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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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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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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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Tuesdays in Manteo

Tuesdays In Manteo Come Alive With Dare County Arts Council

The downtown Manteo waterfront is coming alive every Tuesday this summer, with various events and activities presented all day by the Dare County Arts Council, including live music each week. In addition to live music each week, some of the new attractions and specials include extended evening hours, restaurant specials, and retail sales discounts. The […]

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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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Bruce Hornsby at Roanoke Island Festival Park - June 26, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0078

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 19 – Outer Banks Summer Music Special [Video]

The 19th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring our special feature “Summer Sounds on the Outer Banks”! Hosted by Sue Artz, OBXE TV focuses on what’s happening on North Carolina’s Outer Banks and throughout the regional pop culture world, featuring local celebrity guests each episode, along […]

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Natty Vibes Summer Fun Tour 2014 comes to Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills on July 26.

Brewing Station Bringing Natural Vibrations To Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

Hawaii’s legendary reggae icons Natural Vibes will be live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills this month. Natural Vibrations, aka Natural Vibes or Natty Vibes, is Hawaii’s most popular and acclaimed band from the Windward side of O’ahu. They started out as a group of friends who loved playing music […]

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Jonny Waters & Company

Jonny Waters To Play Kelly’s, Nags Head July 19 [Concert Preview]

Our friend Jonny Waters and his band will be live in concert on the big stage at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head this month. A local singer/songwriter, Waters won the 2012 OBX Entertainment Award for Favorite Band, as voted by our readers. Jonny Waters and Company will be live in concert […]

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Gin Blossoms will be live at Roanoke Island Festival Park on July 17 as part of the Brew Thru 2014 Summer Concert Series.

Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors Headline Outer Banks Brew Thru Concert Series

National recording artists Gin Blossoms, the Spin Doctors, and Scars on 45 are coming to the Outer Banks this week as the final event in the 2014 Brew Thru Summer Concert Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. In late 80’s Gin Blossoms started to grow a huge following as the #1 local music […]

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Holly Overton with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment web series ‘OBXE TV’ on July 3, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 18 – Singer/Songwriter Holly Overton [Video]

The 18th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special musical guest Holly Overton of the Brookly-based band Juniper Rising! A Nags Head native, Holly will talk about growing up on the Outer Banks, her musical inspirations, and her upcoming album, and she will perform two […]

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The Michael Jackson tribute band Who's Bad will be live at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills, NC on July 10, 2014.

Who’s Bad Brings Michael Jackson To Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

The ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson is coming back to the Outer Banks this week, when Who’s Bad takes the stage live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills. Who’s Bad’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog […]

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Collie Buddz will be live at Kelly's in Nags Head on July 10, 2014.

Collie Buddz Returns To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

International reggae star Collie Buddz returns to the Outer Banks for the third year in a row this week, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. Best known for his 2010 hit single “Come Around”, Buddz (Colin Harper) was born in New Orleans, LA but raised in Bermuda. He studied engineering at Full Sail University in […]

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