anyone who is in need of entertainment. Though I have no real interest in…

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From the Crystal Coast to the Mountains of NC, the Music Plays

On The Scene With Tracey Stones There is Music All Around NC   Big Jim Blues News   Big Jim Kohler was bringing his band and his blues to the City Stage twice a month, since their opening in July, on the third and fourth Tuesday of each month. However last week that ended. The…

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Halloween Creeps In, The Beat Goes Down and The Music Plays On

On the Scene With Tracey Stones   Last night I stayed local and caught a couple early shows! Thirsty Bruin Hosts Local Singer & Stringer Ed Prophet   Last night the weather offered more rain which put a damper on some events about town, but what I did manage to catch I thoroughly enjoyed! My…

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Let’s Kick the Weekend into High Gear with Music

New Bern Boasts the Blues Weekly I have said it before and I will tell you again; the blues is alright! Knowing that we can celebrate it each week is equally as wonderful. It was announced earlier this month the Big Jim Kohler would be the regular Tuesday entertainment at City Stage New Bern, located…

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