DelFest and DelFest Academy 2009
On May 22-24, DelFest will return to the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD. The Del McCoury Band will host the action and perform throughout the weekend. Also confirmed for the festival are: Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Peter Rowan and The Free Mexican Air Force, The Lee Boys, J.D. Crowe and The New South, Tim O’Brien, The Infamous Stringdusters, Joe Craven, Dan Paisley & the Southern Grass, the Davisson Brothers Band, and the 2008 DelFest band competition winners the Vinegar Creek Constituency. Just prior to the event, the inaugural DelFest Academy will take place on the festival site from May 18-21. Classes in banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and bass will be taught by members of the Del McCoury band and other guest instructors. Advance tickets and other details can be found at the DelFest site.