The Lineup for SF’s Biggest Music Festival This Year Is All the Fire Emojis

Artists and bands like Lana Del Rey, Foo Fighters, and Megan Thee Stallion will descend on San Francisco come August.

Outside Lands — the San Francisco outdoor concert series that regularly attracts over 200,000 humans each year — has historically been hit or miss in regard to its lineup. (Last year’s 2022 iteration saw mixed fanfare from attendees; the concert, itself, saw perhaps the most maddening, obscenely annoying crowd in recent memory.)

However, we’d wager to believe that no one will have a qualm with the roster of talent for Outside Lands 2023… which had our jaws hit the floor when it was officially announced the morning of Tuesday, March 7th.

“Today Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly, and Starr Hill Presents are thrilled to announce the 2023 festival lineup [for Outside Lands],” reads a press release from Grandstand Media. “Headliners include 15-time GRAMMY award-winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Foo Fighters, recent GRAMMY and Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar and electronic powerhouse ODESZA, who will be the first EDM act to headline the Lands End main stage.”

And that’s not all. Outside Lands is also hosting the one-and-only Lana Del Rey (whose new album, “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd,” will release before she performs at the SF festival); the polarizing, occasionally controversial The 1975; the OG Hot Girl Coach herself, Megan Thee Stallion; EDM superstar Zedd: the multi-hyphenate talent that is Janelle Monáe; and more (e.g. Maggie Rogers, FISHER, Ethel Cain, Orville Peck, etc.).

Among others making their Outside Lands debut is Trixie Mattel — and “oh, honey,” are we ready

For what will be its third year in a row, Outside Lands SoMa Tent — a glorified transient shelter, crammed with cringe-worthy examples of the human race packed tighter than albacore tuna in a tin can — and will see the likes of Claptone, Coco & Breezy, Daniel Avery and others perform DJ sets. 

Odds are we’ll miss you inside the aforenoted structure, but best believe you’ll see us vibing to “WAP” and any number from LDR’s illustrious catalog.

Tickets for the general public go on sale tomorrow Wednesday, March 8, at 10 a.m.; prices for passes for the three-day festival go for between $449 to $4,899, spending on the niceties; single-day tickets are expected to go on sale later; for more ticket information and purchase options, visit

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