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Del Celebrates 83rd Birthday, Focusing on Return to Allegany County

February 2nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Bluegrass Legend Del McCoury celebrated his 83rd birthday on Tuesday- but he is showing no signs of slowing down with a focus on the return of DelFest after a two year hiatus due to COVID-19 concerns. McCoury said the cancellations of the shows in 2020 and 2021 was disheaterning but he and his family are looking forward to playing the Allegany County Fairgrounds this Memorial Day weekend- May 26th through the 29th

Although setting dates for a four day music festival during a pandemic in a region that hasn’t exactly embraced COVID-19 vaccinations can be a dicey proposition- DelFest representative Stan Strictland sounded confident in a recent conversation with WCBC News…