THE LONG CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
THE DEL MCCOURY BAND
with The Woodstove Flapjacks
The Del McCoury Band is the most awarded bluegrass band of all time and in Sept 2011 (days from Bill Monroe’s 100th birthday) he was inducted into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame at the “The Mother of Country Music” The Ryman Auditorium. The band has won a total of thirty-one International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, including Entertainer Of The Year nine times. In 2006, The Del McCoury Band won the Grammy award for Best Bluegrass Album Of The Year for the CD titled "The Company We Keep". The Del McCoury Band continues to cross genres and in 2011 released a crossover CD with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band titled "American Legacies". In 2012, The Del McCoury Band will release "Old Memories, The Songs of Bill Monroe" featuring some of his favorites songs performed during his tenure with Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Boys. Here is the film that was used for Del's Hall of Fame induction, showing his diverse journey in music, from Bill Monroe to Phish! http://tinyurl.com/3zwegpr
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