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Soundside Live at Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head - May 7

Soundside Live Concert Relocated To Jennette’s Pier Beach

Due to weather related delays to the Outer Banks Event Site renovations, organizers of a new concert series have decided to change the venue of the inaugural Soundside Live event, which will now be held on the beach on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The celebration of local tourism coincides with National […]

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1964: The Tribute brings the music of The Beatles back to the Outer Banks on June 21, 2015.

The Beatles 1964 Tribute Band Returning To Outer Banks

The ultimate Beatles tribute band will return to the Outer Banks this summer to perform live once again at the historic Waterside Theatre at Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island this summer. The Lost Colony is excited to announce that 1964: The Tribute will return to the Waterside Theatre in June 2015. Captivating national and international […]

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Outer Banks Forum presents Windsync in concert at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills on March 28, 2015.

Outer Banks Forum Presents Windsync Ensemble [Concert Preview]

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts presents the renowned ensemble Windsync live in concert in Kill Devil Hills this month. Be mesmerized by Windsync, hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians.” This talented young group has distinguished itself among classical music ensembles as North America’s foremost emerging wind quintet.  The award-winning […]

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Delta Rae

Delta Rae To Play Kelly’s, Nags Head In June [Concert Preview]

North Carolina’s own Delta Rae have toured around the world, appeared on Conan and had their music featured on HBO’s True Blood, and now the new age folk rock band is coming the Outer Banks, live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head in June! Formed in Durham, North Carolina, Delta Rae consists of […]

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Brooksie Wells

Ruth Wyand, Brooksie Wells To Perform In Kitty Hawk [Concert Preview]

Ruth Wyand and Brooksie Wells will perform a double bill on March 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Kitty Hawk. “‘Bluejazz” or “Jazzy Blues” are the names heard to describe Ruth’s music. With one foot in juke joints and one foot in jazz clubs, Ruth draws on American roots music to frame her […]

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Soundside Live at Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head - May 7

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Announces Soundside Live Concert

A new concert event is coming to the Outer Banks in May, featuring Greensky Bluegrass and Roadkill Ghost Choir performing live. The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has announced a new event that will celebrate tourism on the Outer Banks. Soundside Live will take place at the Outer Banks Event Site on May 7 and is […]

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Grammy winner Louisa Branscomb

Grammy Winner To Teach Songwriting Workshop At Dare Arts Council

Grammy winning songwriter and veteran instructor Louisa Branscomb (Founder, Branscomb Mastercraft) and bluegrass music’s fastest rising act Nu-Blu, announce their collaboration to present a first-of-its-kind program called Song to Stage. The program is an inspiring, dynamic curriculum filled with skill-building experiences designed to meet songwriters of all levels in their professional careers. Whether participants are […]

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Dare County Arts Council offers a preschool music class.

Dare Arts Council Offering Preschool Music Class

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a six-week music workshop for preschoolers. “Musical Moments” is a fun and engaging six-week workshop of fun-filled yet educational classes for preschoolers who are close in age, and is lead by Christine Niver. Instructor Christine Niver began playing piano at the age of 5, and began her […]

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Jolly Roger karaoke contest - February 18, 2015 (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0007

Jolly Roger Hosts Talent Quest Karaoke Contest [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills is hosting their 2nd annual “Jollyokie” Talent Quest karaoke contest each week through March, with the local winners advancing to the regional round in Myrtle Beach and a chance to go on to the national Talent Quest competition in Las Vegas.  The local contests will be held […]

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Motu Music Foundation Teachers Concert

Motu Music Foundation Presents Teachers Concert

The Motu Music Foundation is presenting a concert featuring some of the Outer Banks’ most creative and skilled musician – the teachers.   The event, “An Evening with Music Teachers”, will be on Saturday March 7 at 6pm at the historic Dare County Courthouse in Manteo, home of the Dare County Arts Council.   This […]

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JollyOkie Karaoke Contest at Jolly Roger, Kill Devil Hills, NC

Jolly Roger Announces New National Karaoke Contest

The Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills is hosting their 2nd annual “Jollyokie” Talent Quest karaoke contest each week through March, with the local winners advancing to the regional round in Myrtle Beach and a chance to go on to the national Talent Quest competition in Las Vegas.  The local contests will be held […]

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Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall on OBX

Phish’s Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall Songwriting on Outer Banks

Phish frontman Trey Anastasio has been enjoying some quality time on the Outer Banks this month, along with his bandmate and songwriting partner Tom Marshall. Marshall shared a photo via Twitter on Sunday night that shows he and Anastasio reportedly hanging out in Kill Devil Hills, NC, presumably working on writing some new songs. The […]

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The United States Marine Corps 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band

Roanoke Island Festival Park Announces July 4th Concert

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will host the United States Marine Corps 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band for an Independence Day concert on July 4th. Military history has established empirically that musical units are an integral part of the military. The Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band, stationed at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, continues […]

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Tim Reynolds and TR3 on stage at the Mustang Music Festival at Whalehead in Corolla, NC. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0005

Tim Reynolds’ TR3 Returns To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

Local favorites TR3 featuring guitar virtuoso and Kill Devil Hills resident Tim Reynolds returns to Nags Head this weekend, live in concert at Kelly’s on Saturday night. 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 […]

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The Lonely Teardrops

Outer Banks Brewing Station Announces February 2015 Live Lineup

It’s the season of love, and the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is wide open all month, with another great lineup of live entertainment and nightlife action throughout February. Headliners this month include a pre-Valentine’s Day punk rock massacre featuring local legends Fujiwara and Virginia Beach’s The Lonely Teardrops on Friday the […]

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Friday the 13th concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station, featuring Fujiwara and The Lonely Teardrops

Fujiwara, Lonely Teardrops Playing Outer Banks Friday the 13th [Concert Preview]

Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is hosting a pre-Valentine’s Day concert on Friday the 13th, featuring legendary local rock band Fujiwara with Virginia Beach’s The Lonely Teardrops live on stage. Imagine a cocktail of the colorfully crowd pleasing stage antics of Southern Culture on The Skids mixed with the musical dynamics of The […]

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Shallowbag Shag Outer Banks Beach Music Festival 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0133

2015 Shallowbag Beach Music Festival Returns To Manteo [Concert Preview]

The 2nd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Memorial Day Monday, May 25, featuring headliners The Band of Oz, joining returning favorites The Tams, The Embers, and Jim Quick & Coastline for a full day of live music. The gates at Festival Park will open at […]

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Kelly's 252 Country Night - 2015 Z Loop Country Showdown

Kelly’s, Nags Head Hosting Country Nights Every Thursday and Friday

Kelly’s in Nags Head is going country, with a new weekly competion series on the third Thursday and Friday night of the month through the end of this summer, as part or the national 2015 Zloop Country Showdown. The 252 Country Nights will include line dance instruction from 7 to 8pm every third Thursday and […]

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Bruce Hornsby at Roanoke Island Festival Park - June 26, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0075

See Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2014

2014 was a Wicked year here at OBX Entertainment, as we launched the Outer Banks’ first original web series OBXE TV in March and presented the inaugural Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes in October, while co-sponsoring many of the area’s biggest concert events this summer, but what were your favorite stories?  We were the […]

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Betty on Patrol

Outer Banks Brewing Station Announces January 2015 Live Lineup

It may be “off season”, but the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is wide open all month, with an impressive lineup of live entertainment and nightlife action throughout January. Hightlights this month include the Outer Banks’ own Betty on Patrol, a hot new band gaining a large following fast, hitting the Brewing […]

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New Year 2015 Fireworks by Marksim Pasko

Celebrate New Year’s Eve On The Outer Banks!

Are you ready to ring in 2015? Here’s what’s happening on the Outer Banks for New Year’s Eve, this Wednesday December 31, 2014! Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills has a full menu of specials, plus karaoke and dancing. Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head will have dueling DJs spinning your favorite […]

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OBX Brewfest - May 31, 2015

OBX Brewfest Announces 2015 Entertainment Lineup

Event producers for the inaugural OBX Brewfest have announced the entertainment lineup for the 2015 event which will take place at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head, NC on May 31. The festival, produced by Hype Promotions and presented in partnership with the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, will host three diverse bands from […]

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Tim Reynolds and TR3 on stage at the Mustang Music Festival at Whalehead in Corolla, NC. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0008

Tim Reynolds’ TR3 Rocks New Year’s Eve At Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Local favorites TR3 featuring guitar virtuoso and Kill Devil Hills resident Tim Reynolds will ring in 2015 with the loudest party around, live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station on New Year’s Eve. 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 […]

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Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue (photo by Lorie Creamer)

Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Returns To Outer Banks Brewing Station

The Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow Revue returns to Kill Devil Hills to take over the Outer Banks Brewing Station this weekend, featuring fire eaters, sword swallowers, and other daring physical stunts in a stage show unlike anything you’ve likely seen before. This show combines the style of the classic era side shows with modern day edginess and finesse […]

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