Former Bay Area resident K.Flay appears Sunday at Outside Lands 2017. (Courtesy photo)

Former Bay Area resident K.Flay appears Sunday at Outside Lands 2017. (Courtesy photo)

A few acts to check out at Outside Lands 2017

Still can’t decide who to see? Try these acts:


Electric Guest (3:40 p.m., Twin Peaks)
The Southern California indie electronic pop rock band feautuing Asa Taccone and Matthew “Cornbread” Compton has a tune, “Oh Devil,” in a new Apple iWatch ad.

Noname (4:30 p.m., Panhandle)
The slam poet and hip hop artist (aka Fatimah Warner) from Chicago has earned rave reviews from Pitchfork and Rolling Stone for her debut project “Telefone.”

Sleigh Bells (5:15 p.m., Twin Peaks)
Vocalist Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Edward make up the industrial-pop duo from New York, whose albums “Bitter Rivals” and “Jessica Rabbit” topped San Francisco Examiner pop music expert Tom Lanham’s “best of” lists in 2013 and 2016.


Lawrence (Noon, Pandhandle)
The catchy eight-piece New York-based soul-pop band led by twentysomething siblings Clyde and Gracie Lawrence counts the Beatles, Randy Newman, Etta James, Beyoncé, Ben Folds and Amy Winehouse among its many influences.

Thundercat (3:45 p.m., Twin Peaks)
Bassist, producer and singer Stephen Bruner’s 2017 album “Drunk” boasts impressive guests including Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Wiz Khalifa, Kamasi Washington and Brainfeeder mastermind Flying Lotus.

(3:50 p.m., Sutro)
The Los Angeles folk-rock quartet known for its 1960s-70s vintage California sound has expanded its horizons on its new, fourth album “We’re All Gonna Die.”


Lee Fields and the Expressions (12:10 p.m., Lands End)
Soul man Elmer “Lee” Fields, performing since 1969, has quite understandably been compared to James Brown.

Jacob Banks (1:15 p.m., Sutro)
The up-and-coming Nigerian-born British singer counts Marvin Gaye, John Mayer, Bob Marley and Kanye West as influences.

K.Flay (1:30 p.m., Lands End)
The former Bay Area indie hip-hop artist and Stanford University double major’s most recent recording is her second full-length album, “Every Where Is Some Where.”

James Vincent McMorrow
(3:50 p.m., Sutro)
One critic said the genre-defying Irish singer-songwriter (who appeared on Drake’s “Hype”) performs a kind of 21st-century neo-soul that helps “close the gap between the likes of Bon Iver and Kanye West.”

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