Zac Brown Band To Perform At MerleFest
Back by popular demand, Zac Brown Band is scheduled to perform and MerleFest 2011, presented by Lowe's and slated for April 28-May 1.
The complete list of performers will join host Doc Watson on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC, for a celebration of "tradition plus" music - a term Doc coined to describe the unique mix of traditional, roots-oriented sounds of the Appalachian region, including bluegrass and old-time music and expanded to include Americana, country, "plus whatever other stytles we were in the mood to play," Doc explained.
With over 90 artists performing on the 14 stages during the course of the event, MerleFest is a great entertainment value. Ticket purchases can be made on the web at the MerleFest website or by calling 1-800-343-7857. An early bird ticket discount is available through April 11, 2011. Additionally, up-to-the-minute info about the festival can be found through the festival's e-newsletter as well as Facebook at Twitter.
MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College Endowment Corporation and a celebration of "traditional plus" music.