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Annual DelFest

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:45am

Allegany County Fairgrounds
11400 Moss Avenue
Cumberland, MD 21502

DelFest is held at the beautiful Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hrs from Baltimore and DC). The festival 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 with a down-home feeling. Produced in association with High Sierra Music, the 11th Annual DelFest will again offer a quality festival experience stamped with the unique McCoury touch. Personally chosen by Del, the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD served 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 some top notch dining.

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. Delfest will be immediately preceded by a 3-day Music Academy hosted by The Travelin’ McCourys and other all star players.



11:45am: Larry Keel Experience

1:45pm: The Gibson Brothers & The Mockingbird Band

3:45pm: I’m With Her feat. Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan

5:45pm: Keller Williams’ PettyGrass feat. The Hillbenders

8:00pm: Tyler Childers

10:15pm: The Travelin’ McCourys

Music Hall

11:00am: Joe Craven Workshop*

12:30pm: Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

2:15pm: Darin & Brooke Aldridge

4:00pm: Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

5:45pm: Kitchen Dwellers

12:15am: Railroad Earth

2:15am: Joe Craven & The Sometimers


10:45am: Lindsay Lou

12:45pm: Front Country

2:45pm: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

4:45pm: Sierra Hull

6:45pm: Broomestix

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