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oct3 FREE Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 3-day fest
Date Friday October 03
Time 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Golden Gate Park, SF
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/Author
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Friday, Oct 3
10:00a
at Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park,
San Francisco, CA


Annual 3 day music festival specializing in roots music of all kinds.
Five stages around the Speedway Meadows area of
Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and
completely FREE.

Price: Free

Age Suitability: All Ages

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Tags: folk, rock, country, bluegrass, newgrass
Annual 3 day music festival specializing in roots music of all kind. Five stages around the Speedway Meadows area of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and completely
FREE.

We are an annual three day music festival specializing in roots music...
We have five stages around the Speedway Meadows area of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and the festival is absolutely free to the public.
You have read this correctly -- FREE!!!!

What began as Warren Hellman’s bluegrass fantasy in 2001 as a wonderful gift to the city has now grown into one of the world’s largest and most anticipated festivals for concert goers and musicians alike. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 8, the FREE festival in Speedway, Marx and Lindley Meadows in Golden Gate Park, will take place on
Friday, October 3 ,
Sat. Oct 4, and
Sunday, October 5.


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Starting in 2001 with 2 stages and 9 bands, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass quickly grew by leaps and bounds over the next few years. Soon 3 stages turned into 5, and everyone from Willie Nelson to Dr. Ralph Stanley to Dolly Parton has graced them. As the talent continues to impress, so do the crowds.

Last year's [ 2007]weekend estimates were a staggering 750,000 over the three days.

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Added to the calendar on Monday Sep 15th, 2008 11:18 AM
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