Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island In June

Posted By on April 12, 2016

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival June 8-10 on Hatteras Island.

Rock The Cape is a three-day celebration of the creative community of Hatteras Island with live music, art demonstrations and activities for children.

On Thursday June 9, Koru Village’s Beach Klub in Avon will open its doors at 6pm for the Rock The Cape concert.

This year’s concert will be headlined by cajun-zydeco band Unknown Tongues of Gloucester, NC. Blending progressive folk, Americana and bluegrass, The Midatlantic band of Wilmington, NC will open for Unknown Tongues.

Rock The Cape concert tickets are $12 in advance and $18 at the door. Tickets are available online at brownpapertickets.com and at Koru Village in Avon, Dare County Arts Council in Manteo and Cloud Nine Gallery in Nags Head. Additional ticket outlets will be announced at a later date.

New in 2016, Rock The Cape will feature The Island Art Show and Experience Art events at numerous galleries on the island.

“Get up close and personal with art by making your own unique creation or meeting an artist during Experience Art sessions June 8 and 9 at participating galleries on Hatteras Island,” said Carolyn Schena, owner of Studio 12 in Avon.

Rock The Cape will conclude with The Island Art Show at the Community Center in Rodanthe on Friday, June 10 from 10am to 5pm.

Hatteras Island artists, galleries, businesses and civic organizations wishing to participate in the festival are invited to contact Dare County Arts Council via email to dareartsinfo@gmail.com to reserve their space.

This project is sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitor’s Bureau.

Rock the Cape 2016 poster

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Posted by Matt Artz

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