2015 Acoustic Kids

Photos: MerleFest’s Acoustic Kids 2015

April 22-25, 2015, MerleFest, Wilkesboro, NC. This was a record-breaking year for Acoustic Kids at MerleFest, with 5 hours of showcases over two days, including the Acoustic Kids Ambassadors set on the Cabin Stage. More than 85 young musicians of all skill levels took to the stage to showcase their talents for MerleFest’s audience. It was a chilly, damp weekend, overall, but everyone came ready and no one let it get ’em down. Great job, Kids! …read post

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2015 MerleFest – Andy’s Sets

2015 - Andy May at MerleFestAnother beautiful year at MerleFest: Spring was happening all around, as well as music! Here are just a few shots of Andy’s performances. Many thanks to Walter LeCroy for capturing these.

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Acoustic Kids Rosters, MerleFest 2015

Showcase Schedule and Performers: With roughly 85 performers under the age of 17 showcasing talents ranging from banjo to Irish dance, MerleFest will host the biggest Acoustic Kids event ever this year! It has been a pleasure reviewing all the applications and demos. As always, we were thoroughly impressed by the skills and dedication of those who applied for the…

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MerleFest’s Acoustic Kids 2014 Wrap-up

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MerleFest’s Acoustic Kids 2014 Most Memorable Yet

All-in-all, this was one of the most memorable youth showcase series that we have organized at MerleFest in our thirteen (or so) years of presenting them. We had an absolute blast! With over 70 fine young performers participating, a welcoming audience in attendance, wonderful sound and stage support, and magnificent weather to boot, MerleFest’s Acoustic Kids 2014 was a delight to present. …Check out the Acoustic Kids FaceBook Page for pictures

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MerleFest 2014

MerleFest is upon us! It will be a busy weekend: Andy has a Cabin Stage set on Friday Morning and an Austin Stage set on Saturday evening. In between, he has 3 Acoustic Kids showcases on three different stages for a total of four hours of showcase time. In addition, this year Andy’s launching the “Acoustic Kids Ambassadors” program.You can see Andy’s schedule here.


 

 

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