Del McCoury

Del McCoury

 

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Delano Floyd "Del" McCoury (born February 1, 1939) is an American bluegrass musician. As leader of the Del McCoury Band, he plays guitar and sings lead vocals along with his two sons, Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury, who play mandolin and banjo respectively. In June 2010, he received a National Heritage Fellowship lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2011 he was elected into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.

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Del McCoury Band
 
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight
Album
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight is an album by musical artist Del McCoury, released on January 1, 2002.
Take Me To The Mountains
Album
Take Me To The Mountains is an album by musical artist Del McCoury, released on October 30, 2011.
A Deeper Shade of Blue
Album
A Deeper Shade of Blue is an album by musical artist Del McCoury, released on January 1, 1993.

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Popular Albums10

Album Appearances & References21

Musical Groups1

TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers17

Other Music-Related Relationships4

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles25

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Inside Arts - Bluegrass legend Del McCoury to play at Stan Jam
  –  February 20, 2018
The event culminates with the performance by The Del McCoury Band on Saturday. McCoury plays in the band with his two sons Rob and Ronnie, and it is a joy for him to spend time with his sons and play the music they love together. "They were kids ...
Inside Arts - Bluegrass legend Del McCoury to play at Stan Jam
  –  February 20, 2018
The event will feature top local musicians, workshops, meals in the one of a kind setting that is the Rocky Mountains. The event culminates with the performance by The Del McCoury Band on Saturday. McCoury plays in the band with his two sons Rob and Ronnie ...
Inside Arts - Bluegrass legend Del McCoury to play at Stan Jam
  –  February 20, 2018
For bluegrass legend Del McCoury, it was never about fame, he just wanted to make that sound. It was decades ago, seven to be exact, when McCoury first heard that banjo played by Earl Scruggs on one of his older brother's records. "When I heard Earl ...
Reader: Is the Stanley Hotel Still $400 a Night?
  –  February 17, 2018
We checked rates for the Stanley this weekend, and rooms cost between $319 and $579. Read on for more of our reporting about the Stanley Hotel: The Del McCoury Band will play Stan Jam, the hotel's bluegrass festival. The venue will have cascading ...
Another dozen acts added to ROMP lineup
  –  February 16, 2018
The Travelin' McCourys, an outgrowth of the the Del McCoury Band, was formed in 2009 when members wanted to perform more shows than McCoury was booking. His sons Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury, along with Alan Bartram, Jason Carter and Cody Kilby ...
The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band and Hot Rize Top Greyfox Bluegrass Festival Lineup
  –  February 15, 2018
The Greyfox Bluegrass festival has revealed its 2018 lineup featuring The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, a 40th anniversary celebration of Hot Rize, Jerry Douglas, The Wood Brothers and more. The Dry Branch Fire Squad will act as the host band, and Billy ...
Country and Bluegrass Musician Billy Strings to Perform at UW Feb. 28
  –  February 14, 2018
Strings has performed with popular bluegrass artists such as Del McCoury, David Grisman and Larry Keel. In keeping the traditional sound of bluegrass and mountain music, The Wooks translate the sights and sounds of the people and environment around them ...
music festivals summer 2018
  –  February 14, 2018
The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival returns July 19-22. And the lineup is out -- it includes The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Hot Rize, Jerry Douglas, The Wood Brothers, Della Mae, and many others. The full lineup is listed below. Festival tickets are ...
Charlsey Etheridge From Dalton Takes The Puckett’s Stage
  –  February 14, 2018
In a town where relationships mean everything, Charlsey found herself casually jamming with the likes of Vince Gill, Dierks Bently, Del McCoury, Brian Sutton, Ronnie Bowman, and John Paul Jones of Led Zepplin. Soon, she was sharing an opening stage for ...
Sounds Local: From the Back Porch to the Academy of Music
  –  February 14, 2018
The festival will feature performances by Anais Mitchell, Deer Tick, Del & Dawg (David Grisman and Del McCoury) and many others. There will be special performances for kids and families and a free live broadcast of the Back Porch radio show at the Parlor ...
DelFest Adds The Dawg Trio (David Grisman, Danny Barnes, Sam Grisman), Greensky Bluegrass and More
  –  February 13, 2018
DelFest is scheduled for May 24-27 in Cumberland, Md. The 13 new acts will join a bill that already includes acts like The Del McCoury Band, The Travelin’ McCourys, The Bluegrass Congress (The Del McCoury Band, David Grisman, Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush ...
Folk-rock, flamenco on tap at Stoltz
  –  February 13, 2018
Carving out a name for itself with its live performances, Driftwood has appeared with artists such as Bela Fleck, Rusted Root, Del McCoury, Brett Dennen, The Wailers and Donna the Buffalo. Jonathan “Juanito” Pascual is an internationally recognized ...
Preservation Hall Perseveres
  –  February 13, 2018
And we witness the sonic chemistry when the band is paired with singer Tom Waits, bluegrasser Del McCoury and New Orleans hoodoo rocker Dr. John. Plus, we remember the late South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela, who fused Afrobeat, bebop, pop and the songs ...
Turmoil & Tinfoil On Tour: An Interview With Guitarist Billy Strings
  –  February 8, 2018
All that early bluegrass is what I heard growing up. I got a chance to jam with David Grisman, and my dad, and Del McCoury — all in one night. It was a trip for me and for my dad. And Dawg said, “Man, your dad sounds like Ralph [Carter].” And he does.
FrazierBand takes bluegrass to new places
  –  February 7, 2018
In addition to his work with Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers, Frazier has recorded or toured with John Cowan, Del McCoury, Tony Rice, JD Crowe and Jim Lauderdale. He gets co-writing credits along with Martin and the Rangers for the song "Go Away ...
Dan Auerbach reinvents himself with solo record beyond the Black Keys
  –  February 7, 2018
“He introduced me to everybody — Merle Haggard, Del McCoury, John Prine, Cowboy Jack. He opened this world up to me, and I’ll be forever thankful to him for that. “But it’s the reason why I came to Nashville. It was like my ‘Field of Dreams ...

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