The weather for Outside Lands this weekend is looking downright grand, so for those of you with tickets and those still on the fence, SFist brings you this roundup of highlights.
It's been dubbed "quite possibly the most Gen X music fest ever created" (hat tip John Hughes Is Dead), and certainly with headliners Pearl Jam (who have a new album out, don't hate) and Dave Matthews Band (feel free to hate, but we know they're a guilty pleasure for some of you) the crowd is bound to skew more to the 30- to 45-year-old end of things. Not to mention the Winehaven tasting tent -- we'll say no more. Below, our highly subjective picks for music acts not to miss. (Full schedule here, iPhone app here.)
1:45 p.m. - Akron/Family
If you dig that 70s guitar-and-harmony thing a la Fleet Foxes', you should check out these guys.
2:30 p.m. - Los Campesinos!
Don't be fooled by the name -- these boys hail from Cardiff, Wales and their sound is raw, playful and punky. If it's not your thing you can pop over to Loop Station! at 2:45.
4:10 p.m. - Blind Pilot
They're from Portland, super folky with great lyrics.