Sunset Concert Series gets under way Thursday, May 25

By on May 22, 2017

Red Wanting Blue, along with The Commonheart and Tropidelic, will perform for the first concert. (Courtesy of Red Wanting Blue)

Mark your calendars for an entertaining and fun-filled concert, food and beverage experience for Outer Banks visitors and locals on Thursday, May 25, June 1 and June 8.

Presented by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series will feature a lieup of regional and national touring talent playing a mix of rock and roll, blues, soul, funk and bluegrass.

Products Mother Earth Brewing of Kinston and Sanctuary Vineyards of Currituck will be for sale, as well as cuisine for some of Dare County’s finest restaurants. In addition, some of the Outer Banks’ finest artisan vendors will be selling their handmade goods.

All shows feature performances by Imagine Circus, a cirque-style entertainment troupe with aerial arts, acrobatics, fire, flow arts, theatrics, dance and more.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Mustang Outreach Program, which supplements cultural arts education in Dare and Currituck county schools with world-class music performances, residencies and mentoring programs.

“We are overflowing with excitement to bring these family friendly sunset celebrations to the beautiful Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. It promises to be a great experience for locals and visitors alike,” said Mike Dianna, producer and owner of Bearded Face Productions.

Admission will be free. Onsite parking will be $10. Gates open at 3 p.m. for all shows.

Here’s the 2017 lineup:

  • Thursday, May 25, Red Wanting Blue, The Commonheart and Tropidelic
  • Thursday, June 1: Cris Jacobs, Selwyn Birchwood and Ruth Wyand, and the Band of One
  • Thursday, June 8: Marco Benevento, Ripe and Fireside Collective

The Soundside event site is owned by the Town of Nags Head and the Dare County Tourism Board, and is managed by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.




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