Past Rock The Cape Events

2019: Rock The Cape began with the Island Art Show on Monday, May 27 and concluded with a soundfront concert at REAL Watersports on Friday, June 14. Surf rock musicians The Chong Band from Virginia Beach headlined the concert at REAL Watersports with duo Matt Hoggard and Aaron Caswell from local Outer Banks rock band Formula opening.

2018: A Tase of Hatteras + Concert at The Inn on Pamlico in Buxton. 

2017: A weeklong celebration featureing family-friendly, community-oriented activities including a self-guided gallery tour, an art show, live music every day at various venues on the island, and more. 

2016: The Fantastic ' Midatlantic' and incredible 'Unknown Tongues" live in concert at Koru Village

2015: An art show + concert at Koru Village in Avon

2014: Live art plus Cashmere Jungle Lords and Southern Culture on the Skids at Koru Village

2013: The inagural Rock The Cape at Koru Village. Live music by Ruth Wyand, the Community Music School Students, Waterhigh, and Southern Culture on the Skids.


Rock The Cape Festival- Presented by Dare County Arts Council

This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

This project is funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.

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