Exterior Lands 2022 hit tougher than ever earlier than. Possibly it was the dearth of stay music that left many empty amidst the Pandemic, or perhaps it was the STACKED line up that Exterior Lands delivered to Northern California, however OSL 2022 didn’t disappoint. LADYGUNN was on the grounds experiencing one of the best of one of the best all weekend lengthy.
Happening in stunning Golden Gate Park in sunny San Francisco, Exterior Lands Music and Arts Competition returned to its customary annual time for the primary time since 2019, going down on the primary weekend of August. In comparison with Exterior Lands 2021 going down on Halloween weekend in October, Golden Gate Park was filled with folks of all completely different ages —for a lot of of which Exterior Lands was “the final hurrah” to Summer time of 2022 earlier than a return to work and for a lot of youngsters , college.
Regardless of being packed, there was loads of room for keen concert-goers speeding from stage to native meals distributors to artisans to GrassLands again to one of many 5 phases in Golden Gate Park as a result of the pageant grounds are literally bigger than New York’s Central Park. Exterior Lands made the a lot of the area and created pageant grounds that provided one thing to each attendee. Journey with me by way of Golden Gate Park as I discover every thing that San Francisco’s Exterior Lands 2022 has to supply.
Day 2 Saturday, August sixth
For us, Day 2 began with an animated efficiency from Bay Space native, Salem ilese. Salem introduced the power and began the day trip accurately. Amplifying power ranges, by the tip of her set, Salem had all of Panhandle singing alongside to her hit music “Mad at Disney.”
The subsequent set we traveled too was Sam Fender at Lands Finish. Sam Fender expressed to his followers how drained he was from touring in an RV throughout the nation, however nonetheless, he in some way discovered some power to provide, and it was simply sufficient to get everybody excited, leaping and dancing round Lands Finish.
Mac DeMarco’s set was considered one of our favorites on Saturday. Possibly it’s as a result of his music from his 2014 and 2017 albums brings out our nostalgia, or perhaps it is as a result of Mac performed all of our consolation songs, however we left the Lands Finish Stage feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and prepared for the remainder of the day.
Franc Moody performed subsequent on the Sutro Stage enjoying their fashionable songs from their albums “Dream in Colour” and “Dance Strikes” in addition to some songs from their newest launch “Raining in LA.”
Subsequent, we met up with HoneyLuv after her set on the Heineken Home. We all know that HoneyLuv is on the rise, feminine home and techno producer/DJ HoneyLuv goes to have a breakthrough this yr in 2022. We noticed it on the Heineken Home, she is ready to simply captivate her stay audiences along with her futuristic, tech sounds. To not point out she comes dressed to kill along with her impeccable vogue sense, using clubwear and streetwear, she all the time appears good. You’ll be able to stream her newest singles, “365 (Thr33 6ix 5ive)” and “Your Tongue” on all platforms. Final Friday, HoneyLuv launched an official remix of Diplo and Seth Troxler’s ‘Ready For You (feat. Want)’ as a part of Diplo’s deluxe album. HoneyLuv may even be headlines The Academy this Sunday, August 14th.
In between units, we took a visit to the Lands Finish Distributors to expertise every thing. Straight from the distributors we made our means again to Panhandle to observe Thuy’s set.
Thuy’s set was incredible, the R&B rising star and a Vietnamese American singer from the Bay Space saved everybody excited and attentive by way of paying her newest challenge “i hope u see this,” which has amassed greater than 60 million streams on Spotify.
Jack Harlow was subsequent on our agenda and proper from the beginning, his set was insane! Two of his first three songs included pyro and energetic followers leaping round screaming his lyrics. If you recognize Jack Harlow, you recognize that he loves to attach along with his viewers, and that he did. He made eye contact with as many followers as he might, however admitted that he was gravitating in the direction of the left facet of the viewers.
Parcels was subsequent on the Sutro Stage and regardless of conflicting set occasions with different artists, it was jam packed. A lot so, making our solution to the entrance of the stage to seize some moments on movie, was very tough. Parcels performed beloved songs like “Tieduprightnow” and “in a single day.”
Inexperienced Day was the subsequent set on our schedule and Inexperienced Day got here out guns-a-blazin ‘. We seemed round and noticed Attendees from all completely different ages at Inexperienced Day which was extraordinary. When a band is ready to join with that many individuals of various ages and backgrounds, it’s magical. Inexperienced Day supplied one thing for everybody that was within the viewers on Saturday Night time.
Polo and Pan
Polo and Pan’s time on stage was spectacular. They crammed each second that they had on stage with one thing. From sharing gratitude with the San Francisco to bringing out being in stunning particular company and Pan Francisco, Polo and Pan let everybody have a good time.
We ended Saturday evening with a surprising efficiency from Kali Uchis. Wearing all white with stunning lighting, Kali seemed like an angel on stage. Her set included stunning dancing along with her background dancers, and a full efficiency stuffed with sass, ardour, and pure pleasure.
Exterior Lands Day 2 was stuffed with insane moments that might be engraved in our reminiscence without end. We can’t wait to share with you what day three was like with artists like Surf Mesa, Amber Mark, Dominic Fike, Put up Malone and a lot extra!