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May 27th – May 30th
Cumberland, MD

DelFest will be held at the beautiful Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD May 27-30, 2010.
In addition to 4 days and nights of non-stop music, ticket prices include free on–site camping with great facilities, artist playshops, kids activity area, a band competition, an arts and craft faire and access to plenty of food and beverage vendors.
In a career that has seen him play by a different set of rules more often than not, Del McCoury’s willingness to take risks has once again paid off. While many traditional bluegrass festivals are struggling just to stay afloat, McCoury’s own DelFest continues to grow.
Thanks to their unmatched musicianship and high energy, freewheeling shows, the Del McCoury Band have built a unique following for a traditional-leaning bluegrass act in the 21st century, with an audience that’s more under than over 30 years old—and that’s not only kept McCoury’s career on an upward arc as he passes his 50th anniversary in the business, but shaped his festival, too. For when Del and his team created the first DelFest in 2008, the decision was quickly made to forgo a traditional lineup and format for an event that would bring together a unique blend of the old and new—presenting everyone from Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra and sacred steel artists The Lee Boys to bluegrass Hall of Famer J. D. Crowe, with members of the McCoury Band forging links between them by sharing the stage with all three.

For more information and to purchase tickets on-line visit delfest.com.

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