MerleFest has announced the initial lineup for its 36th annual event, which will take place April 25-28 on the Wilkes Community College campus in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Old Crow Medicine Show, Turnpike Troubadours, The Teskey Brothers, Nickel Creek, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, The Earls Of Leicester and more are set to appear, with additional artists to be announced in the coming weeks.
MerleFest 2024 will also welcome Steep Canyon Rangers, Shinyribs, Peter Rowan, Scythian, Donna The Buffalo, Jim Lauderdale, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Chatham County Line, John McEuen, Willi Carlisle, Adeem the Artist, The Waybacks, Alexa Rose, Ashes & Arrows, B. Townes, Buffalo Nichols, Charles Welch, Flattop, Goldpine, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little Trio, Joe Smothers, Josh Goforth, Kyshona, The Local Boys, Mark Bumgarner, Nefesh Mountain, Palmyra, Pete & Joan Wernick, Presley Barker, T. Michael Coleman, Them Coulee Boys, Tony Williamson, Wayne Henderson and more.
MerleFest commemorated founding legend Doc Watson’s 100th birthday last year, and continues pay equal homage to pioneers of the folk movement alongside emerging voices. MerleFest 2024 tickets are available now. For more information, click here.