Oi! What a hangover!

End-of-the-world party! pic

End-of-the-world party on the OBX!

Well, that didn’t pan out. Next up: the fiscal cliff. Party?

Can it really have been fifty years?

The Return onstage

… since the Fab Four burst on the scene and changed forever the face of popular music? Shane Landers (Paul), Michael Fulop (George), Adam Thurston (Ringo) and Richard Stelling (John) brought ‘The Return’ to the Outer Banks Forum concert at First Flight High School Saturday evening, and time stood still – after backing up. The lads had done their homework and recreated everybody’s favorite group flawlessly, with physical and vocal similarities to the original band, playing the correct vintage instruments with musical chops to match. (Their models were a hard-working club band before the world discovered them.) From “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” to a rousing “Kansas City” they whipped up the sold-out audience, which included a sizeable teenage contingent along with those who remembered the Beatles firsthand, with thirty terrific tunes. Meet The Return (Peter Hummers |

Michael Chagnon coming to the Outer Banks

Playing 'Daydream'Michael Chagnon, a touring musician from central Virginia with a mostly acoustic duo, will be doing a mini-tour through the Outer Banks.

Michael’s music has been played nationally on MTV and he has performed live on major network affiliates ABC and CBS in Virginia.

He will be performing at 9 p.m. June 16 and 17 at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant in Nags Head, 2 p.m. June 20 at Mulligans in Nags Head, and 9 p.m. June 21 at Howard’s Pub in Ocracoke.

Hunt Family kicks off Outer Banks Forum season


BY PETER HUMMERS | The force of nature known as the Hunt Family Fiddlers descended on the Outer Banks Forum Saturday, singing, fiddling and step-dancing their way into the hearts of the audience at the First Flight High School.

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