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Hideout's 'A Day In The Country' Is Teeming With Twang

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on May 21, 2013 9:20PM

The lineup for Hideout's annual "A Day in the Country" is another jam-packed assemblage of bluegrass, country, Honky Tonk, Americana and cowpunk that we've come to expect from the venerable road house. For a nine-hour stretch starting 2 p.m. June 23, stages inside and outside Hideout will be teeming with twang.

One of the can't miss acts this year is San Francisco-based Red Meat, which has a twisted take on the Bakersfield-style Honky Tonk established by such legends as Merle Haggard and Buck Owens that incorporate elements of Western swing, bluegrass and the Southern Gospel influences of leader Scott Young. Their harmonies are among the tightest and most melodic we've heard in some time.

The lineup also features such Hideout staples as the Lawrence Peters Outfit (Peters founded the festival and is responsible for rounding up the bands) and Rick "Cookin'" Sherry, who debuts his new project The Hat Stretchers. There will also be plenty of Southern cooking, dancing, homemade pie and plenty of beer and whiskey available.

Tickets to Hideout's "A Day in the Country" are now on sale. We've included the full lineup below.

2-2:30 p.m. Cajun Vagabonds
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. The Hat Stretchers
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Western Elstons
4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Angela James
5-5:30 p.m. Al Scorch’s Country Soul Ensemble
5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Country Doctors
6:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. Bubbly Creek Bluegrass Band
7:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. The Lawrence Peters Outfit
8 p.m.- 9 p.m. Red Meat
9:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Majors Junction
10 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Cropduster
10:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. Rivals of the Peacemaker