The fifth installment of the Outside Lands music festival begins this Friday, Aug. 10. To get you ready, we'll be previewing the confab all week here on All Shook Down, with artist interviews, advice on which acts to catch, info from the festival organizers on what will be new and different this year, and other things we think you might enjoy. Once the festival begins, expect plenty of coverage: photo slideshows, daily wrap-ups of the best sets we saw, and other fun stuff posted each a.m. to this very blog. If there's something you want to know about Outside Lands that we haven't covered, let us know, and we'll do our best to find out for you.
Meanwhile, check out our substantial coverage of Outside Lands 2012:
Outside Lands Promoter Allen Scott on the Festival's Evolution and What to Expect This Year
Top 5 Beers to Drink at Outside Lands
Washed Out Refuses to Play Favorites, Says Playing Live and in the Studio Are Two Totally Different Things
Top Five Reasons Outside Lands Is Better Than Coachella
Even Scalped Outside Lands Tickets Are the Best Festival Deal of the Summer, Experts Say
Outside Lands 2012 Set Times Are Out: Here's a Look at the Conflicts
Outside Lands 2012 Will Be Completely Sold Out By This Weekend
Lars Ulrich Talks Outside Lands, the Next Metallica Record, and Playing S.F.
Tame Impala on "Brain-Squelching" Music, S.F. Psych, and Trying to Make Guitars Not Sound Like Guitars
Sharon Van Etten Wants to Tell You a Story
Outside Lands 2012 Lineup: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Skrillex, Jack White, Foo Fighters, and More
Outside Lands 2012 Lineup: Reactions From the Twitterverse
Outside Lands 2012 Daily Schedule: Six Things To Be Happy About
... and look for more Outside Lands coverage all this week on All Shook Down.
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