Austin City Limits and Outside Lands have both announced their 2012 set times, allowing you to plan out how to pack as much music and fun as possible into your festival experiences, whether you’re headed to Texas or California.
Let’s take a look at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival because it takes place first at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Aug. 10-12.
MusiCares Person of the Year gala, Los Angeles, Staples Center, Calif.
February 10, 2012
To give you a sample of each of the stages, Friday, Aug. 10 features:
Neil Young & Crazy Horse at the Lands End (Polo Field) 8:10-9:55 p.m
Andrew Bird at Sutro (Lindley Meadow) 6:55-8:05 p.m.
Justice at Twin Peaks (Hellman Hollow) 8:40-9:55 p.m.
Washed Out at Panhandle (Hellman Hollow) 7:50-8:35 p.m.
Justin Martin at The Dome By Heineken 6-8 p.m.
David Cross with Michelle Buteau and Chris Garcia at The Barbary 7-8 p.m.
Saturday’s big names include:
Metallica at Lands End 7:55-9:55 p.m.
Sigur Ros at Twin Peaks 8:40-9:55 p.m.
Norah Jones at Sutro 6:40-7:50 p.m.
Passion Pit at Twin Peaks 6:50-7:50 p.m.
Dr. Dog at Panhandle 7:50-8:35 p.m.
Alabama Shakes at Sutro 3:50-4:40 p.m.
Scottish Rite Theatre, Detroit, Mich.
May 24, 2012
And here’s what the lineup looks like Sunday, from start to finish, at Lands End (Polo Field):
Allen Stone 12:15-1 p.m.
fun. 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Franz Ferdinand 2:40-3:35 p.m.
Regina Spektor 4-4:55 p.m.
Jack White 5:25-6:35 p.m.
Stevie Wonder 7:20-9:30 p.m.
Of course you’ll have to check out SFOutsideLands.com to go over the complete daily schedules. Before you do that, why don’t we give you a peek at Austin City Limits Music Festival’s set times.
Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Md.
May 18, 2012
The 11th annual ACL festival returns to Austin’s Zilker Park Oct. 12-14.
A sample of each of the stages includes the following acts playing Friday, Oct. 12:
Avicii at AMD 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Thievery Corporation at Honda 7:15-8:15 p.m.
Hullabaloo at Austin Kiddie Limits presented by H-E-B 11:30-11:55 a.m.
M. Ward at Austin Ventures 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Kenny Vaughan Trio at BMI 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Umphrey’s McGee at Zilker Stage 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Esperanza Spalding at Google Play 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Black Keys at Bud Light 8:30-10 p.m.
Stick around AMD’s stage all day Saturday and you’ll see:
Dev 12:30-1:15 p.m.
The Whigs 2-3 p.m.
Metric 4-5 p.m.
The Shins 6-7 p.m.
Jack White 8-9:30 p.m.
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Mich.
June 1, 2012
On Sunday you’ll want to hang around the Bud Light stage for performances from:
Kimbra 12:15-1:15 p.m.
NeedToBreathe 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Two Door Cinema Club 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Iggy & The Stooges 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Red Hot Chili Peppers 8:15-10 p.m.
Visit ACLFestival.com to plan your own schedule.