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The Del McCoury Band: With a Little Help From Our Friends

April 20, 2019 | 8 pm
Paramount Bristol
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Don’t miss this hometown jam with Del McCoury and his band, flanked by family and friends in a “Grand Ole Opry” style format with short sets of The Gibson Brothers, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Dre Anders and Cody Kilby. With Del at the helm, this tight-knit ensemble of master musicians boasts a handful of Grammys, a double handful of GRAMMY nominations, more than a dozen ‘IBMA Entertainer of the Year’ awards and double-digit ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ awards between them. This traveling pickin’ party blurs musical boundaries between iconic/emerging, traditional/progressive, vocal/instrumental, covers/originals –and they shred from every angle!

Del McCoury For fifty years, Del's music has defined authenticity for bluegrass fans. He is a living link to the days when bluegrass was made only in hillbilly honkytonks, schoolhouse shows and on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, yet also a commandingly vital presence today, from prime time and late night talk show TV to music festivals and the concert circuit.

The Gibson Brothers With nearly a dozen trophies from the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, the Gibson Brothers have built their legacy upon a sound that salutes the past while still pushing forward.

Sierra Hull is an accomplished mandolin player and vocalist — and GRAMMY Nominee. She is IBMA 2018 winner of Mandolin Player of the Year.

Justin Moses is winner of the 2018 IBMA “Dobro Performer of the Year.”

Dre Anders blends West coast and soulful Folk sounds with her Swedish musical heritage to create something entirely new and wonderful.

Cody Kilby spent 14 years slinging hot licks on guitar for Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder and brings his unique tone to the Travelin’ McCourys.