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Welcome to the vibrant world of Outer Banks music festivals, where captivating melodies, electrifying performances, and the stunning backdrop of this coastal paradise converge to create an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the eclectic soundscape of Outer Banks, where diverse genres intertwine, creating a harmonious blend of musical flavors that are sure to elevate your next Outer Banks vacation. From pulsating beats at beachside stages to intimate performances in charming venues, here are the music festivals on the Outer Banks that you will not want to miss! Explore the thriving festival culture that brings locals and visitors together, celebrating the universal language of music.

*Please note: Artists and showtimes are subject to change. Please check with the appropriate venue to confirm performances.

Rock the Cape Festival

When: June 6, 2024 - June 7, 2024
Where: Kitty Hawk Kites' Waves Village Watersports Resort at Milepost 40 in Rodanthe

The 12th Annual Rock The Cape will celebrate the visual and performing arts on Hatteras Island June 6-7. The free, family-friendly event will include an art show, concert and gallery tour. On Thursday, June 6 there will be a full afternoon of art and live music at Kitty Hawk Kites' Waves Village Watersports Resort at Milepost 40 in Rodanthe. On Friday, June 7 Rock The Cape will host Friday Arts on the Island, which is a First Friday tour of the galleries on Hatteras Island. 


When: June 15 - September 7
Where: Roanoke Island Festival Park is a perfect setting for an all day music & arts festival.  Along with the great all day music on 2 stages we will have Art Exhibits, Kids Games, Food Trucks, Beverages served by Friends of Elizabeth II (a non-profit for the park) and all around good vibes! Buy tickets here.
Vusic on the Banks is an annual Music and Arts Festival on the Outer Banks of North Carolina!  
All Ages - Kids 8 and under are Free
Rain or Shine - No Refunds
**COVID-19 Protocol:  Organizers are in communication with local health and safety officials and will follow all guidelines from governing health organizations at the time of the event.


Check here for updates.

Bluegrass Island Festival

When: October 16, 2024 - October 20, 2024
Where: Roanoke Island Festival Park, 1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954

The Bluegrass Island Festival is an annual tradition that brings hundreds of people from all over the world to the beautiful Outer Banks. The festival takes place at the Roanoke Island Festival Park surrounded by the sound. This event fills up quickly, so it's important o get tickets early. 

Click here for the 2024 lineup!

Koru Beach Klub Summer Concert Series

When: Coming soon!
Where: Koru Beach Club, 41001 Hwy 12, Avon, NC

Come experience the full summer concert series at the hottest Oceanfront music venue on Hatteras Island. Come for the show while you're in town or get the season pass to enjoy music all summer. With tiki bars, a large dance floor, and a fantastic staff, you're sure to have a good time at the Koru Beach Klub.

Lineup comming soon! Check here for updates.

Duck Jazz Festival

When: October 12, 2024 - October 13, 2024
Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Rd., Duck, NC 27949

The Town of Duck welcomes the Duck Jazz Festival annually during Columbus Day weekend. Enjoy live music all day with two stages at this non-ticked, free festival. Check here for updates and specific bands closer to the event.

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