Outside Lands Music FestivalIf you enjoy music, art, food and drink, you’re sure to like Outside Lands. This fun festival takes place across three large fields in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park from August 8-10, 2014. Live music will permeate the annual event all three days. You’ll be hearing from such in-demand performers as Kanye West, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Death Cab For Cutie, Arctic Monkeys, The Flaming Lips, Disclosure, Typhoon, Phosphorescent, Cut Copy, and Duck Sauce. Stop by the The House of Heineken for an electronic dance music party hosted by top DJs and VJs. Other performers include Lewis Black and the Stars of Silicon Valley: Garfunkel & Oates, Thomas Middleditch, and T.J. Miller & Kumail Nanjiani. There will also be several art installations set up throughout the grounds.
As for the food and drink, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a multitude thirst-quenching options. Chow down on cheeseburgers from 4505 meats, tamales from Alicia’s Tamales Los Mayas, chicken curry nachos from Azalina’s, lamb and shrimp mixed grill from Beast and the Hare, and eggrolls and dan dan noodles from Chino. Tempting desserts range from funnel cakes courtesy of Endless Summer Sweets to gourmet s’mores and hot chocolate from Charles Chocolates. For awesome ales and stunning stouts, stop by Beer Lands where you’ll encounter 30 breweries, which range from Headlands Brewing, Iron Springs Brewing, and Marin Brewing to Lost Coast Brewery, High Water Brewing, and Anchor Brewing Company. And based in Hellman Hollow Field, Wine Lands is home to a variety of varietals created by the likes of Idell Family Vineyards, Hobo Wine Company, Kinero, and Joseph Phelps Vineyards.
If you are attending the festival, be sure to book a room at the Hotel Griffon, where after a fun-filled day or concert-going, you can return to a comfortable room, great views, and exceptional service.