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Published: 2012/02/16

Bela Fleck, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, Sara Watkins, Greensky Bluegrass and Others Join DelFest

Béla Fleck, Railroad Earth and Leftover Salmon have joined the lineup for the 5th annual Delfest. Other new additions include: Luther Dickinson and The Wandering, Darol Anger and the Furies (feat. Brittany Haas, Maeve Gilchrist, & Emy Phelps), Sara Watkins, Greensky Bluegrass The Devil Makes Three, Della Mae. Madison Violet, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys and ORBO & The Longshots.

Fleck will play two shows: one with Alan Bartram, Jason Carter, Ronnie McCoury and Danny Paisley and a second with The Marcus Roberts Trio. DelFest will return to Cumberland, MD from May 24-27. In addition to event host The Del McCoury Band, the festival’s previously confirmed acts include Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sam Bush Band, The Travelin’ McCourys, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Keller Williams, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Infamous Stringdusters and Emmitt-Nershi Band, among many others. Williams will also join Travelin’ McCourys for one of their sets. The two Americana/jam acts are currently working on a joint studio album. DelFest will also feature workshops and a variety of other festive activities.

Here’s a look at the festival’s finalized lineup

The Del McCoury Band
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers
Yonder Mountain String Band
Béla Fleck with Alan Bartram, Jason Carter, Ronnie McCoury and Danny Paisley
Sam Bush Band
Railroad Earth
Leftover Salmon
The Travelin’ McCourys (feat. Keller Williams 5/26)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio
Keller Williams
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
The Infamous Stringdusters
Emmitt-Nershi Band
Luther Dickinson and The Wandering
Darol Anger and the Furies feat. Brittany Haas, Maeve Gilchrist, & Emy Phelps
Sara Watkins
Greensky Bluegrass
The Devil Makes Three
Della Mae
Joe Craven
The David Mayfield Parade
Split Lip Rayfield
The Larry Stephenson Band
Mountain Sprout
Madison Violet
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys
Mon River Ramblers
ORBO & The Longshots

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