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    Default Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Free, as always

    Friday:
    The morning is a special educational program featuring The Abrams Brothers and PMW for local schools (and the general public) as part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days. The afternoon features very special guests Buddy Miller, T Bone Burnett, and Jeff Tweedy.

    Saturday:
    Alison Brown Quartet w/ Special Guest Joe Craven, Allison Moorer, Austin Lounge Lizards, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones feat. Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man & Jeff Coffin, Belle Monroe & Her Brewglass Boys, Blanche, Boz Scaggs & The Blue Velvet Band, Chris Smither, Dale Ann Bradley & Coon Creek, Dan Reeder, Fionn Regan, The Flatlanders feat. Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock, Gillian Welch, Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson, James McMurtry, Jimmy LaFave, John Prine, Julay Brooks & Richard Brandenburg w/ The Cash Magnets, Keller Williams, The Knitters, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, Los Lobos, Michelle Shocked, New Lost City Ramblers, Nick Lowe, The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers, Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby w/ Kentucky Thunder, Robert Earl Keen, Symphony Bluegrass Ramblers, Shana Morrison & Caledonia, Steve Earle, the subdudes, T Bone Burnett, Teddy Thompson, The Whoreshoes

    Sunday:
    Bill Callahan, Bill Kirchen & The Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods, Charlie Louvin, Dave Alvin & The Guilty Men, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience w/ special guest Curly Seckler, The Del McCoury Band, Doc Watson w/ David Holt & Richard Watson, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Earl Scruggs, Emmylou Harris, Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, The Hacienda Brothers, Hazel Dickens, Heartless Bastards, Hot Buttered Rum, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Jim Lauderdale, Jody Stecher & Bill Evans / The Secret Life of Banjos, Jorma Kaukonen, Kevin Welch, Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin, Marley's Ghost, Mekons, Moonalice, Mother Hips, Ned Sublette, Pete Wernick & Flexigrass, Poor Man's Whiskey, Railroad Earth, Red Wine, The Sadies, Songwriter Circle (w/ Chris Smither, David Olney, Ray Wylie Hubbard & Steve Young), Steep Canyon Rangers, The Wronglers
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I would totally go to this.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I would totally go to this 2.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I went to this last year. Note that the beer is sold out of coolers by enterprising citizens in the woods directly west of the event.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    you guys always have fun FREE shows ... i remember the golden gate park shows of the 60-70's ... now those were free and fun for sure ... cr****

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I would go to this. I had no idea this existed.
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    The Weeknd will probably play some secret show nobody knows about cause he is even more cryptic than I am.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    If I were not heavily involved in fabulous children's charity event this very same weekend, I would go.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Since we're all saying.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Did anybody go to the Yonder Mountain String Summit last week?

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I'd go if I wasn't in Hawaii
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I would go to this, but

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    that's impressive. especially Saturday. but the Mekons. shit.

    edit: if you don't know, the Knitters are the members of X playing acoustic country.


    The morning is a special educational program featuring The Abrams Brothers and PMW for local schools (and the general public) as part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days. The afternoon features very special guests Buddy Miller, T Bone Burnett, and Jeff Tweedy.

    Saturday:
    Alison Brown Quartet w/ Special Guest Joe Craven, Allison Moorer, Austin Lounge Lizards, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones feat. Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man & Jeff Coffin, Belle Monroe & Her Brewglass Boys, Blanche, Boz Scaggs & The Blue Velvet Band, Chris Smither, Dale Ann Bradley & Coon Creek, Dan Reeder, Fionn Regan, The Flatlanders feat. Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock, Gillian Welch, Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson, James McMurtry, Jimmy LaFave, John Prine, Julay Brooks & Richard Brandenburg w/ The Cash Magnets, Keller Williams, The Knitters, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, Los Lobos, Michelle Shocked, New Lost City Ramblers, Nick Lowe, The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers, Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby w/ Kentucky Thunder, Robert Earl Keen, Symphony Bluegrass Ramblers, Shana Morrison & Caledonia, Steve Earle, the subdudes, T Bone Burnett, Teddy Thompson, The Whoreshoes

    Sunday:
    Bill Callahan, Bill Kirchen & The Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods, Charlie Louvin, Dave Alvin & The Guilty Men, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience w/ special guest Curly Seckler, The Del McCoury Band, Doc Watson w/ David Holt & Richard Watson, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Earl Scruggs, Emmylou Harris, Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, The Hacienda Brothers, Hazel Dickens, Heartless Bastards, Hot Buttered Rum, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Jim Lauderdale, Jody Stecher & Bill Evans / The Secret Life of Banjos, Jorma Kaukonen, Kevin Welch, Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin, Marley's Ghost, Mekons, Moonalice, Mother Hips, Ned Sublette, Pete Wernick & Flexigrass, Poor Man's Whiskey, Railroad Earth, Red Wine, The Sadies, Songwriter Circle (w/ Chris Smither, David Olney, Ray Wylie Hubbard & Steve Young), Steep Canyon Rangers, The Wronglers
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    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Tom edit again you forgot Heartless Bastards and also Bill Callahan.
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    See how wrong you are, Tommy? Randy is agreeing with you.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Bela Fleck with VICTOR WOOTEN s**t.......... And yes all the highlights are awesome. So Jeff Tweedy solo acoustic or with other gguests, sing me up!!


    Too bad Detour is that same weekend, or ya know.........




    Edit: LOS LOBOS TOO

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I don't know Heartless Bastards.
    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    also, if anyone cares, Shana Morrison is Van Morrison's daughter, and Teddy Thompson is Richard and Linda Thompson's son.
    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Oh I forgot it'sn't the future yet.
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    See how wrong you are, Tommy? Randy is agreeing with you.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    It is now.


    no, i mean now

    no. now

    dammit
    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    John beat me to the punch with Bill Callahan and Tom with Teddy Thomson. Isn't Jason Isbell the guy who left Drive-By Truckers or am I thinking of someone else? If it is, I heard that record the other day. It's not bad. A little heavy-handed in parts, but not bad.

    Also, this really is a pretty stellar lineup. I thinks I might drive over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mob roulette View Post
    Also, this really is a pretty stellar lineup. I thinks I might drive over.
    You should drive about twelve hours north on the way. It'd be really convenient. I swear.





    (For me).

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    You're up early. Want to go get a coffee?

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I fell asleep with the window open, so I woke up to close it. And thaw out a little bit. And change the music.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Yeah, yeah, sure sure.


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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Good morning, sunshine.






    No wait. Bitch, I mean.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Happy Wednesday, sweet tits.


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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I love it when you talk like a construction worker.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Hi Alma. You should come too. I will bring donuts. Y'all meet me at the big TA truck stop just outside Reno. I will be holding a flag.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    Perfect. Alma, You can just clock out and meet us outside.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    hahahaha. +17.

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    Default Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Oct5-7, San Francisco)

    I would totally come but I've gotta be here at 7 to give grandpa his methadone.


    So what's this thread about, anyway?


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