Andy May at MerleFest 2018

Performances and Acoustic Kids Showcases Festival Map: http://merlefest.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Festival_Map_2017.pdf This will be Andy’s 18th year of bringing his own brand of rootsy music to MerleFest. Once again, he’ll perform his own sets and host three Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May and one Acoustic Kids Ambassadors set. MerleFest, which was founded in 1988 in Memory of Eddy Merle Watson, has a…

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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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MerleFest on the Road Dates Finalized

MerleFest on the Road is an ensemble show with a rotating cast of MerleFest artists representing the festival’s mission of celebrating “traditional plus music.” The artists for this exciting show are The Way Down Wanderers, The Barefoot Movement, and Andy May: Equal parts fast-paced and soulful, 5-piece modern-folk Americana act The Way Down Wanderers draw listeners in with energy, originality…

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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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2017-MerlefestAcoustic Kids-(c)MerleFest-by-Matt Guerrant

Acoustic Kids at MerleFest 2017

(c)MerleFest 2017. Photo by Matt GuerrantWhat a whirlwind! MerleFest‘s 30th anniversary was jam-packed with awesome music – and 5 solid hours of it was provided by our Acoustic Kids! Check out the MerleFest official photographers’ album on Flickr.#merlefest #acoustickids

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