MerleFest

MerleFest

This year, MerleFest celebrated its 30th anniversary with over 80 bands, including James Taylor, Zac Brown Band, The Avett Brothers, Transatlantic Sessions, Tift Merritt and Steep Canyon Rangers, to name a few.

MerleFest is held at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC, and was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser to support the college. Learn more about MerleFest in the videos below.

Learn More about MerleFest

NC Now: The Economic Impact of MerleFest

NC Weekend: MerleFest 2013