A Week Full of The Working Blues Keeps Us In New Bern

On The Scene With Tracey Stones On Saturday, I made my way to town to check out The Neuse River Rambles. Surf, Wind and Fire owner Danny Batten is one of the unsung heroes of our community. After Florence left him with damage to his home and business, Batten became some of the hardest working…

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Milestones Marked by Area Music Makers

A few music makers from around our region enjoy the celebration of milestones on the music scene! Let’s celebrate these moments! Starting the celebration at home with our own, Bryan Mayer Band! On The Scene with Tracey Stones If I made the scene as I try to do each weekend, I would have headed down…

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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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More Music to Move You ~ Let the Good Time Roll

Back on the Scene with Tracey Stones   There are many events, bands and venues still to talk about so let’s kick it off with more local acts rocking souls. The Dirty Bird Gets Back to Business The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., returned to the music, one week following Florence. Marron Chaplin offered several…

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