Author: Matt Artz

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War Is Here In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 Official Trailer

Winter is here and the Great War has begun in the first official trailer for the upcoming Season 7 of HBO’s Emmy winning drama series Game of Thrones. While the 90-second preview sets up...

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Outer Banks Shag Club Coming To Magnolia Pavilion In Manteo

The Outer Banks Shag Club is inviting the public to join them for an evening of listening and dancing to outstanding beach music, provided by DJ Harvey Taylor, at the Magnolia Pavilion in Manteo...

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Weekend Movie Update – May 25, 2017: ‘Pirates’ Return

Captain Jack Sparrow and his Pirates of the Caribbean are back in theaters this week, while the lifeguards of Baywatch gets a comedic big screen makeover. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this extended...

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Watch The Third ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer!

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios released a brand new official trailer for this summer’s highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming earlier today, featuring even more new footage of everyone’s favorite web slinger in action. After debuting in Captain...

ZoSo - The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience

ZoSo Bringing Led Zeppelin To Life At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute experience,  Zoso is bringing the classic sounds of the iconic rock band to the Outer Banks this summer, in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in July....

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Weekend Movie Update – May 19, 2017: ‘Alien’ Begins

A familiar Alien attacks theaters this week, while a Wimply Kid returns, young love is Everything, and the Guardians continue their stay at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of May 19, 2017!...

One of Kill Devil Hills' designated Historic Landmarks, the Hall Home at 2401 North Virginia Dare Trail.

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks 2017 Open House Announced

The town of Kill Devil Hills will host its annual Historic Landmarks Open House this year on October 6, from 1 to 5pm. The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes inventory will...

Dr. Nancy White

UNC CSI Executive Director Honored With Women Of Distinction Award

Dr. Nancy White, the Executive Director of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, was recently recognized by the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women at East Carolina University (ECU) with the Women of Distinction...

Mike Muglia prepares to deploy an ADCP along the continental shelf off Cape Hatteras.

UNC CSI To Host Gulf Stream And Continental Shelf Water Exchange Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on the Gulf Stream and the exchange of continental shelf water into the deep ocean part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture...

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Teaze Bringing Hairspray And ’80s Metal To Kelly’s, Nags Head

The 1980s glory days of glam rock and “hair band” heavy metal is alive again on the Outer Banks this month when Teaze makes their local debut live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags...

OBX Summer Send Off Concert

OBX Summer Send Off Concert At Festival Park Announced

Mike Dianna’s Bearded Face Productions has announced the inaugural OBX Summer Send Off (OSSO) concert to benefit the Mustang Outreach Program, presented in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, coming to Roanoke Island...

Charlie Hunnam is King Arthur in 'Legend of the Sword'.

Weekend Movie Update – May 12, 2017: King Arthur’s New ‘Sword’

King Arthur draws a new Sword from the stone in theaters this week, while Goldie Hawn gets Snatched, and the Guardians continue their stay at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for...

Badfish: A Tribute To Sublime

Sublime Tribute Badfish Playing Roanoke Island Festival Park

The renowned Sublime tribute band Badfish is coming back to the Outer Banks this summer, live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. As the late, great Bradley Nowell would say –...

The First Light of Freedom Memorial was placed at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in 2001 as part of the North Carolina Civil War Heritage Trail and was funded by the local Freedmen’s Remembrance Committee.

NPS Honors Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony 154th Anniversary

The National Park Service (NPS) Outer Banks Group is honoring the 154th anniversary of the Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on May 14. “If you can cross the creek...

International Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day At Alligator River Refuge

“Helping Birds Along the Way” is the theme for this year’s International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), the only international education program that celebrates the migration of nearly 350 bird species between their nesting habitats...

Karen Gillan is Nebula in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'.

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Sequel Cranks Up The Volume [Review]

Marvel’s lovable gang of outcasts and misfits, The Guardians of the Galaxy are back for Volume 2, another highly enjoyable roller coaster of a space adventure with enough heart and humor to fill an...

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The Wailers To Stir It Up Again At Outer Banks Brewing Station

The legendary reggae pioneers The Wailers will return to Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills, live in concert in June. The reunited Wailers band is led by acclaimed bassist and Wailers founder...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 Premiere Date Announced

The premiere date of Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks has been revealed! Filmed on the Outer Banks, North Carolina, the breakout TV...

WONDER WOMAN

Witness The Rise Of ‘Wonder Woman’ In Final Trailer

The fourth and final official trailer for Wonder Woman has come online, featuring even more new footage of Gal Gadot in action in the title role of this summer’s highly anticipated movie adaptation of the...

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Celebrating ‘Star Wars’ Day May The 4th On The Outer Banks [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Empire descended on the Outer Banks once again yesterday for a special Star Wars Day charity event to benefit Surfing For Autism at Barefoot Bernie’s in Kitty Hawk on May The 4th. In...

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Weekend Movie Update – May 5, 2017: ‘Guardians’ Back In Action

Marvel’s intergalactic action comedy Guardians of the Galaxy is back for Volume 2 in theaters this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of May 5, 2017! The only new release...

The Flash's Violett Beane and John Wesley Shipp

Tidewater Comicon Is Back With A ‘Flash’ And Comic Book Icons

The biggest event of its kind in the region, Tidewater Comicon returns to Virginia Beach this month, bringing many of the iconic creators, writers, and artists of your favorite comic book heroes and villains,...

501st Legion Carolina Garrison Outer Banks Stormtroopers at Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head, NC on May 3, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz / OBX Entertainment)

May The 4th ‘Star Wars’ Autism Benefit Landing At Barefoot Bernie’s

The Empire is descending on the Outer Banks once again this Thursday for a special Star Wars Day charity event to benefit Surfing For Autism, happening at Barefoot Bernie’s in Kitty Hawk on May...

Great White at Outer Banks Bike Week Music Fest - April 28, 2017 (photo by Matt Artz / OBX Entertainment)

Outer Banks Bike Week Music Fest Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week took place all this past week, culminating with the a new two-day Outer Banks Music Fest, featuring Great White and Slaughter live in concert on Friday, April 28,...

Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Part II - October 26-28, 2017 in Kill Devil Hills, NC

2017 Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Now Taking Entries!

The 2nd Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina October 26-28, 2017, featuring independent films of all genres from around the world, followed by the 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade on...

Christopher Shayne

Christopher Shayne Excited For NC Debut Concert On Outer Banks [Interview]

A rising star brandishing a homegrown southern rock groove and a twist of old school country rebellion, we caught up with Christopher Shayne earlier this week to find out what fuels his music and...

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Weekend Movie Update – April 28, 2017: ‘Circle’ of Danger

Hermoine teams up with Finn to take on Tom Hanks in a timely new thriller in theaters this week, as an aging group of friends decided to go In Style at The Pioneer. Here’s your...

The Pharcyde

The Pharcyde To Play OBX Shred Fest

Alternative hip hop group The Pharcyde will return to the Outer Banks for the first time in almost 20 years to join Southern Culture on the Skids, as previously reported here, and headline the...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2017 Music Festival, featuring Great White, Slaughter, and Molly Hatchet in concert.

Outer Banks Bike Week Music Fest Concert Revs Up To Rock Out

The 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week is upon us, and organizers have stepped up the entertainment lineup significantly in 2017 with a new two-day music festival happening this weekend, headlined by national recording rock...

Outer Banks Pro 2017 Surf Contest in Nags Head

2017 Outer Banks Pro Surfing Contest Dates Announced

The 2017 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship will take place on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 3, once again on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The WRV...