Keeping the Beats in Lil Washington We Rocked It!

On The Scene With Tracey Stones On Saturday night I grabbed a friend and headed up to Lil Washington to enjoy a fun night of music. We stopped at three locations, enjoyed libations and toasted the birthday boy Bill Lyerly, who was rocking the Market Street Pub.   Backwater Jack’s Welcomes Corey Stuart Backwater Jack’s…

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Bouncing to the Beats Around Craven County

On The Scene With Tracey Stones Bad Decisions Band at Blackbeard’s Saturday night marked the return of the Bad Decisions Band at Blackbeard’s. This band is just plain fun. They bring all of the party tunes you love and they feature two lead vocalist. Featuring the combined energies of Shane Norris, Valerie Boyette, Matt Starling,…

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Dream Big and Build A Music Community

Dream Big and Make it Your Mission If I had my way, no one would suffer, more music would play and even the grown children would dance! I believe in my talents and I work hard in my voluntary efforts to build a stronger music community! I have reached the point of no turning back…

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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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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…

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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…

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