Outside Lands Line-Up Announced: Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix

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Courtesy Outside Lands

Outside Lands has come along way from the time the area received its nickname. 130 years ago, Outside Lands was an uninhabitable and inaccessible patch of sand dunes. Today, the beautiful state park is host to one of the West Coast’s largest music festivals, held annually in San Francisco.

As announced today (April 16), the 2013 Outside Lands headliners will include Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails and Phoenix. It’s worth pointing out that all the headliners have performed at or been announced as headliners at upcoming summer music festivals, with the Chili Peppers and Phoenix having headlined Coachella, NIN at Lollapalooza and Made in America, and Macca at Bonnaroo.

Joining the headliners will be an eclectic group of alternative, electronic and rock acts including the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, D’Angelo, Hall & Oates, Willie Nelson, Kaskade, The National, Jurassic 5 and Matt & Kim performing on multiple outdoor stages.

The festival, which takes place over three days from August 9-11, will take over most of San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park Polo Grounds.

Three day general admission and VIP tickets go on sale Thursday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. PDT at sfoutsidelands.com.

Additional artists, restaurants and wineries will be announced in the coming weeks, according to the show’s promoter.

Outside Lands Lineup

Paul McCartney
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Nine Inch Nails
Phoenix
Kaskade
Vampire Weekend
Pretty Lights
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
D’Angelo
The National
Jurassic 5
Willie Nelson & Family
Grizzly Bear
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Young The Giant
Band of Horses
A-Trak
The Head and The Heart
Yeasayer
Matt & Kim
Zedd
The Tallest Man on Earth
Foals
Dawes
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Youth Lagoon
Gary Clark Jr.
Jessie Ware
Dillon Francis
Kurt Vile and the Violators
Emeli Sandé
The Mother Hips
Surfer Blood
Chromatics
The Growlers
Rudimental
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Camper Van Beethoven
Smith Westerns
Bombino
Wavves
Fishbone
Milo Greene
Atlas Genius
Anuhea
Twenty One Pilots
The Heavy
Daughter
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
Wild Belle
King Tuff
The Lone Bellow
MS MR
Little Green Cars
James McCartney
The Soft White Sixties
Deap Vally
The Men
Midi Matilda
Kopecky Family Band
Houndmouth
Foy Vance
Bhi Bhiman
LoCura
Naia Kete
The Easy Leaves

– Bradford Hornsby, CBS Local San Francisco

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