Outside Lands

Janelle Monae sits on a throne after an on-stage costume change on the final day of the 2018 Outside Lands Festival at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

2018 Outside Lands Music Festival, Day Three

Janelle Monae stole the show with her fierce performance on the foggy…

 

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine performs on day two of the 2018 Outside Lands Festival at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Saturday, August 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

2018 Outside Lands Music Festival, Day Two

Women took center stage as female-fronted acts and artists Pale Waves, Freya…

 

People walk the main grounds of the Lands End area on day one of the 2018 Outside Lands Festival at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Friday, August 10, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

2018 Outside Lands Music Festival, Day One

The Weeknd, ODESZA, Chicano Batman and N.E.R.D. were just some of the…

 

Every year, Outside Lands is a fun place to meet up with friends. (Ryan McNulty/2016/ S.F. Examiner)

Fogust is festival season

It’s August in San Francisco, which means foggy, freezing weather. While the…

Every year, Outside Lands is a fun place to meet up with friends. (Ryan McNulty/2016/ S.F. Examiner)
Happy fans enjoyed a Twin Peaks stage performance on the second day of 2017’s Outside Lands.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

11th Outside Lands: Janet Jackson, Florence + The Machine and The Weeknd

Janet Jackson, Florence + The Machine and The Weeknd are headlining 11th…

Happy fans enjoyed a Twin Peaks stage performance on the second day of 2017’s Outside Lands.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Lorde took control of the Lands End Stage on the final day of  at Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday.(Sarahbeth Maney/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Outside Lands 2017 Day 3: Lorde and The Who reign

The 10th anniversary Outside Lands Festival closed out in fine style with…

Lorde took control of the Lands End Stage on the final day of  at Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday.(Sarahbeth Maney/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mike Kerr, left, and Ben Thatcher are Royal Blood. (Courtesy photo)

Royal Blood finds friends in high places

When English duo Royal Blood issued its self-titled debut in 2014, drummer…

Mike Kerr, left, and Ben Thatcher are Royal Blood. (Courtesy photo)
Page Six reports on the resemblance between radio personality Howard Stern and Bill Cosby accuser Andrea Constand. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Howard Stern sees his resemblance to Cosby accuser

Howard Stern is fully aware he looks like Bill Cosby accuser Andrea…

Page Six reports on the resemblance between radio personality Howard Stern and Bill Cosby accuser Andrea Constand. (Courtesy photo)
Fans cheer during Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem's set at the Lands End stage at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Sunday. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Traffic tickets, price surges hit Uber, Lyft drivers at Outside Lands

The three-day music festival Outside Lands was a bonanza for music lovers,…

Fans cheer during Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem's set at the Lands End stage at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Sunday. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Globe on Screen brings The Bard’s “Measure for Measure” from its home stage in England to the Landmark Embarcadero theater. (Courtesy photo)
Globe on Screen brings The Bard’s “Measure for Measure” from its home stage in England to the Landmark Embarcadero theater. (Courtesy photo)
On Saturday, Kenny Chesney plays Levi’s Stadium, with openers Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt and Old Dominion. (Courtesy photo)

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

FRIDAY, AUG. 5 Outside Lands: San Francisco’s high-profile 2016 festival kicks off…

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

Your Outside Lands weekend transit guide

Those taking transit to the ninth annual Outside Lands gathering this weekend…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Merle Haggard, pictured in 2014 accepting an award, is being remembered for his rough yet sensitive approach to country music. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Mighty Merle played honest country music

No one was quite like country great Merle Haggard. The grizzled “Okie…

Merle Haggard, pictured in 2014 accepting an award, is being remembered for his rough yet sensitive approach to country music. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Radiohead, LCD Soundsytem and Lionel Richie to headline Outside Lands

Radiohead, LCD Soundsytem and Lionel Richie will headline this August's Outside Lands…

Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
With more than 70,000 people attending the festival each day, Outside Lands tends to be a lucrative weekend for cab drivers when they can get to their passengers. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cabs clash with traffic officers over festival regulation

Taxi drivers’ complaints about The City’s handling of the Outside Lands music…

With more than 70,000 people attending the festival each day, Outside Lands tends to be a lucrative weekend for cab drivers when they can get to their passengers. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
During Outside Lands, ride-sharing quickly becomes a headache as drivers and passengers try to find one another. This ould mean better business for taxis. (Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

The risks and rewards of working Outside Lands

It’s Monday morning. While the rest of the world is waking up…

During Outside Lands, ride-sharing quickly becomes a headache as drivers and passengers try to find one another. This ould mean better business for taxis. (Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
D'Angelo and and The Vanguard played an amazing set on the Sutro Stage on Friday of  Outside Lands 2015. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Outside Lands Day 1: Mumford, D’Angelo, Drums, Tig Notaro

In its eight years, San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival…

D'Angelo and and The Vanguard played an amazing set on the Sutro Stage on Friday of  Outside Lands 2015. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Al Madrigal appears with TV comedy cohorts at Outside Lands on Saturday. (Courtesy Comedy Central)

‘Daily Show’ comic Al Madrigal takes on S.F., politics, burritos

Native son Al Madrigal has gotten used to proving his San Francisco…

Al Madrigal appears with TV comedy cohorts at Outside Lands on Saturday. (Courtesy Comedy Central)
Lyft plans to launch 10 music-themed vans for the Outside Lands festival using the new Magic Mode feature in its app. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lyft to tackle traffic at Outside Lands with music-themed vans

Starting Friday, more than 200,000 concertgoers will flock to the blowout music…

Lyft plans to launch 10 music-themed vans for the Outside Lands festival using the new Magic Mode feature in its app. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Instrumentalist Lindsey Sterling appears at Outside Lands on Friday and the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday. (Courtesy Kate Szatmari)

Lindsey Stirling makes magical violin videos

When Lindsey Stirling appeared on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010, she thought…

Instrumentalist Lindsey Sterling appears at Outside Lands on Friday and the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday. (Courtesy Kate Szatmari)