Aug. 5-6: Outside Lands, Jim Gaffigan, Corey Holcomb, Omega Rae Band, Crosspulse Ensemble, Kenny Chesney

On Saturday, Kenny Chesney plays Levi’s Stadium, with openers Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt and Old Dominion. (Courtesy photo)

On Saturday, Kenny Chesney plays Levi’s Stadium, with openers Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt and Old Dominion. (Courtesy photo)

FRIDAY, AUG. 5

Outside Lands: San Francisco’s high-profile 2016 festival kicks off with dozens of acts, including headliners LCD Soundsystem at 8:10 p.m. on the Lands End Stage in the Polo Field. [Noon to 10 p.m., Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Jim Gaffigan: The “everyman” comedian, actor and contributor to “CBS News Sunday Morning” opens a two-night engagement. [7 and 9:30 p.m., Masonic, 1110 California St., S.F.]

Corey Holcomb: The Chicago-based comic, who calls himself the “ghetto Dr. Phil,” begins a two-event stand. [8 and 10:15 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Americana Jukebox Weekender: Fanny & The Atta Boys from San Diego and Cool Pistol String Band from The City play the roots concert. [9:30 p.m., Plough & Stars, 116 Clement St., S.F.]

Omega Rae Band: The Bay Area-based R&B artist plays at the People in Plazas concert. [Noon, 425 Market St., S.F.]

Ra Ra Riot: The 10-year-old indie band from Syracuse, N.Y. is presented by Outside Lands and Popscene, on a bill with Caveman. [9 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Rotunda Dance Series: NAKA Dance Theater premieres an excerpt of its upcoming site-specific piece investigating past and present Olympic Games. [Noon, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, S.F.]

Crosspulse Ensemble: The finger-snapping, chest-thumping, rhythm-centric group appears in a fun body-percussion performance for kids. [11 a.m., Children’s Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens, 799 Howard St., S.F.]

SATURDAY, AUG. 6

Kenny Chesney: The country superstar is promoting his upcoming album “Cosmic Hallelujah” on his 15th concert tour, “Spread the Love,” with openers Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt and Old Dominion. [5 p.m., Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara

San Francisco’s Summer of Love Revue: The multimedia stage show captures the late 1960s and features live replica performances of folk and rock stars that have graced the Bay. [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Emic/Etic: The exhibition, which showcases collages created for Vanessa Woods’ new book that imagines “an ethnographer’s study of a lost tribe,” opens with a reception. [5 to 7:30 p.m., a.Muse Gallery, 614 Alabama St., S.F.]

Summer in the City Speed Dating & Dancing: The Society for Professional Singles event is divided into over- and-under 40 sections; dancing follows and dressy attire is suggested. [7 to 11 p.m., Hawthorn Lounge, 46 Geary St., S.F.]

Richard Kamler: The resident of the Sunset, a longtime artist, activist, curator and educator, hosts a reception of his exhibit of drawings, in which he addresses issues around prisons, death penalty and peace. [Noon to 6 p.m., Far Out Gallery, 3004 Taraval St., S.F.]

Bohemian Carnival: Organizers call the event a “mash up of circus, cabaret revue, live music and epic dance party.” [8 p.m. Tortona Big Top, 2153 Ferry Point, Alameda]

Japanese Lantern Ceremony for World Peace: The 15th annual event commemorates the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [6 p.m., Aquatic Park, Bolivar Drive at Addison Street, Berkeley]

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, the Musical: Bay Area Children’s Theatre stages the show for little ones by Austin Zumbro, based on the kids book by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom LIchtenheld. [10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.,, Children’s Creativity Museum Theater, 221 Fourth St., S.F.]

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