San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, which returns to Golden Gate Park for its 19th year of free music this October, has confirmed the first round of artists on this year, including Margo Price, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Bettye LaVette and more.
Also announced in the first round—which was teased earlier this week with a medley of songs hinting at the performers—are Jackie Greene, The Waterboys, The Milk Carton Kids, Meat Puppets, Hayes Carll and Dakhabrakha. A second teaser medley will be released next week on July 30.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019 is set for Oct. 4–6 in Golden Gate Park. More information can be found at the festival’s website.