HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS 12: Fr
i Oct 5, Sat Oct 6 & Sun Oct 7

Neighborhood questions / concerns during the festival? Call our Neighborhood Support Line - 415-386-8584

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR FOUNDER, WARREN HELLMAN - COME TO OUR "WARREN MUSEUM"!
The museum is at 1479A Folsom St, SF, CA & open to the public for 1 week: Wed. 10/3 - Wed. 10/10, between 2 and 8pm.

2012 HSB MOBILE APPS ARE HERE! Click to download: IPHONE or ANDROID

:: PRINT AT HOME KIT ::
Arrive at the park in style with your own copies of the HSB12 map, schedule, and artist bios! Simply download these PDF files and print them out at home before sauntering down to the park. Note: Friday morning's schedule for the kids is not included in these files (see below for kids program set times).

Download & Print:
HSB 2012 Map // HSB 2012 Schedule // HSB 2012 Bios


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ATTENTION! San Francisco is experiencing MANY large events on the weekend of HSB which will make parking extremely limited - PLEASE USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION!

See below for the 2012 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival schedule. If you have questions, please check out our Frequent Questions page.

Note: Schedule and show times are subject to change.
NEW! ARROW STAGE will be STREAMED LIVE Friday through Sunday! Click here to watch!

View Schedule by Day

ArtistDate/Stage
(Jesse Winchester CANCELED due to health reasons) Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage
(Rubblebucket CANCELED) Sunday Oct 7, Arrow Stage
Alison Brown Quartet with Stuart Duncan Saturday Oct 6, Banjo Stage (12:10pm)
Allison Moorer Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (2:40pm)
ALO Sunday Oct 7, Arrow Stage (5:45pm)
Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (2:40pm)
The Barr Brothers Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (1:25pm)
Beachwood Sparks Friday Oct 5, Rooster Stage (2:20pm)
Ben Kweller Friday Oct 5, Rooster Stage (3:25pm)
Bill Kirchen and Texicalli Saturday Oct 6, Arrow Stage (1:30pm)
Black Prairie Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (1:10pm)
Buddy Miller Saturday Oct 6, Banjo Stage (1:25pm)
The Chieftains Saturday Oct 6, Banjo Stage (4:25pm)
Chris Carrabba Friday Oct 5, Arrow Stage (2:10pm)
Chris Robinson Brotherhood Saturday Oct 6, Star Stage (5:45pm)
Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys Friday Oct 5, Banjo Stage (1:15pm)
Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express Friday Oct 5, Rooster Stage (1:00pm)
Chuck Ragan Friday Oct 5, Arrow Stage (12:00pm)
The Civil Wars Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (6:10pm)
Conor Oberst Friday Oct 5, Rooster Stage (5:45pm)
Cowboy Junkies Saturday Oct 6, Star Stage (3:45pm)
Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones Saturday Oct 6, Star Stage (2:10pm)
The Del McCoury Band Sunday Oct 7, Star Stage (4:05pm)
Dirty Three Saturday Oct 6, Star Stage (12:30pm)
DOUG SAHM'S PHANTOM PLAYBOYS featuring: dave ALVIN, steve EARLE, delbert McCLINTON, boz SCAGGS, jimmie VAUGHAN... and whoever the cat drags in... Sunday Oct 7, Star Stage (2:15pm)
Dry Branch Fire Squad Sunday Oct 7, Banjo Stage (11:00am)
Dwight Yoakam Sunday Oct 7, Towers of Gold Stage (3:10pm)
Elvis Costello Solo Friday Oct 5, Banjo Stage (5:45pm)
Emmylou Harris Sunday Oct 7, Banjo Stage (5:45pm)
The Flatlanders feat. Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock Saturday Oct 6, Arrow Stage (5:35pm)
Giant Giant Sand Sunday Oct 7, Star Stage (11:00am)
Glen Hansard Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (2:20pm)
The Go to Hell Man Clan with Special Guests the Wronglers featuring Jimmie Dale Gilmore Saturday Oct 6, Rooster Stage (11:00am)
Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson Saturday Oct 6, Rooster Stage (1:10pm)
The Head & the Heart Saturday Oct 6, Towers Of Gold Stage (4:45pm)
Heartless Bastards Saturday Oct 6, Arrow Stage (2:45pm)
Jenny Lewis Friday Oct 5, Rooster Stage (4:25pm)
The Jerry Douglas Band Friday Oct 5, Banjo Stage (2:40pm)
Jerry Jeff Walker Saturday Oct 6, Arrow Stage (4:05pm)
Jim Lauderdale Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (11:00am)
Joe Pug Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (11:00am)
John Reilly and Friends (featuring Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau) Friday Oct 5, Banjo Stage (12:00pm)
Jon Langford & His Sadies feat. Sally Timms Friday Oct 5, Arrow Stage (4:45pm)
Jonny Two Bags & Salvation Town Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (6:20pm)
Justin Townes Earle Saturday Oct 6, Towers Of Gold Stage (1:20pm)
Keller Williams, Steve Kimock & Kyle Hollingsworth featuring Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram & Andy Hess Sunday Oct 7, Star Stage (6:00pm)
Kevin Welch & Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (12:05pm)
The Knitters Sunday Oct 7, Star Stage (12:40pm)
Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands Sunday Oct 7, Banjo Stage (12:05pm)
Les Claypool's Duo De Twang Saturday Oct 6, Towers Of Gold Stage (3:00pm)
Little Green Cars Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (1:25pm)
Lloyd Cole Saturday Oct 6, Rooster Stage (12:00pm)
Lucero Sunday Oct 7, Arrow Stage (1:25pm)
The Lumineers Saturday Oct 6, Rooster Stage (2:30pm)
Luther Dickinson & the Wandering Sunday Oct 7, Arrow Stage (4:10pm)
The Milk Carton Kids Sunday Oct 7, Towers of Gold Stage (12:00pm)
Moonalice Sunday Oct 7, Arrow Stage (11:50pm)
The New Orleans Bingo! Show Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (11:00am)
Nick Lowe Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (3:35pm)
O'Brien Party of 7 Sunday Oct 7, Banjo Stage (4:15pm)
Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers Friday Oct 5, Arrow Stage (3:20pm)
Patti Smith and her band Sunday Oct 7, Towers of Gold Stage (5:00pm)
Patty Griffin Saturday Oct 6, Rooster Stage (3:50pm)
Peter Rowan Sunday Oct 7, Banjo Stage (1:20pm)
Pickwick Friday Oct 5, Arrow Stage (1:00pm)
Poor Man's Whiskey and Preservation Hall Jazz Band Friday Oct 5, Star Stage (10:00am)
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys Sunday Oct 7, Banjo Stage (2:45pm)
Reckless Kelly Saturday Oct 6, Arrow Stage (12:05pm)
Red Baraat Saturday Oct 6, Towers Of Gold Stage (11:40am)
Reignwölf Friday Oct 5, Arrow Stage (6:15pm)
Robert Earl Keen Saturday Oct 6, Rooster Stage (5:30pm)
Robyn Hitchcock Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (3:50pm)
Roger Knox and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts Saturday Oct 6, Star Stage (11:00am)
Sara Watkins Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (12:10pm)
Seasick Steve Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (6:05pm)
Sierra Hull Saturday Oct 6, Porch Stage (4:50pm)
Simone Felice Friday Oct 5, Rooster Stage (12:00pm)
Son Volt Sunday Oct 7, Arrow Stage (2:45pm)
Soul Rebels Sunday Oct 7, Towers of Gold Stage (1:30pm)
Steve Earle & the Dukes (& Duchesses) Saturday Oct 6, Banjo Stage (5:45pm)
The Time Jumpers (Vince Gill, Dennis Crouch, Paul Franklin, Larry Franklin, Andy Reiss, Dawn Sears, Kenneth Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor & Billy Thomas) Friday Oct 5, Banjo Stage (4:15pm)
Tiny Television Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (12:10pm)
Todd Snider Sunday Oct 7, Rooster Stage (4:50pm)
Tribute to the Founding Fathers: Warren Hellman, Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson featuring Alison Brown, Stuart Duncan, Tim O'Brien and Bryan Sutton, with special guests Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris with Heidi Clare & Colleen Browne (from the Wronglers), Peter Rowan, Nick Lowe & more! Saturday Oct 6, Banjo Stage (2:45pm)
The Trishas Saturday Oct 6, Arrow Stage (11:00am)
Walter Salas-Humara Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (5:10pm)
The White Buffalo Sunday Oct 7, Porch Stage (3:55pm)
World Famous Headliners (Big Al Anderson, Shawn Camp, Pat McLaughlin, Michael Rhodes & Greg Morrow) Saturday Oct 6, Banjo Stage (11:00am)

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