MerleFest has added more artists to its 2018 lineup, including collaborations like Steep Canyon Rangers with special guest Steve Martin and North Mississippi Allstars with Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller.
Also new to the lineup are The Jerry Douglas Band with special guest John Medeski, a duo collaboration featuring Douglas and Tommy Emmanuel, Si Kahn & Joe Jencks, We Banjo 3 and The Cleverlys. The additions join a list that already includes Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson, Rhiannon Giddens, The Devil Makes Three, Rodney Crowell, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Sam Bush, Elephant Revival (playing one of their final shows before an indefinite hiatus) and more.
MerleFest returns to Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC, April 26–29. Early-bird ticket sales end February 18. All festival information can be found here.