Del McCoury Band

Del McCoury Band

Del McCoury Band

Born in 1939 in Bakersville, North Carolina, Del McCoury is one of the most best known names in the field of bluegrass music. Today, McCoury performs as a part of his eponymously named band, which is made up of his pair of sons, Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob McCoury (banjo).

Del McCoury started his career with the famous Bluegrass Boys of Bill Monroe during the folk revival period in the early 1960’s. Besides playing the banjo, McCoury also contributed vocals and occasionally played the rhythm guitar for the band. His first performance as part of the band took place on the Grand Ole Opry. READ MORE »

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