Del McCoury 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...

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 / Stream / Download: David Grisman & Del McCoury @ City Winery 11/16/14

Words & Photos: Alex WoodFor a short tour, David Grisman and Del McCoury are celebrating a friendship and musical partnership lasting more than 50 years. The City Winery performance felt informal, as though two friends were looking back at the wild ride their bluegrass careers had taken them on, sharing stories and jokes while running through...

Setlist: Del & Dawg @ City Winery 11/16/14

We'll have a bit more from this show featuring the combined talents of Del McCoury and David Grisman soon, but wanted to publish the setlist and a nice video of "New River Train" from a show the duo performed earlier this week.City Winery - November 16, 20141.) Rabbit In The Log2.) Shackles And Chains3.) East Virginia...

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...

What A Weekend! Chicago Music Preview March 5-9

Fact: there is outstanding music every weekend in Chicago.But sometimes you just have to shake your head, sigh, and realize how lucky we are to have this city as our playground.What's more, the highlights of this weekend's cavalcade of stars feature that are right smack in our wheelhouse. the jambands, supergroups, heavy funk,...

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...