The Grascals Join 2013 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival [Concert Preview]

Posted By on September 19, 2013

The 2nd Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival returns to Manteo in just two weeks, and new addition to the 2013 lineup of all star musicians is Grammy-nominated The Grascals, hot off their recent Grammy nomination, set to headline the first night of festival on Friday, Oct. 4.

The Grascals will be live in concert at the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival.

The Grascals will be live in concert at the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival.

Formed in 2004 in Nashville, Tenn., the six-piece group’s 2012 release “Life Finds a Way” was nominated for Best Bluegrass Album at this year’s Grammy Awards on February.

The band also recently appeared on NBC’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno on January 25.

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.

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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