Outside Lands Primer: Part 4 (of 12) – Yellow Ostrich

Hailing from Brooklyn, Yellow Ostrich started as Alex Schaaf’s solo outlet. Since its inception, Schaaf added Michael Tapper and Jon Natchez to the Yellow Ostrich lineup. The band’s sound has grown since Schaaf first started exploring the magic of intricate loops in his Wisconsin bedroom. With two full length albums under their belt, the trio are primed to add Outside Lands to their growing list of experiences. (more…)

Electric Guest to play San Francisco Outside Lands Festival

Outside Lands Primer: Part 3 (of 12) – Electric Guest

In this day and age of digital dissemination of information, it’s rare to find any music act so shrouded in mystery as the LA-based duo Electric Guest. Their website, although visually striking, doesn’t divulge much besides their current or future whereabouts. In this week’s primer, we tell you what you need to know about the mysterious twosome who will be gracing the stage of Outside Lands with their particular brand of soulful synthetic pop. (more…)

San Francisco natives Two Gallants will perform Outside Lands 2012

Outside Lands Primer: Part 2 (of 12) – Two Gallants

In the second installment of Rabbits Black’s Outside Lands primer, we turn to San Francisco natives, Two Gallants. Four years after the festival’s premier, Adam Stephens and Tyson Vogel return to the Speedway Meadow. The duo hasn’t released a new record since the first Outside Lands, but Two Gallants are not a band you should write off. Their intricate songwriting and powerfully dynamic stage presence are the result of a decades-long friendship. Find out more about their history together after the jump. (more…)

Outside Lands 2012 features Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Jack White, Foo Fighters, and many more!

Outside Lands 2012 Line-Up Announced: Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Jack White, & Foo Fighters Headline

Not to steal the thunder from what promises to be an unforgettable Coachella Weekend 2, but Ranger Dave announced this week a phenomenal lineup for the Fifth Anniversary of San Francisco’s Outside Lands! It’s difficult to top a line-up when your first ever appearance as a festival boasted the likes of Radiohead, Wilco, and Cake. However, this year’s curators did a great job of assembling acts sure to attract fans from many, many different walks of life. Hit the jump to find out who you simply cannot miss this year! (more…)

Festival Preview: Outside Lands Music Festival @ Golden Gate Park SF 8/12-8/14

Here we go folks, the 4th annual Outside Lands Art, Food, and Music Festival is fully booked, prepped, greened, and ready to launch into outer space next weekend from historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. It will feature 3 full days (Fri-Sun) of live musical performances from a wide array of genres and generations beginning at 12 noon each of the 3 days and ending late into the night. Expected to pull in 40-50,000 people from all over the world, the concert bill has a few tricks for every taste, 4 performance stages, a DJ dome, a Wine Lands booth that will feature great locally produced California wines, plenty of food represented by local eateries, and a whole shit-ton of other exhibits, games, booths, and party for everybody to get down with! (more…)