Outside Lands 2014

Outside Lands 2014: The Craziest, Most Unique Things We Saw

08/14/2014

Outside Lands has become an unstoppable force here in SF. As the crowds continue to grow, the homegrown music festival has really started to come into its own identity. A crowd pleasing mixture of acts and formula that brings together at least one classic rock artists (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) and EDM (Tiësto), as well Read More

Outside Lands and CHVRCHES Adding Make Up Show at The Fox Theater September 18th

08/12/2014

I know a ton of attendees were bummed out to hear Scotland’s CHVRCHES were forced to cancel their Sunday set at Outside Lands. I wanted to hug every poor soul wearing their CHVRCHES t-shirts. Good news today however, as they are adding a make up date at The Fox Theater in Oakland September 18th. Details on Read More

Outside Lands Day 3 – Sunny Skies, The Killers, Jenny Lewis and 20,000 People Singing Eurythmics

08/11/2014

Sunday brought us our first day at Outside Lands Music Festival with actual sun, rounding out another incredible festival of music, food, art and people-watching. There was a little something for everyone Sunday with The Killers and Tiësto closing out the festival to massive crowds. The only gloom over the day was the unexpected cancellation Read More

Photos: Outside Lands Day 2 – Local Acts Shine, Petty and Macklemore Thrill Fans

08/11/2014

Day two of this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival was headlined by fog, mist and gusts of freezing wind, aka August in San Francisco. SFCritic photographer Fabian Molina and I took a divide-and-conquer approach on Saturday’s schedule to try to catch both the big shows and some of the more unique OSL experiences. The Lands End Read More

Buried Booze, Pee Boxes and Yeezus: The Only Outside Lands Printable Map You Need

08/07/2014

Golden Gate Park can sometimes be a big and scary place during Outside Lands and if you don’t have a map you might not enjoy the show to the fullest. This year, thanks to our creative lead, Fabian, we took matters into our own hands to design the ultimate Outside Lands printable map, “The Outsider’s Guide to Read More

7 Forgettable Food and Music Pairings for Outside Lands Music Festival

08/06/2014

As we were indulging in our Bay Area smug, it dawned on us “How have we not made an Outside Lands’ menu for people?” Without further adieu, below you’ll find our pairings of Outside Land’s foods with their appropriate performers. Bon appetite! Kanye West + AQ’s “Highbrow Spaghetti” Yeezus wouldn’t eat plain ol’ marinara and pasta. This is GOD we’re talking about. Read More

5 Ways To Make Outside Lands Music Festival Better

08/04/2014

Kanye West, Tom Petty, Disclosure, hockey-puck sized peanut butter cups, and every type of local micro-beer combined can still culminate in a shitty Outside Lands experience if you’re unprepared.  So don’t be. Water, sweaters, and money are just a few things you’ll need to have for the best festival experience. Here are five tips: