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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2009 Schedule

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass was earlier known as Strictly Bluegrass. Now it is popularly known as HSB for short. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is an annual free music festival held the first weekend of October in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Cost

From initial conception to till date, the festival has been sponsored and subsidized by San Francisco venture capitalist Warren Hellman.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass History

The first festival was held in 2001, originally only inviting bluegrass musicians. By 2003 artists from other genres were invited and the “Hardly” was added to reflect the expanded scope.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2009 Schedule & Lineup

Fri Oct 3 (10:30am – Noon & 2:30pm – 6:45pm)

The morning (10:30 – noon) on Star stage is a special educational program for local schools (and the general public) as part of the Daniel Pearl Foundation Music Days. The afternoon (2:30pm – 6:45pm) features very special guests on the Banjo stage.
Star Stage

* 10:30am Ruby Jane
* 11:30am MC Hammer

Banjo Stage

* 2:30pm Sharon Little
* 3:35pm The Jerry Douglas Band
* 5:15pm Robert Plant and Alison Krauss featuring T Bone Burnett

Sat Oct 4 (10:45am – 7:15pm)
Banjo Stage

* 10:45am Band Joe & the Whyte Laydie
* 11:00am Jimmie Dale Gilmore
* 11:55am Laurie Lewis & Friends
* 12:55pm Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band
* 2:05pm Three Girls & Their Buddy (Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin & Buddy Miller)
* 3:25pm Hot Rize
* 4:40pm Odetta
* 6:00pm Steve Earle & The Bluegrass Dukes

Star Stage

* 11:00am Dry Branch Fire Squad
* 12:05pm Waco Brothers
* 1:30pm Richard Thompson
* 2:50pm The Desert Rose Band
* 4:10pm The Del McCoury Band
* 5:40pm Global Drum Project featuring Mickey Hart & Zakir Hussain

Rooster Stage

* 11:15am Carlene Carter
* 12:20pm Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson
* 1:30pm From The Jayhawks: Mark Olson & Gary Louris
* 2:45pm Nick Lowe
* 4:05pm Dave Alvin & The Guilty Women (Christy McWilson, Amy Farris, Laurie Lewis, Sarah Brown, Lisa Pankratz, Nina Gerber, Cindy Cashdollar)
* 5:45pm Robert Earl Keen

Arrow Stage

* 11:00am Tift Merritt
* 12:00pm Los Cenzontles featuring Santiago Jimenez
* 1:05pm Bad Livers
* 2:20pm The Gourds
* 3:45pm Jerry Jeff Walker
* 5:20pm Asleep At The Wheel

Porch Stage

* 11:00am Cyndi Harvell
* 11:50am Sons & Brothers
* 12:35pm Samantha Robichaud
* 1:40pm Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue
* 2:40pm Marty Willson-Piper (of the church) & the Mood Maidens
* 3:40pm Joe Purdy
* 4:40pm The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers
* 5:45pm John Jorgenson Quintet

Sun Oct 5 (11am – 7pm)
Banjo Stage

* 11:20am Darrell Scott Band
* 12:20pm Hazel Dickens
* 1:45pm Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
* 2:55pm Earl Scruggs
* 4:15pm Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
* 5:45pm Emmylou Harris

Star Stage

* 11:00am Bill Kirchen
* 12:00pm Riders in the Sky
* 1pm Ben Kweller
* 2:30pm Elvis Costello’s High Whines & Spirits
* 4:15pm Gogol Bordello
* 5:45pm Heavy Trash

Rooster Stage

* 11:00am Jon Langford’s Skull Orchard feat. Sally Timms & the Burlington Welsh Male Chorus
* 11:55am Kevin Welch & Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin
* 1pm Bonnie “Prince” Billy
* 2:20pm Greg Brown
* 3:25pm Iron & Wine
* 4:40pm Loudon Wainwright III
* 6:00pm Iris DeMent

Arrow Stage

* 11:00am Poor Man’s Whiskey
* 12:00pm Moonalice
* 1:05pm Alison Brown Quartet with Joe Craven
* 2:10pm The Infamous Stringdusters
* 3:20pm The Waybacks
* 4:30pm Pegi Young
* 5:50pm Tea Leaf Green

Porch Stage

* 11:00am The Wronglers
* 12:05pm Red Wine
* 1:10pm Heidi Clare & AtaGallop
* 2:15pm Bill Evans String Summit with Megan Lynch
* 3:20pm The Opera Dukes
* 4:40pm Justin Townes Earle
* 5:45pm Maura O’Connell

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