I'm not one for festivals of any sort -- or any event that requires sharing a Porta-Potty with 5,000 other people for the day.
Unless of course, Merle Haggard is performing.
Add in Gillian Welch, Broken Social Scene, and some warm sunshine, and I'm there -- hand sanitizer and all. If you missed the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival this weekend, we are here to tell you ... you missed out! Allow us to give you our take on the weekend music orgy and an up-close look at what we saw: