Squeal Like a Pig! It’s A Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2010 Primer
The massively ridiculous Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is already making our feet hurt and our lungs gasp. Outside Lands is probably shaking in its ranger boots. The 10th anniversary Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is definitely the champion of San Francisco-esque festivals and it’s back come October 1-3. Once again founder/billionaire/banjo picker Warren Hellman opens the wallet so you don’t have to… it’s FREE! Here’s some more free shit for you. We tapped the Internet for some free MP3s and found some vids to get you in the jug band, old man’s beard, and moonshine-type mood.
Conor Oberst: “Danny Callahan”
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: “I Learned the Hard Way” (enter email)
Jenny & Johnny featuring Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice
The Band of Heathens
Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes, Skip Gorman, Keller & the Keels, Mondo Cane, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Blue Highway, The Felice Brothers, Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Carolyn Wonderland, Randy Newman, The Avett Brothers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Martin Sexton, Rosanne Cash, Kelly Willis, Evie Ladin, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Ebony Hillbillies, Patti Smith, Robert Earl Keen, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Hazel Dickens, David Grisman Quintet, Jonathan Richman, Kinky Friedman, Anderson Family Bluegrass, Jon Langford, Lucero, the subdudes, The Band of Heathens, Emmylou Harris, David Olney & Sergio Webb, Justin Townes Earle, Conor Oberst, Fountains of Wayne, Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands, The Magnolia Sisters, Earl Scruggs, Buddy Miller, T Bone Burnett and Friends, Patty Griffin, Railroad Earth, Jenny & Johnny featuring Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice, The Wronglers, Moonalice, Holly Golighty and the Brokeoffs, Gillian Welch, Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women, Hot Tuna Electric, Jackie Greene, Richard Thompson, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, The Del McCoury Band, Umphrey’s McGee, Jerry Jeff Walker, Nick Lowe, Citigrass, The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue featuring Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald & Boz Scaggs, Joan Baez, James McMurtry, Bonnie Prince Billy & the Cairo Gang, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Kevin Welch, Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin, The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock, Wendy Bird, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Doc Watson & David Holt, Peter Himmelman, Indigo Girls