Boogie Nights in the Down East

The Building of A Band ~ The Dust Parade NCMZ.LIVE FILE PHOTO: Hank Barbee live at Cru Bar, Beaufort, NC July, 2017 Back when I was months into the commitment of creating a music blog, I wandered to the coast and ended up at Cru Bar in Beaufort, NC, where Hank Barbee was performing solo. [...]

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 [...]

Hurricane Relief is Still a Thing ’round Here

On the Scene With Tracey Stones Last weekend we wrapped things up at another benefit. This pause for the cause was a hurricane relief effort to raise the money needed to fix and restore Pamlico County Schoo,l so that children can return to their classes. It was organized by the well-known sax man on the [...]