Monday Thru Friday We Groove

On The Scene with Tracey Stones   Big Jim Jams a Trio of Gigs this Week Big Jim Kohler was busy with jams and jives this week. Our local bluesman was found around town with his guitar in hand three times last week.   Blues at the Brown Pelican   While I am busy teaching…

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Mardis Gras Madness and MUSIC Mayhem!

On The Scene With Tracey Stones It was Mardis Gras Madness and Music Mayhem last weekend, as we celebrated the season that ends with the start of Epiphany! We toured the scene from Beaufort to New Bern and found music all along the way! This week, I Googled “Mardi Gras” and picked an article offered…

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Keeping the Beats in Lil Washington We Rocked It!

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

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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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Music Benefits Offer More Than One Benefit For The Blogger

On the Scene With Tracey Stones     One of the best parts of writing this blog has been getting to know so many people around the state. Along the way and with time, I have become a resourceful contact for anyone who is in need of entertainment. Though I have no real interest in…

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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…

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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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