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Preview: Outside Lands 2019 Festival In San Francisco

When people specifically think of music festivals in California, it is usually the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Indeed, Coachella has become not only California’s most-famous music festival, but one of the world’s best as well. However, Northern California also has its own world-class music festival, located in the “City by the Bay”.

This festival is Outside Lands and the three-day festival’s location is generally at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. To explain, Outside Lands is a festival that brings the best artists from various genres to perform every August.

Outside Lands 2019’s Lineup

Meanwhile, the lineup for this year’s Outside Lands festival is now available for potential attendees to view. In fact, the top headliners of Outside Lands 2019 include Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, and Twenty One Pilots. Furthermore, world-famous bands and artists such as Blink-182, Lil Wayne, and Leon Bridges are headlining as well.

Similarly, other prominent bands and artists like Bebe Rexha, Hozier, Santigold, and Counting Crows will also appear. Regarding EDM acts that will perform at Outside Lands, they include Kygo, Flume, RL Grime, and San Holo.

Food & Drink

The San Francisco Bay Area, in particular, is famous for its culinary diversity. As a result, Outside Lands is introducing that culinary diversity to thousands of attendees during the festival’s weekend. For example, attendees who love to drink can visit Beer Lands, Wine Lands, and Cocktail Magic.

However, attendees who are not in the mood for alcoholic drinks can visit Bubble Tea Party, which serves boba drinks. Finally, food is also going to be available at Outside Lands, especially the “Outside Clams” and “Cheese Lands” areas.

Outside Lands’ Attractions And Activities

Besides the food and drink options are the other attractions and activities that the attendees can participate in at the festival. For instance, attendees who love to laugh can visit “The Barbary” and “D.A.V.E” (“Discussions About Virtually Anything”). In addition to the comedy is “GastroMagic“, which pair up chefs with entertainers as they jointly create culinary delights.

Likewise, Outside Lands will also present an artistic feeling as artists present sculptures, stage designs, and live-painted murals. In conclusion, exclusive Chase Sapphire┬« cardmembers can visit “The Sapphire Lounge” with one guest and consume light snacks.

Outside Lands’ Environmental Sustainability

Above all, the Outside Lands festival is also dedicated to environmental sustainability in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some areas that attendees can visit and learn about sustainability are Eco Lands, Farm Lands Market, and Flower Lands. Equally important are the nonprofits that are setting up booths so that the attendees can interact with them.

Other environmental conservation features at the festival include a refillable water program and the “Clean Vibes Trading Post”. Accordingly, attendees can also visit Grass Lands, the first curated cannabis experience at a major U.S. music festival. Furthermore, there is the “Outside Lands Works” charitable fund which invests in nonprofit Bay Area music and arts education programs.

Additional Information About Outside Lands 2019

Of course, Outside Lands 2019 is a three-day festival from August 9th to August 11th. On all three days, gates will open at 11:00 AM and the music stops at around 10″:00 PM. Currently, a three-day general admission pass costs $385, a three-day VIP pass costs $815, and a Golden Gate pass costs $1595.

Additionally, attendees will pay $49.50 for a three-day shuttle pass if they arrive via local shuttles. Other methods of public transportation include Uber and MUNI, the local public transportation system in San Francisco. As soon as the attendees enter festival grounds, they can shop for festival merchandise and visit West Coast Craft.

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Kenny Ngo

Kenny is a passionate sports and music fan with soccer being his #1 sport and European (particularly French and Dutch) house music being his #1 genre. His favorite producers are Martin Solveig, Sebastian Ingrosso, Madeon, Tiesto, and Armin Van Buuren.

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