These gals can get down and aren’t messing around….Della Mae


Members: Celia Woodsmith- guitar/vocals, Kimber Ludiker-fiddle/vocals, Jenni Lyn Gardner- mandolin/vocals, Shelby Means- bass/vocals, Courtney Hartman guitar/vo…

Label: Rounder Records

Bio:         Della Mae features the 2009-2010 National Fiddle Champion Kimber Ludiker, driving mandolinist Jenni Lyn Gardner, seasoned bassist Shelby Means, the powerful vocals and acoustic guitar of Celia Woodsmith, and innovative guitar flatpicker Courtney Hartman.

Vintage Guitar magazine describes Della Mae’s sound as “straightforward, expertly executed music that stays true to its inspirations.” Its musical style seamlessly blends years of experience with bluegrass music and modern singer-songwriter sensibilities. With award-winning instrumental abilities and a reputation for energetic live performances, the five women of Della Mae are turning heads.


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Co-founder of 50thirdand3rd, stepped away to spend time with family and write. From Pittsburgh, now in Florida, Cool Canadian artist wife, 4 great kids, and two granddaughters!! I'm a lucky guy!

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