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! [...]

Shake Your Money Maker and Dance

On The Scene With Tracey Stones We shake our money maker around town and around the region. We will kick things off right down the road, then we also roam around Greenville some and tour around lil Washington too before the night ends because: Saturday Night Was Made For Music Big Jim at Sara's Big [...]

Keeping the Beats in New Bern Last Night We Find Some Soul Boogie, Party People and Talented Stringers

On The Scene With Tracey Stones     Keeping the beats close to home last night, it seems when you ride around in a vehicle with nearly 400,000 miles, sometimes it is wise to stay close to home base. Lucky for me, we live in New Bern, NC and that means plenty of music options [...]

We Visit Oriental, New Bern and Swansboro for Music Fun

On the Scene With Tracey Stones There were many good times to be had last weekend and I found a few worth talking about on my journey of chasing music. Not only was there music here in town, but also it was found in a few coastal towns along the way, as well. In fact, [...]

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 [...]

NCMZ Rocks the Beat for 300 Blogs

On the Scene With Tracey Stones We Have Been Rocking the Beats for 300 Blogs!!!   Thank you for being here. Can you believe we have been rocking the beats for 300 Blogs? It's true! The lights have shined, the stages have been set and the music has played. And since March 2015, we have [...]

Last Weekend Was a Trick with Treats and Halloween Fun

On The Scene With Tracey Stones Live Music and Halloween Fun There were lots of characters out and about town this weekend. I stopped by three venues and enjoyed the audience as much as the bands. Way to show your spirit #NewBernStrong ♥♥♥♥♥♥ First Brew Stop! Joe Baes Project Rock BrÜtopia for 2nd Annual Halloween [...]