The Del McCoury Band has been touring for many years together and Del is travelin’ a little less now. This left the rest of the Travelin’ McCourys some free time to play some music with a little different focus on the vocals. They are playing a few shows at festivals around the country this year and Wintergrass 2009 will be one of them. And aside from playing at Wintergrass Ronnie, Robbie and Jason will be teaching mandolin,banjo and fiddle as part of the Wintergrass Academy.
They have been Travelin’ together along time now, Ronnie started with Del in 1981 at age 13, Robbie started 1987, Jason in 1992 and Alan in 2005. During this time they have won IBMA Entertainers of the Year 9 times -Instrumental Band of Year twice-Song of the Year once-Album of the Year Twice-Instrumental Album of the Year once-Recorded Event of the Year once-Fiddle Player of the Year 3 times-Mandolin Player of the Year 8 times.
Ronnie McCoury-mandolin, Robbie McCoury-banjo, Jason Carter-fiddle, Alan Bartram-bass