MerleFest 2015 at Wilkesboro Community College
MerleFest in Wilkesboro at Wilkes Community College will be April 23-26, 2015. It is a popular music festival held each year that was started in 1988 in memory of the late Eddy Merle Watson, son of Doc Watson. MerleFest is a music festival celebration of ‘traditional plus’ music, a unique mix of music based on the traditional sounds of the Appalachian region The festival includes bluegrass and old-time music, Americana, country, blues, rock, folk and other more. The four-day festival has many different artists that performs on 13 stages. Just some of the many different performers this year include:
MerleFest 2015 Lineup
Dwight Yoakam, Lee Ann Womack, The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Donna the Buffalo, Blue Highway, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Band, Unspoken Tradition, Doug MacLeod, Locust Honey String Band, Bayou Diesel, Joe Smothers, The Marshall Tucker Band and many more.
The festival will also have Jam Camps, Sonwriters Coffeee House, Nature Walks, a Pickin’ Place and vendors selling food and other festival related items. For more information and the COMPLETE LINEUP of performers go to MerleFest.org
See Sam Bush from MerleFest 2014…