Crowd of people at MerleFest festival.
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Town Mountain to host Midnight Jam with Jim Lauderdale, All New Barn Dance

MerleFest On the Road Announces 10 Tour Dates

Jan 23, 2018

Pre-Festival Shows Give Fans a Sneak Peak of MerleFest 2018

WILKESBORO, N.C. (January 16, 2018) – MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 26 - 29, is proud to announce five additions to the 2018 lineup: The Mavericks, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Mandolin Orange, Alison Brown, and Brandy Clark. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Coming up on this week's Merlefest Radio Hour, our Steve Johnson sits down to talk with the Jon Stickley Trio and Joe Greene will spin music from them, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Red June, Tony Rice Unit, Railroad Earth, The Brothers Comatose and more! Plus your dose of Doc and Merle! Sunday night at 6 on WNCW.

It's another week of music, moments and memories from Merlefest! Among the favorites, we'll hear music from Gigi Dover, King Wilkie, The Grascals, Leon Russell and more! Steve sits down to talk with Ben Surratt. Plus, we have your dose of Doc and Merle. .This week on Merlefest Radio Hour, Sunday evening at 6:00pm on WNCW.