It's official: The Outside Lands lineup will be announced a week from today, on April 16, 2013. And while some hints about this year's bill have spilled out on the Internet so far, it seems high time to round up what we know so far. Here, then are six artists we're pretty sure are on the 2013 Outsid ... More >>
Monday, April 1, 2013
Better than: Watching Phoenix play on a giant LCD screen from a mile away.
Later this month, Phoenix will headline the second night of Coachella, playing for about 80,000 people. A few months after that, the band will get virtually top bill ... More >>
Allen Scott is Executive Vice President of Another Planet Entertainment, the Berkeley-based production outfit that puts on S.F.'s Outside Lands music festival (with help from others). Many people work to put on the festival, but it's partially Scott's baby: He helps decide who plays, what changes fr ... More >>
If you didn't manage to get Outside Lands tickets before they sold out, and you still want to go the festival, we've got some good news for you: Experts say that even a scalped ticket to the three-day festival this weekend is the best music festival deal of the summer.
The data comes courtesy of Se ... More >>
By REED FISCHER
See Also:Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about you[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day Two: The Music [Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day Three: The Music[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012: The PeopleReady for some GIFs? To quote Ozz ... More >>
BY ERIK THOMPSON
The 2012 installment of Lollapalooza has thus far brought the requisite extremes, in terms of performances and potent weather. A two-hour delay cut through the middle of Saturday's entertainment at Chicago's Grant Park, and a good many people were wishing they had just the record h ... More >>
Our sea legs are still a little shaky from the news earlier this week that Coachella, the annual bare midriff convention of Indio, Calif., is going on a cruise. But then we thought the Bruise Cruise was totally weird. And actually, a cruise boat where Pulp plays and you get to go wine-tasting with J ... More >>
Lots of people, including us, think that this past year's Outside Lands Music Festival was the best one yet. But how does the four-year-old event in S.F.'s Golden Gate Park compare to the world's biggest music festivals?
Hint: We have much better wine, and we care about Foursquare a lot mor ... More >>
Colin Young-WolffWe've seen this before...
The good folks of Identity Festival, which comes to Shoreline this Saturday, don't want to lie to you. Yet despite what they've claimed, they're not the first-ever electronic touring festival ever seen in America. It's merely the first electronic-onl ... More >>
There's a funny thing that happens to a lot of old rock
stars. Maybe it's because they're surrounded by sycophants who never say no. Or
because all that fan adoration goes to their heads. Or because too much critical
acclaim can irreversibly inflate the ego. Whatever it is, quite frequently they jus ... More >>
The Morning BendersWhile it isn't exactly a Bay Area takeover of the Chicago festival, local indie acts are making a strong showing in the 2010 Lollapalooza lineup, which was just announced last night. Rogue Wave, The Dodos, and the Morning Benders all made the cut to play the Grant Park sta ... More >>
Joseph SchellIsrael Nebeker of Blind Pilot.Israel Nebeker is the lead singer and guitarist for Portland's own, Blind Pilot, whose debut album, 3 Rounds and a Sound, has quickly launched the band into indie folk pop stardom. SF Weekly sat down with Nebeker yesterday to chat about the benefits and ... More >>
If you actually got food, there was reason to celebrate.(View our full slideshow of the event)We won't sugarcoat it: Saturday's Great American Food and Music Fest was riddled with major problems, from the almost immediate failure of a cashless wristband debit system for purchase ... More >>
MochipetOur hand picked list of events worth your spare time, for the price of your spare change. Zombie Beach Party (Friday)In San Francisco, Zombies never say die. When they're not "killing" people during flash mobs, they're going to the beach--indoors, of course, because the real sun would damage ... More >>
BruceSpringsteen.netThe BossBreak out the Sharpie and circle your calendars. The lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo Festival has just been announced, and suffice to say Woodstock and Lollapalooza have nothing on this. Just when you thought the four-day music and arts extravaganza, held on a farm in rural ... More >>