Funny how things fall into place. Last year, I started an interview with Cristina Garey. It was never published because I like to hear the musicians I write about — live — at least once.

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When you go out to listen to live music, if it’s a band, it’s easy to focus your attention on the front man. That’s just natural. Yet, when the band is a trio, especially a rock band, whatever the front guy does, is dependent on his rhythm section. Without a solid base, your front guys walk …

Most interviews I have conducted are pretty straightforward. Ask a somewhat serious question, and get a thoughtful, introspective answer that allows for an insight into the psyche of the subject. Musicians can be a thoughtful, focused, and there’s that word again, “serious” bunch. Not only a…

Adjectives such as diva, songbird, notable, and gifted have been used to describe Laura Martier — but in addition to being a notable jazz and soul vocalist, Martier is also a registered and certified yogi, gong master and co-owner of The Well Yoga Co-op in Kill Devil Hills.

Let’s say you’re an educated Massachusetts girl, you have a first class rock ‘n’ roll voice, the ability to play multiple musical instruments, and looks that warrant being a finalist in a living “Rocker Barbie” search by Mattel Toys in 1986. What do you do with credentials like those?

Summers on the Outer Banks offer plenty of fun, but the off-season is picking up steam — so make plans to return to the Outer Banks this fall for the 1st Annual Mustang Rock & Roast.

The measure of a community is reflected by how they treat one of their own when one of their own is in need; That’s where the rubber meets the road.

If you’ve been coming to the Outer Banks recently and like to catch live music at any one of the numerous venues that feature it, you just may have been exposed to Harry Harrison.

Summers on the Outer Banks offer plenty of fun, but the off-season is picking up steam — so make plans to return to the Outer Banks this fall for the 1st Annual Mustang Rock & Roast.

Over the course of her career, Amanda Williams has amassed a slew of credentials. Musician. Singer. Sound production artist. Teacher. Retail sales associate. Repair tech.