Festival Lineup

North Tower Band

North Tower Band has been one of the south’s greatest party bands for over 40 years, providing the best in Top 40, beach, funk and oldies. Their sizzling brass, super vocals, and a wide ranging repertoire will contribute to making this year’s Festival one to remember!
• First Federal Bank Main Stage
• 11 AM - 1PM

The Castaways

Featuring Karen Clayton 2021 Carolina Beach Music “Female Vocalist of the Year” The Castaways bring their tremendous talent, energy and perfect mix of Beach, Soul, and Rock-n-Roll to this year’s NC Cotton Festival!!!
• First Federal Bank Main Stage
• 2 PM - 4 PM

Gaylon Pope and Sweetwater

Ranging from a Country variety stage show, oldies, beach music to a church concert, this trio is sure to entertain the Cotton Festival crowd!
• Dunn Area Tourism Authority 2nd Stage
• 2PM - 4PM


For the first time ever Fatmouth is bringing their original and unique blend of funk, soul, jazz, and rock-n-roll to Dunn NC.!!! Fatmouth’s mix of original compositions and soul-jazz classics provides head bobbing grooves and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
• Dunn Area Tourism Authority 2nd Stage
• 11 AM - 1 PM