Wednesday, March 31, 2021
– DelFest, the genre-spanning festival created by Del McCoury, is back for its 14th annual festival in Cumberland, Md. on Sept. 23-26.
estival hosts The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin' McCourys will be joined by Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sam Bush, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Lil Smokies, Della Mae, Cris Jacobs Band, Hot Club of Cowtown, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, The Broomestix, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Steve Poltz, Sister Sadie, Lonesome River Band, Ghost of Paul Revere, Dre Anders, Twisted Pine, Fireside Collective, The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers, Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band, Birches Band, Haint Blue, Dirty Grass Players and The 9th Street Band.
Joe Craven will emcee, once again, for the weekend.
Besides regular sets from the artists, special collaborations and guest sit-ins are expected.
Delfest will be immediately preceded by the three-day DelFest Academy hosted by The Travelin' McCourys.
Located along the Potomac River in the Appalachian Mountains, the fest is held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.
The festival, which typically happens Memorial Day weekend, will make a one-time move to the fall to ensure a COVID-safe gathering. Festival organizers are working with local and state health officials to ensure adherence to local, state and federal safety mandates. COVID-specific protocols will be announced closer to the festival.