Fest Intentions: Outside Lands in San Francisco, California

Photo Credit: Jake Erland

Don’t look now, but Outside Lands is turning 15 this year. The Bay Area music festival has unveiled its 2023 artist and performer lineup, marking the notable anniversary with a solid bill of heavy-hitters and deep haul of eclectic appearances.

Headlining the August 11 to 13 festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco are Foo Fighters, Kendrick Lamar, and Odesza, with Lana Del Rey, Alvvays, The 1975, Orville Peck, Megan Thee Stallion, Cigarettes After Sex, Interpol, beabadobee, Inhaler, Upsahl, Zedd, Janelle Monáe, Maggie Rogers, FISHER, Ethel Cain, Noah Kahan, J.I.D, Lil Yachty, Father John Misty, beabadobee (pictured), Cuco, aespa, NIKI, Crumb, Nation of Language, Wednesday, Massachusetts native Izzy Heltai, and others filling out lots of lines on the poster. Look at that shit below.

“​​When we started Outside Lands back in 2008, we had a vision to create a unique festival experience that had never been done before,” says Allen Scott, co-founder of Outside Lands. “Fifteen years later, Outside Lands continues to be a bright spot for the city of San Francisco and pushes boundaries in music, food, drink, art and cannabis programming, as well as providing space for environmental and social initiatives. The festival celebrates everything we love about the Bay Area’s rich cultural history. We’re proud of the positive financial impact the festival has on San Francisco, injecting more than $1 billion into the SF economy since its inception.”

Tickets go on sale Wednesday (March 8) at 1 p.m. EST exclusively via sfoutsidelands.com/tickets. Three-day general admission passes start at $449. The multiple tiers top out at Golden Gate Club tickets, which cost $4,899.