Della Mae

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Della Mae is an American bluegrass band from Boston, Massachusetts.[1]

Della Mae was formed in 2009 by fiddle player Kimber Ludiker, and released their first album I Built This Heart in 2011. Their second full-length album This World Oft Can Be was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album at the 56th Grammy Awards in 2014.[1]

In 2015, they released their self-titled third album, Della Mae.[2]

Band members[edit]

  • Celia Woodsmith - vocals, guitar (2011–present)
  • Grace Van't Hof - vocals, banjo (2009–2011)
  • Kimber Ludiker - fiddle, vocals (2009–present)
  • Jenni Lyn Gardner - mandolin, vocals (2009–present)
  • Courtney Hartman - guitar, banjo, vocals (2009–2018)
  • Zoe Guigueno - bass, vocals (2015–present)
  • Shelby Means - bass, vocals (2012–2015)[3]
  • Amanda Kowalski - bass, vocals (2009–2012)


Year Album Label
2011 I Built This Heart self-released
2013 This World Oft Can Be Rounder
2015 Della Mae 'Rounder


  1. ^ a b "Della Mae builts its audience one fan at a time". Chicago Tribune, June 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "Della Mae: Della Mae". Pop Matters, June 12, 2015.
  3. ^ "Zoe Guigueno to Della Mae". Bluegrass Today. Retrieved 2016-02-04.

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