Outside Lands

Elton John, Mumford & Sons and the Black Keys are among the headliners for the festival this weekend. Jessica Christian/Special to the S.F. Examiner 2014

Thousands expected at Outside Lands music festival this weekend

Tens of thousands of concertgoers are expected to flock to San Francisco's…

Elton John, Mumford & Sons and the Black Keys are among the headliners for the festival this weekend. Jessica Christian/Special to the S.F. Examiner 2014
Jordan Strauss/Invision for Geffen Playhouse/AP ImagesElton John attends Backstage at the Geffen on Sunday

Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith to headline OSL

It’s not likely the eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, slated…

Jordan Strauss/Invision for Geffen Playhouse/AP ImagesElton John attends Backstage at the Geffen on Sunday
JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERTom Petty headlined the 2014 Outside Lands Festival.

No major crime incidents reported at three-day Outside Lands Festival

No major crime incidents were reported during the three-day Outside Lands Music…

JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERTom Petty headlined the 2014 Outside Lands Festival.
JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERWayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips helped close the three-day festival with a bit of psychedelia on the main stage Sunday.

Outside Lands 2014: hot and cold

By the end of the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival on…

JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERWayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips helped close the three-day festival with a bit of psychedelia on the main stage Sunday.

Police detain 35 people for selling fake tickets to Outside Lands festival

Tens of people have been detained for selling fake tickets to the…

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Ice cream, Kanye and more at Outside Lands day one

On the first day of the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival…

JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERDon't feel bad
JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe vastness of Outside Lands Music and Art Festival is exciting

Outside Lands again an amazingly diverse experience

Reflecting music lovers today who expect genres beyond the traditional radio format,…

JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe vastness of Outside Lands Music and Art Festival is exciting
JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERLots of music _ and chilly conditions _ characterized the second day of the 2014 Outside Lands Music and Art Festival.

Petty hot, weather cold at Outside Lands day two

And then it got cold. After the lack of chill and fog…

JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERLots of music _ and chilly conditions _ characterized the second day of the 2014 Outside Lands Music and Art Festival.
JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERCrowds braved a dark

Tycho, Big Freedia, Macklemore rock out OSL day two

Many people have complained about prices at the Outside Lands Music and…

JESSICA CHRISTIAN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERCrowds braved a dark
courtesy photoRousing rockabilly singer-songwriter Imelda May kicks off Sunday’s Outside Lands Festival’s Polo Stage appearances at 12:30 p.m.

Imelda May brings the family to Outside Lands

It sounds like a fire is burning in the belly of Irish…

courtesy photoRousing rockabilly singer-songwriter Imelda May kicks off Sunday’s Outside Lands Festival’s Polo Stage appearances at 12:30 p.m.

Lineup announced for Outside Lands

Organizers of the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival announced Tuesday that…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Festival-goers left the darnedest things at Outside Lands

Did you lose your favorite hoodie at Outside Lands? Don't head down…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Camila Bernal/Special to The S.F. ExaminerOn Saturday

Outside Lands melds the classic with the modern in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park

Headliner Paul McCartney closed out the first of three days at the…

Camila Bernal/Special to The S.F. ExaminerOn Saturday
Foals blends rich

A few acts not to miss at Outside Lands

Jessie Ware A bona fide star in her native U.K., Ware —…

Foals blends rich
Jason Silverio/The S.F. ExaminerBring the noise: Flavor Flav gets the crowd moving during Public Enemy’s set Saturday at the Treasure Island Music Festival

Treasure Island Music Fest delivered varied music, great weather

Perfect weather greeted revelers Saturday for the opening day of the two-day…

Jason Silverio/The S.F. ExaminerBring the noise: Flavor Flav gets the crowd moving during Public Enemy’s set Saturday at the Treasure Island Music Festival
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A front row view at Outside Lands on Sunday

One of the coolest things about Outside Lands is how it manages…

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Big festival thrives as fees kill small events

As I pack for my annual exodus to the East Bay in…

Joseph Schell/Special to the S.F. ExaminerWeekend in the park: James Hetfeld and Metallica were one of Outside Lands’ headliners. Other featured performers included Norah Jones

In its fifth year, Outside Lands grows up in many ways

In its fifth year of existence, the Outside Lands Music and Arts…

Joseph Schell/Special to the S.F. ExaminerWeekend in the park: James Hetfeld and Metallica were one of Outside Lands’ headliners. Other featured performers included Norah Jones
Courtesy photoWorking together Norah Jones’ latest CD “Little Broken Hearts” was co-written and produced by Danger Mouse.

Norah Jones finds art in heartbreak

They say breaking up is hard to do. But not if you…

Courtesy photoWorking together Norah Jones’ latest CD “Little Broken Hearts” was co-written and produced by Danger Mouse.
Courtesy photoSharon Von Etten

Top picks for Outside Lands

Sharon Von EttenThe singer’s dark, sexy growls could make her the new…

Courtesy photoSharon Von Etten