Outside Lands cancels the event 2020 and publishes the programming of the festival 2021, with Lizzo and Tame Impala


The festival 2020 Outside Lands Music and Arts will not take place in August, announced on Wednesday that the organizers of the festival.

The much-anticipated decision to cancel, they noted, was a difficult choice to make after “talks close” with the health authorities of the city and the State.

“Outside Lands has been created to celebrate the creative community of the Bay Area and the small businesses that are the fabric of the culture of San Francisco,” said co-founder and co-producer of the festival and Superfly, Rick Farman, in a press release. “Given all that our community goes through, we will continue this mission with a renewed focus as we plan the event in 2021. ”

In April, the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has announced that mass gatherings, such as sports games and music festivals, not would probably not be in California this summer, calling the prospect of such events of ” negligible at best “.

“The large-scale events that bring together hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands of foreigners all together through all the differences you can imagine, health and otherwise, are not in the cards according to our expectations,” said Newsom.

Cancellations notables have followed, including the 50th annual event of pride in San Francisco, and music festivals in Southern California’s Coachella and Stagecoach. At the time, Outside Lands, which drew previously more than 90 000 people per day, and has suspended its cancellation, if taking to an announcement earlier according to which the organizers worked in close collaboration with the local authorities to ensure that, if Outside Lands is produced, it would happen in the safest environment possible. ”

The announcement of Wednesday, crushes officially all hope that the event can proceed as planned. But to look to the future, Outside Lands has proposed the full range for 2021 and offers ticket sales anticipated for the festival next year. (See the complete schedule below.)

Another Planet, Superfly and Starr Hill Presents have announced that the next year’s event, which will be held from 6 to 8 August 2021 at the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, will be presented by singer-rapper Lizzo, the actor of pop-australian pop Tame Impala, the rock in new york city. the group The Strokes and rapper and producer Tyler the Creator.

The pass three days will be put on sale on the website Outside Lands on Thursday, June 25 at 10 h. these include the general admission and VIP (for the price of three different levels between 375 $ – 395 $ 815 $ – 855 $, respectively) and the ultra-luxury Golden Package of entrance tickets. A pass of 3 days for the payment plan, which starts at 99 $ in advance, is also included. Those who have already bought tickets to Eager Beaver for the event in 2020 can use these tickets for the festival 2021 or receive a full refund.

“We are delighted that the festival will return in 2021. There has been a lot of bad news in regards COVID-19 and we want to give people something to wait for, ” said Allen Scott, director of concerts and Festivals at Another Planet Entertainment and co-producer of Outside Lands. “We hope that by sharing our enthusiasm for the future of the festival and the programming of next year, it will bring a positivity indispensable to our fans and to our community. “

A festival poster for Outside Lands 2021. Photo: Outside Lands

A festival poster for Outside Lands 2021.

A festival poster for Outside Lands 2021.

Outside Lands 2021 Range:

Tame Impala
The Strokes
Tyler the creator
Weekend vampire
J. Balvin
The 1975
Young thug
Beach house
Brittany Howard
Burna Boy
Melanie Martinez
Polo & Pan
Big Thief
Angel Olsen
Tones and me
Sharon Van Etten
Marc Rebillet
Dr. Dog
Shiba San
Boy Pablo
Rico Nasty
Andrew McMahon in the wilderness
Trevor Daniel
070 Shake
The midnight
Moses Sumney
The HU
Yung Bae
The Soul Rebels
Caroline Polachek
Yves Tumor
Colors twisted
Rolling Blackout Coastal Fever
J. Phlip
Marc E. Bassy
Julia Jacklin
Goth babe
Neil Frances
Rexx Life Raj
The Beths
Resurrection Revival Chorus
Noga Erez
Madeline Kenney
Remi Wolf
Post Animal
Evann McIntosh
Eyes nap
Neal Francis

Alyssa Pereira is a digital publisher SFGate. E-mail: [email protected] | Twitter: @alyspereira


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