Monday, December 5, 2022
– Tanya Tucker, Marcus King Band, Miko Marks and Little Feat are among the acts added to the MerleFest line-up in 2023, it was announced Monday.
MerleFest, will be held April 27-30, 2023, on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C. 2023 will mark MerleFest's 35th festival and will honor Doc Watson's 100th birthday year.
Other artists added to the lineup include AJ Lee & Blue Summit, Alison Brown, Andy Cohen, Anna Lynch, Bee Taylor, Brothers Comatose, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Cole Chaney, Compton & Newberry, Dom Flemons, I Draw Slow, Lightnin' Wells, The Local Honeys, Nigel Wearne, Stillhouse Junkies, Taylor Rae, Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive, Todd Albright, Tommy Prine, Yasmin Williams and The Youngers.
The festival already announced apearances by The Avett Brothers, Maren Morris, Black Opry Revue, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Peter Rowan, Andy May, Banknotes, Carol Rifkin, Charles Welch, Donna the Buffalo, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little Trio, Jim Lauderdale, Joe Smothers, Kruger Brothers, Laura Boosinger, The Local Boys, Mark Bumgarner, Mitch Greenhill and Mitch's Kitchen, Pete and Joan Wernick, Presley Barker, Roy Book Binder, Scythian, T. Michael Coleman, The InterACTive Theater of Jef, The Waybacks, Tony Williamson and Wayne Henderson.