MerleFest, Presented by Window World, Announces Lineup Additions

Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Shovels & Rope, and more to perform on September 16-19 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Tickets will go on sale June 10.


May 24, 2021 – Wilkesboro, NC – MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce additional performers for MerleFest 2021, which will take place September 16-19. Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Shovels & Rope, Balsam Range, Jim Lauderdale, John Cowan, Peter Rowan’s Free Mexican Air Force with Los Texmaniacs, Amythyst Kiah, Yasmin Williams, and Brittney Spencer will be joining the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. These world-class bands and artists will join previously announced performers 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. and Sat.) Additional artists scheduled to perform will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets will go on sale June 10. More information can be found at