MerleFest has added a new batch of acts to its 2020 lineup including Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Read, Marcus King Band and more.

The festival, an annual celebration of roots music that has been running since 1988, will be held Apr. 23-26 in Wilkesboro, N.C. “For over 30 years, one of the major factors that has built and sustained MerleFest has been the quality of the artists and performances that our guests see over the 4-day festival,” said Ted Hagaman, the festival’s director. “People truly feel that the festival is a great value and that is why music fans and families returns year after year.”

Other new additions include Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and John Cowan, who join previously-announced performers like Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, John Prine, Billy Strings, The Jerry Douglas Band and more.

For tickets and more information visit MerleFest.org.

See the full lineup below:

MerleFest 2020
Willie Nelson & Family
Alison Krauss
John Prine
Melissa Etheridge
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Colin Hay
Billy Strings
The Jerry Douglas Band
Sam Bush
Marcus King Band
Jim Lauderdale
John Cowan
Kruger Brothers
The Waybacks
Scythian
Donna The Buffalo
Peter Rowan and the Free Mexican Airforce
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
Tommy Emmanuel
Shinyribs
Charley Crockett
Darrell Scott
The Steel Wheels
Gangstagrass
Robbie Fulks
Amythyst Kiah
Cordovas
Alison Brown
Andy May
“B” Townes
Banknotes
Bill & The Belles
Bryan Sutton
Carol Rifkin
Charles Welch
Chatham Rabbits
Che Apalache
The Cleverlys
Creole Stomp with Dennis Stroughmatt
David Holt
Fireside Collective
Flattop
Happy Traum
Hogslop String Band
InterACTive Theatre of Jef
Irish Mythen
Iron Horse Bluegrass
Jack Lawrence
Jeff Little Trio
Jody Carroll
Joe Smothers
Kelsey Waldon
Ken Crouse
Laura Boosinger
The Local Boys
Los Texmaniacs
Mark Bumgarner
Mary Flower
Mitch Greenhill
Pete & Joan Wernick
Piedmont Bluz
Presley Barker
Rev. Robert Jones
Roy Book Binder
Sierra Ferrell
String Madness
T. Michael Coleman
Tony Williamson
Wayne Henderson
The Moore Brothers
The Williams Brothers
Wyld Fern