Outside Lands 2015: a musical feast
Right now, in San Francisco, a three-day fest is raging in Golden Gate Park, and some of the biggest stars you know are making soulful appearances. (i.e. Sam Smith, The Black Keys, Mumford and Sons, Elton John!)
Besides the celebrities, though, the nourishment options are also pretty mind-boggling. There’s a kingdom for everything, including chocolate, wine, beer, and cheese. Not impressed? Well, this is where we start listing all the new, cool foods that you’ll see at Outside Lands 2015.
For the full musical line-up, click here.
- La Urbana – Mexican Chorizo Dogs, Bean Soup (new)
- Merigan Sub Shop – Eggplant Parm Subs, Italian Shaved Ice (new)
- Michael Mina’s Tailgate – Smoked-Coconut Brisket, Sorghum Pickles, Bourbon BBQ Sauce (new; in VIP)
- Raj + Singh – Chicken Tikka Masala Naan Wraps, Veggie Korma Rice Bowls (new)
- Sababa – Falafels, Cardamom Coffee Slushies (new)
- Sightglass Coffee – Individually Prepared Coffees, Vanilla Iced Cold Brew (new)
- Stones Throw – Chicken Parm Sandwiches (new)
- The Monk’s Kettle – Pretzel Knots, Sausages in a Pretzel Bun (new; in Beer Lands)
- Rocko’s Ice Cream Tacos – Ice Cream Tacos, Frozen Bananas (new)
- Sprogs – Rice Scooters (new)
- The Creme Brulee Cart – Gourmet Creme Brulees (new)
- Beer Lands 2015
- Fieldwork Brewing Company (new)
- Half Moon Bay Brewing Company (new)
- HenHouse Brewing Company (new)
- Local Brewing Co. (new)
- Napa Smith Brewery (new)
- Stone Brewing Co. (new)
- Bluxome Street Winery (new)
- Buena Vista (new)
- Cannonball Wine Company (new)
- Chateau Montelena (new)
- CrossBarn by Paul Hobbs (new)
- Dashe Cellars (new)
- Idelwild / Ryme / Jolie-Laide (new)
- Jamieson Ranch Winery (new)
- Long Meadow Ranch
- Marietta Cellars (new)
- Swanson (new)
- Tin Barn (new)
- Union Wine Co. (new)
FRIDAY AUGUST 7, 2015
1:20pm – 1:50pm
Magician Jon Armstrong
Jon Armstrong, GastroMagic’s emcee for the weekend, kicks things off with a few tricks up his sleeve. He may have a few up yours as well.
2:45pm – 3:10pm
Trash Talk Cook Off with CUESA
Waste not, have more! Chefs vending at Outside Lands hit the stage to concoct an all-star dish made from a mix of food by-products from popular recipes and “ugly” vegetables.
4:00pm – 4:30pm
Unknown Donuts w/ Rich Table
San Francisco’s Rich Table showcases their artisanal donuts, so out of the box they’ll launch you into another dimension.
5:30pm – 6:00pm
Iron Chef Morimoto shares his expertise in the art of sushi rolling and rocks the stage with his hidden talent. It’s only rock and roll, but he likes it.
7:15pm – 7:55pm
Breakdown Breakdance w/ Avedano Meats & Belcampo Meat Co.
B-boy troupe Beatz N Pieces bring the beats while Bay Area butchers bring the meat. Watching their process unfold will make your head spin.
SATURDAY AUGUST 8, 2015
1:50pm – 2:20pm
Truffle Shuffle w/ Mina Test Kitchen & DJ Vin Sol
Chef Adam Sobel from The Mina Group is joined by dance instructor Julia Hubara to reinterpret the infamous Truffle Shuffle. Fans must shuffle for a taste of his Truffle Ribeye Cheesesteak.
3:10pm – 3:40pm
Beignets & Bounce Brunch w/ Big Freedia & Brenda’s Soul Food
Big Freedia is back to shake and bounce during the second annual bounce brunch. Brenda’s Soul Food beignets for those willing to twerk.
4:30pm – 5:00pm
Evolution of Collaboration w/ Chris Cosentino
Last year, the topic was evolution of creativity and this year, Chris Cosentino of Cockscomb talks collaboration, food, cocktails and more.
6:00pm – 6:30pm
PopStars w/ Emilie Baltz and Dan Deacon
Dan Deacon provides the sweet sounds for this lickable popsicle orchestra imagined by experiential artist & storyteller Emilie Baltz. Join them on stage to help bring this concept to life, one lick at a time.
7:40pm – 8:25pm
PB & MJ w/ Humphry Slocombe & Forever Land: A Michael Jackson Tribute
Awaken the smooth (peanut butter) criminal in you as you indulge in Humphry Slocombe’s Peanut Butter Fudge Ripple ice cream and relive the MJ classics. PB&J has never tasted so good.
SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 2015
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Dough Throw w/ DJ MoPo & Tony G
It’s a Dough Throwdown with MoPo spinning tracks and World Pizza Cup Champion Tony Gemignani spinning dough and pizza bites.
3:50pm – 4:20pm
Food Fight w/ Pete Holmes – Ne Timeas vs Big Night
Food Fight is not your average game show. Comedian Pete Holmes hosts an epic battle of the food world as Ne Timeas (Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, etc.) takes on Big Night (Marlowe, Cavalier, etc.). Only one survives!
5:20pm – 5:50pm
Sexual Chocolate w/ Karl Denson & Guittard Chocolate Company
The Sexual Chocolate band led by Karl Denson is going to take us back in time while Donald Wressell explores chocolate art. Look out for delicious Guittard chocolate bars!
6:50pm – 7:35pm
Mac Sabbath w/ Richie Nakano
Mac Sabbath brings their one of a kind “Drive Thru Metal” while Richie Nakano creates his “one time only” Nakano Nuggets. Join if you dare!