Rock The Cape Concert

Dare County Arts Council
25706 NC-12
Waves, NC 27982
June 14, 2019
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Phone: 2524735558

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: Concert tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door.

Celebrate the artistic community on Hatteras Island May 27-June 14 at Dare County Arts Council’s 7th Annual Rock The Cape Festival.

This year’s Rock The Cape will begin with the Island Art Show on Monday, May 27 and conclude with a soundfront concert at REAL Watersports on Friday, June 14.

Surf rock musicians The Chong Band from Virginia Beach will headline the concert at REAL Watersports with duo Matt Hoggard and Aaron Caswell from local Outer Banks rock band Formula opening.

“Hatteras is a magical place, and The Chong Band is stoked to be a part of Rock The Cape this year,” said The Chong Band’s frontman Jesse Chong.

The sunset concert at REAL Watersports is a fundraiser for Dare County Arts Council’s programming and events on Hatteras Island.

Doors will open at 6pm for the family-friendly concert, which will also feature a hooping/fire performance by Panda Daniels and Randi O’Sullivan and a kids’ arts and crafts tent.

Concert tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at and as well as inside REAL Watersports’ flagship store. Kids 12 and under are free.

The Island Art Show at the Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo Community Center will be happening from 10am to 4pm on Memorial Day (May 27). Admission to this indoor/outdoor art show is free and visitors will enjoy live music by Rory Kelleher while checking out local arts and crafts.

There will be multiple art-inspired happenings in Avon, Buxton and Hatteras Village between the two keystone events, including book signings, more live music, art workshops and the Rock The Cape Art Gallery Tour.

Rock the Cape was started in 2012 as an initiative to celebrate the galleries, artists, and artistic community on Hatteras Island. The annual event is held at the beginning of summer as a way to kick off Hatteras’ busy season.

Businesses interested in sponsoring Rock The Cape should contact Dare County Arts Council’s Executive Director Chris Sawin at

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

For more information about Rock The Cape, visit or or call (252) 473-5558.

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