DelFest Announces 14th Annual Festival

DelFest, the brainchild of McCoury Music and High Sierra Music’s beloved festival, is pleased to announce that after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID, the music of Del McCoury and friends will return to beautiful Cumberland, Maryland, in May. 26-29.

Today, DelFest organizers announced the bulk of artists for this year’s roster. Festival hosts The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCourys are joined by Railroad Earth, Bela Fleck’s My Bluegrass Heart, Sam Bush, Leftover Salmon, Watchhouse, California Honeydrops, Sierra Hull, Anders Osborne & Jackie Green, Cabinet and The Lil Smokies. Stay tuned to DelFest social media for some fun surprise additions in the coming months.

Tickets will, beginning tomorrow (Dec. 17) at 10:00 a.m. EST, be available for purchase, including 4-day passes at the special holiday price of $230.50 (limited numbers available, when they are gone, they are gone).

On-Site RV Passes (again, a very limited number of these exist), On-Site Vehicle Passes, DELuxe Experience Packages, DelFest Academy and Glamping Packages will also go on sale on the 17th December at 10:00 a.m. EST.

Music fans are encouraged to act quickly, as the limited-time vacation prize won’t last. DelFest’s famous Late Night lineup will be announced in the coming months with lineup additions.

In addition to the traditional sets of these world-class artists, attendees can once again expect to see unique collaborations, special guest sit-ins, various tributes to Del McCoury and his musical legacy, and intimate appearances. of the aforementioned artists. artists. Delfest will, as usual, be immediately preceded by the 3-day DelFest Academy hosted by The Travelin’ McCourys and other star players.

Located along the Potomac River in the scenic Appalachian Mountains, and personally chosen by Del, the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hours from Baltimore and DC) is the perfect place to DelFest. The exhibition center is conveniently located near four major airports and is easily accessible by train or road. The town of Cumberland, MD is a welcoming host offering several hotel options, a charming downtown area, and great amenities that include biking, fishing, and kayaking, as well as a steam train and museum, and interesting dining options. Come for the music and maybe stay an extra day to explore the area’s offerings suitable for music lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

For more information on camping, parking, partners, etc., go to and follow DelFest on all social platforms. Can’t wait until May for Del-centric goodness? Refresh yourself and relive the magic of DelFest on the festival’s Youtube page.

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