MerleFest ’99

Folks say it’s one of the best festivals out there. This year’s MerleFest, America’s premier acoustic music festival honoring Doc Watson and his son Merle, takes place April 29th through May 2nd. The annual event, held in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, will feature such names as Lucinda Williams, Hootie & The Blowfish, The Del McCoury Band with Steve Earle, the Rankins, and Bela Fleck & The Flecktones.