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”

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

Posted on January 5, 2019January 5, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Music   Leave a comment on 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 New Bern. Every other week a fun group of local citizens and town officials come together, to spread the word of fun events that are … Continue reading “Big Jim Jams and We Leave Town to Find Ed Prophet and Adam Hill and More!”

Music Benefits Offer More Than One Benefit For The Blogger

Posted on November 21, 2018November 23, 2018Categories Adam Hill Music, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the MerchTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on 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 making a living from booking bands, it does account for most of the earned income for Tracey Stones Productions, LLC.  Craven Arts Council/Bank of the … Continue reading “Music Benefits Offer More Than One Benefit For The Blogger”

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

Posted on November 10, 2018November 13, 2018Categories Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Music, Tip Music Makers, Tip The BloggerTags , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on 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 live entertainment venue announced that going forth they will be hosting trivia and karaoke nights on Tuesday nights. They will be offering drink specials as … Continue reading “From the Crystal Coast to the Mountains of NC, the Music Plays”

Let’s Kick the Weekend into High Gear with Music

Posted on October 26, 2018October 28, 2018Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, NewBernStrong, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music MakersTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on 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 at 901 B Pollock St., New Bern, NC. Since the club opened, Big Jim has been a regular feature on stage., but now they have … Continue reading “Let’s Kick the Weekend into High Gear with Music”

Wrapping Up MumFest and Rocking with Local Talents Around the Region

Posted on October 20, 2018October 27, 2018Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, NewBernStrong, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music MakersTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Wrapping Up MumFest and Rocking with Local Talents Around the Region

MumFest 2018 Wrap Up with Local Favorites Bryan Mayer Warms ‘Em Up at Noon Opening up the show under the Miller Lite Beer Tent located on Craven and South Front Sts. for day two of MumFest 2018 was New Bern’s beloved singer-songwriter, once known to the local area as Stretch. He climbed the country charts and became better known to everyone as Bryan Mayer. This hometown artist is a class act with grace and talent when on stage. Besides offering … Continue reading “Wrapping Up MumFest and Rocking with Local Talents Around the Region”

Last Weekend Music Was Made Near the River and Along the Coast

Posted on October 19, 2018October 28, 2018Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, NewBernStrong, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music MakersTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Last Weekend Music Was Made Near the River and Along the Coast

Music Rocks MumFest 2018 Last weekend, New Bern took a giant leap toward reclaiming normalcy when the town welcomed MumFest 2018; presented by Swiss Bear. It was a wonderful weekend-long event that featured a lot of music that filled our streets. For the second year in a row, there was a tent set up on the corner of Middle and Broad Streets which welcomed music throughout the weekend. This tent was hosted by Riverside Chrysler Dodge Jeep. Many of the acts that I … Continue reading “Last Weekend Music Was Made Near the River and Along the Coast”

It’s Been a Long Pause! There is Plenty of Cause! Let’s Rise Up with Music!

Posted on October 12, 2018October 28, 2018Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, NewBernStrong, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music MakersTags , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on It’s Been a Long Pause! There is Plenty of Cause! Let’s Rise Up with Music!

When We Last Danced By the grace of God, it’s time to get back to the music! When I last left you we just finished the second weekend of September and those along the coast of North and South Carolina started planning and then bracing for the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence. About this time a month ago she was barreling toward us and thankfully downgrading on her approach. After watching the news on Michael just last night, I am … Continue reading “It’s Been a Long Pause! There is Plenty of Cause! Let’s Rise Up with Music!”