|November 21, 2019 – Cumberland, MD – DelFest , the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family now in its 13th year, in |
partnership with High Sierra Music, announced an initial star-studded
lineup today. Held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in beautiful
Cumberland, MD , DelFest originated from the desire to create a
family-friendly music festival celebrating the rich legacy of McCoury
music while creating a forum for world-class musical collaborations and
to showcase fresh new talent. On May 21-24 , 2020—Memorial Day
Weekend—DelFest will stay true to their original mission statement with musical performances from The Del McCoury Band, The Travelin’
McCourys, Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones,
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Punch Brothers, Sam Bush, Billy Strings, Mandolin Orange, The Infamous Stringdusters, Sierra Hull, and
emcee Joe Craven, with many more to be announced.
Fans are encouraged to take advantage of discounted Advance 4-Day passes which are available now at DelFest.com . All other passes including
DELuxe VIP packages, on-site RV passes with and without hookups, and
parking will go on-sale Dec. 3rd at 12p EST. Once again, DelFest Academy will serve as a prelude to the festival, taking place May 17-20 at the
Allegany County Fairgrounds, with registration also opening on Dec. 3rd. The Academy is a 4-day instrument-specific deep dive led by The
Travelin’ McCourys and other star players, and students of all ages and
skill levels, from children to adults, are welcome.
Stay tuned for more artists and ticket information to be announced in the coming weeks. Relive the magic from DelFest 2019 with Osiris’ Brokedown Podcast who was on-site recording exclusive interviews with last year’s artists. Please visit DelFest.com for more information or to purchase
discounted Advance 4-Day passes.
About DelFest:Produced in association with High Sierra Music, the 13th Annual DelFest will again offer a quality festival experience stamped
with the unique McCoury touch. Personally chosen by Del McCoury, the
Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD serves as the perfect
location for DelFest–nestled along the Potomac River in the scenic Appalachian Mountains, the Fairgrounds are convenient to four major airports and
easily reached by rail or road. The city of Cumberland is also a great host,
offering multiple hotel options, a charming downtown and great amenities including biking, a steam train engine and museum, and top-notch
In addition to traditional stage sets by these world-class artists, attendees can again expect to see one-of-a-kind collaborations, special guest sit-ins, various tributes to Del McCoury and his musical legacy, intimate appearances, both at unique “playshops”—informal workshops where the emphasis will be on performance rather than instruction—and in late-night indoor performances and picking sessions.