Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2012 lineup revealed
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 2012, the three-day festival returns to Golden Gate Park from October 5th-7th, and this year the lineup boasts acts like Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Conor Oberst, The Chieftains, Emmylou Harris, Les Claypool, Nick Lowe, Dwight Yoakam, a tribute to Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson, Jenny Lewis, and Glen Hansard.
Also playing are Robert Earl Keen, Steve Earle & the Dukes (and Duchesses), Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Robyn Hitchcock, John Reilly and Friends, Justin Townes Earle, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, The Head and the Heart, The Civil Wars, Dirty Three, Heartless Bastards, Lucero, Reignwölf, Son Volt, Beachwood Sparks, and Ben Kweller.
Beachwood Sparks, Ben Kweller, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Conor Oberst, Dirty Three, Doc Watson, Dwight Yoakam, Earl Scruggs, Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Glen Hansard, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Heartless Bastards, Jenny Lewis, John Reilly and Friends, Justin Townes Earle, Les Claypool, Lucero, Nick Lowe, Patti Smith, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Reignwolf, Robert Earl Keen, Robyn Hitchcock, Son Volt, Steve Earle, The Chieftains, The Civil Wars, The Head and The Heart