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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Rockin’ Around the Region


Cuz’n Kirk Experience appears live tonight at BrewMasters, 2117 Forest Hills Rd W.,
Wilson, North Carolina. Live music is served from 7-10 pm


Mikele Buck will perform live tonight at Pour Haus Pub, located at 3746 S Main St, Farmville, NC. Music starts at 10 pm and plays til 2 am. For more Information call the pub at (252) 753-7687


Pourworks hosts an open mic night each Saturday, You are invited to come out and display your talents between 8pm and midnight. Sign up and show off to all that come to support live and raw talent. Pourworks is located at 900 E Six Forks Rd, #120, Raleigh, North Carolina. Come out and enjoy this fun night with great music and drink specials,


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Greenville NC’s very own “Rural Route Romance”! Performing new Country and classic rock hits along with their brand new debut single “All in.” The band brings the party to Tavern on 4th, located at 110 E 4th St, Greenville, NC. Music starts at 10 pm and they keep you rockin and boot scootin’ from 10 pm til 2 am.


The Still Shakers bring their fun show to Pitt Street Brewery, 630 S Pitt St., Greenville, NC. Music plays from 8-11 pm in the back room of the new brewery! Come enjoy the good beer and check out the fun vibe of music in the back room.



Hank Barbee brings his Dust Parade Trio to Osprey Grill, 2200 Gum Branch Road, Jacksonville, North Carolina. Music plays tonight from 7-10 pm. Come enjoy the good food, fine service and great music tonight.

Tonight’s trio will feature Barbee on guitar; delivering his songs, Matt Henderson on bass and Jim Durham on sax and backing vocals.


The Angry Ginger is hosting its 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival from Friday March 16- Sunday March 18th, 2018! This year’s festivities are MASSIVE and we do not want you to miss one second of them! We will have everything from vendors (including a Blacksmith & a Kilt vendor), the N.C. State Pipe & Drums, live music, the Guinness Girls, karaoke finals, beer, food, and Sunday is a family day!! There is a break down of the festival below!

Saturday, March 17th:
* 11 AM- Dark (OUTDOOR)- Vendors up & running ( Blacksmith & Kilt here)
* Open- Dark (OUTDOOR)- Silent Auction
* 1 PM- 3 PM (OUTDOOR)- DJ Donna & Karaoke finals
* 3:30 PM- 6:30 PM (OUTDOOR)- Eric Gress Band
* 8:00 PM- 11 PM (OUTDOOR)- Tan & Sober Gentlemen
* 9 AM- 11 AM (IN-DOOR)- Kegs & Eggs Breakfast
* 4 PM- 6 PM (IN-DOOR)- Chris the Bagpiper
* 6 PM- 9 PM (INDOOR)- Gene Gregory
* 11 PM- 1:30 AM (IN-DOOR)- Freeway (Acoustic)
The Guinness Girls will be making an appearance today and will be setting up a station to engrave Guinness glasses!

Sunday, March 18th– FAMILY DAY!!— ALL OUTDOORS!
* Noon- Vendors will be setting up and getting ready!
* Noon- Finnegan the Leprechaun on site
* ALL DAY- Boney’s Amusements (Kiddie Ferris Wheel, Timmy the Train, Rock Climbing Wall).
* Noon- 1:30 PM- Leprechaun games & crafts with Stacey
* Noon- 2 PM- Gary Shelton Magician & Balloon Artist
* Noon- 4 PM- Mrs. Evie the Face Painter
* 12:30 PM- 3:00 PM- Nicholson Academy of Dance dancers!
* 1:00 PM- St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Kiddie Costume Contest
* 1:30 PM- 2:30 PM- N.C. State Pipe & Drums (Front Parking Lot)
* 3:00 PM- 6:00 PM- Tan & Sober Gentlemen

The Angry Ginger Irish Pub


St. Patricks Day at Southfork Sports Bar, 16328 NC Highway 125, Robersonville, North Carolina, celebrates the day with the country sounds of Caliber .45. Music starts at 9:30 pm and the band keeps you scooting til 1:30 am.


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Cruising the Coast



Dubtown Cosmonauts give up their grooves from 3-6 pm today at Wrightsville Beach Brewery.

The Dubtown Cosmonauts are throwing a day party in collaboration with Wrightsville Beach Brewery on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17th!!! This will be a FREE outdoor concert from 3pm to 6pm, with 2 full sets from local Wilmington jam band, The Dubtown Cosmonauts! This is the band’s first time performing at WB Brewery, if you haven’t been yet, you’re missing out on some great beer, including fresh, local brews manufactured right here in town! They also serve amazing food with daily specials, so don’t miss this awesome St. Patty’s Day party!!!


St. Patrick’s Day w/ Mac and Juice Quartet and Flannel Rebellion will be a fun time for all. This event is taking place today at Ogden Tap Room, 7324 Market St., Wilmington, NC. Music gets started with the fun grooves of Mac & Juice Quartet at 3 pm and Flannel Rebellion rocking the night from 7-10 pm




Southern Salt Seafood Company offers the sounds of Justin Castellano this St. Patrick’s Day. Come out early for great food and fine service and then stay late for the fun and talented Castellano, who will deliver the sounds from 8-11 pm.


Backyard Groove delivers the fun music to keep you rocking on the dance floor tonight at Jack’s Waterfront Bar, 513 Evans St., Morehead City, NC Music starts at 10 pm with a $10 music charge at the door.


The Adam Hill Band celebrates St. Patrick’s Day at the coast by rocking Off The Hook, 105 S 7th St., Morehead City, NC. The band rocks from 10 pm til 2 am with a $5.00 music charge payable at the door.’


The 27th Annual Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Festival is proudly presented by Transportation Impact on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9am-6pm, at the Emerald Plantation shopping center. Admission to the festival and parking is free.


Chris Bellamy Music will be the entertainment offered tonight at The Trading Post Southern Food and Spirits, 8302 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle, NC.  Music plays from 6:30-9:30 pm.


SALT Bar, 325 Mangrove Dr., Emerald Isle, NC, offers the rocking country music of local talent, Bryan Mayer. Music grooves you from 9:30 pm til 12:30 am.


Bobby Webb delivers the music tonight at Church St Deli, Pub & Inn, 105 W Church St., Swansboro, NC. Live music is served from 7-10 pm and the music is free. Please feel free to share tips with all the music makers you meet.

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Gettin’ Down Around Town ~ New Bern


Common Interest duo Irish Robinson and Jared Cain team up to serve some Celtic music tonight at BrÜtopia, 1201 Highway 70 East, New Bern, NC. Music plays from 7-10 pm and the fresh beer is poured throughout the night.


Checking things out around town; there is a Traditional Irish Music Band under the tent tonight at Circa 1810 Bar at The Harvey Mansion, 221 S Front St., New Bern, NC. Come out tonight to dance a jig with the Earwickers out of Wilmington. They deliver the fun sounds from 8-11 pm.


The Hot Butter Grits have a show tonight at Live at the City Laundry, 901 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. Come get your Irish groove on with the fun New Bern based jam band. Tickets for tonight at just $7.00 and the band has a big surprise up their sleeve that you won’t want to miss. I hope to see you there!


The rocking blues band Feral Cats come to town tonight to rock the Brown Pelican, 411 Broad Street, New Bern, NC. They get the party started at 8 pm and rock you til 11 pm. There is no admission charge, but feel free to tip the music makers that rock you.


The Beer Army Burger Company 2018 ShamRock shirts are in. Get these limited edition St. Patrick’s Day shirts exclusively at Beer Army Burger Company while supplies last.

All proceeds from the sales of this shirt is being donated to charity. BONUS, wear this shirt this coming Sat. into Beer Army Burger Company from 9 PM on and receive a $10 Beer Army Burger Company gift card. Why after 9 PM? Because we are clearing out the place to make room for the The Joe Baes Project to crank it up and party like there is no tomorrow. Music starts at 10 pm.

Plus BABC is giving away special commemorative 2018 ShamRock pint glasses to the first 400 patrons through the door, as soon as we open Sat and they are also giving away a bunch of green derby hats starting at 9 PM.

Also, did you hear that Beer Army Rebellious Patriot is being released after a 3 year hiatus? Plus there will be limited edition strawberry, white peach and green apple (yes, green beer people) infused versions of Rebellious Patriot.

Get more info about ShamRock 2018!



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Answering The Call

Checking things out around the rest of the region. I ask my Facebook followers where we can go to hear them play. This is what they said this week

March 12 at 8:39 pm

Thanks so much for and rocking around the state with me.

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Facebook Events Link

Here are all the great music options I found for you on Facebook this week. Check out all of the events here and express interest in the ones you like.

Live Music Events Around NC from Facebook

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 Thanks for Reading!

That is all the news and music that I found for you tonight. Always call the club in advance to confirm what you read here is true. Many times events change without anyone updating the Facebook event created for the said gig.

I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish.

I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive! Give us a like and tell your friends by sharing this page on your social media pages. To the many bands and clubs, thanks for keeping me informed!

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Take kindness with you today, tip those that serve you and the music makers that rock you and hug and share the love. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance. Please party safely people! We love having you here with us! You rock, so don’t roll the car! Rely on sober friends, call a cab or sign up to Uber around!


Send all of your events invites to me on Facebook, so I know where you are playing in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

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Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!