Weekend Planner: August 11


You’ve worked hard all week, and now Friday’s here again! It’s time to start planning your weekend!  Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.

Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

Friday, August 11


Outside Lands 10th Anniversary

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

All Weekend, All Ages


The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival takes place in August with dozens of bands and attractions. From singer-songwriters to DJs, jazz acts and cutting edge rock bands, all major music movements are celebrated alongside a host of local musicians, food vendors and visual artists representing San Francisco’s vibrant cultural community.

This green-conscious event directly benefits the San Fransisco Recreation & Park Department with a special annual donation. The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival is becoming one of the ultimate summer destinations for live music, food and wine fans, and the fact that it will take place in the great city of San Francisco ensures an unparalleled entertainment experience. Come on out and join in the fun!


  1. Metallica

  2. The Who

  3. Gorillaz

  4. Lorde

  5. A Tribe Called Quest

  6. Alt-J


  8. Above & Beyond

  9. Fleet Foxes

  10. Empire Of The Sun

  11. The Avett Brothers

  12. Belle and Sebastian

  13. Solange

  14. Future Islands

  15. Schoolboy Q

  16. Rebelution

  17. Young The Giant

  18. Little Dragon

  19. Vance Joy

  20. Claude VonStroke

  21. Kaytranada

  22. Bleachers

  23. Tove Lo

  24. Action Bronson

  25. Sleigh Bells

  26. Louis The Child

  27. Royal Blood

  28. Shovels & Rope

  29. Thundercat

  30. Dawes

  31. Warpaint

  32. Dr. Octagon

  33. Rag’n’Bone Man

  34. Bomba Estéreo

  35. Real Estate

  36. James Vincent McMorrow

  37. RAC

  38. Temples

  39. K.Flay

  40. Hamilton Leithauser

  41. Maggie Rogers

  42. Sofi Tukker

  43. Foxygen

  44. How To Dress Well

  45. SOHN

  46. Electric Guest

  47. Goldroom

  48. Hundred Waters

  49. NoName

  50. Khruangbin

  51. Kamaiyah

  52. S U R V I V E

  53. Kali Uchis

  54. San Fermin

  55. Joseph

  56. The Japanese House

  57. Mon Laferte

  58. Lee Fields & The Expressions

  59. The Lemon Twigs

  60. Swet Shop Boys

  61. Grace Mitchell

  62. Porches

  63. Jacob Banks

  64. MUNA

  65. Marco Benevento

  66. John Moreland

  67. Frenship

  68. Sam Dew

  69. Oliver Tree

  70. Lawrence

  71. The She’s


Friday Nights at The de Young: Abstract Painting and the Psychedelic Experience

De Young Museum, San Francisco

5 PM, All Ages


Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces.

The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, and more. Plus, the observation tower is open until 8 pm.

There’s also Free Museum Admission during Friday Nights at the de Young which includes access to the permanent collection galleries (Please note that access to any special exhibitions require a separate paid ticket)

Events and Activities:

  1. Abstract Painting and the Psychedelic Experience: An Evening with Bill Ham – Pioneering psychedelic light show artist Bill Ham in conversation with Julian Cox, Chief Curator and Founding Curator of Photography, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

  2. Creativity Station with Linda Janklow

Saturday, August 12