Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 Lineup Revealed

The 13th installment of San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival will take place between October 4 and 6 in Golden Gate Park. This weekend, organizers of the free event revealed the first 41 acts confirmed to play the long-running event.

Among the acts set to play Hardly Strictly Bluegrass ’13 will be JamBase favorites The String Cheese Incident, Gogol Bordello, Moonalice, Bonnie Raitt, Justin Townes Earle,  Los Lobos, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell and Trampled By Turtles.

Here’s the full list of confirmed acts for HSB ’13:

The Brothers Comatose, Conor Brings Friends For Friday Featuring: Whispertown, The Cave Singers, The Felice Brothers, The Evens, First Aid Kit, Conor Oberst, Robert Ellis, Bettye LaVette, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale, Tim O’Brien with Bryan Sutton & Mike Bub, Sturgill Simpson, Mike Scott & Steve Wickham of The Waterboys, Shovels & Rope, Los Lobos Disconnected, Kat Edmonson, Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, Seldom Scene, Robert Earl Keen, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, The Devil Makes Three, The Deep Dark Woods, Father John Misty, Gogol Bordello, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Evolfo Doofeht, Poor Man’s Whiskey (Friday morning middle school program), MC Hammer (Friday morning middle school program), Della Mae, Boz Scaggs, Allah-Las, The Forest Rangers with Katey Sagal, The Go To Hell Man Clan, Supermule, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Alison Brown, Spirit Family Reunion, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Ryan Bingham, Nick Lowe, Mark Lanegan, Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Jon Langford & Skull Orchard acoustic / FREAKONS, Jesse DeNatale, Chris Isaak, Kate McGarrigle Tribute with Martha & Sloan Wainwright & Special Guests, Pieta Brown, The Wood Brothers, Sonny & The Sunsets, Moonalice, Bonnie Raitt, The Handsome Family, Loudon Wainwright III, Justin Townes Earle, The Time Jumpers featuring Brad Albin, Larry Franklin, Paul Franklin, Vince Gill, “Ranger Doug” Green, Andy Reiss, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor & Billy Thomas, The Warren Hood Band, The String Cheese Incident, Tift Merritt, LP, Jerry Douglas, The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock, Richard Thompson, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band featuring Yungchen Lhamo, Manchester Orchestra, Jesse Dee, Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue, Paul Kelly, Martha Wainwright, Trampled By Turtles, Patty Griffin, Natalie Maines, G. Love & Special Sauce, Dave Alvin with Greg Leisz, Emmylou Harris, Elvin Bishop, Freakwater, Holler Down the Hollow: A Hardly Strictly Salute to the Masters, Low, Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell, Billy Bragg, Joy Kills Sorrow, Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin, Buddy Miller, Tumbleweed Wanderers, Calexico