MerleFest 2016 adds John Oates to lineup

MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1, 2016, announced that John Oates, a legend of American music, will be joining the official 2016 festival lineup as the final addition. With over 100 artists featured, including John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jason Isbell, Dave Rawlings Machine, Brandi Carlile, The Wood Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim O’Brien, Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Peter Rowan, Alison Brown, Doug Seegers and more, MerleFest 2016 is living up to its reputation as the nation’s annual homecoming of music lovers! Also announced, Donna the Buffalo will host the much-anticipated Midnight Jam at the Walker Center, and the Jam will be sponsored by The Bluegrass Situation.
The current MerleFest 2016 lineup and stage schedules are available on the mobile app and online at
Tickets for MerleFest 2016 may be purchased at or by calling 1-800-343-7857. An Early Bird discount is available through April 27, 2016.