Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2012

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THE BASICS

WHERE: San Francisco, CA
WHEN: October 5-7, 2012
TICKETS: Free
CAMPING: No
WEBSITE: Official Site

THE SCENE

You would think that a three day festival in the heart of San Francisco might cost some coin. You would be wrong. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is completely free. How can they swing three days of music? A rich philanthropist named Warren Hellman gives the festival as a gift to San Francisco. Now that’s a party.

2012 LINEUP

  • Alison Brown Quartet with Stuart Duncan
  • Allison Moorer
  • ALO
  • Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys
  • Bill Kirchen and Texicalli
  • Boz Scaggs: Tribute to Doug Sahm
  • Buddy Miller
  • Chris Carrabba
  • Chris Robinson Brotherhood
  • Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys
  • Chuck Ragan
  • Conor Brings Friends for Friday featuring: Simon Felice, Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Beachwood Sparks, Ben Kweller, Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst
  • Cowboy Junkies
  • Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones
  • Dirty Three
  • Dry Branch Fire Squad
  • Dwight Yoakam
  • Elvis Costello Solo
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Giant Giant Sand
  • Glen Hansard
  • Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson
  • Heartless Bastards
  • Jerry Jeff Walker
  • Jesse Winchester
  • Jim Lauderdale
  • Joe Pug
  • John Reilly and Friends (featuring Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau)
  • Jon Langford & His Sadies
  • Jonny Two Bags & Salvation Town
  • Justin Townes Earle
  • Keller Williams, Steve Kimock & Kyle Hollingsworth featuring Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram & Andy Hess
  • Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin
  • Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands
  • Les Claypool Duo De Twang
  • Little Green Cars
  • Lloyd Cole
  • Lucero
  • Luther Dickinson & the Wandering
  • Moonalice
  • Nick Lowe
  • O’Brien Party of 7
  • Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers
  • Patti Smith and her band
  • Patty Griffin
  • Peter Rowan
  • Pickwick
  • Poor Man’s Whiskey
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
  • Reckless Kelly
  • Red Baraat
  • Reignwolf
  • Robert Earl Keen
  • Robyn Hitchcock
  • Roger Knox & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts
  • Rubblebucket
  • Sara Watkins
  • Seasick Steve
  • Sierra Hull
  • Son Volt
  • Steve Earle & the Dukes (and Duchesses)
  • The Barr Brothers
  • The Chieftains
  • The Civil Wars
  • The Del McCoury Band
  • The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock
  • The Go to Hell Man Clan with Special Guests the Wronglers featuring Jimmie Dale Gilmore
  • The Heart & the Heart
  • The Jerry Douglas Band
  • The Knitters
  • The Lumineers
  • The Milk Carton Kids
  • The New Orleans Bingo! Show
  • The Soul Rebels
  • The Time Jumpers (Vince Gill, Dennis Crouch, Paul Franklin, Larry Franklin, Andre Reiss, Dawn Sears, Kenneth Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor & Billy Thomas)
  • The Trishas
  • The White Buffalo
  • Tiny Television
  • Todd Snider
  • Tribute to the Founding Fathers: Warren Hellman, Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson
  • Walter Salas-Humara
  • World Famous Headliners

4 Comments

  • May 3, 2012

    Mark Holmes

    keep me up to date

    • August 8, 2012

      MusicFestivalJunkies

      Will do. Two of three rounds of artists have been posted. Stay tuned.

  • June 22, 2012

    Mike McCarthy

    Can’t wait. THE DEVIL MAKES THREE better be making a return visit!!!!

    THEY BETTER.

  • July 23, 2012

    Susan Payne

    It’s a great event! Warren Hellman just keeps giving–can’t wait to be there again!

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