At the height of its popularity, the Merritt Mountain Music Festival brought a $9-million economic boost to the Nicola Valley community.
With Tuesday’s announcement that this summer’s festival won’t proceed and co-founder Claude Lelievre bowing out of any future festivals, the village of Merritt is left wondering how to fill the void......
Merritt still has the Great Canadian Bike Rally from July 12 to 15 to fall back on, but tickets are slow in selling for it, too, said Roline. She fears ours has become a last-minute society unwilling to commit to events far in advance. READ ON