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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Fest 2010

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 28, 2010 10:35am | Post a Comment
A huge number of the artists set to play at this weekend's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in Golden Gate Park have also performed at Amoeba! Check out some performance videos, interviews and images of Steve Earle, Richard Thompson, Patti Smith, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and many more, and get ready for one amazing, incredible weekend at the free festival! 

For all set times and a full schedule of players, please check out the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass website!


Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band - interview
Click here for the performance video


Patti Smith - performance video
Click here for the interview


Gillian with Dave Rawlings Machine - performance video
Gillian Welch will be playing at HSB, no doubt accompanied by Dave Rawlings.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2010 Lineup Announced

Posted by Miss Ess, August 10, 2010 05:05pm | Post a Comment
It's almost that time of year again already! The lineup for the 2010 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival has been announced! The free annual festival will take place in Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, October 1, 2 & 3, and this will be its 10th anniversary!

Just a few of the artists are below. See the full lineup here.

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steve earlejoan baez
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conor oberstrichard thompson

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2009

Posted by Miss Ess, October 1, 2009 12:02pm | Post a Comment
It's hard to believe it's already that time of year, but here comes another Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park! The all free festival has an incredible lineup, as usual, and will no doubt be extremely crowded, but also so well worth attending.

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This year, among the artists you can check out are: John Prine, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Gillian Welch, Guy Clark, The Flatlanders, Hazel Dickens, Doc Watson, The Knitters, Old Crow Medicine Show, Neko Case, Allen Toussaint, Mavis Staples, Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus Three, Marianne Faithfull, Aimee Mann, Little Feat, and of course, Emmylou Harris! Sheesh, and that's not even everyone!

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