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Published: 2012/04/17

Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Jack White, Sigur Ros, Justice, Norah Jones, Alabama Shakes and More Confirmed for Outside Lands

Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Jack White, Foo Fighters and Skrillex are among the acts slated to headline the 5th annual Outside Lands music, food and wine festival. As previously reported, the three-day event will return to San Francisco’s Outside Lands from August 10-12. Other acts scheduled to appear include: Sigur Ros, Justice, Norah Jones, Grandaddy, Bloc Party, Die Antwoord, Amadou & Mariam, Fun., The Walkmen, Dispatch,Two Gallants, Alabama Shakes, Tame Impala, Sharon Van Etten, Bomba Estereo, Tennis, White Denim and Caveman, among many others.

Both Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Metallica have roots in the Bay Area. Metallica’s performance will not only be part of the San Fran metal band’s 30th anniversary celebration, but also their first performance in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park. It has also been a number of year’s since Stevie Wonder performed in San Francisco. Though Neil Young & Crazy Horse played a Beatles cover at a Grammy party in February, as of press time Outside Lands is the group’s first confirmed full show since 2004. One of the seminal garage rock group’s last big public public performances before their extended hiatus was at Outside Land’s sister festival Bonnaroo in 2003.

Presented by Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Presents and Starr Hill presents, in a partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, the event’s producers will donate a significant portion of every ticket sold will directly benefit San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department. In addition, the festival will offer over 100 food and wine options including organic, kegged wine; food trucks and local vendors from over 50 local restaurants. Likewise, Wine Lands will celebrate over 30 of the region’s wineries, including Long Meadow Ranch, Scribe, Bonny Doon, Kermit Lynch and Paul Grieco’s Summer of Riesling 2012.

Other confirmed acts include: Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dr. Dog, Big Gigantic, Thee Oh Sees, Big Boi, Father John Misty, Portugal. The Man and Trampled by Turtles, among many others. Additional acts will be confirmed int he coming weeks.

Here’s a look at the festival’s confirmed lineup

Stevie Wonder
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Jack White
Foo Fighters
Sigur Ros
Norah Jones
The Kills
Regina Spektor
Passion Pit
Andrew Bird
Big Boi
Bloc Party
Explosions In The Sky
Franz Ferdinand
Die Antwoord
Fitz and The Tantrums
Portugal. The Man
Amadou & Mariam
Wolfgang Gartner
Dr. Dog
The Walkmen
Washed Out
City and Colour
Two Gallants
Of Monsters and Men
Alabama Shakes
Reggie Watts
Trampled By Turtles
Tame Impala
The Be Good Tanyas
Sharon Van Etten
Sean Hayes
Bomba Estereo
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Big Gigantic
Thee Oh Sees
Zola Jesus
White Denim
Allen Stone
The M Machine
Michael Kiwanuka
Father John Misty
Electric Guest
Yellow Ostrich
Honey Island Swamp Band
Animal Kingdom

More artists, restaurants, wineries to be announced in the coming weeks. Fore more info visit the Outside Lands official website.

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