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The gates will open at 12pm on Saturday with nine hours of nonstop live music by the Mustang Outreach Program student bands, DangermuffinGroove FetishJahman Brahman, Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos, and Songs From The Road Band. From 2-5pm, event guests can also enjoy an authentic North Carolina oyster roast with all the fixings.

Saturday evening will be headlined by six piece powerhouse Big Something, who are known for fusing rock, pop, and funk and taking listeners through a myriad of musical styles.

The fun continues on Saturday evening at Sundogs in Corolla with members from Dangermuffin + Songs From The Road Band playing the After Party, which stars at 10:30pm.

Mike Dianna’s Grill Room  will be serving their outdoor cookout menu and selling beer, wine and cocktails throughout the event.

What’s Happening on Sunday?!?

On Sunday the gates will open at 1pm with eight hours of live music by PalefaceThe VegabondsThe Get Right BandThe Mike Dillon Band and Formula 5.

Various local restaurants and chefs will be participating in a pork barbecue cook off from 2-5pm. Festival-goers can sample all the varieties of barbecue along with traditional pairings.

Pink Talking Fish will headline Sunday evening creating a special experience for music lovers by combining Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish together into a hybrid tribute.

The fun continues on Sunday evening at Sundogs in Corolla with The Rock & Roast After Party featuring Funk You with special guests The Ramble at 10:30pm.

Mike Dianna’s Grill Room  will be serving their outdoor cookout menu and selling beer, wine and cocktails throughout the event.

What do Tickets Include & Where Can I buy Them?!?

Two-day tickets are only $50 in advance and include nonstop live music by 14 bands, delicious AYCE oysters on Saturday, NC bbq on Sunday, plus access to the after parties at Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill. Two-day tickets are $60 day of show.

The single day tickets are only $30 in advance and include nonstop live music by 7+ bands, AYCE oysters (Saturday) or NC bbq (Sunday), plus access to the after party at Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill on the day you attend Rock & Roast. Single day tickets are $35 day of show.

Children 12 and under are free.

***A VERY LIMITED number of SINGLE DAY VIP TICKETS  will only be available for a few weeks or until they sell out-whichever comes first!

SINGLE DAY VIP TIX include: brunch + dinner curated by local chefs, three beverage tickets, a private bar, access inside Mike Dianna’s Grill Room for flushable restrooms, early access to the venue, nonstop live music, plus food from the oyster roast or bbq cook off (depending on which day you attend).

VIP tickets also ensure priority access to the after party at Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill on the day you attend Rock & Roast. SINGLE DAY VIP TIX are $130 per person. VIP tickets are ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE and will not be sold day of show.

A very limited number of advance only VIP WEEKEND TIX available for $249. The VIP tickets will provide the ultimate guest experience with brunch and dinner curated by local celebrity chefs, access inside Mike Dianna’s Grill Room, three beverage tickets per day, a private bar, early access inside the venue, plus all the live music and food from the oyster roast and barbecue cook off. VIP tickets also ensure priority access to the after parties at Sundogs. VIP tickets are ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE and will not be sold day of show.

A weekend shuttle pass is $20 and features service to all Corolla neighborhoods throughout the event. Shuttle passes are ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE and will not be sold day of show.

TICKETS TO MUSTANG ROCK & ROAST ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE, TRIO IN KITTY HAWK AND MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM in COROLLA.

A portion of the proceeds from Mustang Spring Jam 7 will go to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund protects, conserves, and responsibly manages the herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks. The Mustang Outreach Program supplements the cultural arts programs in local schools with world class music performances, residencies and mentoring programs.

Mark your calendars for this amazing weekend of delicious food and great music.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

Bluegrass Island Festival

The 2018 Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival promises four days of down home cookin’ and good ‘ole Southern pickin’ featuring a full line up of top bluegrass bands each day.

Headliners Rhonda Vincent & The Rage take to the stage on Thursday night:

Famously crowned as “The New Queen of Bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, and the most decorated artist in that field. Vincent’s music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions of classic bluegrass, with a flawless band that can execute break-neck instrumentals to heart wrenching ballads.

Her latest project “Taken” features special guests ranging from Dolly Parton to Richard Marx. With over eighty awards to their name, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage are the most celebrated band in bluegrass.

2018 LINE UP: Wednesday, October 3rd This FREE shindig kick off event will be held at the Bluegrass Island Trading Co. at 107 Budleigh Street, Manteo

2018 LINE UP:

Wednesday, October 3rd
This FREE shindig kick off event will be held at the Bluegrass Island Trading Co. at 107 Budleigh Street, Manteo
2:30PM   Presley Barker
4:00PM   Edgar Loudermilk Band
5:30PM   Intermission
6:00PM   Sideline
7:45PM   Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith

Thursday, October 4th
12:30PM  Kristy Cox Band
2:15PM   Sideline
4:00PM   Lonely Heartstring Band
5:30PM   Intermission
6:30PM   Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
8:15PM   Blue Highway

Friday, October 5th
12:30PM  Carson Peters & Iron Mountain
2:15PM   Cane Mill Road
4:00PM   Mile Twelve
5:30PM   Intermission
6:30PM   Donna Ulisse
8:15PM   Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Saturday, October 6th
11:00AM   Cuttin’ Grass
12:30PM   A Deeper Shade of Blue
2:15PM    The Barefoot Movement
4:00PM    Darrell Webb Band
5:30PM    Intermission
6:30PM    Breaking Grass
8:15PM    The SteelDrivers

 

 

Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954
PHONE (910) 458-6549
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