Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival

MerleFest

MerleFest is held Wilkesboro, North Carolina on the campus of Wilkes Community College. Takes place in late April. Features a variety of bluegrass and roots music genres.

MerleFest 2018 is set for April 26-29.

The 2018 music lineup includes:
Steep Canyon Rangers and Friends w/ special guest Steve Martin
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Rhiannon Giddens
Kris Kristofferson
Jamey Johnson
Sam Bush
Jerry Douglas
Mandolin Orange
Elephant Revival
Peter Rowan
The Kruger Brothers
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Balsam Range w/ Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble
Rodney Crowell
We Banjo 3
and many more.

Offers on-site and nearby camping options. Offers local hotel lodging options.

Festival website: MerleFest