13th Annual Ahoskie Heritage Festival
13th Annual Ahoskie Heritage Festival
September 9th - 10th, 2016
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The Embers Featuring Craig Woolard will be playing Friday, September 9th from 7-11pm

Friday, September 9th, 2016


The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

Friday night will feature our headliners for the festival, The Embers featuring Craig Woolard.

The Embers, a beach music band who have defined the genre, touring since 1958! To say “The Embers play Beach Music” is an understatement. After seventeen albums, numerous single releases, THE EMBERS are one of the most popular bands as well as one of the most active groups in the country.  THE EMBERS boast an average of three hundred dates per year all ranging from Toronto to Florida and west to California and Hawaii!

Main Stage Entertainment

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Moonshine Band

Moonshine Band

3:00pm - 6:15pm

Band of Oz

Band of Oz

7:00pm - 11:00pm


Saturday afternoon will feature The Moonshine Band.

Founded in 2011, Moonshine is eastern North Carolina's hardest working band! Based out of Eastern N.C. The songs they play reflect their proud country roots with the rock energy needed for todays country venues.

Saturday night will feature Band Of Oz.

The "Band of Oz" is a prominent band of the United States beach music genre. Starting in the mid-1960s with high school students, the band turned professional in the early 1970s with a core group mostly from the Greenville, North Carolina. In 1978, the group recorded and released their first single "Shaggin". They performed 200 to 300 shows per year throughout the 1980s amidst massive personnel restructuring. In 1995 they released the hit single "Shama Lama Ding Dong" the People's Choice Song of the Year at that year's Cammy Awards and one of the most requested beach songs of all time.