You can read about the highlights from the hot, wonderful afternoon on the Hillside Stage, and if you have time, DCRANGERFAN has now posted excellent videos for the complete set.
By some measures, it was pretty miserable — nearly 90 degrees, unrelenting sun, super high humidity, and thousands of people packed onto a hillside that was still a bit muddy from the rain this week. But The Avett Brothers played a 22-song, 90-minute set of songs they learned from Doc
Only about 250-300 Avett fans were able to attend the Songwriter’s Workshop this afternoon at MerleFest 2017 with Scott and Seth. For those who weren’t able to attend, here’s a quick recap of some highlights: 1. Seth has been exclusively listening to hip hop lately and Scott is obsessed with
Watching the results come in to our poll on your favorite Avett Brothers album begs the question — how much does the FIRST Avett Brothers album you heard dictate your FAVORITE Avett Brothers album? What album did you hear first?
I’ve changed my mind about my favorite Avett Brothers studio album twice in the past 24 hours. So it’s okay, we won’t hold you to your answer forever. What is your favorite Avett Brothers studio album RIGHT NOW? (Check back to see the results!)
If you are going to MerleFest this week, here are the top five things that you need to know: What Time Should I Get There? Doors open on Thursday at 2:30pm and the remaining days at 9:00am. Find the times that The Avett Brothers and Jim Avett will play, and
“This song is about being excited,” Seth Avett told the audience in Savannah, Georgia on March 24, 2017. “It’s called Kick Drum Heart.” And the crowd, of course, went wild.
A more extensive recap is coming, but in the meantime, here’s a video of their performance.
By Jen and Brian Moritz Let’s face it: Going to a concert is worth the reward, but navigating a night of strangers, loud music, chatty neighbors and heat/cold can be exhausting and frustrating. That goes double (or triple) when taking along your little people. But a little bit of planning