MerleFest has added more artists to its 2024 lineup. The springtime gathering will occur from April 25 through 28 on the Wilkes Community College campus in Wilkesboro, N.C. The impending event represents the 36th-anniversary celebration of “traditional plus” music and founding legend Doc Watson

New additions to the 2024 bill include Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Larkin Poe, Lukas Nelson & POTR, Sierra Hull, and Dan Tyminski Band. According to the daily schedule breakdown for MerleFest ‘24, Thursday, April 25, will see Tuttle and Tyminski play, respectively, joining fellow festival participants and already announced names like headliners Old Crow Medicine Show, Steep Canyon Rangers, Donna The Buffalo, and more. 

The second day of the gathering, Friday, April 26, features Poe, Turnpike Troubadours, Peter Rowan, Jim Lauderdale, and others. Saturday, April 27, is billed to include The Teskey Brothers, Sam Bush, Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart, Jerry Douglas, Sierra Hull, and more. The final day of MerleFest boasts appearances by Nickel Creek, Nelson & POTR, and other festival frequenters. 

This April, MerleFest promises one-of-a-kind programming that pays homage to pioneers of the folk movement as well as fresh and burgeoning voices on the scene. Each year, the event draws over 75,000 attendees, bringing folks to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and representing an annual pilgrimage steeped in musical splendor. 

MerleFest 2024 tickets are available now. Follow this link to purchase or learn more.

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MerleFest’s full 2024 lineup includes Old Crow Medicine Show, Turnpike Troubadours, The Teskey Brothers, Nickel Creek, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Larkin Poe, Lukas Nelson & POTR, Steep Canyon Rangers, Dan Tyminski Band, Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, The Earls of Leicester, Sierra Hull, Brandy Clark, Shinyribs, Nick Shoulders, Willie Watson, Peter Rowan, Scythian, Donna the Buffalo, Jim Lauderdale, Kruger Brothers, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, S.G. Goodman, New Dangerfield, Chatham County Line, Chatham Rabbits, John McEuen, Willie Carlisle, Adeem the Artist, The Last Revel, Twisted Pine, The Sensational Barnes Brothers, The Waybacks, Nefesh Mountain, Them Coulee Boys, Buffalo Nichols, Evan Honer, Jake Kohn, Wyatt Ellis, Colby T. Helms & the Virginia Creepers, Palmyra, Alexa Rose, Andy May, Arkansauce, Ashes & Arrows, “B” Townes, Banknotes, Bob Margolin, Carol Rifkin, Carolina Detour, Charles Welch, Corey Harris, Ettore Buzzini, Falling Timber Band, Goldpine, Gravity Check Juggling, The Harris Brothers, The InterACTtive Theater of Jef, Into the Fog, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little Trio, JigJam, Joe Smothers, Josh Goforth, Kyshona, The Langan Band, Laura Boosinger, Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road, The Local Boys, Mark Bumgarner, Missy Raines & Allegheny, Mitch Greenhill & Mitch’s Kitchen, New Found Gap, Pete & Joan Wernick, Pixie & The Partygrass Boys, Presley Barker, Roan Street Ramblers, Roy Book Binder, The Silent Comedy, The Sullivan Sisters, T. Michael Coleman, The Tan & Sober Gentlemen, Tony Williamson, Uwade, and Wayne Henderson.