NCMZ.LIVE ~ NC’s Best Source for Live Music Options & Band News – Sunday, September 25, 2016

Live Music Options for Sunday, September 25, 2016~



Around the Region ~



Starting things out the same way we did all weekend long loong to the West and Ray Price’s Capital City BikeFest which wraps up today with performances by Fly Wheel, featuring service department workers rocking you from noon til 1:30 pm. They will be on the Ray Price Harley Davidson Stage located at 1126 S Saunders Ave., Raleigh, NC.

Following their show the event will close out with house favorites Pseudo Cowboys from 2 til 3:30 pm. I learned all about this event on Facebook and here is what the event page said about today:

Sunday closes out the Ray Price Capital City Bikefest weekend and at the Dealership we are proud to bring you Flywheel, the Ray Price House Band made up of some of our talented service technicians along with Ray Price favorite the Pseudo Cowboys! Both bands will keep you entertained with your favorite rock covers!

12:00-1:30pm – Flywheel
2:00-3:30pm – Pseudo Cowboys

Ray Price Capital City Bikefest is a FREE Family Friendly 3-Day event in Downtown Raleigh, NC!

Sound provided by Metal-Ward Entertainment

To learn more about all the FREE live concerts throughout the weekend visit:



Closing out the event at Carrboro Music Fest is local guitar ace, Matt Phillips and the band Back Pocket will take the stage at 11 pm. You can catch them at 2nd Wind located at 118 E Main St., Carrboro, NC. Phillips is a funky and fresh player with jazz overtones and cutting blues licks, he is pretty amazing solo, would love to hear him with a full band.Maybe you can head over there tonight and go live for me!!!


Looking to the North, I found a couple of family friendly free events happening in Greenville. First up you can head over to Pitt County Fairgrounds located at 3901 Greenville Blvd., Greenville, NC where you can enjoy the gospel sounds of Southern Harmony from 3 til 4 pm this afternoon


Once things wrap up at the Fairgrounds head over To A.J. Fletcher Music Center over at the college to enjoy the Recital and Masterclass of Joseph Loveinsky. I think anyone who takes in both events will have a new lease on life with a soul filled of music inspiration.

For this second event here is what I learned:

We welcome Joseph Lovinsky, formerly Principal Horn of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” to ECU for a Masterclass (3:00-4:00 PM) and Recital (4:30 PM) in room B110. Dr. Joanna Ross Hersey will join him for the Sonata for Horn, Tuba and Piano “Dancing with Myself” by Barbara York, as well as other solo works for horn, euphonium, tuba and piano. Anyone is welcome to put their name in to perform in the masterclass, names will be drawn by Dr. Hersey. Free Admission, no tickets required, please join us!


Looking around to the South I found another couple of options for your consideration.


Heading down Highway 17 S we can stop in Jacksonville and check out Gene Gregory who will be rocking his brand of country and rock classics from 4 – 7 pm. That good time will be taking place at The Outpost Saloon, located at 3038 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC.


Another great live option for thoses even further South along the coast…check out Trae Pierce and The T-Stones live and in concert tonight at The Whiskey located at 1 S. Front St., Wilmington, NC.

Here is everything you need to know about this show:

Grammy Award-winning bassist Trae Pierce is leading a wild new musical experience known as Trae Pierce & the T-Stone Band (TPTS). Defined by hard-edged funk and hip-hop mixed with rock and blues, TPTS has developed a high-energy live show with a modern feel that also recalls the unstoppable grooves of Bootsy Collins: they “wants to funk you up!” Trae is a world-class bassist and four-time Grammy Award-winner (with the legendary Blind Boys of Alabama) who cut his bass chops as a member of The Ohio Players.

Trae Pierce (Multi Grammy Award Winner)- Bassist/Vocals/Talkbox

Ramon (Rae) Pierce- Vocals

David “D1” Grant- Music Director/Keyboardist

Charron Freeman- Bassist/Vocals

Gordon “G” Rodgers- Drums

Adam James- Guitarist/Vocals

Doors open 8 pm
Show Starts 10 pm


Around Town, New Bern:

Today is the final show for DeathTrap A Killer Comedy at The New Bern Civic Theater located at 414 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC. Showtime is 2 pm!



Jill & The Authentics

Live on the deck tonight at The DoubleTree by Hilton on South Front street, you can enjoy the sounds of Jill & The Authentics. This band will have you shagging to swinging before the night is over. They will be performing from 5-9 pm so join them for dinner and dancing as the sun sets and the moon and stars rise!

Well kids those are your music options for around the state today. Whatever you do, go out and promote kindness! Hug strangers and remember FREE MUSIC IS NEVER FREE so please tip the music makers that make your life better!

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