Sam Smith, James Bay Lead 2015 Outside Lands Festival
Keeping with the 2015 summer music festival announcements this week (peep the 2015 Lollapalooza lineup here and the 2015 Summerfest lineup here), the 2015 Outside Lands Festival lineup has just been announced!
The San Francisco fest — which runs at Golden Gate Park from August 7 to 9 — features a crazy lineup of A-list artists, including Sam Smith, James Bay, Nate Ruess, Kendrick Lamar, Elton John, Mumford & Sons, the Black Keys, Sky Ferreira, Lindsey Stirling, Hot Chip and many more.
The rest of the lineup features performances from Wilco, Axwell & Ingrosso, Tame Impala, D’Angelo and The Vanguard, St. Vincent, Porter Robinson, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Billy Idol, G-Eazy, Slightly Stoopid, Caribou, Milky Chance, Chet Faker, the Devil Makes Three, ODESZA, First Aid Kit, Toro Y Moi, RL Grime, Lake Street Dive, Mac DeMarco, George Ezra, Iration, Angus & Julia Stone, DJ Mustard, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Glass Animals, Laura Marling, Green Velvet & Claude, VonStroke: Get Real, Django Django, Classixx, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Leon Bridges, Robert DeLong, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, SZA, Allah-Las, Shakey Graves, Dan Deacon, Benjamin Booker, Misterwives, Langhorne Slim & The Law, Ryn Weaver, Broods, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Giraffage, GIVERS, Alvvays, Twin Peaks, the Family Crest, the Revivalists, METZ, Strand of Oaks, Speedy Ortiz, Fantastic Negrito, DMA’s, Natalie Prass, Alex Bleeker & the Freaks, the Sam Chase, Devon Baldwin and the Tropics.
Tickets for Outside Lands go on sale on Thursday, March 26 at 10AM PT.
The lineup was initially announced via an insanely epic Funny or Die commercial, starring Orange Is the New Black's Lauren Lapkis. The vid, which you can check out below, is essentially the perfect '90s VHS-style throwback the world has always hoped for.