Blues


‘King Mackerel & the Blues Are Running’ Returns to Carteret County

MOREHEAD CITY, NC Feb. 25, 2015 – The Coastal Cohorts are bringing their hit musical “King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running” back to Carteret County to celebrate the show’s 30th anniversary. Don Dixon, Bland Simpson and Jim Wann will perform their popular show, featuring songs and stories of the […]


Call for Artists – Seafood Blues and Jazz Poster Contest (Deadline 9-8-14)

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF form download ) KURE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – Time is growing short, but there is still time to submit your entry for your vision to convey B L U E S   & J […]


21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF download) Kure Beach, NC June 23, 2014 – Every Year about this time, we begin the process of finding our Artist that has the vision to convey B L U E S   & J A […]


Celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in Eastern N.C.

RALEIGH, NC June 6, 2014 — Celebrate Eastern North Carolina’s gospel, blues, R&B, jazz, and funk this month at four music events in four counties that spotlight the region’s impact on American music. A lively tribute to the musical heritage in Eastern North Carolina has been planned for African American […]


Jubilee Music Festival at Historic Stagville on July 13

DURHAM, NC June 27, 2013 — Blues, bluegrass and traditional African drumming will lift spirits at the Jubilee Music Festival at Historic Stagville on July 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s the second of the summer’s 2nd Saturdays programs at state historic sites and museums statewide this summer. […]


Ticket Locations for 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

TICKET OUTLET LOCATIONS FOR THE 19TH ANNUAL PLEASURE ISLAND SEAFOOD BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENT THE LEGENDARY GREGG ALLMAN Kure Beach, NC – Ticket sales are brisk and the enthusiasm is growing every day for the arrival of the legendary Mr. Gregg Allman at the 19th Annual Seafood Blues & […]


Cape Fear Blues Festival Exemplifies Dynamic Blues Scene in Wilmington, N.C. & Island Beaches

Wilmington, N.C.: Wilmington, North Carolina and its island beaches have become known for a dynamic blues scene that features weekly jams, live performances, an active blues society, and two signature blues festivals. On July 27-29, blues fans will satisfy their soulful music cravings during the Cape Fear Blues Society’s 17th […]


The 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Present the Legendary Gregg Allman

Kure Beach, NC – The air is crisp, the nights are cool and the sky is blue – Welcome to Pleasure Island in the fall.  And there is no better way to bring in Autumn than to attend the 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival on October […]


Historic Downtown Marketplace: the 2012 Season

Sundays 4 pm – 8 pm Riverfront Park FIRST DAY – Sunday, May 27 4 pm – 8 pm May 21, 2012 – WILMINGTON, NC … The Historic Downtown Marketplace will kick off for the season on Sunday, May 27 from 4 to 8 pm and will continue each Sunday […]