Merlefest

Keeping with a longstanding tradition of MerleFest’s all-hands-on-deck late night jam, MerleFest, presented by Window World, is happy to announce their 2021 installment of the after-hours jamboree: Gulf Breeze: Songs Of The Third Coast. Co-presented by Music City Roots and hosted by the eclectic and enthralling Shinyribs, this year’s late night jam will focus on music from the broadly varied traditions along our countries third coast.

Over the past two decades, hundreds of young musicians have taken part in the Acoustic Kids programming at MerleFest presented by Window World.

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the full lineup for MerleFest 2021, which will take place September 16-19.

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce additional performers for MerleFest 2021, which will take place September 16-19.

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the first round of performers for MerleFest 2021, which will take place September 16-19. Tedeschi Trucks (Friday), Melissa Etheridge (Sunday), Mavis Staples (Sunday), LeAnn Rimes (Friday), Sam Bush (Saturday), Donna The Buffalo (all 4 days), Scythian (Thurs., Fri., and Sat. performances), and The Waybacks (Fri.

On May 1, 2021, MerleFest, presented by Window World, will begin accepting online applications for its popular volunteer program. MerleFest is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans that takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C. MerleFest 2021 will be held on September 16 - 19, 2021. Volunteers may choose if they would like to work a specific number of days or the entire four-day festival.

Festivalgoers and music fans worldwide will be delighted to know that MerleFest, presented by Window World, will officially reconvene September 16-19, on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Wilkesboro, North Carolina - The Wilkes Community College Foundation is pleased to announce its first annual MerleFest Mega Raffle in support of scholarships at WCC. Net proceeds from the raffle will directly support the Presidential Scholarship and the WCC SAGE Fellows program. The Mega Raffle includes over $127,000 in cash and prizes with drawings held every 2 minutes during a virtual drawing on Tuesday, May 11, from 7:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern. Tickets are $100 each and will go on sale on the website on Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. Only 2,500 tickets will be sold.

Festival organizers announced today that MerleFest, presented by Window World, will be moving to the weekend of September 16-19, 2021.

In response to directives from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and growing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Wilkes County officials have cancelled all mass gatherings of more than 100 people in Wilkes County through the end of April. Therefore,