The full lineup for the 12th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival has been announced with day-to-day and set time announcements to be confirmed soon. This year’s festival takes place on October 5-7 at Hellman’s Hollow in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA.

The festival’s lineup includes performances by Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, ALO, Preservation Hall Jazz band, Patterson Hood, Rubblebucket, Justin Townes Earle, The Lumineers, and a tribute set honoring founders of bluegrass itself: “Tribute to the Founding Fathers: Warren Hellman, Earl Scruggs, and Doc Watson.” In addition, Keller Williams, Steve Kimock and Kyle Hollingsworth will play a special set featuring Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram and Andy Hess. As always the event is completely free.

Here’s a look at the festival’s lineup

Alison Brown Quartet with Stuart Duncan

Allison Moorer


Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys

Bill Kirchen and Texicalli

Boz Scaggs: Tribute to Doug Sahm

Buddy Miller

Chris Carrabba

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys

Chuck Ragan

Conor Brings Friends for Friday featuring: Simon Felice, Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Beachwood Sparks, Ben Kweller, Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst

Cowboy Junkies

Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones

Dirty Three

Dry Branch Fire Squad

Dwight Yoakam

Elvis Costello Solo

Emmylou Harris

Giant Giant Sand

Glen Hansard

Guy Clark & Verlon Thompson

Heartless Bastards

Jerry Jeff Walker

Jesse Winchester

Jim Lauderdale

Joe Pug

John Reilly and Friends (featuring Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau)

Jon Langford & His Sadies

Jonny Two Bags & Salvation Town

Justin Townes Earle

Keller Williams, Steve Kimock & Kyle Hollingsworth featuring Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram & Andy Hess

Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin

Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands

Les Claypool Duo De Twang

Little Green Cars

Lloyd Cole


Luther Dickinson & the Wandering


Nick Lowe

O’Brien Party of 7

Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers

Patti Smith and her band

Patty Griffin

Peter Rowan


Poor Man’s Whiskey

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys

Reckless Kelly

Red Baraat


Robert Earl Keen

Robyn Hitchcock

Roger Knox & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts


Sara Watkins

Seasick Steve

Sierra Hull

Son Volt

Steve Earle & the Dukes (and Duchesses)

The Barr Brothers

The Chieftains

The Civil Wars

The Del McCoury Band

The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock

The Go to Hell Man Clan with Special Guests the Wronglers featuring Jimmie Dale Gilmore

The Heart & the Heart

The Jerry Douglas Band

The Knitters

The Lumineers

The Milk Carton Kids

The New Orleans Bingo! Show

The Soul Rebels

The Time Jumpers (Vince Gill, Dennis Crouch, Paul Franklin, Larry Franklin, Andre Reiss, Dawn Sears, Kenneth Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor & Billy Thomas)

The Trishas

The White Buffalo

Tiny Television

Todd Snider

Tribute to the Founding Fathers: Warren Hellman, Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson

Walter Salas-Humara

World Famous Headliners