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Outside Lands 2016: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey, and More

San Francisco's annual Outside Lands Festival returns this year to Golden Gate park on August 5 through August 7. Topping the bill will be Radiohead,…
Rachel Brodsky / April 5, 2016

Hot Chip, Alex Bleeker and the Freaks, and More At SPIN’s Outside Lands Stage

From the all-out dance party that was Giraffage's set, to the energetic frenzy of Shakey Graves, to a rare and intimate up-close-and-personal DJ set from…
SPIN Staff / August 10, 2015

Outside Lands Diary Day 1: Natalie Prass, D’Angelo, and More

On the first night of Outside Lands, standing in the VIP area with a group of colleagues, there was a quiet divide being created. "Well,…
SPIN Staff / August 8, 2015

SPIN at Outside Lands 2015: Toyota Tent Schedule

From newcomers like Natalie Prass, to an exclusive DJ set from Hot Chip, SPIN at the Toyota Tent is your opportunity to see some of the artists up…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2015

Outside Lands 2015 Lineup: Elton John, Kendrick Lamar, the Black Keys, and More

Elton John will headline San Francisco's Outside Lands this year, alongside other big names like Kendrick Lamar, the Black Keys, and Mumford & Sons. The…
James Grebey / March 24, 2015

SPIN at Outside Lands 2014: Toyota Presents Soundwave Preview Guide

Outside Lands returns to San Francisco this weekend with a stacked set of headliners. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Kanye West, Disclosure, the Killers, Arctic…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2014

Outside Lands 2014 Lineup: Kanye West, Tom Petty, the Killers, Tiêsto

Outside Lands is returning to San Francisco for its seventh year, and the lineup is both unique and excellent. Kanye West, Tom Petty, and the…
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Hi, We’re in San Francisco: SPIN’s Outside Lands Soundwave Podcast

For the newest installment of SPIN's Soundwave festival podcast series, Chris Martins rendezvoused with moombahton genius Dillon Francis and Thao & the Get Down Stay…
SPIN Staff / August 19, 2013

The Royal We: 36 Hours in San Francisco with King Tuff

Even after months on the road in support of the reissue of his rediscovered classic Was Dead, Vermont garage-glam guitar god King Tuff is still…
Paula Mejia / August 16, 2013

Paul McCartney and Kronos Quartet Make ‘Yesterday’ Even Prettier at Outside Lands

Paul McCartney has been dusting off rarely performed Beatles songs for the past few months, and the 71-year-old stuck to his nostalgic streak during Outside Lands…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

SPIN at Outside Lands 2013: Soundwave Stage Schedule

Outside Lands kicks off in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park today, beginning a three-day run (August 9 to 11) of live music, comedy shows, art…
Kyle McGovern / August 9, 2013

Outside Lands 2013’s 5 Most Wrenching Set-Time Conflicts

The San Francisco Bay Area is a famously mellow zone that happens to be quite amenable to festival culture. But that doesn't mean it's all…
Chris Martins / July 27, 2013

Outside Lands Behind the Scenes: Metallica’s Cars, Norah Jones’ Dog, Obama on a Unicorn

SPIN's photographers were lurking around backstage at Outside Lands 2012 and discovered way more than bands.
Jennifer Edmondson / August 14, 2012

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Just Wants to Talk About His Kids

The fifth annual Outside Lands descends upon San Francisco's Golden Gate Park August 10-12, with Skrillex, Stevie Wonder, and Metallica topping the bill. The headliners…
Devon Maloney / July 25, 2012

FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Outside Lands

From August 12-14, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park welcomes the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, the fast-growing event that delivers a stellar lineup --…
SPIN Staff / August 9, 2011

Outside Lands ’08 Video: Bon Iver

It was my first time seeing Bon Iver, and I cleared my schedule to catch their set on Outside Lands' Presidio stage on the strength…
Peter Gaston / August 25, 2008

Outside Lands ’08 Video: Devendra Banhart

Outside Lands has proven a unique entry into the festival circuit in many ways, with chilly, misty temperatures not least among them. But Devendra Banhart…
SPIN Staff / August 24, 2008
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