Countdown On For MerleFest
April 21, 2010 at 8:09 AM (PT)
MERLEFEST 2010, presented by LOWE’s begins next THURSDAY, APRIL 29th and runs through SUNDAY, MAY 2nd, on the campus of WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE in WILKESBORO, NC. Now in its 23rd year, MERLEFEST was founded in 1988 in memory of EDDY MERLE WATSON as a fundraiser for WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE and a celebration of “traditional plus” music. This year’s festival is featuring four days of performances by over 100 artists on 15 stages.
Artists performing this year include:DIERKS BENTLEY,JOEY & RORY, DOC AND RICHARD WATSON, SUSANA AND TIMMY ABELL, THE AVETT BROTHERS, THE BELLEVILLE OUTFIT, SAM BUSH BAND, CADILLAC SKY, ELVIS COSTELLO, JOHN COWAN BAND, DAILEY & VINCENT, DONNA THE BUFFALO, JERRY DOUGLAS, THE DUHKS, THE GIBSON BROTHERS, THE GREENCARDS, JOHN HAMMOND, WAYNE HENDERSON, THE KRUGER BROTHERS, JIM LAUDERDALE, THE LOVELL SISTERS, TONY RICE, PETER ROWAN, STEEP CANYON RANGERS, THE TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYS, RHONDA VINCENT AND THE RAGE, W.P.A. and WYLIE AND THE WILD WEST.
For more information, including tickets, visit www.merlefest.org.