hardly strictly

San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival has been going strong since 2001, offering jam-packed, genre-bending lineups for the cost of absolutely nothing. In 2013, the three-day festival returns to Golden Gate Park from October 4th-6th, and this year the lineup boasts acts like Billy Bragg, Mark Lanegan, String Cheese Incident, Conor Oberst, Father John Misty, First Aid Kit, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson, Ryan Bingham, Justin Townes Earle, Low, Gogol Bordello, Allah-Las, Sonny & The Sunsets,

Also playing are Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Boz Scaggs, Patti Griffin, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Robert Earl Keen, Loudon Wainwright III, Martha Wainwright, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Buddy Miller, Robert Ellis, G. Love & Special Sauce, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Manchester Orchestra, The Felice Brothers, The Warren Hood Band, and MC Hammer.