Tag: Del McCoury

2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

| April 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

I’ve recently returned from Durango, Colorado, where I found the 20th Anniversary of the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown to have the intimacy, talent, and entertaining times that attendees have come to know and trust. In regard to intimacy, the festival hosts shows through three venues, each […]


Del’s Big Blue Raindrops

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

When the Del McCoury Band played live last week on The Katy Daley Show at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, the station’s video crew captured the band performing one of the songs from their current Streets Of Baltimore album, Big Blue Raindrops. Video was captured by Peter Swinburne, […]


Streets Of Baltimore video from Del

| March 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Del McCoury Band released a music video for Streets of Baltimore a few weeks ago, and it somehow escaped our attention. It’s the title cut from their newest record, a Tompall Glaser and Harlan Howard song that was a hit for country singer Bobby […]


Ashes of Love raises $4k for Steve Thomas

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night’s Ashes Of Love benefit concert in Nashville raised roughly $4,000 for Steve Thomas. His home was destroyed by fire on New Year’s Eve, and most of his and his wife Janet’s personal items were lost. As always, the bluegrass folks rallied round, and […]


Del McCoury performs on Best Of Bluegrass

| January 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

This weekend’s Best of Bluegrass show, broadcast on WMAK from Owensboro, KY, will feature a live, in-stdio performance by The Del McCoury Band. Hosted weekly on Saturday afternoon by Bob Mitchell, the program is also streamed online at www.1013hankfm.com from 4:00-6:00 p.m. (EST). Del visited the WFPK […]


YMSB with Del in Nashville

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Todd Powers was on hand in Nashville this past Friday for Yonder Mountain String Band with Del McCoury, and The Travelin McCourys at Marathon Music. Looks like it was a good’n.  


The 2014 Bluegrass Grammy goes to…

| January 26, 2014 | 3 Comments

This afternoon at the 2014 Grammy pre-show cybercast, the Best Bluegrass Album was awarded to The Del McCoury Band for The Streets of Baltimore. As he generally does at the IBMA Awards, Del and the boys spoke until they got the “go away music.” Go […]


Benefit show scheduled for Steve and Janet Thomas

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was New Year’s Eve that Nashville grasser Steve Thomas and his wife, Janet, were enjoying a quiet night at home, until they saw smoke filling the room. Two hours later they stood outside watching the home they had rented in Gallatin this past three […]


Del McCoury and String Cheese for New Years

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Todd Powers was again on hand for the big New Year’s Eve Incident in Broomfield, Colorado with Del McCoury and String Cheese Incident earlier this week. Here are some of the photos he took.  


2014 Bluegrass Grammy nominees

| December 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

The 2014 Grammy nominees were announced on Friday evening. In the midst of the cavalcade of glitzy stars was news of the all-important Best Bluegrass Album. And the nominees are: It’s Just A Road - The Boxcars, Mountain Home Brothers Of The Highway - Dailey & Vincent, […]