MerleFest 2014

MerleFest Camping 2016, Quiet, Rowdy? – Here’s Info To Help Decision, April 23-26

Published Friday, March 4, 2016 at 10:30 am
March 4, 2016. Without a doubt, the camping at MerleFest is just as much fun as the actual festival. Be careful which site you pick, though. While some of the sites are quite, peaceful and for families, other sites are mainly for the owls and those looking for a little rowdiness after the festivities on the MerleFest grounds. Here's a list to help.
BY JESSE WOOD
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MerleFest Congratulates 2014 CASC Winners: Josh Crews of Boone Takes 3rd Place in Bluegrass

Published Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:02 am
MerleFest 2014 congratulates the winners of the 22nd Annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest. Writers of the following twelve songs were selected from 567 entries and competed on the Austin Stage at MerleFest on Friday, April 25. Read more...
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MerleFest 2014 Celebrates Another Successful Year of Music, Moments and Memories

Published Monday, April 28, 2014 at 9:50 am
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MerleFest, presented by Lowe’s, has come to a close for another year. Early estimates show that, from its start on Thursday, April 24, to its close on Sunday, April 27, aggregate participation over the festival’s four days exceeded 76,000 participants, staying comparable with last year’s numbers. MerleFest, held on the campus of Wilkes Community College, is the primary fundraiser for the WCC Endowment Corporation, funding scholarships, capital projects and other educational needs. Read more...
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MerleFest 2014 Begins Thursday with a ‘Five-Raccoons Day’ and More Than 130 Artists on 13 Stages

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:56 am
The beginning of MerleFest is only one day away. Not only will Thursday be a RaysWeather.com “five Raccoon” day – that means perfect outdoor weather, but the lineup is spectacular with The Duhks, Scythian, Carolina Chocolate Drops and Alan Jackson playing back-to-back on the Watson Stage from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Read more...
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Countdown to MerleFest 2014 Is On: Four Days, 130 Artists on 13 Stages, Begins Thursday, April 24

Published Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:14 am
Preparations are well underway for MerleFest 2014, presented by Lowe’s, which officially begins Thursday, April 24, and runs through Sunday, April 27, on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Read more...
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MerleFest Announces This Year’s Midnight Jam Lineup and Collaborations That Make It Legendary

Published Monday, April 7, 2014 at 1:05 pm
MerleFest - presented by Lowe's and slated this year for April 24-27 - has released the full lineup of confirmed performers for the festival's Midnight Jam, the Saturday after-hours hootenanny that has produced artistic collaborations and one-of-a-kind superstar jams that have become legendary in the festival's history. Read more...
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Boone Guitar Picker, Songwriter is Finalist in Bluegrass Category of MerleFest’s Chris Austin Competition

Published Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11:59 am
From over 567 entries, a Boone musician has made the final cut in the 22nd annual Chris Austin Songwriting competition that takes place at MerleFest in just a few weeks from Thursday to Sunday, April 24 to 27 on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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