Carolina Veterans Concert Announced At Roanoke Island Festival Park

Posted By on September 19, 2013

Roanoke Island Festival Park his released details for the Carolina Veterans Concert, coming to Manteo this November.

The Dare County Arts Council and the Don and Catherine Bryan Cultural Arts Series, in partnership with the newly-established Dare County Veterans Advisory Council, are sponsoring the Carolina Veterans Concert, which will feature local legends Molasses Creek and 2012 OBX Entertainment Award Winners Jonny Waters & Company live in concert, as well as a public reading by North Carolina Poet Laureate Dr. Joseph Bathanti and several Outer Banks writers.

Upon Bathanti’s appointment to the post of NC Poet Laureate, he announced that his signature project would be to work with veterans and their families, to honor their sacrifice and to help them tell their stories. He has committed to be the official community outreach partner for the weekend.

The inaugural Carolina Veterans Concert is happening on Friday, November 15 at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, starting at 7pm.

Tickets are $18 at the door or $12 in advance.

Jonny Waters and Company


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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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