Friday, January 16, 2015
– The eighth installment of Del Fest will feature Old Crow Medicine Show, Leftover Salmon and Trampled by Turtles.
DelFest, which will be held in Cumberland, Md. from May 21-24, will present first time acts Lake Street Dive, Shovels and Rope, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, D.C. area favorites and IBMA Hall of Fame members Seldom Scene and Billy Strings & Don Julin.
The Del McCoury Band, which created the fest, of course, will be playing. Others on the bill are:
The Travelin' McCourys
The Jeff Austin Band featuring Danny Barnes, Ross Martin and Eric Thorin
Steep Canyon Rangers
The Gibson Brothers
The Larry Keel Experience
The Black Lillies
Billy Strings & Don Julin
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line
Dead Winter Carpenters
Ashleigh Flynn & The Back Porch Majority
Delfest will be immediately preceded by a three-day music academy hosted by The Travelin' McCourys, along with Leigh Gibson of the Gibson Brothers band, and seven-time IBMA mandolin player of the year nominee Sierra Hull.
Four-day festival tickets are currently on sale at www.delfest.com along with DELuxe VIP packages.