Tag: Del McCoury

Charm City Charmed 

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
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And. Just. Like. That. Summer festival season is upon us. All burdens and worries lay crumpled on the asphalt behind us as cheery festival staff lasso our wrists with those colorful Charm City Bluegrass bracelets. We are in the grass now, folks; scanning the enchanting […]

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Old Settlers Music Festival 2016

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to the organizers of the Old Settlers Music Festival in Austin, TX who shared these images of the various bluegrass artists who performed last weekend at the annual alternative music and entertainment event.

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Del and Woody – a review

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Great songwriting teams are an alchemy of negotiated creativity. Regardless of how the team works, an agreement must be struck between the two as to what aspect of a song takes precedence: words or music. Sometimes the teams easily agree on where to strike the […]

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Wimmen’s Hats from Del and Woody

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It’s a double dose of Del and Woody this afternoon at Bluegrass Today! The Del McCoury Band is going all out to spread the word about their latest CD, a unique collaboration between Del and the late Woody Guthrie. This morning we had an interview with […]

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Del and Woody – an unlikely collaboration

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Two masterful musicians from different genres have come together for a new CD despite the fact that one of them passed away nearly a half century ago. The legendary Del McCoury releases a collaborative work with the late Woody Guthrie titled Del and Woody this […]

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Del and Woody at long last

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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After several years of promising and planning, the unlikely collaboration between Del McCoury and Woody Guthrie is scheduled to arrive on record April 15. The bluegrass warbler and the iconic folk singer never met, and in fact Guthrie passed away in 1967, before McCoury’s meteoric rise […]

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Photos from 2015 Mountain Song Festival

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Mountain Song Festival, hosted each year in September by The Steep Canyon Rangers in Brevard, NC  to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, appears to have been another great success. Artists from all over the world performed for a large and enthusiastic […]

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Photos from Bloomin’ Bluegrass 2015

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Bob Compere for this batch of photos from last weekend’s Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival & Chili Cookoff in Farmer’s Branch, TX, just north of Dallas.

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Del McCoury awarded Bluegrass Star from Bluegrass Heritage

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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At last weekend’s Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off in Texas, Del McCoury was presented with the Bluegrass Star Award from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. Since 2010, the Foundation has presented this award to a bluegrass artist who exemplifies contemporary bluegrass, and carries it to audiences […]

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Photos from Red, White & Bluegrass 2015

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Laura Tate Ridge shared these photos from Friday night and Saturday at the 2015 Red, White & Bluegrass Festival.

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