Saturday, August 30, 2014

Delfest Festival Maryland

WHERE: Cumberland, Maryland
22nd - 25th May 2014


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Line Up

The Del McCoury Band
The String Cheese Incident (2 Sets)
Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby with Kentucky Thunder
Yonder Mountain String Band
Railroad Earth
Hot Rize featuring Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
The Travelin’ McCourys
Greensky Bluegrass
Carolina Chocolate Drops
The Gibson Brothers
Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
Sierra Hull
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Kruger Brothers
The Duhks (Original Lineup)
Joe Craven
The Deadly Gentlemen
Spirit Family Reunion
The California Honeydrops
The Unseen Strangers
The Devil Makes Three
Jim Lauderdale
Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
Shook Twins
Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run
T Sisters
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

Festival Info

In 2008, Del McCoury started DelFest, an annual bluegrass festival in Cumberland, Maryland, held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds

Delfest Line Up - 2013
The Del McCoury Band, Trey Anastasio Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Masters of Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles, Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Travelin' McCourys, The Infamous Stringdusters, Greensky Bluegrass, The Campbell Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, Pikelny, Sutton, McCoury, Bulla & Bales, Davisson Brothers Band, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Elephant Revival, Missy Raines and The New Hip, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, The Rambling Rooks, Hackensaw Boys, Joe Craven, Mamajowali, Spirit Family Reunion, Blue Mafia

Delfest Line Up - 2012
The Del McCoury Band, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sam Bush Band, The Travelin’ McCourys (feat. Keller Williams 5/26), Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Keller Williams, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Infamous Stringdusters, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Joe Craven, Split Lip Rayfield, The Larry Stephenson Band, The David Mayfield Parade, Mountain Sprout, Mon River Ramblers, , Béla Fleck with Alan Bartram, Jason Carter, Ronnie McCoury, Danny Paisley, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio, Luther Dickinson and The Wandering, Darol Anger and the Furies feat. Brittany Haas, Maeve Gilchrist, & Emy Phelps, Sara Watkins, Greensky Bluegrass, The Devil Makes Three, Della Mae, Madison Violet, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, ORBO & The Longshots

Delfest Line Up - 2011
The Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Yonder Mountain String Band, Warren Haynes Acoustic with Special Guests, Chris Robinson, Railroad Earth, The Travelin’ McCourys, Punch Brothers, Psychograss, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Dailey & Vincent, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jesse McReynolds, Trampled by Turtles, The Infamous Stringdusters, Scythian, Joe Craven, Sierra Hull & Highway 111, Davisson Brothers Band, Rockin' Acoustic Circus, The Sweetback Sisters, Head For The Hills, Tussey Mountain Moonshiners

How to get there

If you are flying, Cumberland is almost equidistant from four major airports, Washington National (Reagan), Dulles, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh.

Amtrak provides intercity service to Cumberland over the Capitol Limited rail line, which connects Washington, DC to Chicago, Illinois. The Cumberland Amtrak Station is located downtown at Queen City Drive and East Harrison Street, about 3 miles from the festival site.

Cumberland, MD is located in Allegany County 137 miles northwest of Washington DC. Below are mileage and driving times (without traffic) to many cities. Major highway arteries serving the Cumberland area include Interstate 68, U.S. Route 40, and U.S. Route 220. Please be smart and drive safely!

Baltimore 139 (2.5 hrs)
New York City 304 (5 hrs)
Washington DC 137 (2.5 hrs)
Richmond 236 (4 hrs)
Pittsburgh 106 (2 hrs)
Roanoke 279 (4.5 hrs)
Philadelphia 239 (4 hrs)
Cleveland 233 (4 hrs)
Charleston 226 (3.5 hrs)
Cincinnati 384 (6 hrs)

The main box office, where you will exchange your festival tickets for a wristband and your parking pass for a decal, will be located approximately 5 miles from DelFest. You must stop here first before proceeding to the festival. DO NOT GO TO THE FAIRGROUNDS UPON ARRIVAL. You will be turned away without a wristband.
On Sunday, May 29th, the main box office will be located at the fairgrounds.
Box Office Map Address: 900 Seton Dr., Cumberland, MD 21502

From Baltimore:
(143 miles, 2.5 hrs)
I-95 S toward Washington (3.6 miles)
Take I-695 W toward I-70/Towson (4.6 miles)
Take I-70 W toward Frederick (91.0 miles)
Take I-68 W/US-40 W toward Cumberland (38.2 miles)
Exit 41 for Seton Dr./MD-49
Turn right to stay on Seton Dr. northbound
Continue through the traffic signal toward the parking lot of the former Sacred Heart Hospital
Look for DelFest signs

From Washington DC:
(142 miles, 2.5 hrs)
I-66 W
Keep right, follow signs to George Washington Memorial Parkway
Take George Washington Memorial Parkway N (8.8 miles)
Merge onto Capitol Beltway/I-495 N (4.3 miles)
Follow signs for Rockville/I-270 N/Frederick
Take I-270 N (29.1 miles)
Merge onto I-70 W toward Hagerstown (52.7 miles)
Take I-68 W/US-40 W toward Cumberland (38.2 miles)
Exit 41 for Seton Dr./MD-49
Turn right to stay on Seton Dr. northbound
Continue through the traffic signal toward the parking lot of the former Sacred Heart Hospital
Look for DelFest signs

From Pittsburgh:

I-376 E/US-22 E via the ramp to Monroeville (13.9 miles)
Take I-76 E/Pennsylvania Turnpike (54.2 miles)
Take exit 110 toward Johnstown/Somerset/PA-219
Merge onto PA Turnpike Acc
Continue on N Pleasant Ave
Slight right at PA-281/Stoystown Rd
Continue to follow PA-281
Turn left at E Main St/PA-31
Slight right at Berlin Plank Rd (8.1 miles)
Continue on Broadway St/US-219
Turn left at Main St
Turn right at Cumberland St/PA-160 (11.9 miles)
Turn right at McKenzie Hollow Rd (4.1 miles)
Turn left at Greenville Rd
Continue on Finzel Rd/MD-546
Continue to follow MD-546 (3.3 miles)
Turn left to merge onto I-68 E/National Fwy/US-40 E toward Cumberland (12.0 miles)
Exit 40 toward Campground Rd.
Turn left at Vocke Rd.
Turn right at Braddock Rd/MD-49 E.
Turn left at Seton Dr.
Look for DelFest signs in the parking lot of the hospital

To the Fairgrounds Address: 11490 Moss Ave, Cumberland, MD 21501
There will be signs directing DelFest fans from the box office to the fairgrounds. Exit the same way you came in on Seton Dr. Turn left at Braddock Rd/MD-49 E. Sharp right at Greene St. Continue on US-220 S for 2.7 miles. Turn left at Moss Ave. The fairgrounds is straight ahead.

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