Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1 and 2

  • Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Patty Griffin performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Patty Griffin performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The legendary Mavis Staples performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The legendary Mavis Staples performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The legendary Mavis Staples performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The legendary Mavis Staples performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gregory Alan Isakov performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gregory Alan Isakov performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gregory Alan Isakov performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gregory Alan Isakov performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gregory Alan Isakov performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • A couple sits in the basque of a setting sun at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • "Live From Here" with Chris Thile during a live performance at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Lindsey Buckingham formally of Fleetwood Mac performs on "Live From Here" with Chris Thile at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Lindsey Buckingham formally of Fleetwood Mac performs on "Live From Here" with Chris Thile at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hooray for Riff Raff performs on "Live From Here" with Chris Thile at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hooray for Riff Raff performs on "Live From Here" with Chris Thile at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Alison Krauss performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Alison Krauss performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Alison Krauss performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • A child hangs on plays with their parent at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Trampled by Turtles performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Trampled by Turtles performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Trampled by Turtles performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Sunset at the Rooster Stage at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • I'm With Her performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • I'm With Her performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gomez performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Rodney Crowell performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Rodney Crowell performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Master of Poodle - A poodle and their human enjoying the sun at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The War and Treaty performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The War and Treaty performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Don Was & Friends performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Bob Weir joins Don Was & Friends on stage performance at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Don Was & Friends performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Buddy Miller performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • A woman wears a patch on a denim jacket of The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo cover, created by Jo Mora at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Jeff Tweedy of Wilco performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Jeff Tweedy of Wilco performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Jeff Tweedy of Wilco performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Graham Nash performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Ani DiFranco performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Ani DiFranco performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Ani DiFranco performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Fans climb a nearby tree to watch Ani DiFranco perform at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Sunset at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Steve Earle & The Dukes performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Steve Earle & The Dukes performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Steve Earle & The Dukes performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Patty Griffin performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Sammy Brue performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Sammy Brue performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • The Wailin' Jennys performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Gomez performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Marco and the Polos performs at the Bandwagon stage at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Los Lobos performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Buddy Miller performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly
  • Steve Earle & The Dukes performs at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park on October 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly

Hundreds of thousands of visiters and music lovers flocked to Golden Gate Park for the 2018 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. The free music festival features music not just bluegrass, but blues, rock and roll, adult contemporary and other great artists. Robert Plant, the Avett Brothers, Les Claypool and Conor Oberst have performed in the past. This year features the founders Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Patty Griffith and Buddy Miller. The weekend also included performances by Ani DiFranco, Los Lobos, Jeff Tweedy, Alison Krauss, Mavis Staples, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmour with the Guilty Ones, Gregory Alan Isakov, Trampled by Turtles, Graham Nash, Don Was and Friends including Bob Weir, The War and Treaty, The Wailin’ Jenny’s, I’m With Her which features Sarah Watkins of Nicklecreek, Ween, Deer Tick, Robyn Hitchcock, Booker T. Jones, Nick Lowe and Peter Rowan. Photography by Christopher Victorio for SF Weekly.

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