Ismay growing up Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

LGBTQIA+
By
Ismay
February 26, 2024
The Bluegrass Situation
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When I was 8 years old, my grandfather Warren started a free bluegrass festival in San Francisco called Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. These artists shaped me since they were the first ones I watched perform, but the connection went on to become even deeper. When my grandfather passed away in 2011 I started performing music, and the larger community of Hardly Strictly was where I found my encouragers and mentors.

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ISMAY with sunset behind
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