Hardly Strictly Bluegrass attendees watch from the hillside as Jamey Johnson performs at the Towers of Gold Stage Saturday, October 1st, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Thousands turn out for 16th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

An estimated 700,000 people descended on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the of the 16th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, a free festival featuring artists this year such as Cyndi Lauper, Chris Isaak, Cake and dozens of other musicians for three days of all things bluegrass. Photos by Aleah Fajardo and Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass attendees watch from the hillside as Jamey Johnson performs at the Towers of Gold Stage Saturday, October 1st, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass attendees watch from the hillside as Jamey Johnson performs at the Towers of Gold Stage Saturday, October 1st, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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