Jason Isbell joins 2016 MerleFest lineup

By CLTure News

February 10, 2016

MerleFest, announced three new additions to the 2016 lineup yesterday including Jason Isbell, Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel and gospel singer Mike Farris and The Roseland Rhythm Revue.

Jason Isbell and company will join over 100 artists already announced, including John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine, The Wood Brothers, Brandi Carlile, Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim O’Brien, Sam Bush, and many more.

MerleFest is the largest roots and Americana music festival in the nation, and takes place over four days (April 28th-May 1st, 2016) on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. MerleFest continues the legacy of Doc Watson and is a benefit for the college. This homecoming of roots music artists and fans draws nearly 80,000 participants every year, and is known for its welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere.

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