2009 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in S.F. in Oct

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2009 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in S.F. in Oct

Postby Arlene » Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:55 pm

Announced June 23, 2009:

Marianne Faithfull, Richie Havens, Okkervil River, Dr. Dog, Billy Bragg, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Hazel Dickens, Allen Toussaint, Old 97's, Gillian Welch, Little Feat, Booker T. & the DBTs, The Chieftains, Aimee Mann, Neko Case, World Party, Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Wronglers, Mavis Staples, The Del McCoury Band, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs

MANY MANY MORE SOON TO BE ANNOUNCED!


So who's going??? Kevin? Karen?
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Postby sfboy » Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:52 pm

Looks good so far. This time I won't be working during the week so it should be a go. I'd like to see Aimee Mann. I sure hope Patty gets added to the bill...

See you in October, Arlene! Hopefully I won't be sick this time.

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Postby becmurr » Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:24 am

This is something I would really like to do.....I know the festival is free but can a person find decent hotels near-by for a decent price & can I stay a little ways away & take the train in? Any info would be welcome....thanks!
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Postby Arlene » Thu Jul 02, 2009 8:16 am

becmurr wrote:This is something I would really like to do.....I know the festival is free but can a person find decent hotels near-by for a decent price & can I stay a little ways away & take the train in? Any info would be welcome....thanks!


My friend Greta and I (and my cousin Edie and her husband, Dave, and my friends Evan and Jamie) already have rooms at The Stanyon, but you have to book early-- the whole place only has 36 rooms: see http://www.stanyanpark.com/

And here's the current list of artists, which still isn't complete:

Amadou & Mariam, Jessica Lea Mayfield, World Party, Hayes Carll, The Brothers Comatose, Doc Watson & David Holt, Gillian Welch, Barefoot Nellies, The Del McCoury Band, Robert Earl Keen, Boz Scaggs and the Blue Velvet Band, The Fireants, The Chieftains, Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue, Nick Lowe, Earl Scruggs, Roger Knox presents the Aboriginal Country & Western Songbook, Laurie Lewis, Dry Branch Fire Squad, MC Hammer, Charlie Haden, Moonalice, The Claire Lynch Band, Red Wine, Emmylou Harris, Marty Stuart, Old 97's, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women, John Prine, Marley's Ghost, Pamela Rose, Richie Havens, Kimmie Rhodes, Marianne Faithfull, Okkervil River, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Malo, Dar Williams, Little Feat, ODC/Dance, Dr. Dog, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Austin Lounge Lizards, Reckless Kelly, Booker T. & the DBTs, Mavis Staples, Hazel Dickens, Eliza Gilkyson, Billy Joe Shaver, Abalone Dots, Allison Moorer, The Duhks, The Tim O'Brien Band, The Knitters, Allen Toussaint, Marshall Crenshaw, Rosie Flores with Jon Langford and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, Steve Earle & the Bluegrass Dukes, Robyn Hitchcock, Kevin Welch, Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin, Aimee Mann, Billy Bragg, Tom Morello, Neko Case, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Rodney Crowell, The Wronglers, Elizabeth Cook, Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson, The Flatlanders featuring: Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock, Darrell Scott Band, Jorma Kaukonen, Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Todd Snider, Buddy Miller

DAILY SCHEDULE AND MORE ACTS TO BE ANNOUNCED
"You've got to sing like you don't need the money, love like you'll never get hurt. You've got to dance like no one is watching. It's gotta come from the heart, if you want it to work."
~Susannah Clark

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~Tallulah Bankhead

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