Saturday Storms Cancel Music So We Go To Pirate Invasion in Beaufort, Plus Music Options for Friday Night

Posted on August 16, 2019August 17, 2019Categories Dance, Festival Season, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Local MusiciansTags , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Saturday Storms Cancel Music So We Go To Pirate Invasion in Beaufort, Plus Music Options for Friday Night

On The Scene with Tracey StonesA Stormy Saturday  Always up for a grand adventure, I recently went sailing with Ken, a new resident to our beloved City of Bears. We had our first outing just days before, where I learned some boat lingo and watched, as he did all of the work. Then on Saturday, the lessons continued when we were joined by his friends. We set out mid-afternoon and about an hour or so into the excursion the storm that … Continue reading “Saturday Storms Cancel Music So We Go To Pirate Invasion in Beaufort, Plus Music Options for Friday Night”

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”

Class Is Back In Session ~ This Week We Cultivate A Crowd Plus Lots of Live Music

Posted on May 31, 2019June 1, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, MusicTags , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Class Is Back In Session ~ This Week We Cultivate A Crowd Plus Lots of Live Music

This Music Business. Class is in!Make Sure You Cultivate A CrowdNot only is it important to hone your skills but it is equally important to cultivate your crowd. Fans are funny. They are the one that likes you the most. Those are the people that pay money to see your shows and give you money to buy your music. They watch videos to see you play your music and they are interested in what’s happening in our life. Fans are … Continue reading “Class Is Back In Session ~ This Week We Cultivate A Crowd Plus Lots of Live Music”

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

Back In Class Plus More Festival Fun and Music Events for Friday

Posted on May 10, 2019August 2, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy the Merch, Dance, Festival Season, Let The Good Times Roll On, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Back In Class Plus More Festival Fun and Music Events for Friday

This Music Business! Class is In! Musicians spend a lot of time honing their skills, learning new techniques and mastering their instruments. Most times this investment of time yields the reward of performing your craft in front of an audience. Make good use of that time investment after you meet the team members, that you will refer to as your band-mates, and develop a plan. Talk about it at rehearsal and write it down on paper. If you take the … Continue reading “Back In Class Plus More Festival Fun and Music Events for Friday”

Music Festival Season is in Full Swing Let’s Dance

Posted on May 4, 2019September 24, 2019Categories Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, THANK YOUTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Music Festival Season is in Full Swing Let’s Dance

This Music Business. Class is In! Establishing relationships in the music business is no different from any other life or business situation. Trust and loyalty are earned, as is respect. Let’s say you live in Oriental or Havelock, and take note that there is more going on in New Bern these days. Don’t make itContinue reading Music Festival Season is in Full Swing Let’s Dance

This Music Business. Class is In! Establishing relationships in the music business is no different from any other life or business situation. Trust and loyalty are earned, as is respect. Let’s say you live in Oriental or Havelock, and take note that there is more going on in New Bern these days. Don’t make itContinue reading Music Festival Season is in Full Swing Let’s Dance

Welcome to Another Weekend of Music and Fun

Posted on May 3, 2019May 3, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Local Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene   Leave a comment on Welcome to Another Weekend of Music and Fun

This Music Business ~ Class Is InI am not a lawyer and will not give legal advice. I would say to those starting in business, even a band business to make sure they have a line item under their expenses for legal counsel and a good accountant too. Having been in business for a number of years it leaves you with plenty of experience dealing with the general public. If you are serious about what you are doing, then prepare … Continue reading “Welcome to Another Weekend of Music and Fun”