First 10 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Acts Confirmed

By Scott Bernstein Aug 19, 2015 7:15 am PDT

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass returns to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park October 2 – 4. Warren Hellman, who passed away in 2011, founded and funded the free festival which was first held in 2001. Organizers of the event have confirmed 10 acts that will play Hardly Strictly Bluegrass this October.

Jam stalwarts Leftover Salmon are aboard for this year’s festival as are soul acts Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires and Monophonics. Boz Scaggs returns to HSB this October, while others confirmed for the festival are The Stone Foxes, Paul Weller, Ben Miller Band, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Chicano Batman and Pokey LaFarge.

All told, the festival will feature over 100 acts on seven stages. Organizers will soon post a medley to containing clips from 10 more acts that will perform at this year’s event.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass First 10 Confirmed Acts

Paul Weller, Boz Scaggs, The Stone Foxes, Ben Miller Band, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Monophonics, Leftover Salmon, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Chicano Batman, Pokey LaFarge

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