SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/ALICE@97.3) – The lineup for the 12th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival has been released and includes Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Conor Oberst, The Chieftains, Emmylou Harris, Les Claypool, Nick Lowe, Dwight Yoakam, Jenny Lewis, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Glen Hansard and many, many more. The three-day free festival is in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on October 5th-7th, 2012.

Founded in 2001 by San Francisco venture capitalist Warren Hellman, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass has boasted over the years a diverse line-up including some of the biggest names in country, bluegrass and pop music. The 2012 festival marks the first since the death of festival founder and benefactor Warren Hellman.

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