MTV Coming To Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival!

Posted By on September 8, 2013

The 2nd Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival returns to Manteo this October for three days with more than two-dozen of the world’s top bluegrass musicians live in concert, plus late night jam sessions, a fireworks spectacular, and a special screening of the classic film Oh Brother, Where Art Thou, and MTV’s Hive online network will be here to film it all for an upcoming documentary!

MTV Hive

 MTV Hive serves as MTV’s online music video portal and editorial mouthpiece for indie genres.

We will let you know when and where you can see the documentary as soon as details are announced.

The 2nd Annual Outer Bluegrass Festival is happening Oct. 4-6, 2013 at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, NC.

The concert starts at 11am on Friday and Saturday and at noon on Sunday, and the festival will kick off with a special screening of the classic bluegrass-fueled film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), starring George Clooney, on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 5pm inside the indoor theater at Festival Park, with a live jam session scheduled to follow.

Friday night, October 4, will be capped off with a professional fireworks display over the outside concert pavilion.

Last year’s headliner, bluegrass queen Rhonda Vincent is coming back to Festival Park to play two nights on Saturday and Sunday this time with her band The Rage, joining other returning performers from the inaugural festival, including Drymill Road, Cumberland River, Banjo Island, Nu-Blu, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver.

New additions to the lineup this year include Grammy nominated Friday headliners The Grascals, along with Russell Moore & Iiird Tyme Out, Loraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Moore Brothers, and The James King Band, among a total of more than 20 musicians set to take the stage over the weekend.

Tickets are $35 each day or $75 for all three days, and can be purchased online here.

Click HERE for more of our special extended coverage of the 2013 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival!

Click here to view our photo gallery from the 2012 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival!

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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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