The Waybacks

"MerleFest moments," they're called. Things that last forever, tucked away for safekeeping but there when you need them. A Scythian fiddle song playing in your head. Warm and bright. Humming to Jerry Douglas and his dobro. Soothing, soulful, unforgettable.
The good people at MerleFest on Sunday night released a piece about the North Carolina festival, which ended that day. The
Every year, right around this time, a voracious group of music fans -- a cult of sorts -- overtakes a rough, wooded hillside at Wilkes Community College in North Carolina.
Every year, right around this time, a voracious group of music fans — a cult of sorts — overtakes a rough, wooded hillside
Fans have been posting all over social media they're already looking forward to next year, biding their time for these iconic Americana and roots festivals -- considered some of the best in the Southeast.