• Happy Anniversary, Del McCoury

    Gina Keltner with the Opry presents Del McCoury with a 15th Anniversary print - photo by Chris Hollo Last Saturday when The Del McCoury Band performed on the Grand Ole Opry, Del was surprised between shows with a special 15th Anniversary

  • New albums from all of the McCourys

    The Del McCoury Band - Del McCoury Still Sings Bluegrass and The Travelin’ McCourys A bluegrass original and his sons and successors opt to release their albums simultaneously, providing a familial connection and clearly synchronistic styles. For his part, Del does what

  • A Decade of Del – DelFest 2017

    Remember when a decade seemed like a long time? I certainly do. I remember being a second-grader back in 1973 and realizing that I had another ten years of school before high school graduation. TEN YEARS! It seemed like forever

  • Welcome Willa Bartram!

    At this weekend’s DelFest festival in Cumberland, Maryland, Alan Bartram will surely have reason to celebrate. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to catch up with Bartram, bass player extraordinaire with the Del McCoury Band and the Traveling McCourys, and he had

  • Photos from Old Settler’s 2017

    Ronnie McCoury at Old Settler's Music Festival (April 2017) - photo by Tom Dunning 2017 was the 30th Anniversary event for the Old Settler's Music Festival in the Texas hill country west of Austin. They offer four days of music, blending

  • Del McCoury on Jeopardy

    The one and only Del McCoury made an appearance on Jeopardy last week. Not as a contestant, mind you, but as a musical clue. We finally caught up with Del to see what he thought about the distinction. "Jeopardy is one of

  • G.C. McCoury passes

    Del, G.C., and Jerry McCoury in 2002 This remembrance of G.C. McCoury is a contribution from Del McCoury's son, Ronnie McCoury. It is with a heavy heart that I send along the sad news of the passing of Grover Cleveland McCoury II

  • Q&A with Katy Daley – Del McCoury

    Del McCoury is in the Bluegrass Hall of Fame, he’s a member of the Grand Ole Opry, a Grammy winner, and holds multiple IBMA awards, too many to list. Today is his 78th birthday. Even with all he’s accomplished, it