Feb 222012

The sun was out all day on Sunday as thousands of music fans gathered at Ocean Beach on San Francisco’s Great Highway to pay tribute to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival founder and local financier Warren Hellman. Hellman, who died Dec. 18 at age 77 after a long battle with leukemia, was an avid banjo player who gave the gift of the free, three-day music festival to millions over the last decade. Continue reading »

Nov 162011

On Friday night, Sonoma, CA bluegrass band Poor Man’s Whiskey promised a very special night to celebrate the unique date. Headlining the historic Fillmore Auditorium, the band sold the show out and as a thank you the band came outside and serenaded the line of guests waiting to get in. Continue reading »