by Jimmy Leslie
8/15/2012 10:12 AM
There was no better place to be a guitar fan this past weekend than at the fifth annual Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. With icons such as Metallica, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, and Jack White topping the delightfully ecclectic bill (Norah Jones played right before Metallica!), Outside Lands was totally sold out in advance for the first time at 65,000 fans per day. This year’s event ran flawlessly—like a seasoned band that’s got its set totally locked and loaded.
Beck Still Tied to Pawnshop PrizesBeck performed at the inaugural Outside Lands Festival in 2008, but he’s kept a low profile since, so I was curious to see what my favorite Loser was up to now. As it turned...