Welcome to the Media Room! Here you will find our media releases, media credential request applications, high resolution festival images, important dates and official PSAs.
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 Contact:
Amber Herman, Public Relations Officer PO Box 120 Wilkesboro, NC 28697 (336) 838-6292, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for media credentials for MerleFest 2016 will be accepted 01/18/2016 – 03/18/2016.
- 1/31/16 – Vendor application deadline
- 02/01/2016 – Deadline to enter the CASC
- 3/18/2016 Media Credential Forms Deadline
- 4/15/16 – Volunteer cancellation without penalty
- 4/22/16 – Volunteer application deadline
- 04/28/16 -05/01/16 – MerleFest 2016
2015 MerleFest Radio Hour – Click below to listen to past episodes!
2016 MerleFest Radio Hour – Click below to listen to past episodes!
For the latest Media Releases, please visit our MerleFest Facebook Notes
MerleFest 2015 Photo Gallery, please visit our MerleFest Flickr account
MerleFest Official Logos
MerleFest History – Click on any of the links below to read, watch and enjoy our festival’s rich history…
MerleFest Reflections – Remembering Doc Watson – Remembering Merle Watson – Remembering RosaLee Watson – Remembering Richard Watson – Who is Flattop? – Newsletter Archives – MerleFest 25 Reflection Videos – Past Lineups