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Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival

Band at the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Event Description

Music lovers from all over the world flock to the Outer Banks for this new tradition that adds a roster of acclaimed bands with one of the most beautiful venues anywhere. The Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival has quickly become one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, and this year's event is no exception, with a number of regionally and nationally famous bands set to take the stage. 

The festival is held at the stunning Roanoke Island Festival Park, which overlooks miles of pristine sound waters. This unique 22 acre island becomes Bluegrass Island each year to host the event. Attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets and lodging well in advance, and despite its off-season timing, this event tends to fill up fast year after year. If your dream vacation involves laying back in your most comfortable beach chair and taking in the best bluegrass acts the country has to offer, then you'll definitely want to set this long weekend aside for the Outer Banks most popular festival!

Thursday, May 16th

12:30PM  Heidi & Ryan

2:15PM    The Farm Hands

4:00PM  Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith

5:30PM   Intermission

6:30PM   Nothin' Fancy

8:15PM    Rhonda Vincent & the Rage

Friday, May 17th 

12:30PM  Amanda Cook

2:15PM    Kevin Prater Band  

4:00PM  Trinity River Band

5:30PM   Intermission

6:30PM   Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers

8:15PM    Seldom Scene

Saturday, May 18th

12:30PM  Gospel Plowboys

2:15PM    Deer Creek Boys

4:00PM  Darin & Brooke Aldridge

5:30PM   Intermission

6:30PM   Po' Ramblin' Boys 

8:15PM    Town Mountain