Due to the COVID 19 situation and its impact on large gatherings, MerleFest 2021 will be held September 16-19 rather than the last weekend in April. Acoustic Kids will be there! We will open registration July 1. (That gives you extra time to practice!) Please check back here at that time to register.
- Due to the unusual circumstances, and to be fair, those who would have been age-eligible for Acoustic Kids, MerleFest 2020, will be eligible for AK MerleFest 2021: If you are 17 or younger on 4/23/2021, you will be able to register for this fall’s showcases!
- Participants who had completed their 2020 registration before the festival was canceled – AND who get their 2021 registration in on time! – will have a spot in the 2021 showcase.
- New participants: There will still be plenty of room!
- Registration: 7/1/2021 – 8/4/2021 (6 weeks). Please plan to register earlier rather than later during that window.
- The 2021 showcase schedule should be similar to what was planned for 2020. (below)
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2020 Showcase Schedule:
Friday, April 24: 4:30pm – 6:00pm – Austin Stage
Saturday, April 26:
- 11:00am-12:30pm – Dance Stage
- 4:30pm-6:00pm – Austin Stage
- 2:10pm-2:35pm – Cabin Stage
The registration form will open at 11:45 p.m., Central Time, on June 30. In the meantime, please read through the Program Notes and Registration Instructions so that you know ahead of time what you will need to register and how the process works. It will help you!!
If you have any questions, please use the contact form below to ask us.
This is our general contact form: It is not part of the registration.