Country music powerhouse Alan Jackson has confirmed that he will participate in the 27th Annual MerleFest presented by Lowes. MerleFest is a four-day that will take place April 24 through April 27 at the Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C.
The announcement was made on Jackson’s official website Oct. 1 and Alan Jackson will perform on the MerleFest opening night schedule Thursday, April 24, 2014. Jackson is the first performer confirmed to appear at the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans.
Alan is one of the most successful and respected singer/songwriters in the business and has worked with Keith Stegall, one of the most respected songwriter and producer. Keith Stegall is also responsible for producing Randy Travis’s debut CD “Storms of Life” as well as Craig Campbell’s sophomore CD “Never Regret.”Alan Jackson’s “The Bluegrass Album” was released Sept. 24 on the ACR/EMI Records Nashville label and was co-produced by Adam Wright, Jackson’s nephew.
Over the next several weeks additional performers for MerleFest 2014 will be announced. Fans interested in up-to-date information can visit the MerleFest website. Tickets will go on sale Nov. 12 and an early bird ticket discount will be offered through March 10 2014.
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