Blues Is Our Bizness All Week Long And End the Week On A Rock Groove

Posted on August 24, 2019September 23, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Big Jim Blues Returns, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Live and Local, Local Music, Love For Live Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Blues Is Our Bizness All Week Long And End the Week On A Rock Groove

On the Scene With with Tracey StonesRocking my new job as music promoter on the deck at Persimmons last Sunday. Photo Credit: Dan Jam Phillips. Monday Is Never Manic With Blues Mania at The Brown Pelican The Brown Pelican is the popular watering hole that is known for hosting live music five nights a week. Kicking things off with a blues fix is Big Jim Kohler Band who each Monday offers music jams from 7-9:30 PM each week. This popular night … Continue reading “Blues Is Our Bizness All Week Long And End the Week On A Rock Groove”

Friday Night Fun and What’s Up for Saturday Night

Posted on August 10, 2019August 14, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Local Musicians, THANK YOU, Tip Music Makers, Tip The BloggerTags , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Friday Night Fun and What’s Up for Saturday Night

On The Scene With Tracey Stones     More Live Music Added to New Bern Options Tonight Breaking News! The management at Persimmons Restaurant is bringing more music to New Bern. Earlier this week management reached out to book Big Jim. We are pleased to say that we accommodated their request for the band to perform on Friday, August 23, 2019. During the mid-week meeting at the waterfront restaurant,  hard as it might be to believe, I enthusiastically suggested that … Continue reading “Friday Night Fun and What’s Up for Saturday Night”

Live Music Options to Kick off August Around Town & Around the Region

Posted on August 1, 2019August 1, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, Tip Music Makers, Tip The BloggerTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Live Music Options to Kick off August Around Town & Around the Region

Thursday Thrillers Getting Down Around Town New Bern, NC Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse will offer live music upstairs in the piano bar. This week the offer Chuck Phillips. Music is offered 6-9 pm and dinner is always delicious. ℘℘℘℘ City Stage New Bern Alisa Mike hosts a night of music each Thursday evening at City Stage New Bern. She will wow you with standard jazz offerings and groove you with fun show tunes. The City … Continue reading “Live Music Options to Kick off August Around Town & Around the Region”

Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region

Posted on June 14, 2019September 24, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music SceneTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region

This Music Business. Class Is In Money Makes All Things Possible In this segment, we are going to look at the bottom line. Money is a key factor in the success of any business. This is even true for the music business. Regardless of your feelings on the subject, money matters. It is the major component of tracking your financial success. Many players jump into the band business and never put in the time to develop a business plan. It is rarely even … Continue reading “Generating Money and All the Many Gigs Around the Region”

Big Week for Big Jim and a Fun Weekend For Music Fans

Posted on June 4, 2019June 8, 2019Categories Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Captain Ratty's Brings Back Music, Dance, Irish Music Session, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Big Week for Big Jim and a Fun Weekend For Music Fans

On the Scene With Tracey Stones It was a big week for Big Jim Kohler Band as they opened a show for Joanne Shaw Taylor at The State Theatre on Friday evening! Above I pose with the secret weapon after she slayed it! Memorial Day Remembrance and The Blues Blues at The Brown Always A Blast! It never gets old, this Monday Night Blues Jam at The Brown Pelican, hosted by Bear City’s King of The Blues, Big Jim Kohler and the … Continue reading “Big Week for Big Jim and a Fun Weekend For Music Fans”

Class Is Back In Session ~ This Week We Cultivate A Crowd Plus Lots of Live Music

Posted on May 31, 2019June 1, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Applaud Music Makers, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, MusicTags , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Class Is Back In Session ~ This Week We Cultivate A Crowd Plus Lots of Live Music

This Music Business. Class is in!Make Sure You Cultivate A CrowdNot only is it important to hone your skills but it is equally important to cultivate your crowd. Fans are funny. They are the one that likes you the most. Those are the people that pay money to see your shows and give you money to buy your music. They watch videos to see you play your music and they are interested in what’s happening in our life. Fans are … Continue reading “Class Is Back In Session ~ This Week We Cultivate A Crowd Plus Lots of Live Music”

Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

Posted on May 18, 2019September 24, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Festival Season, Fun at the Fair, Let The Good Times Roll On, Local Music, Music, North Carolina Music SceneTags , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

This Music Business, Class Is In! Never underestimate the power of good goal setting plans. Be as methodical in your plans as you are in your practice. Setting small goals and meeting targets is critical to growth and development. Start simple after you have your band together. Commit to meeting twice a week. One sessionContinue reading Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

This Music Business, Class Is In! Never underestimate the power of good goal setting plans. Be as methodical in your plans as you are in your practice. Setting small goals and meeting targets is critical to growth and development. Start simple after you have your band together. Commit to meeting twice a week. One sessionContinue reading Highlighting New Bern Acts On The Festival Circuit This Weekend And More

Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead

Posted on May 12, 2019June 14, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Back To The Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Mid-Week Blues Jam, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead

Behind The Scene With Tracey Stones Looking back at the week, there was a lot of music that I found and guess what? There is a lot ahead too! Rehearsal with the new Bryan Mayer Band   I started the week out with logging some rehearsal time with the new line-up for the Bryan Mayer Band. This past weekend marked an end of an era for the band and the country crooner is getting ready to bring a new show … Continue reading “Looking Back at the Week of Fun Plus a Look Ahead”