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

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

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From the Crystal Coast to the Mountains of NC, the Music Plays

On The Scene With Tracey Stones There is Music All Around NC   Big Jim Blues News   Big Jim Kohler was bringing his band and his blues to the City Stage twice a month, since their opening in July, on the third and fourth Tuesday of each month. However last week that ended. The…

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Let’s Kick the Weekend into High Gear with Music

New Bern Boasts the Blues Weekly I have said it before and I will tell you again; the blues is alright! Knowing that we can celebrate it each week is equally as wonderful. It was announced earlier this month the Big Jim Kohler would be the regular Tuesday entertainment at City Stage New Bern, located…

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Wrapping Up MumFest and Rocking with Local Talents Around the Region

MumFest 2018 Wrap Up with Local Favorites Bryan Mayer Warms ‘Em Up at Noon Opening up the show under the Miller Lite Beer Tent located on Craven and South Front Sts. for day two of MumFest 2018 was New Bern’s beloved singer-songwriter, once known to the local area as Stretch. He climbed the country charts…

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Last Weekend Music Was Made Near the River and Along the Coast

Music Rocks MumFest 2018 Last weekend, New Bern took a giant leap toward reclaiming normalcy when the town welcomed MumFest 2018; presented by Swiss Bear. It was a wonderful weekend-long event that featured a lot of music that filled our streets. For the second year in a row, there was a tent set up on the…

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Holiday Weekend Wrap Up and A Local Supergroup Debuts In New Bern

On the Scene With Tracey Stones Sunday is a Funday When Monday Takes A Holiday The Adam Hill Band rocked Sunday Funday at Dukenfield’s Tavern, in Half Moon, NC. The band offered a great many favorites from classic rock to country. Of all the songs played, it was most awesome to hear them offer their…

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Dancing with Familiar Faces and Rock with Fan Favorites

On the Scene With Tracey Stones This week we dance with familiar faces and fan favorites. Come on friends, Let’s dance! Joe Brown & The Band Go To The Coast to Rock Off the Hook Last week was an awesome week for Joe Brown & The Band. On Friday night they played the big stage…

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Happy Birthday to a Bluesman and Rocking with New Bern’s Rock Trio

Happy Birthday, Blues Man, Let’s Celebrate You! What a beautiful day. Today truly is a special day. Some of my favorite people in the world were born on this day, for that I celebrate!!! One of them is the coolest blues cat around these parts. Big Jim Kohler walked into my life with his music…

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