Emmylou Harris, Greensky Bluegrass and Sam Bush Band lead the initial lineup for MerleFest 2022. The music festival returns to Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina from April 28 to May 1.
Also on the initial MerleFest 2022 lineup are Jerry Douglas, Jim Lauderdale, Donna the Buffalo, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Rissi Palmer, Pete & Joan Wernick, Scythian, Roy Book Binder, Joe Smothers, Andy May, Banknotes, Carol Rifkin, Charles Welch, Happy Traum, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little Trio, Kruger Brothers, Laura Boosinger, Mark Bumgarner, Mitch Greenhill, Presley Barker, T. Michael Coleman, The Local Boys, The Waybacks, Tony Williamson, Wayne Henderson and The InterACTive Theatre of Jef. More acts will be added to the MerleFest 2022 lineup in the coming weeks.
“We are very excited to welcome music fans back to the campus of Wilkes Community College in the Spring,” MerleFest festival director Wes Whitson said. “Endless gratitude to all artists, staff, volunteers, vendors, and fans for their patience and support for the 2021 festival. Our team has put together another great lineup for 2022 and we’re looking forward to sharing 4 days of the very best in traditional+ music with fans.”
Tickets for MerleFest 2022 are on sale now at the official website or by calling 1-800-343-7857.