OUTSIDE LANDS 2023 DAY 1

Photo by: Will Bollini

Outside Lands 2023 was a jam packed weekend full of great music, great food, and great people. Travel with LADYGUNN through the festival as we munch on some delicious food, listen to and meet up with some brilliant artists and most importantly have fun! We cannot wait for you to see what our weekend looked like. Interested in Outside Lands Day Two or Outside Lands Day Three content (CLICK THE LINK).

 

Matt Hansen

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Our weekend started with a great set from rising artist, Matt Hansen. Gaining most of his traction from Tik Tok, he took the Twin Peeks stage and absolutely killed his set. For those who are unfamiliar, Matt Hansen is a talented singer-songwriter whose music resonates with heartfelt emotion and captivating storytelling. With a unique blend of folk and indie influences, Matt’s songs have an innate ability to transport listeners into his world, where raw lyrics meet soulful melodies. His music is a heartfelt journey through life’s ups and downs, and his authentic, introspective songwriting allows listeners to connect with his experiences on a profound level. Matt Hansen’s genuine passion for music shines through in every note, making him a rising star in the singer-songwriter scene.

Ethel Cain

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Ethel Cain is a talented singer-songwriter who has captivated audiences with her unique blend of indie rock and alternative pop. Known for her hauntingly beautiful vocals and introspective lyrics, Cain’s music delves into themes of love, self-discovery, and the complexities of human emotions. Her songs often carry a raw and emotional depth that resonates with listeners, creating a profound connection. With a growing fan base and an evolving musical style, Ethel Cain continues to be an exciting and influential presence in the world of independent music.

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Becky Hill

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Becky Hill is a British singer-songwriter who has made a significant impact on the music scene with her soulful and powerful voice. Known for her versatile vocal range and captivating performances, Becky has become a prominent figure in the world of electronic and dance music. With a string of chart-topping hits and collaborations with renowned artists, she has earned a dedicated fan base and critical acclaim. Her talent and passion for music continue to shine, making her a rising star to watch in the ever-evolving landscape of contemporary pop and electronic music.

DJ Diesel

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DJ Diesel, also known as Shaquille O’Neal, is a multifaceted entertainer who has made a significant impact in both the music and sports worlds. Renowned for his towering presence in the NBA, Shaquille O’Neal has seamlessly transitioned into the realm of electronic dance music (EDM) as DJ Diesel. With his larger-than-life personality and a deep passion for music, he has electrified dance floors around the world with his high-energy performances. DJ Diesel’s unique blend of hip-hop, trap, and electronic beats, combined with his charismatic stage presence, has earned him a dedicated following, making him a standout figure in the crossover between sports and music.

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WILLOW

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Willow, is a multifaceted artist who has made a significant impact on the world of music and entertainment. Born into a family of musical legends, including her father Will Smith, and mother Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow has carved out her own unique path in the industry. Her music blends elements of pop, R&B, and alternative, creating a sound that is both innovative and thought-provoking. With her distinctive style and artistic vision, Willow remains a captivating figure in the music industry, inspiring a new generation of fans with her authenticity and creativity.

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Janelle Monáe

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Janelle Monáe is a multi-talented artist who has made a significant impact on the world of music, film, and activism. With her distinctive style, powerful vocals, and boundary-pushing creativity, she has captivated audiences worldwide. Monáe is known for her genre-blurring music that blends elements of R&B, funk, pop, and science fiction, often exploring themes of identity, technology, and social justice. Beyond her music career, she has also gained recognition for her acting roles in critically acclaimed films like “Hidden Figures” and “Moonlight.” Monáe is not only a remarkable entertainer but also an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and racial equality, using her platform to amplify important social issues. Her artistry and activism continue to inspire and resonate with audiences of all backgrounds.

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KENDRICK LAMAR

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Kendrick Lamar, born in 1987, is a highly influential and acclaimed American rapper and songwriter. Hailing from Compton, California, Lamar has risen to prominence as one of the most significant voices in modern hip-hop. His thought-provoking lyrics, powerful storytelling, and socially conscious themes have earned him numerous accolades and a devoted fan base. Albums like “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” “To Pimp a Butterfly,” and “DAMN.” have not only topped charts but have also sparked important conversations about race, identity, and inequality. Kendrick Lamar’s impact on the music industry and his ability to use his art as a platform for social change make him a true icon in contemporary music.

 

WE HAD A GREAT DAY AT OUTSIDE LANDS DAY 1 AND CANNOT WAIT TO SHARE THE REST OF THE WEEKEND WITH YOU!

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