‘Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival’ Lineup Announced. This Lineup is Almost Too Good To Be True!

Posted 10 Aug 2011 in Music + TV News

The Harldy Strickly Bluegrass Festival has announced their line-up. The quanity of the musicians is almost too good to be true. From Robert Plant to John Prine, to The Jayhawks.  Not to mention, Justin Townes Earle, Steve Earle, Ricky Skaggs, The Flatlanders, Kris Kristofferson & Merle Haggard together, Earl Scruggs, Bright Eyes… the list goes on and on.

It will be held at Speedway Meadow at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Friday Sept. 30th, Saturday Oct. 1st, and Sunday Oct. 2nd.

Oh,  yeah…. and it’s free as well. 

Here’s the artists that will be part of this glorious weekend.

  • Robert Plant & the Band of Joy
  • John Prine
  • The Jayhawks
  • The Del McCoury Band & The Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Justin Townes Earle
  • The Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
  • Patty Griffin
  • Dark Star Orchestra
  • The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Charlie Musselwhite
  • Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses
  • Jolie Holland
  • Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile
  • Otis Clay with special guest Chick Rodgers
  • Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands
  • Woods
  • Buddy Miller
  • Reckless Kelly
  •  South Memphis String Band
  • The Low Anthem
  • Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
  • Seldom Scene
  • The Felice Brothers
  • MC Hammer (Thursday Children’s Program)
  • M. Ward
  • Over the Rhine
  • Seamus Kennedy
  • PMW (Thursday Children’s Program)
  • Mekons
  • Greensky Bluegrass
  • Those Darlins
  • Kurt Vile & the Violators
  • Abigail Washburn
  • Bill Orcutt
  • Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally & Their All-Star Band
  •  Conspiracy of Beards
  • Bela Fleck
  • Zakir Hussain & Edgar Meyer
  • Southern Culture on the Skids
  • The Civil Wars
  • Cass McCombs
  • Kieran Kane
  • Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin
  • Buckethead
  • The Swanson Family Band
  • Hot Buttered Rum
  • Chris Isaak
  • Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson
  • The Devil Makes Three
  • Thurston Moore
  • Ricky Skaggs
  • A.A. Bondy
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Wendy Bird
  • AllofaSudden
  •  Ollabelle
  • The Band of Heathens
  • Moonalice
  • DeVotchKa
  • Frank Fairfield
  • The Belle Brigade
  • Elbow
  • Earl Scruggs
  • Bob Mould
  • The Mother Hips
  • Blame Sally
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bill Kirchen
  • Joe Purdy
  • Dive Bar Dukes
  • Irma Thomas
  • Jessica Lea Mayfield
  • David Bromberg Quartet
  • Simon Joyner
  • Dr. John & the Lower 911
  • Jonathan Wilson
  • Alison Brown Quartet
  • Dry Branch Fire Squad
  • Robert Earl Keen
  • Kris Kristofferson & Merle Haggard
  • The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore
  • Gillian Welch
  • Fitz & the Tantrums
  • River Whyless
  • Robyn Hitchcock
  • Gomez
  • Steve Earle and the Dukes (and Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer

 

For more info, check out the site’s official site at www.strictlybluegrass.com

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Posted by Larry Carta


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