Press Room


Welcome to the Press Room!  Here you will find our press releases, media credential request applications, hi-res festival images, important dates and official PSA announcements

MerleFest Mission: MerleFest was founded in 1988 in Memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate “traditional plus” music.

MerleFest Media Contacts:

Judy McDonough, MerleFest Publicist (615) 243-5994, mcdonoughmedia1@yahoo.com

Amber Herman, Public Relations Officer PO Box 120 Wilkesboro, NC 28697 (336) 838-6292, amber.herman@wilkescc.edu

Credential Request Application for Media

Credential Request Applications will be accepted 1/19/2015 – 3/20/2015

 Important Dates:

 

For the latest Press Releases, please visit our MerleFest Facebook Notes

MerleFest 2014 Photo Gallery, please visit our MerleFest Flickr account

 

MerleFest History, please click on any of the links below to read, watch and enjoy our festivals rich history…

Remembering Doc Watson – Remembering Merle Watson – Remembering Rosa Lee Watson – Richard Watson BiographyWho is Flattop? – Newsletter ArchivesMerleFest 25 Reflection Videos

 

Ticket Info and Prices

2015 Lineup

2015 Chris Austin Songwriting PSA: 15 second – 30 second

2015 MerleFest PSAs Coming 02/16/2015