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On The Scene With Tracey Stones

Feral Cats Give Thanksgiving Eve Offerings

 

I walked into the holiday by grooving with the two bands I work with regularly. The Feral Cats gave up their great rockin’ blues grooves on Wednesday evening at Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at Harvey Mansion. They offered all that gathered on the patio great sounds from 8-11 pm.

The four piece band is based in Lenoir County and is often found in rooms around Kinston and New Bern, NC. They are a fun party band, thick with blues and classic rock influences. They are available for travel and can visit your venue, just give me a call to get them booked in your room soon.

 

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Making the sounds that always make the fans dance and move on the floor, are Scott Carlisle on lead guitar, Sam Zouari on guitar and vocals, Greg Howard on bass and vocals and on the back beat and offering most of the lead on vocals in Kim Kornegay. The band has been together for nearly a year. Three of the four players united late last year for a holiday party and today they offer shows monthly to the fans and friends that have gathered along the way.

For anyone who have time to check them out of Saturday evening, they will be rocking at the Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., New Bern. The show is free and music starts at 8 pm.

To keep up with the Cats check out their website:

The Feral Cats

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Adam Hill Band at Nick’s Blacksheep Tavern

For a Pre Turkey Bash

My next stop was Jacksonville and Nick’s Blacksheep Tavern, to enjoy a second annual offering of Adam Hill Band live for a Pre-Turkey Day Bash. This was the gig where I first saw the vision of Adam Hill on a bigger stage.

It marked the first gig I saw Hill upfront and in control of his own direction. When we met, he was the guitarist in a band that did not accentuate his original works very much. It was at this gig a year ago though that he stood front and center before me for the first time, and I left inspired and so grateful to know him, his band as well as his family.

With leaving that gig and walking into a holiday of thanks, I decided to create an online stage for the artist in the hopes of helping him get his name out there. He is extremely talented and not just in covering other artists music. I feel his most gracious offering is the music of his soul, his own original works.

Though there have been some personnel changes in the year and a half since meeting Hill, he always brings a solid show to any city they visit. The current lineup features the bass work of Gordy George, who also offers vocals and backing vox on several songs and the drummer work of Cecil Pittman Jr., who not only binds the beats but also offers many strong vocal offerings. With these solid players backing him today, Hill gives a great guitar driven show for all that witness this act live.

In the year we have been working together, it was my hope to put them on display via the internet, to find more opportunity which has presented itself. That was my only hope in creating the platform for

Adam Hill Music

Special thanks to the many fans and friends and family members that have shared my live music feeds. It has been a wonderful year of working with all of these talents.

The Adam Hill Band will be in New Bern tonight, rocking on the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant and Bar at Harvey Mansion, 221 S Front St., New Bern, NC. Music plays from 8-11 pm.

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Live Music Options for

Friday, November 24, 2017

Rockin’ Around the Region

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Neighbor Unknown is on tap for entertainment at Corkscrew on 5th 
412 W. 5th St., Charlotte, NC. Music is offered each Friday night from 9 pm til midnight. Neighbor Unknown is an acoustic duo providing tasteful, groovy and fun interpretations of yesterday and today’s best rock and pop songs! So come dance!

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Join us at The Stable in Historic Downtown Wilson for an acoustic Americana band. We’ll have food, drink, and great live music!

Our musical guest will be Letters to Abigail with female vocalist and songwriter, Kelli Redmond and songwriter James Harrell providing vocals and guitar.

Our visiting food truck will be Y’all Eat Yet? a Multi-Cuisine Food Truck based out of Windsor, North Carolina.

We anticipate that the Food Truck will be set up by 6:00 pm and begin serving by 6:30 pm and the Live Music event will begin at 7:00 pm.

You can learn more about the food truck and the musicians by visiting our website: http://ow.ly/BRKZ30gm6v0

Meet us at The Stable! 217 Brew Works
217 South Street S, Wilson, NC.

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Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen will perform live on Friday night at The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell St #135, Durham, NC. Here are more details about the performer and the event as per the Facebook Event:

Pat “Mother Blues” Cohenputs on the best party in Durham. The unofficially crowned Queen of The Bullpen has all the mettle, pathos and ocean-deep compassion of Billie Holiday, Koko Taylor and Etta James, with her own dramatic flair and wicked humor. Miss her at your own risk.

http://www.musicmaker.org/artists/pat-mother-blues-cohen/
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FREE ADMISSION

$1 of every draft pint will be donated to the Music Maker Relief Foundation. Always.

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Calvin  Edwards is back at Beyu Caffe, located at 341 W Main St., Durham, NC. Tickets for the show are $10 and available at the door. Music plays from 7-10 pm.

 Born in Kings Mountain N.C., Edwards is also a well-known international artist who has performed in Okinawa, Tokyo, and China as well as performing for the G8 Summit for President Clinton in Okinawa. Calvin is now performing in the USA and has played in San Francisco, New York, Charleston, including the The 2005 NAMM SHOW in Anaheim, CA, the Romare Bearden 99th Birthday Bash, the grand-opening of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, the Fall for Greenville event in SC, the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC and the Guilford College Homecoming in Greensboro, NC.

At 17, he joined the famous Gospel group Five Blind Boys of Alabama for many years. Then, he moved to L.A. to play in his brother’s band, The Jett Edwards Band. During this time, Calvin and his brother recorded two albums together, which includes one song that was recorded by George Benson.

Mr. Edwards has released four CDs as a band leader:

So What, Don’t Forget – Venus Records – Japan
Let It Flow – Simply Smoking Records – USA
Just Swing – Roving Spirits – Japan
That’s It – Chasity Music Records – USA
The Maupin/Williams Project – Simply Smoking Records – USA
Live from San Francisco – Chasity Music Records – USA
Mr. Edwards has performed with and/or booked various artist through Chasity Music including Tom Brown, Tuck & Patti, Michael White, Kei Akagi, Lonnie Plaxico, Benny Maupin, Hidefumi Toke, Javon Jackson, Michael O’Neil, Ron Brown, Ali Jackson, Michael Paluo, Michael Wolf, Roy Ayers, Everette Harp, Dan Siegel, and Phil Perry.

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3 Second Rule has a gig on Friday evening at Wine & Beer 101-Wake Forest 1228-104 Heritage Links Dr., Wake Forest, NC. Music is offered from 5-8 pm according to the Facebook Event. Where is what else they said:

“After fighting the crowds at the mall, come to WF Wine & Beer 101 to hear some wicked awesome music and drink some Wicked Weed beer!”

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Local stringer and singer, Chris Bellamy will offer the music at Lorraine’s Coffee House & Music 101 Timber Pointe Ln, Garner, NC. Come enjoy a fun night of bluegrass music done right. Tickets for this show are $10.00 and available at the door.

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Tonight at Pitcher’s Bar, 485 SURLES RD, Benson, NC; they offer two great bands for all to enjoy. Come enjoy the sounds of Aaron Hamm and The Big River Band and The Jonathan Parker Band.

Here are the details from the Facebook Event:

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Aaron Hamm with Big River Band kicks off the show 9 pm -ish with their personalized brand of country hits! Jonathan Parker Band closes the show with their American, no apologies, country music artists from the moonshining swamps of Johnston County, North Carolina!
This is going to be a Wild -kick up your boots, Thanksgiving After Party!!

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Dos Eddies serve up the sounds this evening at The Mad Boar Restaurant, 111 River Village Pl, Wallace, North Carolina. Music plays from 7-10 pm, with a duo that offers all the sounds you know and love. Come early for the good eats, stay late to enjoy the dance!

 

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Born Again Heathens will bring the music to The Flying Shamrock Irish Pub & Restaurant, 115 N John St, Goldsboro, NC, this evening.  Come out and enjoy this Celtic Punk Band over your Thanksgiving holiday! This high energy band is guaranteed to keep you moving and shaking all night! Music starts at 8:30 pm with music rocking til 11:30 pm.

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The fun party band known around the region as Spare Change will rock The Red Room, 220 N Herritage St., Kinston, NC. Music starts tonight at 10 pm with a live music charge payable at the door.

 

 

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Chris Nash offers the sounds to get you through the remaining hours of your Black Friday. He will be performing all the music you love. Nash offers familiar country sounds, classic rock that not all cover artist offer, like Kiss and other artists, and he gives up some bad ass rockabilly too. So come dance to the groove that move you at Trollingwood Taproom & Brewery, 707 Dickinson Ave, Greenville, NC. Music plays from 8-1 pm.

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Tonight at Wimpies Steam Bar & Grill; 206 Main St., Winterville, NC, you can enjoy the good eats, as well as the music of Tony’s Tunes courtesy of solo acoustic act, Tony Lefavi. Live music will be offered during the dining hours of 7 til 9:30 pm.

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Cruising Along the Coast

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The Gypsea Souls bring their show to
Trio Outer Banks, 3708 N Croatan Hwy Unit 1, Kitty Hawk, NC. Gypsea Souls are playing at Trio! New music and old favorites. Bring your friends and enjoy a great craft beer or glass of wine with Amanda and Brad! Music plays from 7:45 til 10:45 pm according to the Facebook Event.

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If you recall, this next band was recently in New Bern offering their hot sets of electric blues. David Russell & The Port City Blues Band offer the authentic sounds of the blues this evening at Gibby’s Dock & Dine; 315 Canal Dr, Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Music plays from 8 pm til midnight. Come early for the great food and stay late to swing to the great music.

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Mason Jar Bonfire offer a blend of current and classic country music, as well as a blend of classic rock covers. The band will be rocking the Trailer Bar, 1701 N New River Dr, Surf City, North Carolina. Music plays from 9 pm til 1 am.

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I recently met J Lane when he joined Adam Hill on stage for a song at one of the band’s recent gigs in Kinston. Tonight the crooner will perform live at Southern Salt Seafood Company & Waterfront Restaurant, 701 Evans St., Morehead City.  Come out and enjoy the great tastes of the coast and finish the night with a great music offering from a local player live from 8-11 pm.

 

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Gettin’ Down Around Town, New Bern, NC

 

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Joe Brown & The Band host A Family Affair this evening at Triple Play Restaurat, 111 Williams Rd., New Bern, NC. The funky groove band is full on talent. Triple Play is inviting you to come out and celebrate this Thanksgiving Holiday with Joe Brown & The Band! Make this holiday one to remember and join us for an awesome experience. ADMISSION is FREE!!!

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Dan Jam Phillips brings his show to The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., New Bern, NC; tonight with music being offered from 7-10 pm. Come enjoy the classic rock sounds you love being played by an eclectic mix of local talents. We never know who will grace the stage, but the night is always fun.

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The Bruin Craft Beer & Wine Store, 224 Middle St., New Bern, NC, offers live acoustic acts each and every Friday night. Stop out to support live music, local beer and local business all in one stop. Music plays weekly 8-10:30 pm and always for free. Tonight enjoy the grooves of the Pamlico County duo, Steel Shot.

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The Adam Hill Band returns to rock fans in New Bern with a live show on the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at Harvey Mansion; 221 S Front St., New Bern, NC. Come enjoy the southern rock, classic rock and country sounds you love, and originals that will crush your soul and captivate your heart and mind! They rock from 8-11 pm and this show is free. Dress warm for a fun time on the patio tonight!

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Answering The Call

Checking things out around the rest of the region. I ask my Facebook followers where we can go to hear them play. This is what they said this week

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Live Music Events

If you have Facebook you can search the many music events happening throughout the state by clicking on:

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That is all my news and music that I found for your dancing pleasure. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Thanks for keeping me informed!

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Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!

Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

https://www.facebook.com/TraceyStones69.

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

tracey.stones.writer@gmail.com

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!

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A Season of Thanks

 

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I am full of good feelings and gratitude when I look back on this past year. One that was action packed and full of music and fun times. I would like to thank all of the venues that have welcomed me, the bands that have entertained me and the people who have randomly hugged me.

Thank you for reading this blog and sharing it with your friends. Thank you for supporting the live music scene and the musicians that make the music. I look forward to closing out this year by making a few more good music filled memories and I am most excited about the year ahead. In the coming year, NCMZ.LIVE will be offering affordable advertising for the bands and venues that are in need of spreading the signal. Readership increases each week; a trend that has continued since the beginning.

Without your support none of this would be possible. So my heartfelt thanks to goes out to you all this evening. Teamwork makes great things happen. Thanks for being a part of greatness. I for one, am very grateful.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours from me and mine!

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On The Scene With Tracey Stones

On Saturday evening I ended my night at LaRosa’s Italian Restaurant Bar & Lounge, to check out Tommy Duzan, Sr. The local stringer gave up a great night of familiar tunes, as well as a few of his own works. Before the night ended, he even shared the stage with a special guest who was inspired to sing to his lady.

Duzan is often found around town, playing his guitar, sharing his sounds with shoppers and tourists passing through New Bern. To check out this talented player be sure to come out on Friday December 1, 2017, when Duzan offers three hours of music for folks hanging on the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at Harvey Mansion, 221 S Front St., New Bern, NC. He offers the grooves from 8-11 pm.

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On Sunday evening I returned to the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at Harvey Mansion to closed out the weekend with the rockin’ sounds of The Joe Baes Project. The rock trio is New Bern based and full of talent. On guitar and vocals is the namesake, Joe Baes. Mike Galloway offers vox and bass and drummer Jonathan Toler.

Though the band is well versed in 90’s and more modern rock, I find their original music to be the most interesting and fun. I happen to be a huge fan of local original music and this band is no exception. If you have time, check them out soon. They will be rocking at BrÛtopia, 1201 Highway 70 East, New Bern, NC for New Year’s Eve. The party starts at 8 pm and they rock til 12:30 am.

To keep up with the band check them out by clicking this link:

The Joe Baes Project

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Live Music Options for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Gracie Lane invites all to her Orphans (t)Hanksgiving  Event 410 Fairview Rd, Asheville, NC and here is the scoop as per Lane’s event: Guys! 🍗<<<<<<
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a dish if you wish<<<<<<
recreational supplies<<<<<<
an instrument if you want. Probably a chair too. For real. We will do it tailgate style.<<<<<<
You’ll be crying over The Last Waltz

Y’all can input on the time. Anytime before 2 is pretty ghastly. Let’s eat around 4? Whatever- lmk. Invite your chill friends.

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There is live Jazz this evening being offered by John Ray Jazz Trio at The Southside Beer Garden & Bottle Shop, 2108 South Broad St., Winston-Salem, NC. This event happens each week with music playing from 7-10 pm. Here are the details as per the Facebook event:

Come join us for superb live jazz in one of the best listening rooms in town! The Southside Beer Garden and Bottle Shop provides an excellent atmosphere with the kind of weathered, wooden acoustics found in the best jazz venues in the world. Not to mention their fine, curated beer selection and state-of-the-art draught system; this venue is a pleasure to play at and to relax and listen.

This week will feature guest Charlton Provatas on upright bass, Matt Kosma on tenor sax, and Kassem Williams on drums.

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Table Menu by Chef Chris Almand:

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• Kimchi Dumplings in Oyster Broth<<<<<<
ed Short Ribs w/ Texas Pete Brown Gravy< /span>• Peri-Peri Barbecued NC Prawns< /span>• Fire-Grilled Oysters Rockefeller< /span>• Crispy Pork over Japchae*

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vailable as Pork substitute

Come see us for fat eats and smooth beats. First plates available as Johnny strikes up the band! (7-10pm)

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Uncle John’s Bone presents- Tim Betts & House of Dues– Turkey Shakedown at Wahoo’s Tavern, 2120 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC. This Thanksgiving night, come shake the turkey off with Uncle John’s Bone at Wahoo’s! We’re featuring the funk soulful sounds of Tim Betts & House of Dues. Come pay your dues to the blues, and enjoy company, beers, and spirits! This is a 🚨f-r-e-e s-h-o-w🚨 alert folks, let’s be thankful for music together.

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The Thirsty Beaver Saloon, 1225 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC will open at 7 pm tonight and offer the live music of the Loose Lugnuts from 8:30 til  11:30 pm. Come out and dance. This event is free.

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The Grassabillies are thrilled to have been asked to perform in the 2017 Charlotte Thanksgiving Day Parade! Come catch it live as we cruise around on a float or watch it on TV! Downtown Charlotte, starting at noon.

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Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years. Award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. JANE is extended in Charlotte thru Nov. 23 at Regal Ballantyne Village Cinema. The performance starts at 5 pm.

Set to a rich orchestral score from legendary composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall — a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists.

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Bring a covered dish if you like and enjoy others’ delicious homemade goodies along with great company, tasty drinks, and your friendly bar staff! We will also have live music with Ron Ross from 7pm – 11pm

The kitchen will be closed but THE BAR IS OPEN from 5pm until 2am!

We look forward to seeing you! Gobble! Gobble! O’Malley’s Pub & Restaurant is located at 5228 Hollyridge Dr, Raleigh, NC.

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Answering The Call

Checking things out around the rest of the region. I ask my Facebook followers where we can go to hear them play. This is what they said this week

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Live Music Events

If you have Facebook you can search the many music events happening throughout the state by clicking on:

SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC

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That is all my news and music that I found for your dancing pleasure. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Thanks for keeping me informed!

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Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!

Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

https://www.facebook.com/TraceyStones69.

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

tracey.stones.writer@gmail.com

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!

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On the Scene with Tracey Stones

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On Saturday night, I stayed around town yet again to catch a couple~few shows. That means I caught a few shows and will talk about a couple of them now. My first stop brought me to Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at The Harvey Mansion, 221 S Front St. Where I got to touch base with Peace Soldier, as they offer a blazing night of classic rock standards with a bit of blues blended in to the mix. It was originally booked as an acoustic trio evening, but things changed when the whole band showed up. The band recently set out again after reforming under the direction of the original Peace Soldier, Bobby Hurff.

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Joining Hurff on stage for this tour, we meet Eddie Oswalt- harmonica and vocals; James Olson- lead guitar, James Smith- guitar, Richard Williams- bass and Bryan D on drums.

This past week the band played their final show for the 2017 calendar and are getting ready to head into the studio over the winter season to lay down some tracks on their original works. Expect much more from these guys in the months ahead.

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The other show I caught in town on Saturday night was that of The Oblations, brought to us by GEM Productions. The duo performed at The Brown Pelican from 8-11 pm and they offered a great show of inspiring jams,that held my attention throughout. In fact, I even purchased their CD. I will talk more about that in another installment after further listening. Here is more from the band’s Facebook band page:

The Oblations are a one of a kind two-man Blues/Funk band, by Joe MacPhail (drums and keys simultaneously, vocals) and Daniel Fields (guitar, vocals). The resulting sound is that of a three or four piece, as Joe imitates a rhythm section, or plays a piano and bass part while keeping time with his feet. Fields is multifaceted, with a mastery of both finger-style and slide guitar, and a host of evolving tones. There are many genres and musical ideologies at play, but the foundation of The Oblations comes from Blues music The first true American musical form and its various forms through history. Daniel and Joe tell their own stories from the thread of American music and just like in life, the same story is never told the same way twice. They cut the difference between songcraft and improvisation, with covers from Howlin’ Wolf to Outkast. You will dance and have a fun time and the deeper you listen the more you will be rewarded.
This fun duo hails from Carrboro NC and you can keep up to speed with them by checking out their website at the link below:

The Oblations

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OPEN MIC MADNESS

Wednesday’s Jams

They host Open Mic each Wednesday at Silo’s Restaurant, located at 1111 Broad Street, Oriental, NC. Music plays from 7-10 pm and all levels and players are welcome, but there is not a drum kit on site.

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There is an open mic each Wednesday evening at LaRosa Italian Restaurant Bar & Lounge. This weekly event is hosted by local rocker Justin Hargett and gets started at 10 pm. All jammers are welcome to come out and take part. LaRosa’s is located at 1503 Glenburnie, Rd., New Bern, NC.

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Wednesday + Jamming with friends = a great time! You don’t need to be a mathematician to figure this equation out. Add yourselves and subtract some great spirits from Cindirene’s, while we multiply our good times together. Division is not welcome. The fun starts around 7:30, because everybody has stuff to do beforehand (probably some math stuff). See you there! Cindirene’s, located at 559 3rd St, Ayden, North Carolina.

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Twin Leaf Brewery
144 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC; opens their doors for your talents from 8-10 pm. Come out and shine as you show off your best.

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Live Music Options

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Suitcase is being featured on stage tonight from 8:30 – 10:30 pm at The Southside Beer Garden & Bottle Shop. This is the official after-party of The Genuine show at Washington Park Barber Shop; music starts at 8:30 and goes until 10:30pm.

Suitcase is a songwriting and performing project out of North Carolina. While piano, bass and percussion form the bones of the group, so much more colors the recordings. Don Jenkins and Joe Tappe have been honing their partnership for years, a partnership aspiring to the synthesis of the great partnerships of the past. With Travis Williams on the bass, Suitcase continues to define its voice.

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Dale Bryce, Michael Hart, Joey Stultz & Chet Nichols are The Wilson Super Group known as The Repeat Offenders and they’re gonna bring the house down at Ace’s Ale House, 3710 B Peppermill Drive, Wilson, NC, this Thanksgiving Eve!!! Bring all of your friends & family for three hours of incredible music!!!

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Growler Grlz offers the live music of Sayer McShane Show. Music plays from 7-10 pm. So call your friends and make Thanksgiving Eve and music the new trend of your holiday traditions. Come enjoy the live music on the patio. Located at 4810 Hope Valley Rd, Ste 110, Durham, NC.

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Justin West will offer the Pre-thanksgiving grooves at Crossroads Grill & Bar, located at
8136 NC Highway 55 W, Seven Springs, NC. Music plays from 9pm til 1 am.

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Halen Skyes will be live from 8 – 11 pm at
Goldsboro Brew Works, 207 North John St, Goldsboro, NC. Come enjoy the acoustic offering and great beer too.

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Come enjoy the music of Blue English this Thanksgiving Eve at The Flying Shamrock Irish Pub & Restaurant, 115 N John St,
Goldsboro, NC. Come enjoy the great taste of Irish fare, great beer selections and drink specials to wash it down. Music plays from 8 pm til 11 pm. This is a free show, so call friends and make a night of it !

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Aaron Hamm & Jonathan Parker will team up for a Pre-Turkey Day treat, as they offer the grooves to the crowd at Pitchers, located at 485 Surles Rd, Benson, NC. They will deliver the sounds that make you boot scoot from 8 pm til midnight

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The Wicked Shimmies will be rocking The Red Room, located at 220 N Herritage St., Kinston, NC. Music plays from 10 pm til 2 am. There is a $5.00 music charge payable at the door.

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The Johnson Boys will provide the music for the folks that gather this evening at The Mad Boar, 111 River Village Pl, Wallace, NC. Music is offered from 7-10 pm and this show is free. Feel free to tip the music makers and make sure they know you are grateful for their good time music..

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Adam Hill Band returns to Nick’s Blacksheep Tavern for the second annual Thanksgiving Eve Party. This rocking outfit is a three-piece out of Lenoir County, that offers a great mix of originals as well as covers including all thing rock, blues and southern rock. Come meet Adam Hill on guitar and vocals, Gordy George on bass and vocals, and Cecil Pittman Jr on drums and vocals. They rock ya from 9 pm til 12am

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The Feral Cats are host of the only Pre-Thanksgiving party in New Bern. The four piece ensemble will be live on the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at Harvey Mansion, 221 S Front St., New Bern, NC. They give up the grooves from 8-11 pm. For those curious about this outside music venue…they have heaters to keep you warm.

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Bryan Mayer Band will be on stage to rock the crowd right into Thanksgiving, when they perform at SALT 325, Mangrove Dr., Emerald Isle, NC. Music plays from 9 pm til midnight and they do charge a $7 music charge at the door. Doors open at 8 pm.

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I found a couple of live music events taking place tomorrow night around Greenville, NC. First up I found that Austin Jordan will be performing for us as well as a few other artists at Kickback Jack’s, 420 Red Banks Rd, Greenville, NC. Music starts at 8 pm and ends about 10 pm.

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Tiebreakers Sports Bar and Grill 1920 Smythewyck Dr, Ste B, Greenville, NC will be hosting their First Annual Thanksgiving Eve Party with Spare Change, NC’s # 1 party band, who will give up the grooves from 10 pm til 1 am.

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Live Music Events

If you have Facebook you can search the many music events happening throughout the state by clicking on:

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That is all my news and music that I found for your dancing pleasure. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Thanks for keeping me informed!

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Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!

Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

https://www.facebook.com/TraceyStones69.

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

tracey.stones.writer@gmail.com

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Getting Down Around Town New Bern, NC

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The latest classic rock outfit to return to the New Bern scene, Peace Soldier will be live and rockin’ tonight on the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant & Bar at Harvey Mansion, 221 S Front St., New Bern, NC. Music plays from 8-11 pm.  For those who are curious about live music outside in November, please note, they have the heaters out and it is comfortable if you dress for the outdoors.

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GEM Productions is excited to announce return of Carrboro’s  bombastic rock-duo, The Oblations. Just a few months ago this raucous two-piece stopped into The Brown Pelican and left folks in awe of their sheer musical prowess. They loved it, you loved it, so we’re bringing ’em back for more! Join us this Saturday from 8 – 11 for two sets of fantastic tunes! The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., New Bern, NC.

For those unfamiliar, The Oblations take your expectations of a rock-oriented duo and throw ’em out the window. Joe McPhail is manning drums and keys at the same time while Daniel Fields mesmerizes on guitar, making this two-piece band feel like a larger than life, extravagant rock band. Their musical stylings mix rock, funk, jazz, folk and blues together into one amalgamous blend of enchanting sounds.

There’s few better ways to spend a Saturday in New Bern than soaking in some beautiful vibes at The Brown Pelican, so come get down with us for an evening full of free tunes!

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It is time to celebrate birthdays for the month at Live at The City Laundry, 901 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. Here is what you need to know:

Jump in our Birthday time machine and head back to the legendary discotheque, where dreams were limited only by one’s imagination. The DJ will be spinning all of those 70s anthems into the early a.m. and we’ll be serving up some great 70s specials. Plus it’s our monthly Birthday bash! Show us that you’re a November baby and receive a free Birthday gift from Live!
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Tonight offers the finale for the showing of Aida at the New Bern Civic Theater, 414 Pollock St. New Bern, NC. Showtime is 7:30 pm and tickets might be available at the door.

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Just over the bridge in James City it is, Daryl Lucas live tonight from 7-10 pm at BrÛtopia, 1201 Highway 70 East, New Bern, NC. Come out tonight and support local live music, and enjoy the tastes of Nest Cafe Food Truck, on sight to serve the tastes you enjoy washing down with local brewed beer.

The beer stop and store is getting ready to expand and start brewing on site. They have been working hard and raising funds to pull of the next phase of this business growth. They are doing an awesome job. If you have not been there come out soon to see what is new. For those who are all about the homebrew scene, here is a way to support our own local brewer. The owners recently started a go fund me page to help defer costs. To help their efforts visit this link:

BrUtopia GoFundMe

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The late show around town will be going down at LaRosa’s Restaurant Bar & Lounge, 1503 Glenburnie St., New Bern, NC; with live music coming to us from Tommy Duzan Sr. who offers the tunes from 10 pm til 1 am.

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Leaving town we find New Bern’s own Limited Engagement will be rocking at the coast this evening, with a live show tonight at Southern Salt & Seafood Co & Waterfront Restaurant, located at 701 Evans St., Morehead City, NC. There is no cost for this show and the music plays from 8-11 pm.

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Chasing Opal will be on stage this evening at Cru Bar & Wine Store Beaufort Coffee Shop, 120 Turner St., Beaufort, NC. This event is free admission with music being offered from 8 -11 pm.

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Live at Harrika’s Brew Haus, 911 Cedar Point Blvd., Cedar Point, NC, it is the sounds of Hustle Souls and Asheville based band. Here is what I found on the band’s Facebook page:

Hustle Souls is a soul and roots rock band based in Asheville, NC who are quickly growing in reputation from Tennessee to NYC as one of the most exciting bands in the South East. With 4-part vocal harmony, get you on your feet grooves, trumpet, head turning solos, and B3 organ, Hustle Souls create music that sparks nostalgia from New Orleans to Muscle Shoals but is undeniably fresh and new.

The biergarten or garage bar will be rockin with an awesomely exciting Asheville roots and soul band. Let’s party with great beers, a kick ass band and to serve on site will be the Urban Street Eats Food Truck.

Music starts at 7 and plays til 10 pm.

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Heading a little bit south we find Folkstone Strings will give up the beats at Bill’s Front Porch, 4238 Market St, Wilmington, NC, for a live show this evening from 7-10 pm. If you like high energy bluegrass, be sure to come dance tonight.

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Just Yesterday is the band scheduled to perform tonight at The Monk 417 S College St., Wilmington, NC. This is the stop for 90’s rock and grunge grooves. Music starts at 9 pm.

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Wine & Beer 101 Youngsville; 135 West Main Street, Youngsville, NC, will offer the magic sounds of Joe Meyers live from 6-9 pm, with  Kat-n-Around Authentic German Food Truck offering the fine flavors.

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Brothers Pearl have a show this evening at Bull’s Tavern, 408 W 6h St., Winston-Salem, NC. Music starts about 9 pm and plays til closing. Come out and dance through the rest of your weekend with this fun band, that offers rock and country grooves to move you.

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Johnny N Junes, 2105 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC, host The Honkytonk Outlaws this evening with music playing from 9 pm til closing. Grab your sweetie and put on the dancing shoes to have some country fun tonight.

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Powerhouse and serious stringer Brad Benson will be offering the music this evening at Mad Boar Restaurant, 111 River Village Pl, Wallace, NC. He plays 8 pm til midnight in the pub. This show is free and this player will not disappoint. Come early for the good eats, stay late for the amazing music.

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Tonight will mark the grand opening of Maverick’s Smokehouse and Taproom, 900 W Main St, Durham, NC, and to help mark the milestone they will offer the bluegrass sounds of  Karen Smedley with Three Jack Jenny. Music will play on the patio from 5-6:30 pm.

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The Wine Crate, 132 E Water St, Washington, NC, offers the sounds of the amazing Will Roberts this evening from 7-10 pm. Come out and enjoy the fun sounds, great food and sip on some wine too. This stringer is out of Topsail, NC and offers lots of grooves you know and love.

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 Casey Cotton rocks it live in downtown Fayetteville at the Wing Company, 229 Hay Street., Fayetteville, NC. Come on and tell your friends. It’s time for the fun to begin. From rock and roll to R & B, it’s gonna be a blazing good time. Music is offered from 7-10 pm, but come early for the food and stay late to dance the night away.

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The final show I found around the region is that of Hank Barbee, who I caught up with last night in New Bern. Tonight he will bring the Dust Parade Trio to The Osprey Grill Jacksonville.  

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On the Scene with Tracey Stones

 

Last night we celebrated many occasions out on the patio at Circa 1810 Restaurant and Bar at the Harvey Mansion. Not only was it Hank Barbee’s birthday, but his sax player Jim Durham was also celebrating his 16th Wedding Anniversary. His family was on the patio as the Dust Parade offered another great show for their New Bern friends and fans to enjoy! On stage for the celebrations were Logan Watson on drums, Matt Henderson on bass, James Durham on saxophones and Hank Barbee offering the vocals and guitar works. They offer a good mix of original music with some familiar cover songs blended into each set. This band always brings a great show. To keep up to date with them, check out their website at

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I took my mom out for dinner last night and we ended up at Annabelle’s, located at the front entrance of the New Bern Mall. It was there that I finally got to enjoy the sounds of David Robinson, as he offered the soothing sounds to wash down the wonderful food being served. We both enjoyed the prime rib special and great jazz accompanied each course. This jazz player can be found each month at Live at The City Laundry. He offers the soothing sounds on the first Thursday of each month.

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I stopped by Thirsty Bruin Craft Beer & Wine Store, 224 Middle S. New Bern, to enjoy the grooves of the talented and inspiring Bruch Lynch. He had the crowd paying attention to his music offerings from 8-10:30 pm. Lynch is often found about town with his six string. He offers classic rock sounds and country selections that you know. Be sure to check out this acoustic performer soon.

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It was awesome to stop in for a few fun songs with Justin Castellano, who was live last night at BrÚtopia. He offers his audiences a great mix of many music styles and he delivers each in a style that is all his own This stringer is a master player and worth checking out. Tonight you can find Castellano live at Trading Post Southern Food & Spirits, 8302 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC. Music plays from 6-9 pm this evening, making for a great choice for dinner and music.

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I also enjoyed another fine local rocker with a six string and some talent to move you. Paul Picard was giving up the classic rock grooves to the crowd that filled The Brown Pelican last night. Picard provided the jams from 7-10 pm at the Dirty Bird.

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Answering The Call

Checking things out around the rest of the region. I ask my Facebook followers where we can go to hear them play. This is what they said this week

November 14 at 7:41pm

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Live Music Events

If you have Facebook you can search the many music events happening throughout the state by clicking on:

SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC

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That is all my news and music that I found for your dancing pleasure. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Thanks for keeping me informed!

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Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!

Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

https://www.facebook.com/TraceyStones69.

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

tracey.stones.writer@gmail.com

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Gettin Down Around Town New Bern

It has been another great year listening to and enjoying the music of Richland’s singer-songwriter long and lean with talent and deep with soul. In the last year he has released a new effort on his label, Eleven O’Clock RecordsSon Royale is available on disc and vinyl. Here’s to more great shows, new songs and all things that lead to success.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HANK BARBEE!

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Tonight marks another milestone in the life of music maker Hank Barbee. Come out and celebrate with this sultry song maker, as he enjoys his birthday on the patio doing what he loves most, sharing his music. He will be in town and getting down from 8-11 pm at  Circa 1810 Harvey Mansion Restaurant and Bar, 221 S Front St. New Bern, NC. There are now heaters on the patio!

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This is the final weekend for Aida, The Timeless Love Story, live on stage at New Bern Civic Theater, 414 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. There will be a performance on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm to close out the three-week production.

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Live at Thirsty Bruin Craft Beer & Wine Store, 224 Middle St. New Bern, will offer the sounds of the local six string singer Bruce Lynch, live on stage giving up the grooves from 8:00 – 10:30 pm.

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Live at The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St. New Bern, NC,we find more fine local music with the six string offerings of Paul Picard from 7-10 pm. These local music shows that are free…New Bern boasts many of those….feel free to tip the music makers working hard for you! Sometimes those couple of bucks buy batteries, stings, even gas to get home.

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Heading across the bridge… Live on stage at Triple Play Restaurant, 111 Williams Rd. New Bern, NC, come out and enjoy the sounds of the rocking local band Smokehouse. They offer a variety of rocking favorites to help you dance into your weekend. There is a music charge that varies at the door and music generally starts about 9 pm.

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To throw all in on supporting local beer and music and food, stop out tonight for live music at BrÛtopia, 1201 Highway 70 E New Bern, NC and enjoy the many flavors of beer offered and the flavorful sounds of Justin Castellano from 7-10 pm. On site tonight serving up the food selections will be La Cocina del Coqui Food Truck.

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Our first stop in Morehead City offers Wild Honey, the Swansboro based duo that nails it with original music and authentic covers that span from folk to country, blues and back to serious singer-songwriter verses. Catch them live from 8-11 pm at Southern Salt Seafood Company & Waterfront Restaurant, 701 Evans St. Morehead City, NC.

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Be sure to come back here on Saturday to hear about New Bern’s own Limited Engagement at SSSC&WR and their stop on this deck Saturday, also from 8-11 pm. For those in need of a dose on New Bern entertainment tonight…

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Live at Jack’s Waterfront Bar, 513 Evans St. Morehead City, NC, it is New Bern’s own Zen Pirates,who will be kicking it from 10 pm til 1 am. There is a $10 music cover at the door and the party starts just as soon as YOU get there! So come dance!

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Just over the bridge we find David Dixon offering up the sounds at the newly renovated Cru Bar and Wine Store Beaufort Coffee Shop, 120 Turner St. Beaufort, NC. Music plays from 8:30 til 11:30 pm and this show is free.

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The always fun and good time grooving Hip Pocket Band, return to SALT 325 Mangrove Dr. Emerald Isle, NC. Here again is another great opportunity to dance the night away near the beach as you enjoy the sounds of NC talent. There is a music charge to get in and the music plays from 10 pm til 1 am.

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Just over the bridge, you can enjoy a fine dinner and sultry show with Ed Prophet, offering up the live music during dinner at Boro Restaurant and Bar, 109 N Front St. Swansboro, NC. Prophet plays many songs to make you fall in love with music, your love and the weekend ahead from 6:30 til 9:30 pm

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Rockin’ Around The Region

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Starting things off in Charlotte for your Friday night options, we find live music at Corkscrew on 5th; 412 W. 5th St. Charlotte, North Carolina. They offer live music each Friday and this week it is the progressive blues rock chops of  John T. Woodall Band.  Music starts at 9 pm

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Live Music w/ Wil McCanless.

Wil McCanless brings his fiddle, banjo, and mandolin to Bottle & Can, 326W Salisbury St. Asheboro, NC, to play a great variety of traditional Irish and folk music. Music plays from 7 til 9:30 pm.

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Checking out the scene in Winston-Salem, we find a triple bill of great music at Test Pattern, 701 N Trade St. Winston-Salem, NC.

UNFORTUNATE GENTLEMEN (WSNC)
Rock. Blues. Fuzz. Reverb. Life. Death. Noise.
http://www.unfortunategentlemen.com/
https://www.facebook.com/unfortunategentlemen/

JAGUARDINI (RVA)
Synthwave, Electroclash, Synthpop, Darkwave
http://www.jaguardini.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/jaguardinimusic/

GREENTHING (WSNC)
https://www.facebook.com/whatisthegreenthing/
https://greenthing.bandcamp.com/

Music starts at 9 pm

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Coming off of a fun time at Fall Ball 17 in LaGrange last weekend, Justin West heads west and give sup what he’s got, to the folks at Johnny n Junes,  2105 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NCMusic starts at 10 pm and boot scootin by 10:10 pm. Come out and dance into your Saturday morning with this talent from Raleigh NC.

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Since I was just there last night, let me tell you that tonight at The Blue Note Grill 709 Washington St. Durham, NC; there is a free show going down this Friday night with The Bull City Blues Band. Music plays from 9 -11 pm. And here is what I learned on the Facebook event page:

The Bull City Blues Band have been North Carolina original modern piedmont blues artists since 1991. Charlley Ward andJohn Fussell provide tandem lead and slide guitars and are the group’s songwriters. Ward is also the group’s lead vocalist. The rhythm section consists of Eddie Werz and Dana Thalhiemer. Eddie studied bass at both Virginia Commonwealth University and Berklee School of Music and Dana studied percussion at North Texas State University where he acquired an undergraduate degree in jazz studies.

The Bull City Blues Band were the recent winners of the 2016 Cape Fear Blues Challenge and are previous winners of The Piedmont Blues Society Blues Challenge. The Bull City Blues Band has performed live in support of the notable piedmont blues artist John D. Holman and has performed as opening act or on the same bill with: Pinetop Perkins, Bob Margolin, Saffire -Uppity Blues Women, Cephas and Wiggins, Walter Wolfman Washington, Aaron Funderburk and the Rockets and Tyrone Davis.

Awards
Semi-Finalists in the 2017 International Blues Challenge, winner of the 2016 The Cape Fear Blues Challenge and a previous winner of The Piedmont Blues Society Blues Challenge.

NOTE: There are no table guarantees in the music hall on Friday nights. Please arrive after 8pm for the 9pm show. Seating is first come/first serve in both the music room and the bar.

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My sweet and talented music friends Mac and Juice, who started making a name for themselves nearly a lifetime ago while attending school in Greenville, return to the area to offer the folks at AJ McMurphy’s, 1914 Turnbury Dr. Greenville, NC an acoustic show this Friday night, that will offer familiar jams and groovy originals. Music plays from 9:30 pm til 12:30 am

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Leaving it in the county we find some fun going down with the Jazzy 4 Band, as they jam at Pamlico County Heritage Center, 10642 NC 55 Grantsboro, NC, with music from 6:30-8:30 pm…you are invited to jam or just dance.

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On The Scene With Tracey Stones

In case you missed it, The Blues is Alright!

On The Scene With Tracey Stones

The Blues is Alright!

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On Sunday evening I was offered a great treat, when David Russell brought his Port City Blues Band to the Bern. This big band blues outfit hails from Wilmington, NC and are fine examples of young players keeping the blues alive. Nothing delights me more than to hear younger blues players offering authentic takes on our nation’s historic music and offering  it to the world for the delight of new audiences.

Russell has been playing guitar for the past 8 years and has been a blues enthusiast since hearing BB King, when he was a boy child about 8 years old. Currently the band is keeping very busy in their stomping grounds of the Port City Wilmington, NC, but look forward to branching out. They are seeking opportunities to the west in our own state and south, like Georgia, and South Carolina. They would happily travel north too, as they did last week.

This is a show stopping festival band. They offer a great mix of authentic blues standards and original music, that feels heavy in the history of the blues. When they came to town at the end of last week, there were six players, all tight and on the money.  Russell goes out with as many as seven players and always has a great rotation of ace players ready to roll. He says when you are interested in keeping the band full, you have to work with a rotation of players when you are working with so many people’s schedules.

To check out the band and to keep up with where they are playing, find them on Facebook by clicking here:

David Russell & The Port City Blues Band

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Live on stage for another show stopping set of guitar driven blues, was the Skyla Burrell Blues Band,  with special guest and long time friend from home, TA James, who now calls NC home, much like myself. It was an awesome night of bonding souls with music. I knew it would be worth the mid-week journey! This four piece blues outfit offers lots of stinging guitar leads, with chops that swap between lovers on stage and off. Skyla Burrell and Mark Tomlinson put on a fiery show of guitar greatness. On bass is the steady hands of Charlie Hilbert and behind the kit from MD is Ezell Jones. 

I met Tomlinson and Hilbert  nearly 25 years ago when they played with another guitarist out of PA, Back in 1994 when we met they, were The Blues Mission. So of course I made it my mission to check in with my sweet longtime friends. It is always refreshing to see their friendship is still holding true, still very much on a blues mission…and one like never before.  Currently they are south to offer a sizzling show to the lucky listeners in Florida this weekend. Here is how they left me…totally in a tizzy:

Do yourself a favor and check out this rockin blues outfit.  Should you get the chance, they are worth seeing live! I promise they will send you out with a boogie in your step!

Here is a the information on their brief southern trekk:

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To buy and download their release Blues Scars visit the website at

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Answering The Call

Checking things out around the rest of the region. I ask my Facebook followers where we can go to hear them play. This is what they said this week

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Live Music Events

If you have Facebook you can search the many music events happening throughout the state by clicking on:

SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC

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That is all my news and music that I found for your dancing pleasure. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Thanks for keeping me informed!

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Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!

Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

https://www.facebook.com/TraceyStones69.

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

tracey.stones.writer@gmail.com

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!

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On The Scene With Tracey Stones

The Blues is Alright!

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On Sunday evening I was offered a great treat, when David Russell brought his Port City Blues Band to the Bern. This big band blues outfit hails from Wilmington, NC and are fine examples of young players keeping the blues alive. Nothing delights me more than to hear younger blues players offering authentic takes on our nation’s historic music and offering  it to the world for the delight of new audiences.

Russell has been playing guitar for the past 8 years and has been a blues enthusiast since hearing BB King, when he was a boy child about 8 years old. Currently the band is keeping very busy in their stomping grounds of the Port City Wilmington, NC, but look forward to branching out. They are seeking opportunities to the west in our own state and south, like Georgia, and South Carolina. They would happily travel north too, as they did last week.

This is a show stopping festival band. They offer a great mix of authentic blues standards and original music, that feels heavy in the history of the blues. When they came to town at the end of last week, there were six players, all tight and on the money.  Russell goes out with as many as seven players and always has a great rotation of ace players ready to roll. He says when you are interested in keeping the band full, you have to work with a rotation of players when you are working with so many people’s schedules.

To check out the band and to keep up with where they are playing, find them on Facebook by clicking here:

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The appreciation for the blues runs long and deep my soul. I may never get over my love for this music, as it has the greatest effect on my spirit. Along the way I have made some great friends on the blues circuit. A couple of my long time blues brothers from Pa, came to town to visit just last night and I got to enjoy their show at The Blue Note Grill in Durham, NC.

Live on stage for another show stopping set of guitar driven blues, was the Skyla Burrell Blues Band, with special guest and long time friend from up the North, TA James, who now calls NC home, much like myself. It was an awesome night of bonding souls with music. I knew it would be worth the mid-week journey! This four piece blues outfit offers lots of stinging guitar leads, with chops that swap between lovers on stage and off. Skyla Burrell and Mark Tomlinson put on a fiery show of guitar greatness. On bass is the steady hands of Charlie Hilbert and behind the kit from MD is Ezell Jones. 

I met Tomlinson and Hilbert  nearly 25 years ago when they played with another guitarist out of PA. Back in 1994 when we met they, were The Blues Mission. So of course I made it my mission to check in with my old sweet friends. It is always refreshing to see their friendship is still holding true and steady and still on a blues mission…and one like never before.  Currently they are traveling south to offer a sizzling show to the lucky listeners in Florida this weekend and hitting Georgia on the way back North!

Do yourself a favor and check out this rockin blues outfit.  Should you get the chance, they are worth seeing live! I promise they will send you out with a boogie in your step!

Here is a the information on their brief southern trekk:

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To buy and download their release Blues Scars visit the website at

Skyla Burrell Blues Band

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OPEN MIC MADNESS

Thursday’s Jams

 

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Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville, NC, offers an open mic night with Riyen Roots hosting the event. All are welcome to come groove and jam. This is an early jam with music playing from 6:30 til 9 pm.

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Open Mic with Country Dan Collins takes place each week at Muddy Creek Cafe And Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Rd, Winston-Salem, NC. All musicians/singers, songwriters are welcome! Plug and Play (no drum kits – boxes ok) Come early to assure a slot! See Country Dan to sign up!

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Do you want to showcase your musical talents in front of a live audience? Come hang out with us at Open Mic Night at Blue Blaze Brewing, 528 S Turner Ave. Charlotte, North Carolina! We are providing all PA equipment, cables, and vocal mics for you to use. Just bring your instrument of choice, yourself and that’s it! Enjoy music and craft beer with us every Thursday 6-9 pm!

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The Junction will be hosting fellow groovy jammers The Gooseberry Jam, for a night of good time southern fun. You don’t wanna miss out on their first appearance at BBJ’s (Blue Bourbon Jacks), 1310 N. Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 27262. Come support local music and get twisted! This weekly jam starts at 10 pm with music til 1 am.

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Rob Alford’s Open Mic Night Invitational takes place each Thursday evening at Ace’s Ale House 3710 B Peppermill Drive, Wilson, North Carolina. Here is how it works:

From 8pm-11pm, musicians will perform, collaborate and entertain. Every performer’s name will be put in a pot for the chance to win their choice of multiple instruments. Please make sure to come in and sign up to entertain us at 8:00. Rob Alford will be choosing a winner at 11:00.

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Sing Solo? Play in a Band? Write Poetry? Do All three? Come display your melting pot of talents at the ultimate open mic experience, Art in Motion…Each and every Thursday! Reserve your spot today! The fun starts at 9 pm.
Motion Lounge & Bar
1604 N Market Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Acoustic / Electric Open Mic / Open Jam every Thursday night. Drum kit will be set up so come solo or bring the band! We want to hear you! Bring some friends and enjoy our dance floor and good food. Hope to see you there! Korner Pocket Sports Bar and Grille,
8508 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC. This jam starts at 8 pm and they last til 11 pm. Come early to get your slot saved.

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Come Out & Play!

Our weekly Open Mic is for local musicians to showcase their talent on the Imurj Main Stage. Hosted by Brian Jones. Signups start at 7:30PM, first come first served.

Perform in front of a live audience on a fully amplified stage! We encourage original music, but covers are also welcome. All genres, styles, & skill levels can sign up to perform. Performance is 2 songs per performer. Imurj fosters a diverse music community that encourages new talent.

Get Your Set Recorded!
For Imurj Open Mic performers:
We are now offering live stereo recordings. For only $15 you can have your set recorded on stage and processed in our studio. EQ, compression, and saturation are applied.

If you are interested in a higher quality mix, you can get your multitrack recording fully mixed and mastered.
Individuals/Small Group Recordings (no drummer): $50/song
Band (incl. drummer) Recordings: $100/song

Let us know if you’re interested when you sign up!
FREE ENTRY*
* First time at Imurj? On your first Imurj visit we are required by A.L.E. law to collect $1 for a yearly Membership.

Imurj
300 S McDowell St, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Leaving things close to home, there is an open mic event each Thursday evening at The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad Street, New Bern, NC. Sign up starts at 7:30 pm with jams starting about 8 pm and keep going til all the players have played. Come out and play today.

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Live Music Options

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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Nora Jane Struthers has written “some of the most quietly powerful narratives within the new wave of Americana artists,” says Ann Powers of NPR Music. The songs that last
decades and weave themselves into the fabric of listeners’ lives are usually the ones in which an artist lays her soul bare for the world to hear. Struthers’ new album Champion, due out October 13 on Blue Pig Records, is built on these kinds of songs.

The 13-song collection is the follow-up to 2015’s Wake, which earned Struthers acclaim from major outlets like NPR Music, Rolling Stone Country, and “Fresh Air.” Struthers wrote and recorded the album with her longtime road band the Party Line and the chemistry between her and the other players is palpable.

There’s an honesty and energy to Nora Jane’s stage presence; a vulnerability that is part and parcel of great artistry. In one moment, she joyfully leads the audience in a dance party … in the next, she lays her soul bare for the world to hear. A performance by Nora Jane and her band is full to the brim with stellar musicianship, unexpected arrangements that blur the lines between folk, roots, and rock, and an audible sense that everyone in the room is having a damn good time.

Come enjoy this artist tonight live at Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC. Show starts at 8:30 pm and music plays til 11 pm. Tickets are $12.00.

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Antigone Rising will be coming this way out of NYC and will be rocking the folks lucky enough to be on hand, at Muddy Creek Music Hall 5455 Bethania Rd, Winston-Salem, NC. Music starts at 8 pm and this is a good time boot scooting alternative country band that will rock your socks off, as two-step through the night!

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Check things out along the coast, I found some bluegrass taking place at Burnt Mill Creek Billiards & Wine Bar, 2101 Market St Unit 7, Wilmington, NC. Tonight they welcome Folkstone Stringband live from 7-10 pm, with Stevie Mack’s International Food Truck on site to serve you.

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Delta Dukes at Sour Barn Brewery, 7211 Market St, Wilmington, NC, is a weekly Thursday offering. They offer the blues and soul music from 8-11 pm

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Justin Fox has a show tonight from 8-11 pm at Liberty Tavern, 7976 Market St. Wilmington, NC.

 

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Davy Williamson is back in the area and tonight you can hear him live at Swansboro Yacht Club, 126 W Corbett Ave, Swansboro, NC. His show is 6:30 – 9:30 pm and a great choice for dinner and a show!

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For those who find themselves around Greenville, stop by Players Retreat,
1631 Pactolus Hwy, Greenville, NC. It is steak night tonight, so this is a fine option for good food and fun music. Offering up the good times with music is Steel Shot. The tunes start at 7 pm and the jams last til 10 pm.

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For those looking for live music around town New Bern, be sure to stop out at Circa 1810 Harvey Mansion Restaurant & Bar, 221 S Front St. New Bern NC. Dueling Pianos offer up the good times and fill requests from 7-11 pm, come out and support their efforts.

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Live Music Options

Friday, November 17, 2017

Gettin Down Around Town New Bern

 

 

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This Friday marks another milestone in the life of music maker Hank Barbee. Come out and celebrate with this sultry song maker, as he enjoys his birthday on the patio doing what he loves most, sharing his music. He will be in town and getting down from 8-11 pm atCirca 1810 Harvey Mansion Restaurant and Bar, 221 S Front St. New Bern, NC.

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This is the final weekend for Aida, The Timeless Love Story, live on stage at New Bern Civic Theater, 414 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. There will be a performance on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm to close out the three-week production.

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Live at Thirsty Bruin Craft Beer & Wine Store, 224 Middle St. New Bern, will offer the sounds of the local six string singer Bruce Lynch, live on stage giving up the grooves from 8:00 – 10:30 pm.

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Live at The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St. New Bern, NC,we find more fine local music with the six string offerings of Paul Picard from 7-10 pm. These local music shows that are free…New Bern boasts many of those….feel free to tip the music makers working hard for you! Sometimes those couple of bucks buy batteries, stings, even gas to get home.

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Heading across town… Live on stage at Triple Play Restaurant, 111 Williams Rd. New Bern, NC, come out and enjoy the sounds of the rocking local band Smokehouse. They offer a variety of rocking favorites to help you dance into your weekend. There is a music charge that varies at the door and music generally starts about 9 pm.

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To throw all in on supporting local beer and music and food, stop out tonight for live music at BrÛtopia, 1201 Highway 70 E New Bern, NC and enjoy the many flavors of beer offered and the flavorful sounds of Justin Castellano from 7-10 pm. On site tonight serving up the food selections will be La Cocina del Coqui Food Truck.

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Cruising Along the Coast

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Our first stop in Morehead City offers Wild Honey, the Swansboro based duo that nails it with original music and authentic covers that span from folk to country, blues and back to serious singer-songwriter verses. Catch them live from 8-11 pm at Southern Salt Seafood Company & Waterfront Restaurant, 701 Evans St. Morehead City, NC.

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Be sure to come back here on Saturday to hear about New Bern’s own Limited Engagement at SSSC&WR and their stop on this deck Saturday, also from 8-11 pm. For those in need of a dose on New Bern entertainment on Friday…

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Live at Jacks Waterfront Bar, 513 Evans St. Morehead City, NC, it is New Bern’s own Zen Pirates, who will be kicking it from 10 pm til 1 am. There is a $10 music cover at the door and the party starts just as soon as YOU get there! So come dance!

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Just over the bridge we find David Dixon offering up the sounds at the newly renovated Cru Bar and Wine Store Beaufort Coffee Shop, 120 Turner St. Beaufort, NC. Music plays from 8:30 til 11:30 pm and this show is free.

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The always fun and good time grooving Hip Pocket Band, return to SALT 325 Mangrove Dr. Emerald Isle, NC. Here again is another great opportunity to dance the night away near the beach as you enjoy the sounds of NC talent. There is a music charge to get in and the music plays from 10 pm til 1 am.

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Just over the bridge, you can enjoy a fine dinner and sultry show with Ed Prophet, offering up the live music during dinner at Boro Restaurant and Bar, 109 N Front St. Swansboro, NC. Prophet plays many songs to make you fall in love with music, your love and the weekend ahead from 6:30 til 9:30 pm

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Rockin’ Around The Region

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Starting things off in Charlotte for your Friday night options, we find live music at Corkscrew on 5th; 412 W. 5th St. Charlotte, North Carolina. They offer live music each Friday and this week it is the progressive blues rock chops of  John T. Woodall Band.  Music starts at 9 pm

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Live Music w/ Wil McCanless.

Wil McCanless brings his fiddle, banjo, and mandolin to Bottle & Can, 326W Salisbury St. Asheboro, NC, to play a great variety of traditional Irish and folk music. Music plays from 7 til 9:30 pm.

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Checking out the scene in Winston-Salem, we find a triple bill of great music at Test Pattern, 701 N Trade St. Winston-Salem, NC.

UNFORTUNATE GENTLEMEN (WSNC)
Rock. Blues. Fuzz. Reverb. Life. Death. Noise.
http://www.unfortunategentlemen.com/
https://www.facebook.com/unfortunategentlemen/

JAGUARDINI (RVA)
Synthwave, Electroclash, Synthpop, Darkwave
http://www.jaguardini.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/jaguardinimusic/

GREENTHING (WSNC)
https://www.facebook.com/whatisthegreenthing/
https://greenthing.bandcamp.com/

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Coming off of a fun time at Fall Ball 17 in LaGrange last weekend, Justin West heads west and give sup what he’s got, to the folks at Johnny n Junes,  2105 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NCMusic starts at 10 pm and boot scootin by 10:10 pm. Come out and dance into your Saturday morning with this talent from Raleigh NC.

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Since I was just there last night, let me tell you that tonight at The Blue Note Grill 709 Washington St. Durham, NC; there is a free show going down this Friday night with The Bull City Blues Band. Music plays from 9 -11 pm. And here is what I learned on the Facebook event page:

The Bull City Blues Band have been North Carolina original modern piedmont blues artists since 1991. Charlley Ward and John Fussell provide tandem lead and slide guitars and are the group’s songwriters. Ward is also the group’s lead vocalist. The rhythm section consists of Eddie Werz and Dana Thalhiemer. Eddie studied bass at both Virginia Commonwealth University and Berklee School of Music and Dana studied percussion at North Texas State University where he acquired an undergraduate degree in jazz studies.

The Bull City Blues Band were the recent winners of the 2016 Cape Fear Blues Challenge and are previous winners of The Piedmont Blues Society Blues Challenge. The Bull City Blues Band has performed live in support of the notable piedmont blues artist John D. Holman and has performed as opening act or on the same bill with: Pinetop Perkins, Bob Margolin, Saffire -Uppity Blues Women, Cephas and Wiggins, Walter Wolfman Washington, Aaron Funderburk and the Rockets and Tyrone Davis.

Awards
Semi-Finalists in the 2017 International Blues Challenge, winner of the 2016 The Cape Fear Blues Challenge and a previous winner of The Piedmont Blues Society Blues Challenge.

NOTE: There are no table guarantees in the music hall on Friday nights. Please arrive after 8pm for the 9pm show. Seating is first come/first serve in both the music room and the bar.

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My sweet and talented music friends Mac and Juice, who started making a name for themselves nearly a lifetime ago while attending school in Greenville, return to the area to offer the folks at AJ McMurphy’s, 1914 Turnbury Dr. Greenville, NC an acoustic show this Friday night, that will offer familiar jams and groovy originals. Music plays from 9:30 pm til 12:30 am

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Leaving it in the county we find some fun going down with the Jazzy 4 Band, as they jam at Pamlico County Heritage Center, 10642 NC 55 Grantsboro, NC, with music from 6:30-8:30 pm…you are invited to jam or just dance.

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Answering The Call

Checking things out around the rest of the region. I ask my Facebook followers where we can go to hear them play. This is what they said this week

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Live Music Events

If you have Facebook you can search the many music events happening throughout the state by clicking on:

SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC

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That is all my news and music that I found for your dancing pleasure. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Thanks for keeping me informed!

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Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!

Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

https://www.facebook.com/TraceyStones69.

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

tracey.stones.writer@gmail.com

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!

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