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”

We Rocked the Scene Last Weekend and Bring Big News on More Music Starting this Week

Posted on August 23, 2019August 24, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Big Jim Blues, 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 Local Musicians, THANK YOU, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on We Rocked the Scene Last Weekend and Bring Big News on More Music Starting this Week

On the Scene With Tracey Stones   Saturday We Bounce About Town First Stop For Pizza Topped With Music On Saturday night I started things off over in my neck of the woods, where Sara’s Big Apple welcomed Justin Castellano as the musical guest! Castellano offered a variety of music in a fashion known to him, which is unlike any in our area! The classically trained stringer makes the most beautiful sounds with six strings. Here is a sample of … Continue reading “We Rocked the Scene Last Weekend and Bring Big News on More Music Starting this Week”

Friday Night Fun and What’s Up for Saturday Night

Posted on August 10, 2019August 14, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Local Musicians, THANK YOU, Tip Music Makers, Tip The BloggerTags , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Friday Night Fun and What’s Up for Saturday Night

On The Scene With Tracey Stones     More Live Music Added to New Bern Options Tonight Breaking News! The management at Persimmons Restaurant is bringing more music to New Bern. Earlier this week management reached out to book Big Jim. We are pleased to say that we accommodated their request for the band to perform on Friday, August 23, 2019. During the mid-week meeting at the waterfront restaurant,  hard as it might be to believe, I enthusiastically suggested that … Continue reading “Friday Night Fun and What’s Up for Saturday Night”

Live Music Options to Kick off August Around Town & Around the Region

Posted on August 1, 2019August 1, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, Tip Music Makers, Tip The BloggerTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Live Music Options to Kick off August Around Town & Around the Region

Thursday Thrillers Getting Down Around Town New Bern, NC Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse will offer live music upstairs in the piano bar. This week the offer Chuck Phillips. Music is offered 6-9 pm and dinner is always delicious. ℘℘℘℘ City Stage New Bern Alisa Mike hosts a night of music each Thursday evening at City Stage New Bern. She will wow you with standard jazz offerings and groove you with fun show tunes. The City … Continue reading “Live Music Options to Kick off August Around Town & Around the Region”

Living the Dream and Sharing the Blues

Posted on July 29, 2019August 2, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Living the Dream and Sharing the Blues

On The Scene and Keeping the Blues Alive With Tracey Stones Big Jim and The Blues is an Evolving Story Since coming out of a coma in September 2017, Big Jim Kohler has been an unstoppable force, a bluesman on a mission. Growing stronger with each gig, he is playing as often as six times a week, fighting through the pains of life and getting cleaner on the guitar after 30 years of mastering its strings in an altered state … Continue reading “Living the Dream and Sharing the Blues”

Chilling with Singers and Stringers, Plus Crooning with Country Stars

Posted on July 27, 2019August 2, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, MusicTags , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Chilling with Singers and Stringers, Plus Crooning with Country Stars

On The Scene With Tracey Stones  Meeting Up with Country Crooners Croaker Festival With Bryan Mayer Band Mary Shine and I caught up with Bryan Mayer Band at Croaker Fest a few weeks ago! This is a slow season for the band that claimed many accolades earlier this year at the 2019 CCMA’s.Bass Player of the Year MikeContinue reading Chilling with Singers and Stringers, Plus Crooning with Country Stars

On The Scene With Tracey Stones  Meeting Up with Country Crooners Croaker Festival With Bryan Mayer Band Mary Shine and I caught up with Bryan Mayer Band at Croaker Fest a few weeks ago! This is a slow season for the band that claimed many accolades earlier this year at the 2019 CCMA’s.Bass Player of the Year MikeContinue reading Chilling with Singers and Stringers, Plus Crooning with Country Stars

Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region

Posted on June 14, 2019September 24, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music SceneTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region

This Music Business. Class Is In Money Makes All Things Possible In this segment, we are going to look at the bottom line. Money is a key factor in the success of any business. This is even true for the music business. Regardless of your feelings on the subject, money matters. It is the major component of tracking your financial success. Many players jump into the band business and never put in the time to develop a business plan. It is rarely even … Continue reading “Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region”

Back To Class, Copyrights and Creative Works Plus Saturday Gigs All Around!

Posted on June 8, 2019June 9, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music, The Blues Is Alright, The Dust Parade, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger   Leave a comment on Back To Class, Copyrights and Creative Works Plus Saturday Gigs All Around!

This Music Business. Class Is In!Copyright and Creative Works ProtectionYOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FORThis might be the most important segments for up and coming artists. If you are a songwriter and have a catalog of songs that you wrote but have never taken the time to copyright your material, you are risking your creative signature, leaving it prone to forgery.Copyright registration for your creative works is a very important step in making sure people know that you wrote the … Continue reading “Back To Class, Copyrights and Creative Works Plus Saturday Gigs All Around!”