Del McCoury Band Stories

On TV | Del McCoury Band’s Acoustic Guitar Session

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: The Del McCoury BandWhat: A short session recorded for Acoustic Guitar MagazineYou Need To Know: This early morning session wound up capturing a special moment, as the band decided to only record instrumentals. Consisting of bluegrass pioneer Del...

Festival Watch | Blue Ox Music Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Blue Ox Music Festival June 14-16Headliners To WatchGreensky Bluegrass They've been a big part of the fest since the beginning, and Tomorrow's Verse favorites Greensky Bluegrass have proved themselves as one of the...

On TV | Del McCoury Band & Friends Cover Buffalo Springfield

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Del McCoury Band and a host of musicians including Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Ethan Jodziewicz, Cody Kilby, and Dre AndersWhat: A bluegrass picking-party style cover of Buffalo Springfields For What Its WorthWhen: May 2017You Need To...

Album Review | Del McCoury Band's "Del And Woody"

Its no secret that Woody Guthries estate has access to thousands of song lyrics penned by the folk pioneer. Though never set to music or preserved in recordings, some of the lyrics have surfaced on a number of releases over time, including Wilco and Billy Braggs Mermaid Avenue records and New Multitudes, recorded by Jay...

Preview & Ticket Giveaway | Del McCoury Band @ City Winery 3/14/15

Chicago's City Winery is only a few years old, but at this point, catching Del McCoury there has fast become a must-do for area bluegrass fans.Here's our coverage of his 2014 gigs at the classy West Loop music room:Review / Photos / Stream / Download: David Grisman & Del McCoury @ City Winery 11/16/14Review / Photos / Audio / Setlist: Del...

Review / Photos / Audio / Setlist: Del McCoury Band @ City Winery 3/8/14

Words / Photos: Alex WoodThe Del McCoury Band defines traditionalism in the bluegrass genre.The five piece band, including Dels sons Ronnie and Robbie, performed an acoustic set comprising of originals, covers and traditional songs, the musicians huddling around two microphones for amplification.With few older bluegrass veterans left to carry the torch of traditionalism, 75-year...

The Best Audio & Video From Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival

Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival delivered two solid weekends packed with highlights. Fortunately, the good times don't have to end at the festival, as some of the strongest sets of the festival have been recorded, and we're happy to share them with you. Three keys sets from 1/21 at the Auditorium are available here in their...

Discount Tickets For Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival @ Fanfound

I'd never even heard of Fanfound until recently, but based on deals they are currently offering, there appear to be many reasons to check back with them frequently.At the top of the list are discounted tickets (43% off face value) to both upcoming weekends of the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival. If you missed the...

Friday Linkafication: Google Doodle Phish Edition

Last week, I called Paul Simon a "class act", after reading this, I may have to reevaluate. Disclosure, in no way does it reduce the awesomeness of the video below.A bevy of Prince covers in honor of his birthday earlier this week.The blogs at The Trib offer an interview with funkiest of the...