Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Outside Lands 2010: The Festival

For the past few days we've been bringing you the highlights of all the fantastic music at Outside Lands, but that was just one piece of the pie. This year the festival continued its awesome community-centric take on art and food, and managed to thumb its nose in the face of some gloomy weather by providing tons of entertaining between-show options.

This year's festival offered up some organizational changes, all of which went off without a hitch. To start with, the festival was shortened to a more manageable two days. The main entrance was also moved to the center of the festival, which was nice for navigation and entry. Also, the repositioning of the Sutro stage, and careful planning of set times, meant we were never hearing two bands at the same time.

On top of that, the show's logistics were perfect: shows were painstakingly on time, food was outstanding, and the festival site was kept immaculately clean. In short, it was exactly what you would want out of a festival, and made for one of the most fun weekends of the summer.

Check out the shots below for some perspectives on Outside Lands 2010!

Photos By
Rick Audet
Many more photos at the HAD Archive