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Childish Gambino Draws Biggest-Ever Crowd To Outside Lands

Since the beginning of Childish Gambino, I’ve tried to meet Donald Glover where he’s at. Across his career, the TV-writer-turned-TV-star-turned-rapper has released a string of…
Pranav Trewn | August 11, 2019 - 3:33 pm

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Twenty One Pilots Defied Categorization At Outside Lands 2019

I first came to Outside Lands six years ago. My first music festival, the experience was defined as much by what I didn't yet know…
Pranav Trewn | August 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm

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Outside Lands 2018: Saba Is Making His Chicago Visible For The Rest Of The Country

Chicago is my favorite city in the United States. I recognize that I base that opinion off almost nothing. I have reasons for this preference,…
Pranav Trewn | August 13, 2018 - 2:52 pm

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Watch Bob Weir Join Paul Simon At Outside Lands

This year, San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival scored a coup. Paul Simon retired for touring after finishing up a big farewell tour. But he said…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2019 - 9:02 am

Watch Weyes Blood Cover Procol Harum’s “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” At Outside Lands

Weyes Blood was among the first acts of Day 3 at Outside Lands, scheduled for noon on the Sutro Stage. She ended her set with…
Julia Gray | August 11, 2019 - 4:22 pm

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Twenty One Pilots Defied Categorization At Outside Lands 2019

I first came to Outside Lands six years ago. My first music festival, the experience was defined as much by what I didn't yet know…
Pranav Trewn | August 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm

Outside Lands 2019 Lineup

Outside Lands has announced its full 2019 lineup. We already knew the San Francisco fest would be welcoming Paul Simon for a special post-retirement performance
Chris DeVille | March 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Outside Lands Announces Paul Simon Headline Set

Last year, Paul Simon wrapped up his grand farewell tour with a show in Queens, a short distance from the house where he grew up.
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2019 - 12:22 pm

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Outside Lands 2018: Caleborate And SOBxRBE Are Preserving History In Their Hometown

This is the first year I’ve traveled to Outside Lands from more than an hour outside the Bay Area, having relocated to the East Coast…
Pranav Trewn | August 12, 2018 - 10:43 am

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Outside Lands 2018: A Carly Rae Jepsen Show Is Medicine For Cynicism

A great deal of ink has been spilled about Carly Rae Jepsen. Among her following -- who view her 2015 sophomore album Emotion as closer…
Pranav Trewn | August 11, 2018 - 11:28 am

Outside Lands Announces On-Site Cannabis Experience (But No Sampling Or Purchasing)

Outside Lands Festival will invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park again this year from 8/10-12. Headliners include Janet Jackson, Florence + The Machine, and the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 24, 2018 - 1:11 pm

Outside Lands 2018 Lineup

Outside Lands is coming to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park once again this summer. The festival's 11th edition is being headlined by Janet Jackson, Florence…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2018 - 1:01 pm

A Tribe Called Quest Explain Why They Missed Outside Lands

This past weekend, a Tribe Called Quest were slated to play one of their final shows at San Francisco's Outside Lands festival, but they cancelled
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2017 - 9:15 am

Watch Lorde And Jack Antonoff Cover Paul Simon At Outside Lands

Did you know Lorde sampled Paul Simon on Melodrama? It's true! Upon the album's release she tweeted that Simon's voice, excerpted from a Graceland documentary,…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2017 - 12:16 pm

A Tribe Called Quest Miss Their Outside Lands Set Twice

Right now, Queens rap legends a Tribe Called Quest are in the midst of a stunning run of festival shows, sets that work as tributes…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2017 - 8:48 am

Watch Gorillaz & Yukimi Nagano Perform “Empire Ants” Live For The First Time In 7 Years At Outside Lands

Gorillaz performed at Outside Lands in San Francisco last night, and, as usual, they brought along a ton of friends. Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon,…
Peter Helman | August 12, 2017 - 5:34 pm
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