The Avett Brothers have been confirmed for MerleFest in Wilkesboro, N.C., on April 28. The North Carolina natives first appeared at the music festival in 2004, marking the first of several appearances. In addition, Seth and Scott Avett's father Jim Avett will perform his gospel material that same morning. MerleFest will take place April 25-28 on the campus of Wilkes Community College. The Avett Brothers' The Carpenter is nominated for a Grammy for best Americana album.