Festivals. What are they if not high priced hassles with no parking, ten dollar beers and port-o-potties you always convince yourself you are never going to use again but always end up caving when it’s time to break that seal? God, I hate festivals. But Outside Lands, you sure are the lesser of these money-sucking evils. And your Sunday lineup was the perfect cap to a three-day musical binge.
Promising to wreak havoc on California and possibly unleash an "earthquake of rock," the Tenacious D were announced as the replacement act to the Beastie Boys for the closing night of Outside Lands. Keep your eyes open Mission District, turns out Jack Black is a big fan. "I'm a burrito guy. I go straight down to the Mission District. To La Cumbre. Good ingredients," he said, during a live conference call today. "We're expecting 100,000 people to squeeze into there [Golden Gate Park] like a sausage," said Mr. Black and Kyle Gass (a Walnut Creek native). I'm sure we can oblige.