Author: Matt Artz

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 11, 2014: Dawn of 'The Apes'

It’s the dawn of the age of Apes in theaters this week, while Angelina Jolie gets wicked at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 11, 2014!  Premiering this Friday...

[Contest] Win Tickets To Live and Cracker In Concert At Festival Park!

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Everyone that entered this contest will now be entered into a drawing for pair of tickets to see Gin Blossoms and Spin Doctors at Roanoke Island Festival Park...

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...

[Movie Review] 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Is More Than Meets The Eye

The Transformers are back in their biggest spectacle yet in the action-packed Age of Extinction, introducing an all new human cast, a lot of new alien robots, and a new emotional core to the...

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...

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...

UPDATE: Live And Cracker Concert Canceled

UPDATE 7/8/14: This event has been canceled.  PRESS RELEASE: “Brew Thru’s Live, Cracker & Formula concert for July 10th has been cancelled due to issues surrounding the recent hurricane and post hurricane cleanup. Ticket...

'Buying the Beach' Features Outer Banks Again This Monday [NC Film]

A new episode of the Destination America series Buying the Beach that was filmed on the Outer Banks is set to premiere this week, featuring a local realtor helping a young couple to find...

Next On 'OBXE TV': Episode 18 Preview – Holly Overton [Video]

On the next episode of our Outer Banks web series OBXE TV, host Sue Artz will welcome special musical guest Holly Overton, of the Brooklyn-based band Juniper Rising! A Nags Head native, Holly will...

The calm before Hurricane Arthur on the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills, NC at 7pm on July 3, 2014. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Hurricane Arthur Outer Banks Update [Video]

10:30am UPDATE: Watch an updated report on Hurricane Arthur conditions on the Outer Banks, recorded live on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina at 10:30am on Friday, July 4, 2014 in the player...

Ballyhoo! To Play Kelly's, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

National recording artists Ballyhoo! will be live in concert at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head this weekend. A rock band with punk energy and pop reggae grooves, Baltimore’s Ballyhoo! are...

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 2, 2014: Meet 'Tammy'

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, Tammy wants to make you laugh in theaters this week, facing a demonic Evil and a family-friendly Echo, while mutants assemble the ultimate superhero team when the X-Men arrive at The Pioneer....

ESA 2014 Eastern Surfing Championship Returning To Jennette's Pier

Known historically as “The Easterns”, the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) Eastern Championships will return to Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head this September. Featuring the best amateur surfers on the east coast, the 2014 Easterns...

Celebrate July 4th at Roanoke Island Festival Park Free Concert and Fireworks

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo is set to host their annual Independence Day celebration this Friday on the Fourth of July, featuring a live concert and fireworks. Pack up the lawn chairs, blankets...

Capt'n Franks owners Harvey Hess Jr. and Harvey Hess III with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment web series 'OBXE TV' on June 27, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 17 – Capt’n Franks Owners Harvey Hess Jr. and III [Video]

The 17th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guests Harvey Hess Jr. and Harvey Hess III, owners of Capt’n Franks Hot Dogs in...

'Charlie Brown' Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang are coming to the Outer Banks this week when Roanoke Island Festival Park hosts a special family-friendly production of the classic children’s show You’re a Good Man, Charlie...

USA Today Names Waterside Theatre Among 10 Best Outdoor Concert Venues

In yet another national nod to the Outer Banks, USA Today has named the historic Waterside Theatre, home of The Lost Colony, as one of the “10 Best Outdoor Concert Venues You Shouldn’t Miss”....

Outer Banks Brewing Station Announces July 2014 Lineup

Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills has announced their entertainment lineup for July 2014. In addition to Ladies Night with DJ Bruce every Wednesday night and the new Backyard Party every night...

'Dracula Untold' Trailer Unleashed [Trending]

Universal Studios will bring the most iconic movie monster of all time back to theaters this Halloween in Dracula Untold, an origin story combining the true history of Vlad (“The Impaler”) Tepes and author...

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – June 27, 2014: Transformers Fight 'Extinction'

The Transformers return to theaters this week, while Godzilla roars his way to The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 27, 2014! The King of Monsters will cause all...