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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 Lineup Announced

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click to enlarge Hardly Strictly: It's that time of year again. - JOSEPH SCHELL
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  • Hardly Strictly: It's that time of year again.

It's officially September, which means the biggest (and free-est) music festival in San Francisco is only a month away. Today, after dropping plenty of hints online, the organizers of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announced the lineup for the festival's 13th year, which takes place Oct. 4-6 in Golden Gate Park. Here it is:

MC Hammer

Poor Man's Whiskey

Jesse Dee

Mike Scott and Steve Wickham of the Waterboys

Seldom Scene

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band featuring Yungchen Lhamo

Bonnie Raitt

Conor Oberst's Friday stage:


The Cave Singers

The Felice Brothers

The Evens

First Aid Kit

Conor Oberst

Manchester Orchesta



Father John Misty


Spirit Family Reunion

Alison Brown

Tim O'Brien with Bryan Sutton and Mike Bub

Holler Down the Hollow: A Hardly Strictly Salute to the Masters

Jerry Douglas

Steve Earle and the Dukes


Jon Langford and Skull Orchard acoustic FREAKONS

Dave Alvin with Greg Leisz

Boz Scaggs

Natalie Maines

Sonny & The Sunsets

Bettye LaVette

Nick Lowe

Los Lobos Disconnected

The Go To Hell Man Clan

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale

Mark Lanegan

Loudon Wainwright III

Patty Griffin

Robert Earl Keen

Kat Edmonson

The Handsome Family

G. Love and Special Sauce

Elvin Bishop

The Forest Rangers with Katey Sagal

The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock


Paul Kelly

Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside

Jesse DeNatale

Joy Kills Sorrow

Martha Wainwright

Sturgill Simpson

Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands

Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell

Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott

Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys

Emmylou Harris

Dry Branch Fire Squad

Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers

Justin Townes Earle

Chris Isaak

Gogol Bordello


Richard Thompson

Billy Bragg

The Time Jumpers featuring Brad Albin, Larry Franklin, Paul Franklin, Vince Gill, "Ranger Doug" Green, Andy Reiss, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor and Billy Thomas

Tumbleweed Wanderers

Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, and Fats Kaplin

Buddy Miller

Kate McGarrigle Tribute with Martha and Sloan Wainwright and special guests

Ryan Bingham

The Wood Brothers

Shovels and Rope


The Brothers Comatose

The Devil Makes Three

Trampled By Turtles

The String Cheese Incident

The Deep Dark Woods

Della Mae

Evolfo Doofeht

The Warren Hood Band

Pieta Brown

Tift Merritt

Robert Ellis

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