Hailing from Bergen County, New Jersey, avid singer-songwriter and musician Val Merza is a force to be reckoned with. Val has taken the Charlotte music scene by storm and now works as a full-time musician performing across the Carolinas and beyond. She has played at some of the most prominent establishments in Charlotte, including The Milestone Club, The Evening Muse, and Skylark Social Club.

Val has a passion for songwriting and connecting with others through powerful, illustrative storytelling that captures all facets of the human experience and highlights the ways in which we are far more similar than we are different. Val can engage any crowd effortlessly with emotionally-charged lyrics, catchy melodies, and captivating storylines. What sets Val apart from other musicians is her intrinsic ability to connect with the crowd through the universal language of music.

Performance Times

Ballantyne's Backyard Stage

Saturday Sept. 16

12:30 pm


Levine Avenue Stage

Sunday Sept. 17

4 pm

Saturday Sept. 30

1 pm

Sunday Oct. 1

4 pm


Founders Hall Stage

Friday Sept. 29

2 pm

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