Savannah Music Festival LIVE 341 – Del McCoury Band

Original air date: week of February 6, 2011

When you think of American roots music, one of the most distinct styles is bluegrass. Bill Monroe once characterized the genre of music he helped create as: “Scottish bagpipes and old-time fiddlin’. It’s Methodist and Holiness and Baptist. It’s blues and jazz, and it has a high lonesome sound. It’s plain music that tells a good story. It is played from my heart to your heart, and it will touch you. Bluegrass is music that matters.” Tune in for a 2010 Savannah Music Festival performance by one of bluegrass music’s most accomplished ensembles, the Del McCoury Band.