Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 2016

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 2016

August 5, 2016 - August 7, 2016
August 5, 2016 - August 7, 2016
San Francisco
San Francisco


The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is a music festival held annually in San Francisco, California, at Golden Gate Park. The first edition occurred from August 22 to 24, 2008, and included over 60 musical acts from around the world, as well as several art installations. The festival grounds included the Polo Fields (home to the Lands End Stage), Hellman's Hollow/Speedway Meadow (Twin Peaks and Panhandle stages), and Lindley Meadow (Sutro and Presidio stages). Bringing in 40,000 to 60,000 attendees a day, the inaugural festival was mostly a success; however, it was criticized for its lack of crowd control.[1] The festival was also geared to the new green movement and included numerous initiatives to make the festival eco-friendly, like inviting participants to use public transport to get to the event via Muni. The second edition of the festival was held between August 28 and 30, 2009, and streamed live on YouTube via the festival's YouTube account. The festival is produced by Another Planet Entertainment,[2] Superfly Presents, and Starr Hill Presents.

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LCD Soundsystem
Lionel Richie
American musician
bornJune 20, 1949
Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
Resides inBeverly Hills, California, U.S.
J. Cole
American hip-hop recording artist and record producer
bornJanuary 28, 1985

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LCD Soundsystem is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York. Formed in 2002, it is fronted by musician James Murphy, co-founder of DFA Records, of which the band are signed to (alongside Columbia Records). The band began by recording and releasing multiple singles from 2002 to 2004 leading up to their eponymous debut studio album, which was released in 2005. It garnered critical acclaim as well as a Grammy nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album. Their single "Daft Punk Is Playing at My House", which has become the band's most successful single, also received a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording.

In the following year, LCD Soundsystem recorded and released "45:33", a forty-six minute-long composition that was made as a "workout track" especially for Nike as part of their Nike+ Original Run series. In 2007, the band released their second studio album, Sound of Silver, to critical acclaim and another Grammy nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album. Three years later, LCD Soundsystem released their third studio album, This Is Happening, which became their first top-ten album in their home country of the United States.

In February 2011, a statement was posted on the band's website that announced its disbandment. It was to be made official following a large farewell concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2011. The farewell concert is chronicled in the documentary film Shut Up and Play the Hits and was also made available as a live album, titled The Long Goodbye, in April 2014.

After a series of rumors hinting at a possible band reunion, LCD Soundsystem released the single "Christmas Will Break Your Heart" in December 2015, making it their first single in five years. LCD Soundsystem later confirmed their reunion and announced an expanded tour, including appearances at several high-profile music festivals, as well as a new studio album, which will be released some time in 2016.


Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Ed O'Brien (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Greenwood (bass), and Phil Selway (drums, percussion, backing vocals). They have worked with producer Nigel Godrich and cover artist Stanley Donwood since 1994.

Radiohead released their debut single "Creep" in 1992. It became a worldwide hit after the release of the band's debut album, Pablo Honey (1993). Their popularity and critical standing rose in the United Kingdom with the release of their second album, The Bends (1995). Radiohead's third album, OK Computer (1997), propelled them to international fame; with an expansive sound and themes of modern alienation, it is often acclaimed as a landmark record of the 1990s[1] and one of the best albums of all time.[2][3][4] The group's next album Kid A (2000) marked a dramatic evolution in their style, as they incorporated influences from experimental electronic music, 20th-century classical music, krautrock, and jazz. Despite initially dividing fans and critics, Kid A was later named the best album of the decade by Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and the Times. Amnesiac, recorded during the same sessions as Kid A, was released in 2001.

Radiohead's sixth album, Hail to the Thief (2003), mixed rock and electronic music with lyrics inspired by the War on Terror, and was the band's final album for their record label, EMI. They released their seventh album, In Rainbows (2007), as a download for which customers could set their own price, to critical and chart success. Their eighth album, The King of Limbs (2011), an exploration of rhythm, was developed using extensive looping and sampling. Their ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool (2016), prominently featured Jonny Greenwood's orchestral arrangements.

Radiohead have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.[5] Their work places highly in both listener polls and critics' lists of the best music of the 1990s and 2000s.[6][7] In 2005, they were ranked 73rd in Rolling Stone's list of "The Greatest Artists of All Time"; Jonny Greenwood (48th[8]) and O'Brien were both included in Rolling Stone's list of greatest guitarists, and Yorke (66th[9]) in their list of greatest singers.[10] In 2009, Rolling Stone readers voted the group the second best artist of the 2000s.[11]


Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records. Richie made his solo debut in 1982 with the album Lionel Richie and the number-one hit "Truly". He has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.[2]

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Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park, located in San Francisco, California, United States, is a large urban park consisting of 1,017 acres (412 ha) of public grounds. It is administered by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department, which began in 1871 to oversee the development of Golden Gate Park. Configured as a rectangle, it is similar in shape but 20 percent larger than Central Park in New York, to which it is often compared.


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Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Covered the Beatles, the Band and More in First-Ever Live Set at Outside Lands (Watch)
Rock Cellar Magazine  –  August 8, 2016
This past weekend, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival took place at Golden Gate Park in San ... delivering the Kid A classic Everything In Its Right Place: July 22, 2016
Muppets perform live at San Francisco music festival
Atlanta Journal Constitution  –  August 8, 2016
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem performed a five-song set at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, NME reported ... pic.twitter.com/4hwdvYGqly — The Muppets (@TheMuppets) August 8, 2016 The video was posted to YouTube. The Muppet band also ...
Dr. Teeth And The Electric Mayhem Of 'Muppets' Fame Perform 'Live' At Outside Lands Music Festival
The Huffington Post  –  August 8, 2016
Drummer Animal of Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem performing at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Well, they were about as “live” as a band of muppets could be ― and they absolutely killed it.
Outside Lands: Music and so much more for 210,000
San Francisco Gate  –  August 7, 2016
Radiohead drummer Philip Selway wandered through the dense crowd gathered on Golden Gate Park’s Polo Field at the Outside Lands festival on Saturday ... Bonnaroo and the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Beyond the hundreds of music acts on ...
SoCal couple spends nearly $800 to attend SF's Outside Lands Music Festival
ABC7 News  –  August 5, 2016
Eighty artists, 30 breweries and nearly a quarter million people is what comprised Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival last year and it all started ... RELATED: Outside Lands announces 2016 lineup That price grants the family access to every performance.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 2016 Headliners
San Francisco Examiner  –  August 4, 2016
Where: Golden Gate Park, 30th Avenue at Fulton Street, S.F.; box office in Marx Meadow off John F. Kennedy Drive between 25th and 30th avenues When: Noon to 9:55 p.m. Aug. 5-6, noon to 9:35 p.m. Aug. 9; gates open 11 a.m. Miike Snow, 4:45p.m. Duran Duran ...

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