Registration for Acoustic Kids, MerleFest 2018 is Open

Registration for Acoustic Kids, MerleFest, 2018 is open! We’re trying something a little different this year: We’ll be accepting submissions until the showcases are full, or April. 19, whichever comes first. Get yours in early!! 

Registration details here.

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Andy May's Acoustic Kids Showcases

New Registration Approach for Acoustic Kids in 2018

NEW!! Starting in 2018, we will accept registration submissions until the festival’s showcases are full or until 1 week before the festival, whichever comes first. 
Get your submission in early!! 

Full registration info:  Registration instructions

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Andy on Tour in early 2018 with “MerleFest​ on the Road”

Andy is honored to have been chosen as the only solo artist on the 2018 tour of MerleFest​ on the Road, an ensemble show presenting past and present MerleFest artists who represent the festival’s mission of celebrating traditional-plus music. The tour will run February 22 to March 4 and will play some great venues around the Southeast. From Nashville to Asheville, from Aberdeen to Dallas (in NC, that is), we’ll be bringing you a taste of MerleFest in the late winter – just when you really need it! 

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Acoustic Kids at MerleFest 2017

What a whirlwind! MerleFest‘s 30th anniversary was jam-packed with awesome music – and 5 solid hours of it was provided by our Acoustic Kids! We’re still working on getting our photo album together for this year’s MerleFest showcases. But MerleFest has some up – taken by their professional photographers! Check out their album on Flickr. This year, the Ambassadors’ Set…

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Acoustic Kids Showcase Schedule – MerleFest 2017

April 28 & 29, 2017 – Wilkesboro, NC

Acoustic Kids Showcases

Friday, 4/28:   5:30-7:00 p.m. – Austin Stage

Saturday, 4/29:

  • 10:30 a.m.-12 noon – Dance Stage
  • 3:45-5:15 p.m.  – Mayes Pit Stage

Acoustic Kids Ambassadors

Saturday, 4/29: 7:15 -7:45 p.m. – Cabin Stage 

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