Outside Lands 2017: Day One Recap

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Outside Lands kicked off today without a glitch. Well, for the most part. A Tribe Called Quest got rescheduled for tomorrow, which may have caused some heartache for single-ticket buyers looking to see the act, but overall the event was a big success.

Highlights included a nostalgic performance by Dr. Octogon, a Bay Area legend that hasn’t been seen on stage for ages. Tove Lo was spectacular as always and gave everyone a taste of her best assets. Sleigh Bells blew the audience away on the Twin Peaks stage in anticipation of their gig at the Independent later on that night. Little Dragon brought their A-Game to the Outside Lands stage which enjoyed a peek of sunlight from a mostly fog-filled afternoon.

Check out our selection of some of the best photos from Day One of Outside Lands.

Photos courtesy of Louis Raphael

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With a discography that includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for Examiner.com and AXS.com, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.