Ronnie McCoury

#136039
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
16, 1967
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Most famous as a mandolin player, singer, and songwriter for his family's Del McCoury and Travelin' McCourys bluegrass bands, McCoury received Grammy Awards for his albums The Company We Keep and The Streets of Baltimore.

Before Fame

He began playing the violin before his tenth birthday and, at the age of fourteen, became a member of his father's successful bluegrass band.

Trivia

In the mid 1990s, he and his brother Rob released a collaborative album on the Rounder Records label.

Family Life

He grew up in York, Pennsylvania, as the son of bluegrass guitarist and singer Del McCoury. His marriage to Allison Bliss resulted in a daughter named Emma and sons named Evan and Joshua.

Associated With

He and fellow mandolin player and bluegrass songwriter David Grisman recorded a Grammy nominated album titled Mandolin Extravaganza.

Ronnie McCoury Popularity