The 30th edition of the venerable MerleFest commences Thursday in Wilkesboro, with 13 stages worth of acts from large to small over four days. MerleFest will bring a total four-day attendance of around 75,000 participants to events in around the campus of Wilkes Community College.
The 30th edition of the venerable MerleFest commences Thursday in Wilkesboro, with 13 stages worth of acts from large to small over four days. MerleFest will bring a total four-day attendance of around 75,000 participants to events in around the campus of Wilkes Community College. MerleFest
The 30th edition of the venerable MerleFest commences Thursday in Wilkesboro, with 13 stages worth of acts from large to small over four days. MerleFest will bring a total four-day attendance of around 75,000 participants to events in around the campus of Wilkes Community College. MerleFest
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