MerleFest Reveals 2018 Lineup Additions: Steep Canyon Rangers, Steve Martin, Jerry Douglas

MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 26 – 29, has announced several new additions to the 2018 lineup, including Steep Canyon Rangers and Friends with special guest Steve Martin, Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller, and the North Mississippi Allstars, Jerry Douglas and Tommy Emmanuel, The Jerry Douglas Band with special guest John MedeskiSi Kahn & Joe Jencks, We Banjo 3, and The Cleverlys. Pretty freaking awesome right?!?
Previously announced acts include Kris KristoffersonJamey JohnsonRobert Earl KeenThe Devil Makes Three, Balsam Range and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble, “Mission Temple Fireworks Revival” featuring Paul Thorn & Bandthe Blind Boys of Alabama, and the McCrary Sisters, and many more.

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton Extend 2018 Tour

The 2018 Midnight Jam presented by The Bluegrass Situation on Saturday, April 28th will start at 10:30 p.m. and run well past midnight, with special hosts Town Mountain and Jim Lauderdale. This very popular after-hours hootenanny gathers many performers from the festival for impromptu artistic collaborations and one-of-a-kind superstar jams that have become legendary in the festival’s history.
Tickets for next year’s festival, as well as the Midnight Jam, go on sale at noon (EST) November 14, 2017, and may be purchased at here or by calling 1-800-343-7857. MerleFest offers a three-tiered pricing structure and encourages fans to take advantage of the extended early bird discount. Early Bird Tier 1 tickets may be purchased from November 14 to February 18, 2018 and Early Bird Tier 2 tickets from February 19 to April 25. Tickets will be sold using Tier 3 pricing at the gate during the festival.

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