Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails to Headline Outside Lands

Paul McCartney Performing 2012 - H 2012
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Paul McCartney Performing 2012 - H 2012

The music festival takes place Aug. 9-11 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth edition of Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in the summer. The festival, which takes place Aug. 9 to 11,  also will feature Phoenix, Pretty Lights, Vampire Weekend, Kaskade, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The National, D’Angelo and Jurassic 5.

Other artists on the bill include Grizzly Bear, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Young the Giant, Band of Horses, The Head and the Heart, Yeasayer, Foals, Dawes, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Youth Lagoon, Gary Clark Jr., Kurt Vile and the Violators, Zedd, Smith Westerns and Dillon Francis. Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

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McCartney, who has been announcing summer tour dates sporadically over the past few weeks, also is booked to headline Bonnaroo in June. NIN will headline Lollapalooza the weekend before  Outside Lands and head to Voodoo Fest in New Orleans in early November. Last year’s festival featured headlining sets from Neil Young, Metallica, Jack White, Foo Fighters and Skrillex.

Outside Lands also features curated Beer Lands and Wine Lands tents as well as food vendor booths from local restaurants. Participating wineries, breweries and restaurants will be announced in the coming weeks as well.

Tickets for Outside Lands 2013 will go on sale Thursday, April 18 at noon PDT on the festival’s website. Three-day passes cost $249.50, while three-day VIP passes cost $545. A portion of each ticket sale will benefit San Francisco's Recreation and Parks Department.

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