Molasses Creek Breaking News

*Update 9/6/14 A new newsletter has been posted. Listen to Fiddler Dave's Opry Advertisement for the Pneumatic Fig Picker!

*Update 8/28/14 Kids are going back to school on Ocracoke Island . . . but we still have shows ongoing at our Deepwater Theater in September. Come and visit or see us off island. View upcoming performances below or click on Shows link for appearances further down the road.

*Update 4/1/14. Molasses Creek is the #5 Artist on the National Folk Radio DJ Charts!


 

Upcoming Appearances

Sep17

Molasses Creek presents the Ocrafolk Opry

Deepwater Theater, Ocracoke, NC

 

The Ocrafolk Opry features wonderful music and stories from island performers like Molasses Creek, Philip Howard, Capt. Rob and Sundae Horn, Marcy Brenner, Lou Castro, April Trueblood, Jamie Tunnell and more.

If you are visiting the Outer Banks between June and September, treat your family to a show of music, stories, & theatrics that will be the highlight of your Outer Banks visit! Our performers have been featured on A Prairie Home Companion, in the Warner Brother’s film Nights in Rodanthe, National Geographic, at performances across the US and on over 40 recordings.

Deepwater Theater is located on School Rd on Ocracoke Island, NC. Tickets are available at the door, through this website (the Deepwater Theater page at www.molassescreek.com), or by calling 252-921-0260. The hall is air conditioned, and seating is limited. Shows do sell out, so we encourage you to purchase tickets ahead of time through our online sales system or by calling the number below. Even if the online system has finished out sales for a particular show, feel free to call and check on availability. We try to reserve some tickets for phone call reservations and walkups . . . Door opens 30 minutes before shows. We accept Cash and Credit Cards.

$15 Adults/$7 Kids

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Sep21

Molasses Creek in concert at The Rooster's Wife

The Roosters Wife at the Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St, Aberdeen, NC

 

The Rooster's Wife is a non-profit association organized to celebrate the performing arts in Aberdeen, North Carolina. They produce events year round, rain or shine. This is a listening house, folks. Absolutely no crowing during the shows. Concert hotline: (910) 944-7502, or email theroosterswife@yahoo.com

$15 Advance/$20 Door

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Sep24

Molasses Creek presents the Ocrafolk Opry

Deepwater Theater, Ocracoke, NC

 

The Ocrafolk Opry features wonderful music and stories from island performers like Molasses Creek, Philip Howard, Capt. Rob and Sundae Horn, Marcy Brenner, Lou Castro, April Trueblood, Jamie Tunnell and more.

If you are visiting the Outer Banks between June and September, treat your family to a show of music, stories, & theatrics that will be the highlight of your Outer Banks visit! Our performers have been featured on A Prairie Home Companion, in the Warner Brother’s film Nights in Rodanthe, National Geographic, at performances across the US and on over 40 recordings.

Deepwater Theater is located on School Rd on Ocracoke Island, NC. Tickets are available at the door, through this website (the Deepwater Theater page at www.molassescreek.com), or by calling 252-921-0260. The hall is air conditioned, and seating is limited. Shows do sell out, so we encourage you to purchase tickets ahead of time through our online sales system or by calling the number below. Even if the online system has finished out sales for a particular show, feel free to call and check on availability. We try to reserve some tickets for phone call reservations and walkups . . . Door opens 30 minutes before shows. We accept Cash and Credit Cards.

$15 Adults/$7 Kids

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Sep25

Molasses Creek in concert

Deepwater Theater, Ocracoke, NC

 

Come visit Molasses Creek at their home theater! Molasses Creek's high-energy performances and phenomenal songwriting bring the love of their coastal home to the stage. The band's elegant harmonies and arrangements, blazing instrumentals, and quirky sense of humor have won loyal followers throughout the United States and around the world.

Molasses Creek’s inspiration arose amidst exotic fig trees and rich tidewater marshes of isolated Ocracoke Island, NC. Only accessible by ferry, Ocracoke is an enchanting step out of modern times into a world of captivating natural beauty, rich maritime history, ghostly shipwrecks, heroic lifesavers, crafty pirates, and a community of 900 independently minded residents.

Deepwater Theater is located on School Rd on Ocracoke Island, NC. Tickets are available at the door, through this website (the Deepwater Theater page at www.molassescreek.com), or by calling 252-921-0260. The hall is air conditioned, and seating is limited. Shows do sell out, so we encourage you to purchase tickets ahead of time through our online sales system or by calling the number below. Even if the online system has finished out sales for a particular show, feel free to call and check on availability. We try to reserve some tickets for phone call reservations and walkups . . . Door opens 30 minutes before shows. We accept Cash and Credit Cards.

$15 Adults/$7 Kids

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Sep27

Molasses Creek at Heathwood House Concerts

Raleigh, NC

 

For information or a reservation for this very special evening in Raleigh, please contact Terry and Brenda Winebrenner at heathwoodhouseconcerts@gmail.com

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Molasses Creek's New Release!

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Take a listen to the new Molasses Creek album, Something Worth Having, below!
#5 on the National Folk Charts!

Something Worth Having Album Teaser


About Molasses Creek

Molasses Creek's high-energy performances and heartfelt songwriting bring the love of their coastal home to the stage. The band's elegant harmonies and arrangements, blazing instrumentals, and quirky sense of humor have won loyal followers throughout the United States and around the world.

Molasses Creek’s inspiration arose amidst exotic fig trees and rich tidewater marshes of isolated Ocracoke Island, NC. Only accessible by ferry, Ocracoke is an enchanting step out of modern times into a world of captivating natural beauty, rich maritime history, ghostly shipwrecks, heroic lifesavers, crafty pirates, and a community of 900 independently minded residents.

Award winners from Garrison Keillor's “Prairie Home Companion,” Molasses Creek has recorded 14 albums over the past 21 years.   In April of 2014, Molasses Creek's new release, "Something Worth Having" earned them the #5 spot on the National Folk Radio DJ Charts!

Molasses Creek’s roster includes Gary Mitchell (guitar/vocals), Fiddler Dave Tweedie (fiddle/vocals), Lou Castro (dobro/bass/vocals), Marcy Brenner (mandolin/banjolin/bass/vocals), and Gerald Hampton (mandolin/upright bass)
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Photo by Justin Casey and Randy Woolard

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Ocracoke Island! 23 miles off the coast of North Carolina.

Molasses Creek appears on Michael Jonathan's Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour (Show # 695)

Molasses Creek's album, An Island Out of Time, hit the #4 spot on the FOLKDJ radio charts!