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

Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead

Behind The Scene With Tracey Stones Looking back at the week, there was a lot of music that I found and guess what? There is a lot ahead too! Rehearsal with the new Bryan Mayer Band   I started the week out with logging some rehearsal time with the new line-up for the Bryan Mayer [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Weekends are Meant for Rocking Good Fun and Fundraising

On The Scene With Tracey Stones Friday Night Fun Sam Lewis Serves the Sounds at BrUtopia Let's start things out with the local singer Sam Lewis. I have been wanting to hear Sam share songs for nearly three years. On Friday night the moment finally arrived and I enjoyed quite a few fine selections that [...]

Sorrowful Saturday Blues Takes Us Out

  I Loved Being On The Scene with Rock Stars    My Dear John Letter to MusicMy Sweet Music Community, It is you. It has always been you! I have loved you my whole life! And for the past four years, I fell deeply in love with you, again! And I did so on a [...]

Community Celebrations and Rock Legends Return to the Stage For Saturday Fun

On the Scene With Tracey Stones It was Community Fun for all and Rock Legends that offered the good times on a great day and rocking night! Community Comes First Last weekend many town-folks gathered at Creekside Park in James City, for a Saturday afternoon to celebrate the resiliency of New Bern and Craven County! [...]