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DelFest Manager Specifies Plans for State Grant Award

July 5th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced last month that DelFest would be receiving COVID-19 grants funding.  The money is part of the state’s grant program established for live music, performance venues and live entertainment promoters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The $10 million in relief funding throughout the state is in addition to the $30 million allocated earlier this year. The DelFest promoter grant is for $158,105. Stan Strickland, the McCoury's manager, said the money will be director for improvements at the Allegany County Fairgrounds which serves as the home for the annual DelFest event…