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”

Capping off the Weekend And Walking Through the Week

Posted on August 17, 2019August 24, 2019Categories Back To The Blues, Big Jim Blues, Buy the Merch, Dance, Let The Good Times Roll On, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Rock Them Blues Away, Support Live Music, Support Local Musicians, The Blues Is Alright, Tip Music Makers, Tip The Blogger, Tracey Stones ProductionsTags , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Capping off the Weekend And Walking Through the Week

On The Scene With Tracey Stones   ℘℘℘℘℘Sunday Afternoon In The Park Brings The Blues     The Carolina Swamp Dogs came to Fairfield Harbour last weekend, to perform as part of the concert series which I host for the neighborhood. Tracey Stones Productions, LLC presents this concert series, which takes place every other weekend throughout the warmer weather seasons at Red Sail Park. The duo came from the Jacksonville area and offered two long sets of sizzling hot blues for the … Continue reading “Capping off the Weekend And Walking Through the Week”

Living the Dream and Sharing the Blues

Posted on July 29, 2019August 2, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Big Jim Blues, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, MusicTags , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Living the Dream and Sharing the Blues

On The Scene and Keeping the Blues Alive With Tracey Stones Big Jim and The Blues is an Evolving Story Since coming out of a coma in September 2017, Big Jim Kohler has been an unstoppable force, a bluesman on a mission. Growing stronger with each gig, he is playing as often as six times a week, fighting through the pains of life and getting cleaner on the guitar after 30 years of mastering its strings in an altered state … Continue reading “Living the Dream and Sharing the Blues”

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”

Milestones Marked by Area Music Makers

Posted on February 1, 2019February 16, 2019Categories Back To The Blues, Buy the Merch, Dance, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, Music, North Carolina Music Scene, Tip The BloggerTags , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on 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 to watch the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Awards, at The House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, on Saturday night. Had I done that, … Continue reading “Milestones Marked by Area Music Makers”

It’s Local Favorites, New Faces, and Grand Places

Posted on January 18, 2019April 3, 2019Format LinkCategories Adam Hill Music, Buy The Concert Ticket, Buy the Merch, Dance, Support Live MusicTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on It’s Local Favorites, New Faces, and Grand Places

On The Scene With Tracey Stones This week offers some local favorites, new faces and grand places supporting live music. Above, blog supporter, Kathleen Forrest with Hank Barbee at The Brown Pelican on Saturday, January 12, 2019 Saturday Starts with a Pause for a Cause I caught up with The Adam Hill Band on Saturday afternoon. The trio of rockers was on hand to perform, following a poker run that honored the life of Jay Roberts. The band rocked the … Continue reading “It’s Local Favorites, New Faces, and Grand Places”

From Singers and Stringers to Bands that Rocked ’em~ It was Friday in New Bern!

Posted on January 12, 2019February 17, 2019Categories Adam Hill Music, Life and Living It, Local Music, Love For Live Music, MusicTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on From Singers and Stringers to Bands that Rocked ’em~ It was Friday in New Bern!

On The Scene with Tracey Stones For anyone sitting around the house, saying there is nothing to do, I declare there is plenty of great things to do, especially if you live in or near New Bern. Like all cities that were effected by Hurricane Florence, we are still in the throws of recovery and fighting to come back stronger and better than ever. We won’t be mended and healed in another month, this will be years in the making. … Continue reading “From Singers and Stringers to Bands that Rocked ’em~ It was Friday in New Bern!”

Kicking it at the Close of 2018

Posted on January 4, 2019January 5, 2019Categories Applaud Music Makers, Dance, Life and Living It, Love For Live Music, Music, NewBernStrongTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Kicking it at the Close of 2018

On the Scene With Tracey Stones Happy New Year. I am glad we made it through 2018 and look forward to tackling 2019 as a team as well! Hopefully, everyone had a safe and joyous New Year! To be honest, most years I think to myself, “Oh New Year, new start,” and not much ever changes. This year I never thought much about it and here it is the most revolutionary of all the New Years, since I started reporting … Continue reading “Kicking it at the Close of 2018”