Outer Banks Students Rock Mustang Outreach Back To School Bash

Outer Banks Students Rock Mustang Outreach Back To School Bash #OBX #OuterBanks @MMFobx @obxBrew

From left-right, 1st row: Sam Willis, Jonah Wills, Elise Seawell, Ramea Blake, Grace Deichler, Cullen Smith, Noah Howard, Ruth Wyand. Missing from photo: bass player and songwriter Jacob Mandis.

On Sunday, August 17th, the backyard of the Outer Banks Brewing Station transformed into a field-day for children and adults of all ages as they joined together to celebrate the end of summer and the kickoff to the new school year. Students participating in the Outer Banks’ Mustang Outreach Program hit the stage along with local musicians, and program mentors, Soul House Revival.

From left-right, 1st row: Sam Willis, Jonah Wills, Elise Seawell, Ramea Blake, Grace Deichler, Cullen Smith, Noah Howard, Ruth Wyand. Missing from photo: bass player and songwriter Jacob Mandis.

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Dare County New World Arts Festival Winners Announced

Dare County New World Arts Festival Winners Announced #OBX #OuterBanks @DareArts

Edward Greene, New World Festival of the Arts co-founder (seated) with (back row, left to right) Erin Johnson; show organizer COA; Lousie Sanderlin, show organizer COA; Chris Sawin, Dare County Arts Council; and Barbara Umbel, Best in Show Three-Dimensional award winner.

The Dare County Arts Council has the announced the winners of the artist awards at the annual New World Festival of the Arts in Manteo earlier this month.

Edward Greene, New World Festival of the Arts co-founder; with (back row, left to right) Lousie Sanderlin, show organizer COA; Joseph Craig English, Best in Show Two-Dimensional award winner; Erin Johnson, show organizer COA; Chris Sawin, Dare County Arts Council.

Edward Greene (seated), New World Festival of the Arts co-founder; with (back row, left to right) Lousie Sanderlin, show organizer COA; Joseph Craig English, Best in Show Two-Dimensional award winner; Erin Johnson, show organizer COA; Chris…

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'OBXE TV' Episode 25 - Grill Room Owner Mike Dianna [Video] #OBX #OuterBanks #OBXEtv

The 25th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Mike Dianna, owner of Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla and founder of the Mustang Music Festival!

[Movie Review] ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is Summer’s Funnest Ride

[Movie Review] ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is Summer’s Funnest Ride

Karen Gillan is Nebula in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'.

Guardians of the Galaxy is the most fun you will have at the movies this summer. with a visually unique adventure through space alongside a hilarious and oddly relatable team of intergalactic misfits, a must-see spectacle almost overflowing with heart.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' arrive in theaters this week.

Guardiansis the latest film from Marvel Studios, but this is no superhero movie, but rather the kind of kid-friendly yet undeniably adult-cool…

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'Wicked Tuna: North vs. South' - “Southern Discomfort” Recap #OBX #NCfilm @PinwheelFV @FishinFrenzy #WickedTunaNvS

(WARNING: SPOILERS ahead! We advise you to not read this recap before watching the most recent episode of…

Outer Banks Arts And Craft Festival Returns To Kitty Hawk

Outer Banks Arts And Craft Festival Returns To Kitty Hawk #OBX #OuterBanks

OBX Arts and Craft Festival

Organizers have announced details for this year’s OBX Arts and Craft Festival, happening at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk in September. 

OBX Arts and Craft Festival

If you are looking for a fun and inspiring way to spend the day, stop by the OBX Arts & Craft Festival at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk (oceanfront at milepost 1.5 on the Beach Road). Meander through booths of beautiful artwork and discover two…

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Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update - Aug. 22: Return to ‘Sin City’

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 22: Return to ‘Sin City’

Jessica Alba returns as Nancy in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'.

The guns, girls, and gore of Sin City return to theaters this week, while Chole Grace Moretz has a near death experience, and Apes take over The Pioneer.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 22, 2014!

Jessica Alba returns as Nancy in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'.

Jessica Alba returns as Nancy in ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’.

 Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week is the sci-fi action film Da…

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Outer Banks Pro 2014 Returns To Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head [Surf]

Outer Banks Pro 2014 Returns To Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head [Surf] #OBX #OBXpro @JennettesPier @TheOuterBanks @ASP

The 2014 Outer Banks Pro surfing contest returns to Jennette's Pier in Nags Head on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 27-Sept. 1!

The 2014 WRV Outer Banks Pro returns to Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head this Labor Day Weekend, and OBX Entertainment is planning on hitting the beach to bring you full coverage of all the fun!

The 2014 Outer Banks Pro surfing contest returns to Jennette's Pier in Nags Head on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 27-Sept. 1!

First time, this year’s contest will be an official ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) WQS (World Qualifying Series) 2-Star rated event, which means more of the most talented professional surfers in…

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Motley Crue brought their “Final Tour” to the Farm Bureau Live Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach last night (August 20), with special guest Alice Cooper, giving the excited audience a heavy metal farewell they will never forget.

Motley Crue and Alice Cooper on stage in Virginia Beach on August 20, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0039

The legendary Alice Cooper kicked off the night with a one-hour set of all his best loved hits, including “No More Mr. Nice Guy”, “I’m Eighteen”, “Billion Dollar Babies”, and “Welcome to My Nightmare”, which he sang with a live snake around his neck.

Cooper pulled out some of his classic theatrics on stage in Virginia Beach, including being transformed into a giant monster during “Feed My Frankenstein”, and later having his head chopped off via guillotine. 

Motley Crue and Alice Cooper on stage in Virginia Beach on August 20, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0020

The Crue opened the main event with “The Saints of Los Angeles”, an ode to their hometown, and proceeded to tear through about 90 minutes of crowd pleasing favorites, mostly from their first decade of decadence, including “Live Wire”, “Shout at the Devil”, “Looks That Kill”, “Smoking in the Boys Room”, and “Wild Side”. 

For the old school fans, a highlight of the evening was when Motley broke out two often forgotten songs from their 1981 debut album, the moody “On with the Show” and the album’s title track “Too Fast for Love”. 

Tommy Lee’s drum solo took him to new heights, literally, as his drum kit moved up a roller coaster track to bring Lee high above the audience, rotating upside down throughout his hip-hop flavored spotlight performance.

There were scantily clad female dancers, who took center stage during “Girls, Girls, Girls”, and there was massive pyrotechnic explosions of fire, lasers, and smoke, and all that was before bassist Nikki Sixx heated it up even more with his awesome flame thrower bass.

Motley Crue and Alice Cooper on stage in Virginia Beach on August 20, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0032

After rocking their way through “Dr. Feelgood”, “Primal Scream”, and the anthemic “Kickstart My Heart”, Motley Crue said goodbye with a farewell performance of probably the greatest rock ballad every recorded, the sing-along friendly classic “Home Sweet Home”, promising that these four original members of one of rock’s most influential bands of all time is finally “coming off that long and winding road”. 

In addition to some truly great performances, both acts surprised the audience by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge live on stage at the end of the each of their sets, and we have it all on video for you to check out, starting with Alice in the player below!

Cooper then challenged actor Johnny Depp and his tour-mates Motely Crue to take the challenge next, and the Crue did not disappoint.

Not only did all four band members take the challenge just prior to their encore, they also donated an additional $10,000 to the cause, and then they challenged the bands Aerosmith, Kiss, and Def Leppard to do the same. Check it out below!

You can view some of our exclusive images from Motley Crue with Alice Cooper in concert at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach, VA on August 20, 2014 in our photo gallery below (and look for more video from the show later today)!

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Motley Crue, Alice Cooper Rock Virginia Beach [Concert Review / Photo Gallery] #MotleyCrue @MotleyCrue #AliceCooper Motley Crue brought their “Final Tour” to the Farm Bureau Live Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach last night (August 20), with special guest Alice Cooper, giving the excited audience a heavy metal farewell they will never forget.
Motley Crue, Alice Cooper Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In Virginia Beach [Video]

Motley Crue, Alice Cooper Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In Virginia Beach [Video] #ALSIceBucketChallenge #MotleyCrue

Motley Crue on stage at the Farm Bureau Live Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach, VA on August 20, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

OBX Entertainmenthit the road last night to go see Motley Crue live in concert at the Farm Bureau Live Virginia Beach Amphiteatre in Virginia, with special guest the legendary Alice Cooper, and in addition to some truly great performances, both acts surprised the audience by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge live on stage at the end of the each of their sets, and we have it all on video for you…

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[Contest] Win Tickets To See ‘The Lost Colony’ At Waterside Theatre!

[Contest] Win Tickets To See ‘The Lost Colony’ At Waterside Theatre! #OBX #OuterBanks @LostColonyDrama

The Lost Colony 2013 (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

We have another exciting contest giveaway happening today only, in which you could win a pair of tickets to see one of the last two performances in 2014 of The Lost Colony outdoor drama live on stage at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island!

The Lost Colony 2013 (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

The Lost Colonywill end its 77th season tomorrow (Friday, August 22), and our tickets will be good for admission to either tonight’s (Thursday,…

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Grammy award winning country music icon Marty Stuart put on a great show before an intimate crowd of enthusiastic fans, wrapping up this summer’s impressive concert series at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, August 17.

Marty Stuart in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, NC on August 17, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

At home of The Lost Colony, Stuart joked about the plane flying over the venue advertising Ricky Skaggs at the upcoming Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, before he dove into a wide ranging set including many of his most popular hits.

Matrty Stuart played all of his original favorites, like “Tempted” and “Country Boy Rock and Roll in D Major”, and some inspired covers, including Jonny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” and Leadbelly’s moody “In the Pines”, and OBX Entertainment was there to capture all of the excitement for you.

You can watch video highlights from Marty Stuart’s performance on the Outer Banks in the player below, and then scroll down to view more than 100 exclusive images from the concert in our photo gallery!

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Marty Stuart in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, NC on August 17, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0108

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Marty Stuart Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery] #OBX #OuterBanks #MartyStuart @LostColonyDrama Grammy award winning country music icon Marty Stuart put on a great show before an intimate crowd of enthusiastic fans, wrapping up this summer’s impressive concert series at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, August 17.

'OBXE TV' Episode 24 - OBX Mystery Dinner Owner Matt Marberry [Video] #OBX #OuterBanks #OBXEtv #OBXfilm

The 24th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Matt Marberry, owner and director of the Outer Banks Mystery Dinner in Kill Devil Hills…

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