Della Mae

Della Mae in studio. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Della Mae in studio. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The music of Della Mae is self-described as "man-grass," but it's all women — five of them, to be exact. What began as a gimmick has become a foot-stomping force to be reckoned with in the bluegrass world and beyond.

The band joins us in-studio to perform songs off its new album, This World Oft Can Be, and to talk about being a band of all women in a male-dominated genre.


Kimber Ludiker, fiddle and founder of Della Mae

Celia Woodsmith, lead vocalist

Courtney Hartman, guitar

Shelby Means, upright bass

Jenni Lyn Gardner, mandolin

This segment aired on December 26, 2013. The audio for this segment is not available.


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