DelFest adds Sam Bush, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Keller Williams Grass feat. The Hillbenders, The Gibson Brothers and more to 2023 DelFest Lineup
The festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family, are pleased to announce lineup additions to the 15th annual homecoming of bluegrass, jamgrass, Americana, and folk songwriters.
Sam Bush, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Keller Williams Grass feat. The Hillbenders, The Gibson Brothers, The Hillbenders, Buffalo Wabs & The Price, Hill Hustle, Sicard Hollow, The Dirty Grass Players, David Parmley, Jacob & Heaven, Never Come Down join an already stacked lineup featuring, of course, The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCourys, along with friends St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Trampled By Turtles, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Infamous Stringdusters, The California Honeydrops, Sierra Ferrell, Sierra Hull, Rising Appalachia, The Tim O’Brien Band, Peter Rowan & The Free Mexican Air Force with Los Texmaniacs, Lindsay Lou, Cris Jacobs, AJ Lee & Blue Summit, Troubadour Session (Cris Jacobs, Anna Moss, Lindsay Lou, and more), Kitchen Dwellers, The Broomestix, Junior Sisk, Price Sisters, Handmade Moments, and Birches Bend. As always, Joe Craven, will emcee for the weekend.
This year’s lineup once again reflects the all-encompassing musical community that festival hosts—make that 2023 GRAMMY-nominated festival hosts—The Del McCoury Band have cultivated over the years. Produced in conjunction with High Sierra Music and 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 showcasing fresh, new talent. This year’s DelFest will, as usual, take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28.
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, and intimate appearances from the aforementioned artists. Delfest will, as usual, be immediately preceded by the 3-day DelFest Academy hosted by The Travelin’ McCourys and other all-star players.
Tickets are on-sale now at DelFest.com. Please note there will be a price increase on February 20 at midnight EST so fans should not delay in making Memorial Day Weekend plans!
For information including camping, parking, partners, and more, please visit delfest.com and follow DelFest on all social platforms. Can’t wait until May for Del-centered goodness? Relive the magic of DelFest on the festival’s Youtube page.
More About The Festival’s Longrunning Home: Located along the Potomac River in the scenic Appalachian Mountains, and personally chosen by Del, the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hours from Baltimore and D.C.) serves as the ideal location for DelFest. The fairgrounds are conveniently located near four major airports and can be easily reached by rail or road. The city of Cumberland, MD, is a welcoming host offering multiple hotel options, a charming downtown, and great amenities that include biking, fishing, and kayaking, as well as a steam train engine and museum, and interesting dining options. Come for the music, and perhaps stay an extra day to explore the area offerings which are well suited for music fans and outdoor enthusiasts alike.