Friday, August 12, 2011

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 2011 Live Stream, Muse in Golden Gate Park

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is a music festival held annually in San Francisco, California at Golden Gate Park. The first edition occurred August 22–24 in 2008, and included over 60 musical acts from around the world, as well as several art installations.

This live feed is at this year's Outside Lands festival:

Event Information:

The festival grounds included the Polo Field which was home to the Lands End Stage, the Speedway Meadow with Twin Peaks Stage and the Panhandle Stage, and finally the Lindley Meadow and the Sutro and Presido stages. Bringing in 40–60,000 attendees a day the inaugural festival was mostly a success, however was criticized for its crowd-control situation. The festival was also geared to the new green movement and included numerous initiatives to make the festival eco-friendly. Like inviting participants to use ridesharing to get to the event. E.g. SunyRide, 511, Craig's List The second edition of the festival was held between August 28–30, 2009 and streamed live on YouTube via the festival's YouTube account.

Golden Gate Park, located in San Francisco, California, is a large urban park consisting of 1,017 acres (412 ha) of public grounds. Configured as a rectangle, it is similar in shape but 20% larger than Central Park in New York, to which it is often compared. It is over three miles (5 km) long east to west, and about half a mile north to south. With 13 million visitors annually, Golden Gate is the third most visited city park in the United States after Central Park in New York City and Lincoln Park in Chicago.

Lineup announced April 11, 2011: Muse, Phish, Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, Deadmau5, The Shins, MGMT, Girl Talk, The Decemberists, John Fogerty, Erykah Badu, The Original Meters, Beirut, The Roots, Arctic Monkeys, Big Audio Dynamite