Tuesday, November 02, 2010

2011 Merlefest line-up includes Doobie Brothers, Lyle Lovett & more

The annual bluegrass and Americana festival Merlefest has just announced the 2011 line-up that will play Wilkesboro on April 28-30 and May 1.

This year, the festival seems to have veer more towards folk rock with the inclusion of The Doobie Brothers of all people. Other big performers include Lyle Lovett, Del McCoury Band, Cadillac Sky, Jim Lauderdale and Nashville Bluegrass Band. Check out the full line-up below and details on who will be playing each day here.

Tickets for Merlefest will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, November 9 at 2 p.m. here. A four-day pass will cost between $140 and $225 if purchased before March 13, 2011.

Merlefest 2011 line-up
Doc Watson
Richard Watson
Susana and Timmy Abell
Alberti Flea Circus
Balsam Range
Rory Block
Roy Book Binder
Alison Brown Quartet
Buffalo Barfield
Sam Bush Band
Cadillac Sky
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
T Michael Coleman
Crooked Still
Ken Crouse
Donna The Buffalo
The Doobie Brothers
Casey Driessen
Emmitt-Nershi Band
Paul Geremia
Mitch Greenhill
George Hamilton IV
Corey Harris and Phil Wiggins
John Hartford String Band
Bob Hill
David Holt
The InterACTive Theater of Jef
Veronika Jackson
Jeff and Vida
Johnson's Crossroad
Catfish Keith  
The Kruger Brothers
Sonny Landreth
Jim Lauderdale
Jack Lawrence
Jeff Little  
The Local Boys
Lost Bayou Ramblers
Lyle Lovett
Corb Lund
Bill Mathis
Andy May
Del McCoury Band
Nashville Bluegrass Band
The Neighbors
Tim O'Brien
Paul's Creek Band
Red Molly
Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band
Sinai Mountain Ramblers
Shana Banana
The Sigmon Stringers
Slate Mountain Ramblers
Steve and Ruth Smith
Joe Smothers
Snyder Family Band
Tut Taylor
Town Mountain
Happy Traum
The Wailin' Jennys
The Waybacks
Charles Welch
Pete and Joan Wernick
Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society
Josh Williams Band
Tony Williamson
Zephyr Lightning Bolts

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