With Outside Lands behind us, San Francisco music fans can look ahead to the next big music event in Golden Gate Park, the 2014 return of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.

Organizers for the free festival, arriving this year Oct. 3-5, started leaking music medleys in late July with clues to performers on the lineup this year. So Far, Jeff Tweedy, Yo La Tengo, Ryan Adams and Deltron 3030 are among the highlights confirmed with HSB regulars Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris and Lucinda Williams, among others.

AUGUST 27 UPDATE: After weeks of revealing clues for festival performers, the complete Hardly Strictly Bluegrass lineup has arrived with Social Distortion, Built to Spill and Lake Street dive included as late additions to the festival

The complete lineup:

Steve Earle & The Dukes
The Apache Relay
Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands
Johnnyswim
Tweedy
Carlene Carter
The Felice Brothers
Justin Townes Earle
Poor Man’s Whiskey (Friday morning middle school program)
Evolfo
Bruce Cockburn
Robbie Fulks
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Emmylou Harris
Reckless Kelly
Caitlin Rose
Holler Down The Hollow: A Hardly Strictly Salute To the Masters (Dickens, Hellman, Reed, Scruggs, Seeger, Watson & Winchester)
Shelly Colvin
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Chris Smither
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Conor Brings Friends For Friday Featuring: Waxahatchee
The Good Life
Jonathan Wilson
Sharon Van Etten
Dawes
Conor Oberst
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
The McCrary Sisters
Rosanne Cash
Bad Luck Jonathan
Peter Rowan’s Twang An’ Groove
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings
Social Distortion
The Time Jumpers Featuring Vince Gill
Kenny Sears
Dawn Sears and Ranger Doug Green
Deltron 3030 with The 3030 Orchestra
Sun Kil Moon
Cibo Matto
Robert Earl Keen
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones
Willie Watson
The Mastersons
T Bone Burnett
The Waybacks
Buckwheat Zydeco
Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester
Dave Rawlings Machine
Yo La Tengo
Blue Rodeo
Lucinda Williams
Sarah Jarosz
The Aquabats! (Friday morning middle school program)
Alison Brown Quintet
Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun
The Flatlanders Featuring Joe Ely
Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock
Sam Chase
Red Baraat
Jason Isbell
Chuck Cannon
Lake Street Dive
Jesse DeNatale
Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade of Stars: Kate York
Striking Matches
Nikki Lane
Shawn Colvin
Tony Joe White
Buddy Miller & Friends
Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express ‘Strings In The Temple’
Parker Millsap
Chris Isaak
Dwight Yoakam
Hot Rize Featuring Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
The Go To Hell Man Clan
Hurray For The Riff Raff
The Lone Bellow
Kevin Welch
Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
Malawi Mouse Boys
Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Ryan Adams
Dry Branch Fire Squad
Moonalice
X Acoustic
John Prine
Rising Appalachia
Mavis Staples
Built To Spill
Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas
Rose’s Pawn Shop
Whograss
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
The High Bar Gang

 

AUGUST 14 UPDATE: Confirmed Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Performers:

Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
The Time Jumpers (featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, Dawn Sears and Ranger Doug Green)
Malawi Mouse Boys
Dry Branch Fire Squad
Dave Rawlings Machine
Holler Down The Hollow: A Hardly Strictly Salute To The Masters (Dickens, Hellman, Reed, Seeger, Scruggs, Watson & Winchester)
The High Bar Gang
Peter Rowan’s Twang An’ Groove
Alison Brown Quintet
Hot Rize Featuring Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
Lucinda Williams
Ryan Adams
Deltron 3030 with The 3030 Orchestra
Rose’s Pawn Shop
Tweedy (visit Wilco’s FB page for details!)
Emmylou Harris
Yo La Tengo
Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester
Cibo Matto
St. Paul and The Broken Bones
Buddy Miller
Parker Millsap
Mccrary Sisters
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
Kate York
Doug Seegers
Nikki Lane
Striking Matches
Shelly Colvin
Shawn Colvin
Buddy Miller

We’ll update this list as more acts are announced.

Founded in 2000 by late San Francisco philanthropist Warren Hellman, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass now draws upwards of 500,000 music fans to Golden Gate Park every year with six stages featuring free performances from many of the top roots music, Americana and bluegrass acts in the U.S.

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