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Thursday, May 23
 

4:00pm EDT

The Del McCoury Band Soundcheck
Everyone's favorite way to kick of DelFest…The Del McCoury Band's soundcheck set!

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The Del McCoury Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterEven among the pantheon of music’s finest artists, Del McCoury stands alone.  From the nascent sound of bluegrass that charmed hardscrabble hillbilly honkytonks, rural schoolhouse stages, and the crowning glory of the Grand Ole Opry to the present-day culture-buzz of viral videos and... Read More →


Thursday May 23, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Grandstand

6:10pm EDT

Yonder Mountain String Band
Yonder Mountain String Band

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Yonder Mountain String Band

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterFor the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of thei... Read More →


Thursday May 23, 2019 6:10pm - 7:25pm EDT
Grandstand

8:10pm EDT

The Marcus King Band
The Marcus King Band

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The Marcus King Band

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMarcus King has been writing songs, performing onstage for half his lifetime and fronting his own groups for nearly a decade. Since he was a teenager, he’s been trading licks with famous fans and mentors Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks whenever their paths have crossed. Haynes w... Read More →


Thursday May 23, 2019 8:10pm - 9:40pm EDT
Grandstand

10:25pm EDT

Trampled By Turtles
Trampled By Turtles

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Trampled By Turtles

WATCH VIDEOFacebookInstagramTwitterTrampled by Turtles are from Duluth, Minnesota, where frontman Dave Simonett initially formed the group as a side project in 2003. At the time, Simonett had lost most of his music gear, thanks to a group of enterprising car thieves who'd ransacked his vehicle while he played a show wit... Read More →


Thursday May 23, 2019 10:25pm - 11:55pm EDT
Grandstand
 
Friday, May 24
 

12:15am EDT

Billy Strings (two sets)
Billy Strings (two sets)

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Billy Strings

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramBilly Strings plays hard and he lives hard, picking so fast and intensely that he’s known to break multiple strings per song, and basing the songs he writes on the hard lives he grew up around in the abandoned rural communities of America. His new album, Turmoil & Tinfoil, taps... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 12:15am - 3:30am EDT
Music Hall

10:15am EDT

Wicked Sycamore (BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub)
BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub - DelFest Foundation and Western Maryland's own McClintock Distilling Co. invite you to Del's Place Pub (in the back of the music hall), for our inaugural BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar offering bloody marys for purchase featuring a garnishing buffet of DELcacies to satisfy the most discerning palate from basic mixes to pepper and bacon garnishes. For entertainment, McClintock Distilling is pleased to present regional band fan-favorites Wicked Sycamore and Man About a Horse on Friday and Jakob's Ferry Stragglers and The Plate Scrapers on Saturday.


Friday May 24, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am EDT
Music Hall

10:15am EDT

DelFest Academy Showcase
DelFest Academy Showcase - Join Academy Founder and Director, Lisa McCoury and The Academy Instructors for a glimpse into The DelFest Academy, including performances by the instructors, the Band Scramble winners, and maybe even a little bluegrass karaoke.

Friday May 24, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Potomac

11:05am EDT

Lisa McCoury presents the début of Bowman, Bowman and Dré
Lisa McCoury presents the début of Bowman, Bowman and Dré—individually all well-known around DelFest (especially the Academy), this special set will mark their band debut at DelFest. The trio--Ronnie Bowman, Garnet Bowman and Dré Anders--was born, at Lisa's urging, around the late night camp fires of DelFest. Like the Travelin' McCourys, a true product of family, relationships, and a shared love of great harmonies.


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Bowman, Bowman & Dré

FacebookInstagramWhen Ronnie Bowman, Garnet Bowman and Dré Anders sang together for the first time last year at DelFest, it was a perfect fit- for them and the audience. A vocal trio, featuring Ronnie, the hit songwriter and former lead singer of The Lonesome River Band, Garnet, his partner in lif... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 11:05am - 11:50am EDT
Potomac

11:30am EDT

Man About A Horse (BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub)
BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub - DelFest Foundation and Western Maryland's own McClintock Distilling Co. invite you to Del's Place Pub (in the back of the music hall), for our inaugural BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar offering bloody marys for purchase featuring a garnishing buffet of DELcacies to satisfy the most discerning palate from basic mixes to pepper and bacon garnishes. For entertainment, McClintock Distilling is pleased to present regional band fan-favorites Wicked Sycamore and Man About A Horse on Friday and Jakobs Ferry Stragglers and The Plate Scrapers on Saturday.

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Man About a Horse

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitter“Traditionalist chops and a ‘newgrass’ urge to experiment.” — Dan DeLuca, Philadelphia InquirerMan About a Horse plays traditional bluegrass instruments, but not always traditional bluegrass. The quintet infuses their sound with rock and pop references, funk grooves, and... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm EDT
Music Hall

12:00pm EDT

The Broomestix
The Broomestix

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The Broomestix

Watch Video FacebookTwitterEleven young men and a girl—The Broomestix are an R&B/Soul/Funk/Pop group out of the Nashville area; an exceptional group of musicians with a stand-out vocalist, whose sound engages their audiences with irresistible rhythms and provides a unique introduction to emerging, right-now t... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm EDT
Grandstand

12:45pm EDT

"Making the Music Your Own" w/ Joe Craven & The Sometimers
Joe & The Sometimers will lead an intimate and interactive workshop!

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Joe Craven & The Sometimers

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterThere is no label to accurately describe the music of Joe Craven and the Sometimers. Acid-Rockgrass? Jazz-Fusion Americana? To try to box it in would be to crush the exuberant creative spirit that happens when Craven, Jonathan Stoyanoff, Bruce MacMillan, Barry Eldridge and Hattie Cr... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
Music Hall

1:00pm EDT

Pixie & The Partygrass Boys
Pixie & The Partygrass Boys

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Pixie and the Partygrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramHailed as “the hottest band in the Wasatch” by the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association, Pixie and The Partygrass Boys is composed of lifelong professional musicians drawn together by a common love of bluegrass and skiing in the Wasatch. Featuring soulful, often harmonic... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:15pm EDT
Potomac

1:45pm EDT

Sierra Hull
Sierra Hull

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Sierra Hull

Watch Video FacebookTwitterIn 2010, Hull captured her first IBMA award for Recorded Event of the Year. She was shedding the prodigy tag, turning virtuoso, and releasing her second album, Daybreak, with seven of her own original compositions.By 2016, Hull had reached a more mature place in her life and in her art... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Grandstand

2:15pm EDT

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

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Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterFrank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen play a wide variety of New Acoustic American Roots Music focusing on bluegrass and acoustic country, yet blues, folk, swing, and jazz also shine through as influences. Powerful vocal harmonies, expressive songwriting, smooth ballads, and instrumental... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 2:15pm - 3:30pm EDT
Music Hall

2:45pm EDT

Lindsay Lou
Lindsay Lou

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Lindsay Lou

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterLindsay Lou has been making soulful, poignant music for the last decade. An undeniable powerhouse, Lou’s remarkable gifts as a singer, songwriter, musician, and performer demand the listener's attention.Her singing floats over the masterful playing and deep groove of her band with both... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm EDT
Potomac

3:45pm EDT

Billy Strings
Billy Strings

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Billy Strings

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramBilly Strings plays hard and he lives hard, picking so fast and intensely that he’s known to break multiple strings per song, and basing the songs he writes on the hard lives he grew up around in the abandoned rural communities of America. His new album, Turmoil & Tinfoil, taps... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm EDT
Grandstand

4:00pm EDT

The Kruger Brothers
The Kruger Brothers

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The Kruger Brothers

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterBorn and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing at a tender age, and began performing regularly before they reached their teens. Music was an important part of life in their family and the boys were exposed to a diverse range of musical influences. They w... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm EDT
Music Hall

4:30pm EDT

Kitchen Dwellers
Kitchen Dwellers

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Kitchen Dwellers

VideoFacebookInstagramBozeman, MT-based bluegrass quartet Kitchen Dwellers are riding the wave of their sophomore release, Ghost in the Bottle, an album produced by Leftover Salmon’s Andy Thorn. The album also features Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis, who joined the band in the studio to record the alb... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 4:30pm - 5:45pm EDT
Potomac

5:45pm EDT

The Del McCoury Band
The Del McCoury Band

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The Del McCoury Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterEven among the pantheon of music’s finest artists, Del McCoury stands alone.  From the nascent sound of bluegrass that charmed hardscrabble hillbilly honkytonks, rural schoolhouse stages, and the crowning glory of the Grand Ole Opry to the present-day culture-buzz of viral videos and... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm EDT
Grandstand

8:00pm EDT

The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident

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The String Cheese Incident

FacebookTwitterInstagramOver the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23 yea... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm EDT
Grandstand

10:15pm EDT

The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident

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The String Cheese Incident

FacebookTwitterInstagramOver the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23 yea... Read More →


Friday May 24, 2019 10:15pm - 11:55pm EDT
Grandstand
 
Saturday, May 25
 

12:15am EDT

Yonder Mountain String Band
Yonder Mountain String Band

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Yonder Mountain String Band

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterFor the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of thei... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 12:15am - 1:45am EDT
Music Hall

2:15am EDT

Larry Keel Experience
Larry Keel Experience

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Larry Keel Experience

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterLarry Keel is described by music critics and reviewers as the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarist performing today. Keel has absorbed the best lessons from his Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 2:15am - 3:30am EDT
Music Hall

10:15am EDT

Jakob's Ferry Stragglers (BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub)
BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub - DelFest Foundation and Western Maryland's own McClintock Distilling Co. invite you to Del's Place Pub (in the back of the music hall), for our inaugural BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar offering bloody marys for purchase featuring a garnishing buffet of DELcacies to satisfy the most discerning palate from basic mixes to pepper and bacon garnishes. For entertainment, McClintock Distilling is pleased to present regional band fan-favorites Wicked Sycamore and Man About a Horse on Friday and Jakob's Ferry Stragglers and The Plate Scrapers on Saturday.

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Jakob's Ferry Stragglers

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterHailing from the mountain towns of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland, The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from Old-Time, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, and Swing music to create their own brand of high energy, Appalachian Bluegrass. Gary Antol (guitar/vocals) and Libby Edd... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am EDT
Music Hall

10:45am EDT

"Reading The Garcia Songbook" w/ Joe Craven & The Sometimers
Joe & The Sometimers will lead an intimate and interactive workshop!

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Joe Craven & The Sometimers

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterThere is no label to accurately describe the music of Joe Craven and the Sometimers. Acid-Rockgrass? Jazz-Fusion Americana? To try to box it in would be to crush the exuberant creative spirit that happens when Craven, Jonathan Stoyanoff, Bruce MacMillan, Barry Eldridge and Hattie Cr... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Potomac

11:30am EDT

The Plate Scrapers (BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub)
BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar at Del’s Place Pub - DelFest Foundation and Western Maryland's own McClintock Distilling Co. invite you to Del's Place Pub (in the back of the music hall), for our inaugural BlueGrass Bloody Mary Bar offering bloody marys for purchase featuring a garnishing buffet of DELcacies to satisfy the most discerning palate from basic mixes to pepper and bacon garnishes. For entertainment, McClintock Distilling is pleased to present regional band fan-favorites Wicked Sycamore and Man About a Horse on Friday and Jakob's Ferry Stragglers and The Plate Scrapers on Saturday.

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The Plate Scrapers

VideoFacebookInstagramThe Plate Scrapers originated in 2014 in western Maryland the way any good bluegrass band does: from a bunch of fellers pickin’ around in a circle, surrounded by delicious plates of food, strong libations, and good friends. The traditional spirit of The Plate Scrapers is still innately i... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm EDT
Music Hall

11:45am EDT

Larry Keel Experience
Larry Keel Experience

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Larry Keel Experience

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterLarry Keel is described by music critics and reviewers as the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarist performing today. Keel has absorbed the best lessons from his Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm EDT
Grandstand

12:45pm EDT

Front Country
Front Country

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Front Country

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterIn a wood-paneled country dive bar in the shadow of the San Francisco skyline, Front Country forged a sound hell bent on merging the musical past with the future. The result lies somewhere between Indie-Folk and Americana, in a nether-region they've come to embrace as their own. Front Coun... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
Music Hall

12:45pm EDT

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

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Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterFrank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen play a wide variety of New Acoustic American Roots Music focusing on bluegrass and acoustic country, yet blues, folk, swing, and jazz also shine through as influences. Powerful vocal harmonies, expressive songwriting, smooth ballads, and instrumental... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 12:45pm - 2:00pm EDT
Potomac

1:45pm EDT

The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band
The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band

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The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterWith accolades including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year; Song of the Year; Songwriter of the Year and Album of the Year—in some cases multiple times—the Gibson Brothers truly need no introduction in the bluegrass world. Yet even though th... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Grandstand

2:15pm EDT

Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Darin & Brooke Aldridge

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Darin & Brooke Aldridge

VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramHusband and wife duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge draw on the traditions of their native North Carolina, the savvy of a young, gifted band and their own dedication to ingenuity to create the most adventurous album of their career with their latest critically acclaimed release, Faster... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 2:15pm - 3:30pm EDT
Music Hall

2:45pm EDT

Sierra Hull & Justin Moses
Sierra Hull

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Sierra Hull

Watch Video FacebookTwitterIn 2010, Hull captured her first IBMA award for Recorded Event of the Year. She was shedding the prodigy tag, turning virtuoso, and releasing her second album, Daybreak, with seven of her own original compositions.By 2016, Hull had reached a more mature place in her life and in her art... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm EDT
Potomac

3:45pm EDT

I’m With Her feat. Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan
I’m With Her feat. Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan

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I’m With Her feat. Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan

Watch Video FacebookTwitterInstagram2018 is shaping up to be a highly successful year for I'm With Her, the band of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan. They released their debut album, See You Around (Rounder Records), in February. Co-produced by Ethan Johns and recorded in Box, England, See You Around has ga... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm EDT
Grandstand

4:00pm EDT

Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra
Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

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Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

VideoFacebookInstagramJust when you think American roots music should be relegated to the dusty confines of a purist’s museum it will surprise you with a paradigm shift. Take Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra— passing through tradition, the quartet stumbled upon innovation, proving that old souls can be creatively fresh.The Santa Cruz, California-based q... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm EDT
Music Hall

4:45pm EDT

Lindsay Lou
Lindsay Lou

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Lindsay Lou

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterLindsay Lou has been making soulful, poignant music for the last decade. An undeniable powerhouse, Lou’s remarkable gifts as a singer, songwriter, musician, and performer demand the listener's attention.Her singing floats over the masterful playing and deep groove of her band with both... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 4:45pm - 6:00pm EDT
Potomac

5:45pm EDT

Kitchen Dwellers
Kitchen Dwellers

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Kitchen Dwellers

VideoFacebookInstagramBozeman, MT-based bluegrass quartet Kitchen Dwellers are riding the wave of their sophomore release, Ghost in the Bottle, an album produced by Leftover Salmon’s Andy Thorn. The album also features Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis, who joined the band in the studio to record the alb... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 5:45pm - 7:00pm EDT
Music Hall

5:45pm EDT

Keller Williams’ PettyGrass feat. The Hillbenders
Keller Williams’ PettyGrass feat. The Hillbenders

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Keller Williams' PettyGrass ft. The HillBenders

WATCH VIDEOFacebookInstagramTwitterDefinition: Petty Grass is Bluegrass versions of Tom Petty hits. Sing-alongs that some people didn’t even know they knew. Tom Petty songs are like that and Petty Grass celebrates this.There is nothing like a room full of people singing along to the same song. In 2015, I put togethe... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm EDT
Grandstand

6:45pm EDT

Broomestix
Broomestix

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The Broomestix

Watch Video FacebookTwitterEleven young men and a girl—The Broomestix are an R&B/Soul/Funk/Pop group out of the Nashville area; an exceptional group of musicians with a stand-out vocalist, whose sound engages their audiences with irresistible rhythms and provides a unique introduction to emerging, right-now t... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 6:45pm - 8:00pm EDT
Potomac

8:00pm EDT

Tyler Childers
Tyler Childers

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Tyler Childers

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterLike many great Southern storytellers, singer-songwriter Tyler Childers has fallen in love with a place. The people, landmarks and legendary moments from his childhood home of Lawrence County, Kentucky, populate the 10 songs in his formidable debut, Purgatory, an album that’s si... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm EDT
Grandstand

10:15pm EDT

The Travelin’ McCourys
The Travelin’ McCourys

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The Travelin’ McCourys

Watch Video FacebookTwitter✭ 2019 Grammy winner for Best Bluegrass album✭ 2018 IBMA Instrumental Group of the YearFrom a source deep, abundant, and pure, the river flows.  It’s there on the map, marking place and time.  Yet, the river changes as it remains a constant, carving away at the edges, m... Read More →


Saturday May 25, 2019 10:15pm - 11:55pm EDT
Grandstand
 
Sunday, May 26
 

12:15am EDT

Railroad Earth
Railroad Earth

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Railroad Earth

WATCH VIDEOFacebookInstagramTwitter There’s a great scene in The Last Waltz – the documentary about The Band’s final concert – where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, “If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you’ve got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 12:15am - 1:45am EDT
Music Hall

2:15am EDT

Joe Craven & The Sometimers
Joe Craven & The Sometimers

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Joe Craven & The Sometimers

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterThere is no label to accurately describe the music of Joe Craven and the Sometimers. Acid-Rockgrass? Jazz-Fusion Americana? To try to box it in would be to crush the exuberant creative spirit that happens when Craven, Jonathan Stoyanoff, Bruce MacMillan, Barry Eldridge and Hattie Cr... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 2:15am - 3:30am EDT
Music Hall

11:25am EDT

Dré & The Gospel Collective
Dré Anders of Dré and the Collective brings her cast of rotating musicians back to DelFest. On any given day, Dré and the Collective can include members of the Royal Family of Bluegrass – Ronnie McCoury (mandolin) and Rob McCoury (banjo) – and many, many more. A few years back, she started drawing from her roots in the church where she started her singing career at the age of three. She put together an all-star cast of musicians just for DelFest to form Dré and the "Gospel" Collective. Get ready for some amazing uplifting moments as they take you to church, DelFest-style! This year features Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Ronnie and Garnet Bowman, The Gibson Brothers, Cody Kilby, Alan Bartram, Jason Carter and more...


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Bowman, Bowman & Dré

FacebookInstagramWhen Ronnie Bowman, Garnet Bowman and Dré Anders sang together for the first time last year at DelFest, it was a perfect fit- for them and the audience. A vocal trio, featuring Ronnie, the hit songwriter and former lead singer of The Lonesome River Band, Garnet, his partner in lif... Read More →
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Dré & The Gospel Collective

Watch Video FacebookInstagramDré Anders of Dré and the Collective brings her cast of rotating musicians back to DelFest. On any given day, Dré and the Collective can include members of the Royal Family of Bluegrass – Ronnie McCoury (mandolin) and Rob McCoury (banjo) – and many, many more. A few years back, she s... Read More →
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The Del McCoury Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterEven among the pantheon of music’s finest artists, Del McCoury stands alone.  From the nascent sound of bluegrass that charmed hardscrabble hillbilly honkytonks, rural schoolhouse stages, and the crowning glory of the Grand Ole Opry to the present-day culture-buzz of viral videos and... Read More →
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The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterWith accolades including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year; Song of the Year; Songwriter of the Year and Album of the Year—in some cases multiple times—the Gibson Brothers truly need no introduction in the bluegrass world. Yet even though th... Read More →
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The Travelin’ McCourys

Watch Video FacebookTwitter✭ 2019 Grammy winner for Best Bluegrass album✭ 2018 IBMA Instrumental Group of the YearFrom a source deep, abundant, and pure, the river flows.  It’s there on the map, marking place and time.  Yet, the river changes as it remains a constant, carving away at the edges, m... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 11:25am - 12:55pm EDT
Grandstand

12:30pm EDT

Serene Green
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Serene Green

VideoFacebookInstagramSerene Green is the collective musical vision of Pennsylvania natives Quentin Fisher, Michael Johnson, Shane McGeehan, and Steve Leonard. This band's passion for playing music together comes from a deep love for traditional bluegrass. The members of Serene Green share a common goal—to... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
Music Hall

1:00pm EDT

Po' Ramblin' Boys
Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

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The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterAt a time when most people feel constantly distracted by technology and barraged by the news, authenticity and straightforward honesty are paramount. There’s something about the music of The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys that cuts right through the noise of the world and speaks plainly to the soul. Formed in the Smoky Mountains, The Po’ Ram... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 1:00pm - 2:15pm EDT
Potomac

1:40pm EDT

Joe Craven & The Sometimers
Joe Craven & The Sometimers

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Joe Craven & The Sometimers

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterThere is no label to accurately describe the music of Joe Craven and the Sometimers. Acid-Rockgrass? Jazz-Fusion Americana? To try to box it in would be to crush the exuberant creative spirit that happens when Craven, Jonathan Stoyanoff, Bruce MacMillan, Barry Eldridge and Hattie Cr... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 1:40pm - 2:55pm EDT
Grandstand

2:00pm EDT

Front Country
Front Country

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Front Country

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterIn a wood-paneled country dive bar in the shadow of the San Francisco skyline, Front Country forged a sound hell bent on merging the musical past with the future. The result lies somewhere between Indie-Folk and Americana, in a nether-region they've come to embrace as their own. Front Coun... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT
Music Hall

2:45pm EDT

Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Darin & Brooke Aldridge

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Darin & Brooke Aldridge

VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramHusband and wife duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge draw on the traditions of their native North Carolina, the savvy of a young, gifted band and their own dedication to ingenuity to create the most adventurous album of their career with their latest critically acclaimed release, Faster... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm EDT
Potomac

3:40pm EDT

The SteelDrivers
The SteelDrivers

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The SteelDrivers

VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterThey say the only thing consistent about change is...well, that it changes. Whether through design or destiny, that’s a precept the SteelDrivers know all too well. Throughout their career -- one that encompasses four highly acclaimed albums and any number of awards and accolades... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 3:40pm - 5:10pm EDT
Grandstand

4:00pm EDT

The Sounds of Laurel Canyon hosted by The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band
The Sounds of Laurel Canyon is back,  hosted by Leigh Gibson, with Dré Anders, The Gibson Brothers and the Mockingbird Band, Ronnie and Garnet Bowman, and friends - Out of Laurel Canyon came some amazing sounds and artists. Come hear your favorite folk songs, and a few obscure ones, from that time in music history...the community, the songs, the stories...just as relevant today.



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Bowman, Bowman & Dré

FacebookInstagramWhen Ronnie Bowman, Garnet Bowman and Dré Anders sang together for the first time last year at DelFest, it was a perfect fit- for them and the audience. A vocal trio, featuring Ronnie, the hit songwriter and former lead singer of The Lonesome River Band, Garnet, his partner in lif... Read More →
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Dré & The Gospel Collective

Watch Video FacebookInstagramDré Anders of Dré and the Collective brings her cast of rotating musicians back to DelFest. On any given day, Dré and the Collective can include members of the Royal Family of Bluegrass – Ronnie McCoury (mandolin) and Rob McCoury (banjo) – and many, many more. A few years back, she s... Read More →
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The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterWith accolades including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year; Song of the Year; Songwriter of the Year and Album of the Year—in some cases multiple times—the Gibson Brothers truly need no introduction in the bluegrass world. Yet even though th... Read More →
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The Sounds of Laurel Canyon

VideoThe Sounds of Laurel Canyon hosted by Leigh Gibson, with Dré Anders, The Gibson Brothers and the Mockingbird Band, Sierra Hull, Ronnie and Garnet Bowman, and friends - Out of Laurel Canyon came some amazing sounds and artists. Come hear your favorite folk songs, and a few obscure... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Music Hall

4:30pm EDT

Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra
Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

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Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

VideoFacebookInstagramJust when you think American roots music should be relegated to the dusty confines of a purist’s museum it will surprise you with a paradigm shift. Take Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra— passing through tradition, the quartet stumbled upon innovation, proving that old souls can be creatively fresh.The Santa Cruz, California-based q... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 4:30pm - 5:45pm EDT
Potomac

5:55pm EDT

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram--A life full of music. That's the story of Ricky Skaggs. By age 21, he was already considered a "recognized master" of one of America's most demanding art forms, but his career took him in other directions, catapulting him to popularity and success in the mainstream of country music... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 5:55pm - 7:25pm EDT
Grandstand

8:10pm EDT

The Del McCoury Band
The Del McCoury Band

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The Del McCoury Band

Watch Video FacebookTwitterEven among the pantheon of music’s finest artists, Del McCoury stands alone.  From the nascent sound of bluegrass that charmed hardscrabble hillbilly honkytonks, rural schoolhouse stages, and the crowning glory of the Grand Ole Opry to the present-day culture-buzz of viral videos and... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 8:10pm - 9:40pm EDT
Grandstand

10:25pm EDT

Railroad Earth
Railroad Earth

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Railroad Earth

WATCH VIDEOFacebookInstagramTwitter There’s a great scene in The Last Waltz – the documentary about The Band’s final concert – where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, “If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you’ve got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country... Read More →


Sunday May 26, 2019 10:25pm - 11:55pm EDT
Grandstand
 
Monday, May 27
 

12:15am EDT

The DelFest Chaser w/ The Travelin’ McCourys, Ricky Skaggs and more
Close out DelFest with a special late night show featuring The Travelin' McCourys, Sam Bush and more!

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram--A life full of music. That's the story of Ricky Skaggs. By age 21, he was already considered a "recognized master" of one of America's most demanding art forms, but his career took him in other directions, catapulting him to popularity and success in the mainstream of country music... Read More →
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The Travelin’ McCourys

Watch Video FacebookTwitter✭ 2019 Grammy winner for Best Bluegrass album✭ 2018 IBMA Instrumental Group of the YearFrom a source deep, abundant, and pure, the river flows.  It’s there on the map, marking place and time.  Yet, the river changes as it remains a constant, carving away at the edges, m... Read More →


Monday May 27, 2019 12:15am - 2:30am EDT
Music Hall