This week the first ten artists were announced for the 12th edition of Warren Hellman’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival. The event will take place October 5th through 7th in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Released artists include Jerry Douglas, Rubblebucket, The Del McCoury Band and The Head and The Heart. The full list can be seen below.
Despite being a free event, HSB will offer bike valet service. Free water, composting and recycling will all be available on site and HSB encourages festival goers to take out what they bring in to minimize waste and impact on the park.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is a free, 3-day event and no tickets are required.
Round 1 Confirmed Artists:
The Del McCoury Band
Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)
O’Brien Party of 7
Giant Giant Sand
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
The Head and The Heart