MerleFest April 26-29th – Come to Heartwood!

Don’t miss one of the best events of the year in the Boone, NC area….MerleFest 2018!!! Are you looking for a place to stay? If so, go ahead and book the Sportsman Lodge – a nice remote rental where you can play music into the late hours and enjoy a cold beer with friends and family.

MerleFest is great for the young and old alike, and has something to offer for everyone.


  • Shoppes at MerleFest
  • Little Pickers Family Area
  • Pickin’ Place
  • Acoustic Kids Showcases
  • Jam Camp
  • Backstage Tours
  • Nature Walks

Link to rent the Sportsman Lodge:

Directions to MerleFest:

Link to Purchase Tickets:

The annual MerleFest music festival will take place April 26 – 29 on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Leading the 2018 MerleFest lineup are headliners Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson and Robert Earl Keen. Among the additional confirmed acts heading to MerleFest are Peter Rowan, Sam Bush Band, Donna the Buffalo, Pete & Joan Wernick, The Lonely Heartstring Band, The Mastersons, The Devil Makes Three, Balsam Range and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble, Paul Thorn’s Mission Temple Fireworks Revival featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama and The McCrary Sisters, and several others.


See you there!



State of Tennessee requires no state income tax, so this may be of interest to all military personnel who may have a desire in purchasing residential property or an unimproved residential lot. Please review the DD Form 2258 and consult your attorney/accountant.