Krauss, King Wilkie Added to MerleFest

Alison Krauss & Union Station and King Wilkie have been added to the lineup for MerleFest 2005 taking place April 28-May 1 in Wilkesboro, N.C. Tickets to the acoustic festival go on sale Nov. 9. Highlights will include a reunion of Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys featuring Earl Scruggs, Vassar Clements, Bobby Hicks, Roland White, Tater Tate, Roland White, Del McCoury and host Peter Rowan. The Chieftains will perform two nights with guests Doc Watson, Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck, John Hiatt, Buddy Miller, Allison Moorer, Tim O’Brien, Ricky Skaggs, Scruggs, McCoury, Krauss and others.