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Published: 2003/01/23

MerleFest 2003 Set for April

The line-up for Merlfest 2003 has been confirmed. The event is scheduled for April 24 27 on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC. The festival is a celebration of the music of the late Merle Watson and his father Doc Watson. Featured artists include Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Hornsby, Belleck & the Flecktones, Hot Rize, Laura Love Band, Asleep at the Wheel, Leahy, Donna the Buffalo, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush Band, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Guy Clark, Paul Geremia, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Vassar Clements, Tony Rice, Tim O’Brien, Del McCoury Band, the Whites, Norman Blake, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Eustace Conway, and the Waybacks. The event will also feature Vassars 75th Birthday Jam, the Acoustic Blues Showcase and Follow Me Back to the Fold: A Tribute to Women in Bluegrass. Tickets are on sale now.
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