HearthPR is so proud to be working publicity for the great legacy music festival MerleFest. MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1, 2016, has a reputation for discovering new talent in American roots music. From Old Crow Medicine Show to Gillian Welch, the Avett Brothers to Tift Merritt, artists have been discovered at MerleFest in its 29 years, helping careers blossom right from the festival’s stages. The 2016 MerleFest lineup continues this trend, bringing together over 100 bands and artists in a curated lineup designed to highlight MerleFest’s legacy as the largest roots and Americana festival in the nation. MerleFest has discovered ten powerful and innovative artists to watch for at MerleFest 2016.