Well my dear readers and friends , the music world has finally culminated to all of the festivals becoming open and operating back to normal. I have an exclusive list of so many different genre based independent festivals, and this one is one of the older ones.

I try with all my might to release some info and lineups every year, and just like the other festivals I cover each year I feature as much info as I can about each one. Now this year, I am extremely interested in this lineup because Mr. Tyler Childers will be performing using the Travelin’ McCourrys as a backup band.

That fact right there could go in so many different musical directions, will he be playing his own songs in a usual fashion, or will he perform his own songs using a Bluegrass fashion?

DelFest Academy is BACK with all-star instructors! Join us for DelFest Academy hosted by bluegrass legends The Travelin’ McCourys! Gear up for the festival by fine tuning your own skills in guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, bass, or dobro! 🎶
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Every year this fine festival offers the community so many things to do during the 4 day run, that I believe it offers something for every age.  But for me the enticing thing about this festival is the lineups, and I am still trying my best to attend this one.
One of the bands on this lineup I have been really impressed with in 2022 is  a band called the Ghost Of Paul Revere. They released an album this year called Field Notes Volume 3, and I will be releasing some articles about that one soon.
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Last but not least, we are rounding off the festival weekend with this awesome Sunday lineup!
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Allegany County Fairgrounds
11400 Moss Ave. Cumberland, MD 21502
Main Box Office
Allegany College of MD – Continuing Education Bldg
12401 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland, MD 21502


Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland has assembled the ultimate resource guide for all things involving traveling to and from Cumberland for DelFest, as well as great ideas on what to do before and after the event. Visit www.MDMountainside.com/Delfest for all the details.

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.
Bike & Hike

Cumberland is located on or near several regional trails. The Great Allegheny Passage is a 135 mile hiking and biking trail connecting Cumberland, MD with Duquesne, PA near Pittsburgh. The C&O Canal Towpath is a 184.5 mile long hiking and biking trail along the Potomac River connecting Cumberland, MD with Washington DC. The famous Appalachian Trail is a hiking trail that runs about 70 miles east of Cumberland near Hagerstown, MD. Alternative transportation is a great way to get to DelFest! All fans arriving by bike or foot still must check-in at the main box office at Allegany College of MD.

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!

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