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First Annual Mustang Rock & Roast
October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 14, 2018
The First Annual Mustang Rock & Roast will be the ultimate music and food experience, infusing North Carolina barbecue, oysters and 14 bands playing live music October 13-14 at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla.
Bands from all over the East Coast will bring indie, folk, jam, reggae, rock n’ roll, funk, jazz, blues, southern rock, punk and pop music to two stages presented by Currituck Outer Banks.
The gates will open at 12pm on Saturday with nine hours of nonstop live music by the Mustang Outreach Program student bands, Dangermuffin, Groove Fetish, Jahman 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.
On Sunday the gates will open at 1pm with eight hours of live music by PALEFACE, The Vegabonds, The Get Right Band, The Mike Dillon Band and Formula 5. Various local restaurants and chefs will be participating in a pork barbecue cook off from 2-5pm. Festivalgoers 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.
Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill in Corolla will host after parties both evenings starting at 10:30pm with members from Dangermuffin and Songs From The Road Band playing on Saturday and Funk You with special guests The Ramble playing on Sunday.
Mike Dianna’s Grill Room will be serving their outdoor cookout menu and selling beer, wine and cocktails throughout the weekend.
Mustang Rock & Roast two-day tickets are $50 in advance and $60 day of show. Single day tickets (Saturday or Sunday) are $30 in advance and $35 day of show. The two-day and single day tickets include live music, unlimited food from the oyster roast and/or barbecue cook off, plus free access to the after parties at Sundogs. Children 12 and under are free.
A very limited number of advance only VIP weekend tickets are 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.
A VERY LIMITED number of SINGLE DAY VIP TICKETS to Rock & Roast will only be available for a few weeks (as of September 4) 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.
A weekend shuttle pass is $20 and features service to all Corolla neighborhoods throughout the event.
Tickets to Mustang Rock & Roast are available now at MustangMusicFestival.com, Trio in Kitty Hawk and Mike Dianna’s Grill Room.
Come down for a long weekend of great music, food and fun! Our premier lodging sponsor Shoreline OBX Vacation Rentals is offering long-weekend rentals October 12-15 to Rock & Roast festival-goers. To view the list of homes, visit MustangMusicFestival.com/mustangrockandroast/.
Our friends at the Inn at Corolla Light are offering 15% off all rooms October 10-17 for Rock & Roast attendees. Use code MRR. Click here (https://www.innatcorolla.com/great-deals) or call 252-453-3340 to make your reservation today!
A portion of the proceeds for this event 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.
Thank you to our sponsors: Currituck Outer Banks, Coverage Upholstery, Shoreline OBX Vacation Rentals, Foothills Brewing, Outer Banks Distilling, Wave Pizza Café, Carolina Designs Vacation Rentals, Butcher Block, TowneBank, Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint KDH, The Backyard Glamper, Tap Shack, Ignite Films, Three Dog Ink Media, Outer Banks Milepost, Max Radio of the Carolinas, and Hidden Outer Banks for sponsoring the First Annual Mustang Rock & Roast.