Southern Culture on the Skids To Headline Shred Fest 2017 – Chapel Hill, NC based surf, rockabilly, country-fried garage band Southern Culture on the Skids (SCOTS) will headline the second annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest, which will be held Saturday, May 20 from 1:30-8:30pm at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head.
“SCOTS are lookin’ forward to dropping in on the OBX for a set of double overhead fun with good music for a good cause. Hope to see you in the lineup,” said SCOTS drummer Dave Hartman. The main stage will also include performances by Manday Huge, Ruth Wyand and the Tribe of One, the Mustang Outreach Student Bands Grace and The Dudes and Side Project, and the Dare2Care OBX Shredders.
The Dare2Care OBX Shredders will make their stage debut at this year’s Shred Fest. The Shredders are Dare County’s first inclusive rock band, which is made up of seven members of the Veteran, IDD and Typically Developing communities. The band receives weekly lessons from Outer Banks musician and Triangle Blues Society Winner Ruth Wyand and guest instructors Shelli Gates and John Wilkinson of the Motu Music Foundation at The College of the Albemarle in Manteo.
A second stage will host performances Ramp Side where all the professional skateboarders, BMX riders, and Chicks in Bowls will be shredding the ramp. The bands Fixture, The Edge of Tomorrow, and Kepone Cowboys will be playing Ramp Side throughout the event.
Shred Fest tickets can be purchased online at Dare2CareOBX.com. General admission is $20, admission for Veterans, Active Military, students, and children ages 6-18 is $10, and children 5 and under are free with a ticketed adult.
Presented by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the family-friendly event will also feature roller derby women, Special Olympics athletes, food vendors, an artist village, a silent auction, the Dare2Care OBX Community Corner, games, and an obstacle course in the Kidz Zone designed by First Flight Adventure Park.
Shred Fest is an annual fundraiser for Dare2Care OBX, which builds awareness for Veterans and encourages inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities within the Outer Banks community. The event supports multiple initiatives including free, year round music classes for Outer Banks Veterans and people with special needs through the Dare2Care OBX music program.
For more information about Shred Fest, visit Dare2CareOBX.com or to become a sponsor email firstname.lastname@example.org.