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Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival 2014

[Contest] Win Tickets To The Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival!

We have tickets to give away to the opening day of the 3rd annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival on Thursday, September 25, at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo! To enter our drawing for two tickets to Day One of the 2014 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, all you have to do is watch this week’s […]

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Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis will be live in concert at the 4th Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, NC on Friday, September 25, 2015!

Lorrie Morgan And Pam Tillis Coming To Outer Banks In 2015! [Exclusive]

Country music icons Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis will bring their Grits and Glamour Tour to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo during the 5th Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival on Friday, September 25, 2015! OBXentertainment.com got the exclusive announcement directly from Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival promoter Cory Hemilright that Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis […]

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The Country Showdown talent search comes to Kelly's in Nags Head on Sept. 13, 2014.

Country Showdown Talent Search Coming to Kelly’s, Nags Head

America’s largest country music talent search returns to Kelly’s in Nags Head this weekend! Dixie 105.7 is bringing the 2014 Country Showdown to Kelly’s on the outer Banks. Dixie is giving you a chance to get in on America’s largest country music talent search! The Showdown has helped put musicians the likes of Garth Brooks, […]

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Mayla Dianna creates her own masterpiece on the Mustang Music Festival community art project.

Mustang Outreach Students Seeking Funds For Fall Music Program

Students of the Community Music School worked tirelessly throughout the summer to master their instruments, songwriting techniques, and performance skills in preparation for a series of upcoming performances, including two sets at this year’s Mustang Music Festival. Two of the program’s bands will take to the main stage along with several award-winning, world-class musicians while […]

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Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival 2014

Ricky Skaggs Headlines 2014 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival [Concert Preview]

The 3rd Annual Outer Bluegrass Festival is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park this month, featuring another all-star lineup of talent headlined by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder! Skaggs will be the final performer on Saturday night, Sept. 27, following sets by The Moore Brothers, Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road, Russell Moore, The Boxcars, The Roys, and many more.  […]

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From left-right, 1st row: Sam Willis, Jonah Wills, Elise Seawell, Ramea Blake, Grace Deichler, Cullen Smith, Noah Howard, Ruth Wyand. Missing from photo: bass player and songwriter Jacob Mandis.

Outer Banks Students Rock Mustang Outreach Back To School Bash

On Sunday, August 17th, the backyard of the Outer Banks Brewing Station transformed into a field-day for children and adults of all ages as they joined together to celebrate the end of summer and the kickoff to the new school year. Students participating in the Outer Banks’ Mustang Outreach Program hit the stage along with […]

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Motley Crue and Alice Cooper on stage in Virginia Beach on August 20, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0032

Motley Crue, Alice Cooper Rock Virginia Beach [Concert Review / Photo Gallery]

Motley Crue brought their “Final Tour” to the Farm Bureau Live Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach last night (August 20), with special guest Alice Cooper, giving the excited audience a heavy metal farewell they will never forget. The legendary Alice Cooper kicked off the night with a one-hour set of all his best loved hits, including […]

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Motley Crue on stage at the Farm Bureau Live Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach, VA on August 20, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Motley Crue, Alice Cooper Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In Virginia Beach [Video]

OBX Entertainment hit the road last night to go see Motley Crue live in concert at the Farm Bureau Live Virginia Beach Amphiteatre in Virginia, with special guest the legendary Alice Cooper, and in addition to some truly great performances, both acts surprised the audience by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge live on stage […]

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Marty Stuart in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, NC on August 17, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0108

Marty Stuart Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Grammy award winning country music icon Marty Stuart put on a great show before an intimate crowd of enthusiastic fans, wrapping up this summer’s impressive concert series at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, August 17. At home of The Lost Colony, Stuart joked about the plane flying over the venue advertising […]

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Carbon Leaf

Carbon Leaf Playing Kelly’s, Nags Head This Week [Concert Preview]

Richmond, VA’s Carbon Leaf returns to the Outer Banks this week, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. Carbon Leaf’s best known song is the massive radio hit “Life Less Ordinary”, from their 2004 album Indian Summer. You can watch the official video for the track in the player below! More recently, the band worked […]

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Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys will be live at Real Watersports in Waves, NC on August 15.

Beastie Boys’ Mix Master Mike Playing Hatteras, Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Mix Master Mike of the legendary Beastie Boys will be live in concert on the Outer Banks tomorrow (Friday) at the final day of Real Watersports’ 2nd Annual Slick Stock Cape Hatteras Music Event! The show is happening on Real’s waterfront stage with a 4,000-square-foot amphitheatre-covered deck. Mix […]

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Corey Smith will be live in concert at Kelly's in Nags Head on August 14, 2014.

Corey Smith Brings New Country to Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

One of modern country’s top new stars, Corey Smith is playing on the Outer Banks for the first time this week, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. In today’s country music climate, there is an abundance of artists and songwriters champing at the bit to tell you just how “country” they are. But […]

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Marty Stuart will be live in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on August 17.

Country Icon Marty Stuart To Play Waterside Theatre, Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

Country music icon Marty Stuart is coming to the Outer Banks this week, live in concert at The Lost Colony‘s historic Waterside Theatre. Marty Stuart is a five time GRAMMY-winner, platinum recording artist, Grand Ole Opry star, country music archivist, Southern culture historian, photographer, musician, songwriter, TV show host, charismatic force of nature, and country […]

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Mustang Music Outreach Back to School Bash - August 17, 2014

Outer Banks Brewing Station Hosting Mustang Music Back to School Bash

The new Mustang Music Outreach Program has announced a Back to School Bash for local students. The Mustang Outreach Program was founded to supplement the cultural arts program in local schools with world-class music performances, residencies and mentoring programs while also providing a stage for musically gifted students to perform their self-composed works. The program, brainchild of […]

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Jars of Clay at Waterside Theatre - August 3, 2014 (photo by Jamie Walke for OBXentertainment.com)-0025

Jars of Clay Plays Waterside Theatre, Outer Banks [Photo Gallery]

Grammy winning national recording artists Jars of Clay performed in intimate concert at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, August 3. We sent photographer Jamie Walke to the show to capture some of the excitement for you. Check out some exclusive images from Jars of Clay in concert in our photo gallery […]

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Tim Reynolds on stage at Port O' Call in Kill Devil Hills, NC on March 24, 2012. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

TR3 Featuring Tim Reynolds Playing Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Local favorites TR3 featuring guitar virtuoso and Kill Devil Hills resident Tim Reynolds will be live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station this weekend. Reynolds is a two-time Grammy nominee who has called the Outer Banks home since 2007. The current lineup of TR3, featuring longtime local musicans Mick Vaughn on bass and Dan Martier on […]

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Roanoke Island Festival Park Executive Director Kim Sawyer with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment web series ‘OBXE TV’ on July 23, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 21 – Festival Park Executive Director Kim Sawyer [Video]

The 21st episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Kim Sawyer, the executive director of Roanoke Island Festival Park! Kim will discuss her career on the Outer Banks and how she has helped to revitalize Festival Park as one of the Outer Banks’ top […]

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The Original Rhondels

Original Rhondels Bring Beach Music Back To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

The Original Rhondels will return to Nags Head live in concert at Kelly’s this week, sure to evoke memories of the late band leader Bill Deal on stage at the old Nags Head Casino decades ago. From Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Original Rhondels are a music tradition who have performed their hit recordings in almost […]

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Jars of Clay will be in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, NC on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

Jars Of Clay Make Outer Banks Debut At Waterside Theatre [Concert Preview]

Grammy award winning national recording artists Jars of Clay will make their Outer Banks debut live in concert at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island this week. UPDATE 7/31/14: Due to the 90% chance of thunderstorms forecast for Sunday night, the Jars of Clay concert will be moving to an indoor space on the grounds […]

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'The Lost Colony' actors Payne Hopton-Jones and Daniel Gonzalez with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment web series ‘OBXE TV’ on July 19, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 20 – ‘Lost Colony’ Actors Payne Hopton-Jones, Daniel Gonzalez [Video]

The 20th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guests Payne Hopton-Jones and Daniel Gonzalez, actors in the 2014 production of The Lost Colony! Both performers will discuss working in the country’s longest running outdoor symphonic drama and what it’s really like backstage at The Lost Colony‘s historic […]

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The Lovin' Spoonful at Waterside Theatre - July 20, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0039

The Lovin’ Spoonful Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members The Lovin’ Spoonful performed a tight set of their many hits intermingled with some of their own favorites for an enthusiastic crowd at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, July 20. As the sun set behind the intimate home of The Lost Colony, the band members spoke […]

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Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors at Roanoke Island Festival Park - July 17, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0204

Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors, Scars on 45 Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

An awesome concert lineup of Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors, and Scars on 45 took the stage before a huge crowd of fans enjoying a cool night on the lawn at the outdoor pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Thursday, July 17. The event was the final show of the 2014 Brew Thru […]

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Outer Banks Brewing Station (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

[Local Buzz] OBX Entertainment Welcomes Outer Banks Brewing Station!

We would like to officially welcome Outer Banks Brewing Station to the OBXentertainment.com Family! The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is home of the area’s most groundbreaking and innovative restaurant and brewery, a local nightlife leader with more than a taste for the arts and community, and an Earth friendly model of success. Owners Eric […]

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The Lovin' Spoonful will be in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, NC on July 20, 2014.

The Lovin’ Spoonful Bringing “Magic” To Waterside Theatre [Concert Preview]

“Magic” is coming to the Outer Banks this weekend, as the classic rock band The Lovin’ Spoonful will be live in concert on stage at The Lost Colony‘s historic Waterside Theatre. The good-time sounds of the Lovin’ Spoonful made the quartet a fixture during the golden age of Top Forty radio. Over a period of […]

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