Toby Keith launches the Country Comes To Town Tour May 1st in Estero, FL.

Greensky Bluegrass and Mavis Staples are among the final additions to the MerleFest line-up.

Paul Thorn, Cane Mill Road, Sweet Potato Pie, The Barefoot Movement, Nefesh Mountain, and Smitty and the Jumpstarters also were added to the fest, coming April 23-26 at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C.

The line-up already includes Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, John Prine, Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Jerry Douglas Band, Sam Bush, Billy Strings, The Marcus King Band and Jim Lauderdale.


The Mavericks' 30th Anniversary World Tour will conclude with a final run of dates starting April 3-4 in Austin.