Del McCoury Band Tickets
While talking about some good old bluegrass tunes, Del McCoury Band is what comes instantly to mind. Been on the music scene for more than a century now, the band is very famous among the folk and bluegrass music community. With a huge fan following, Del McCouryBand is one of the greatest bluegrass groups with its amazing team of five members. The band is well-versed in the string instruments like banjo, guitar, fiddle and bass. It has been on successful tours since 1990s. To attend the upcoming concert of this band, get the Del McCoury Band tickets and watch their live performance as they take over the stage in your city.
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Del McCoury Band
Del McCoury Band, hailing from the York Country is a bluegrass band formed by the popular Grammy Award winning musician, Del McCoury. With its five members on various string instruments, the band has been active since 1967. The present members of the band are Del McCoury, Robbie McCoury, Jason Carter and Ronnie McCoury. The music group started its journey as the Del McCoury and the Dixie Pals and played under the same name, until 1988, when the name “Dixie Pal” was dropped and the current name was adopted. In the early 90s, the band started its national touring act and this was the time when it was joined by Tad Marks and Mike Brantley on fiddle and bass, respectively. Del McCoury, the leading vocalist of the band stills plays the guitar. Del has got an amazing record of awards and honors, which includes 31 Bluegrass Music Association Awards, four consecutive Entertainer of the Year awards and four IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year awards.
After winning his first Grammy in 2006, Del was also inducted in the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, in 2011. Jerry McCourny, who had been with the band since the start, remained with it till 1989. However, two other McCoury brothers, Ronnie McCoury and Robbie MacCoury joined the band in 1981 and 1987, respectively. The other two current members of the band include fiddler Jason Carter and Alan Bartram on the bass. The first album of Del McCoury Band, ‘Blue Side of Town’ came out in 1992. The band was also involved in associated acts with Steve Earle. It was with him that they released their fourth album, ‘The Mountain’in 1999. Among their other associated acts are performances with The Lee Boys. With them they had extended jam sessions and made a good mix of funk, bluegrass and gospel. The annual DelFest is an event that brings all the major bluegrass bands at one place. Several groups and artists have performed at the festival which includes names like Steep Canyon Rangers, Leftover Salmon, Infamous Stringdusters, Sam Bush and railroad Earth among others. The acts played in 2011 included David Grisman, Peter Rowan, Psychograss, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Avelt Brothers and Jesse McReynolds.
The band has released a total of thirteen albums among which seven of the albums were in the top 10 list of US Grass. All the albums have been released on Sugar Hill Record. The band has also received Grammy Award nomination for the category of Best Bluegrass Album in 2004, for ‘Just the Night’. However, it was in 2006, that they received the Grammy Award in the same category for their album named ‘The Company We Keep’. Released in 2005, this album reached number two on the US Grass chart. If you are a McCoury fan or simply love bluegrass then get cheap Del McCoury Band tickets to watch them perform live. Del McCoury is amongst the best the industry has for bluegrass music and this is your chance to enjoy the band, so get your hands on the tickets now.
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