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Outside Lands opens its fourth year running with a diverse line-up few other festivals could match. Demonstrating three different takes on rock music, Phish, Muse, and Arcade Fire close out Friday, Saturday, and Sunday respectively, following 20+ acts that range from R&B (the goddess Erykah Badu), dubstep (Eskmo), trip-hop (Phantogram), and dance (Major Lazer). Suffice it to say, if Outside Lands were a person, she would have that iPod whose shuffle could make everyone at a given house party smile.
It only helps the festival’s cause that it brings gifts beyond music: Outside Lands is more than just live music, it is also a festival of art, food, and wine. If there was ever a more winning combination than this quadfecta, we as mere mortals have yet to experience it.
The Spotlight will run through these non-music, Bay Area treats throughout the week, so keep checking here as you plan your festival itinerary.
For now, back to what we do best: free music. From today onward, download songs from OK Go, Deadmau5, Best Coast and more below. We’ve also got a few tracks that will ONLY be available for 24 hours. Dates for these free MP3s are below, so mark ’em on your calendars to enjoy as much free Outside Lands music as possible.
All week, MP3.com shines a Spotlight on Outside Lands. The music, food, wine, and arts festival takes place August 12th – 14th at the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA.
Buy your tickets here before they sell out…single day tickets for Friday and Saturday are gone, and 3-day tickets are disappearing fast!
For full coverage of Outside Lands 2011, including interviews, live footages, photos, and more, stay tuned to our friends at Live 105 in San Francisco.