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Outside Lands 2015 Lineup

Outside Lands has just announced the lineup for the eighth iteration of the San Francisco-based festival. This year’s headliners are Elton John, Mumford & Sons, and the Black Keys, and other top draws include Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Wilco, D’Angelo And The Vanguard, and St. Vincent. The rest of the lineup is made up of… More »

By: James Rettig / March 24, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Artist Portraits From Stereogum #Soundwave At Outside Lands 2014

At this year’s Outside Lands, Stereogum teamed with Toyota to present performances at the Soundwave tent. Throughout the weekend there were intimate jams, DJ sets, and Q&As from artists like Christopher Owens, Tycho, Phosphorescent, Big Freedia, Courtney Barnett, and the Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne. See our photographer Wilson Lee’s live photos above and check out… More »

By: Stereogum / August 13, 2014 - 9:08 am

Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands — terrain fit only for the bravest pioneers. These days that territory is a lot more comfortable: Among other landmarks, it’s become home to Golden Gate Park, an oasis of urba… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Mikal Cronin Takes Requests, Debuts Solo “Better Man” At Stereogum #Soundwave At Outside Lands

The charm of the first hour or so of the first day of a music festival often comes from the fact that no matter what plan or itinerary or schedule you make on some helpful “official app,” you will almost immediately forget all of that and experience complete stupefying shellshock. It’s nice, though, because it… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Chvrches Cancel Outside Lands Set Due To Border-Crossing Trouble

Chvrches had to cancel today’s performance at Outside Lands because of border-crossing trouble. In a Facebook post, the band apologized and said that only half of the band and their gear made it to San Francisco because of “major mess ups by Vancouver airport and a healthy dose of bad luck.” In a comment, one… More »

By: James Rettig / August 10, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Watch Danielle Haim Drum For The Killers In San Francisco

The Killers will close out Outside Lands tonight in San Francisco, and they showed up a day early to play a relatively intimate gig at the Independent. Haim played Outside Lands yesterday, and since they are buddies with pretty much everybody in the music industry except Johnny Marr and Los Campesinos!, they were of course… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 10, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Stereogum x Toyota Presents Soundwave At Outside Lands ’14: Christopher Owens, Mikal Cronin, Tycho, Wayne Coyne

Outside Lands returns to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this weekend, with sets by Kanye West, Disclosure, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Spoon, Run The Jewels, the Flaming Lips, Chvrches, the Killers, Arctic Monkeys, DCFC… it’s a stacked lineup. Stereogum will be on-site at our own stage — at the Toyota Presents Soundwave tent —… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 8, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Outside Lands Lineup 2014

The excellent Outside Lands festival is returning to San Francisco this summer, and its lineup has just been revealed via a Funny Or Die video starring Huey Lewis. At the very top of the bill is Kanye West, fresh off his new Future collab, and he’s joined by a startlingly diverse array of top-level talent:… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 8, 2014 - 12:54 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Artist Portraits

San Francisco’s Outside Lands went down over the weekend with performances from Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend, and more. (Check out our list of the 10 best things at the festival here.) In between shooting performances, our photographer Moses Namkung snapped some intimate moments with artists backstage. Check out his portraits of Chromatics,… More »

By: Stereogum / August 13, 2013 - 11:49 am

The 10 Best Things At Outside Lands 2013

Between music, comedy, food, and artwork, Outside Lands really is one of the more interesting American summer festivals. You checked out our coverage and photos from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and now we have The 10 Best Things we experienced at the festival, music-related or otherwise. Check out the countdown here. More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 12, 2013 - 5:41 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Sunday: Vampire Weekend, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, & More

The final day of Outside Lands was definitely a more mellow affair than Saturday with its NIN headlined attack. Most people entering in the afternoon were greeted by Kurt Vile’s excellent set on the Sutro Stage. Later a small, but dedicated group headed to an unlisted secret show by The Head And The Heart that… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 12, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Saturday: Nine Inch Nails, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, & More

Saturday at Outside Lands was a typical second day at festivals. The sets ran smoother, there were less technical problems, and the crowds seemed a little more laid back after the initial day 1 excitement dissipated. The sets today were just as incredible as yesterday, but with a completely different vibe – one of the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 11, 2013 - 3:12 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Friday: Paul McCartney, The National, Chromatics, & More

Yesterday Outside Lands ’13 kicked off in San Francisco, and there’s already been a ton of memorable moments, from food to comedy to many great sets. The first real highlight of the day was the Men. They’ve quickly evolved into such a diverse sounding band in just a few years, and played a nice, rough… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 10, 2013 - 3:17 pm

Watch Bob Weir Join The National At Outside Lands

Last weekend, we learned a few more vague details about the National’s forthcoming Grateful Dead tribute album — it will likely feature members of Bon Iver, Vampire Weekend, the Walkmen, the War on Drugs, and Kurt Vile & the Violators. On a very related note, yesterday at Outside Lands, Bob Weir (of the Grateful Dead)… More »

By: Liz Pelly / August 10, 2013 - 1:35 pm

The 10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Outside Lands 2013

This weekend, thousands of people will be flocking to San Francisco. No they’re not going there to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Room -– it’s time for Outside Lands 2013! Now of course people are excited for Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Nine Inch Nails, and that guy from Wings. But don’t stop there, because there… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 8, 2013 - 1:14 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Lineup

The lineup for this year’s Outside Lands Festival, which takes place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on 8/9-11, has been announced. Headliners include Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, and Phoenix. Hall & Oates, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, D’Angelo, and the Men, among others are also set to perform. Find ticketing information here and watch the… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 16, 2013 - 11:59 am

Outside Lands 2012 In Photos

Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year’s Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire from the Metallica pyrotechnics and warm vibes from festival attendees. Neil Young & Crazy Horse turned up their guitars to close out Friday, Metallica blew everyone away with their hellfire… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / August 13, 2012 - 6:19 pm

Watch Jack White’s Surprise Performance In The Woods At Outside Lands

This past weekend, the Outside Lands festival came to San Francisco, and Jack White was among the headliners. But White also played a smaller show over the weekend, doing a surprise pop-up set with his all-female backing band in some nearby woods, with the Third Man Records van parked on site. Watch White doing “LoveMore »

By: Tom Breihan / August 13, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Outside Lands 2012 Lineup

In an announcement today, San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival announced that acts like Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Beck, Jack White, Skrillex and many, many others will populate its 2012 bill. Full lineup is here and also listed out below. Tix on sale this Thursday via the Outside Lands website. If you want, there’s also a video… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 17, 2012 - 11:59 am

Outside Lands 2010 Lineup

Last year Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys headlined San Fransisco’s second Outside Lands festival. This year’s lineup also tries to fit between a jam and a rock space. Case in point: Saturday’s headliner is Furthur (featuring the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir and Phil Lesh), with The Strokes (further cashing in), and… More »

By: jessica / June 1, 2010 - 2:23 pm
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