Outside Lands Unveils Gastromagic and Cocktail Magic Lineup

Outside Lands Unveils Gastromagic and Cocktail Magic Lineup

Outside Lands pulls back the curtain on two of its most hotly anticipated culinary attractions - GastroMagic andCocktail Magic. A riotous romp for the senses, both experiences will take Outside Lands fans on a fantastic voyage featuring food, music, comedy, dancing, and cocktails. GastroMagic's full schedule can be accessed here. Cocktail Magic details here. Outside Lands takes place in San Francisco's historic Golden Gate Park August 10-12, 2018; Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Florence and The Machine are among the over 90 acts performing. A limited number of Single Day and Three-Day tickets are available atwww.sfoutsidelands.com.

Expect the unexpected at GastroMagic as a convergence of food, music, and performance descends upon the stage for what can only be described as a wild culinary experience. Due to the increased excitement around GastroMagic, this year the stage moves to a new and larger location adjacent to Wine Lands in Lindley Meadow.

The audience will find rousing performances like Mad Genius featuring Bill Nye and Matty Matheson of Vice Munchies and the alchemy of steak,Southern Sweet Drag with Boston's award-winning chef and restaurateurTiffani Faison and RuPaul's Drag Race diva Shangela, and a musical tribute to Twin Peaks complete with log cakes courtesy of Melissa Chou, pastry chef of San Francisco's Mister Jiu's. Experience epicurean entertainment courtesy of southern star chef and restaurateur Hugh Acheson, larger than life food personality and author Eddie Huang and Naomi Pomeroy, chef of the acclaimed restaurant, Beast, in Portland, Oregon, who will pair up with the talented gents from Portugal. The Man for The Lords and Lady of Portland. Confectionary all-star Guittard Chocolate Company and worldwide burger phenom Shake Shack join this year's stage while comedians Paul Scheerand Rhys Darby provide the comic relief. The audience can also rock to the out-of-this-world sounds of heavy metal Star Wars tribute band Galactic Empire and bounce for beignets with New Orleans bounce artist Katey Redand hometown Bay Area favorite, Brenda's French Soul Food.

This year, the tonics and tinctures served at Cocktail Magic will be grouped into three categories - The Classics, Wicked Tiki, and Smooth Sailing - all curated by libation wunderkind, Ethan Terry of Tequila Avion. Six of San Francisco's premier cocktail purveyors will each offer two cocktails for a total of twelve distinct offerings. Among them is Blackbird's Buzzy Buoy - a carbonated, caffeinated delight featuring Jim Beam bourbon, cold brew coffee, chicory infuse rum, and orange zest. Magic Castle's Jon Armstrong and friends will be on hand, or rather, sleight of hand, to perform mind-altering illusions for guests while Poolside, Lucy Dacus, The Mattson 2 and ZEBUELprovide the tunes.

Festival goers can once again look for these curious concoctions within McLaren Pass. Drinks are priced a la carte and available for purchase to those 21+.



The current GastroMagic lineup is as follows; for updates to the schedule, please check www.sfoutsidelands.com/gastromagic and the Outside Lands mobile app.


Host: Billy Harris

Mad Genius with Bill Nye and Chef Matty Matheson

3:30PM - 4:00PM

Culinary chemistry is sure to erupt on the Gastro stage as Bill Nye pairs with the dynamo chef Matty Matheson. One part science, one part tradition, plus these fun characters will equal the perfect recipe.

Choco Wars with Guittard Chocolate Company and Galactic Empire

4:50PM - 5:20PM

In a galaxy far, far away, metal band Galactic Empire will come face to face in a duel with San Francisco's very own Guittard Chocolate Company. They will shred Star Wars melodies that only Darth Vader could love.


Southern Sweet Drag with Chef Tiffani Faison and Shangela

6:10PM - 6:40PM

Sweet Cheeks Q's Tiffani Faison will take us through her version of fish and tea, alongside her will be a true diva from the South,? and RuPaul's Drag Race - Shangela. These queens will be sure to dish out a good time.

Me and Julio Down by the Shake Shack with Paul Scheer and Bone Diggers

7:30PM - 8:00PM

For the first time ever, the Bay Area will get to taste some of Shake Shack's legendary dishes from the GastroMagic stage. Paul Scheer will join the stage to help curate a very custom custard, while Bone Diggers bring the Paul Simon flavor. You won't want to miss this delicious and hilarious pairing.


Host: Jon Gabrus


3:05PM - 3:35PM

Join Nick "The Burger Boy" Wiger and Mike "Mitchy Two Spoons" Mitchell as they doughbate some of San Francisco's finest culinary delights. 5 FORKS!

Funky Good Thyme with Hugh Acheson and Monophonics

4:20PM - 4:50PM

Atlanta based Chef Hugh Acheson will grace the stage with bay area Monophonics... his dish will be full of Southern soul, while the Monophonics will make sure to bring the funk.

Kiwi Time with Anna Weinberg and Rhys Darby

5:45PM - 6:15PM

SF hospitality darling Anna Weinberg and funny man Rhys Darby both hailing from New Zealand will enjoy some hometown delectables, some notable Kiwi trivia and even some sound effect training.

Eddie Huang

7:05PM - 7:35PM

This is most definitely Huang's World. Come see what craziness this culinary icon has up his sleeve.


Host: Pat Regan

The Lords and Lady of Portland with Chef Naomi Pomeroy and Portugal. The Man

3:10PM - 3:40PM

No doubt you will bow down to the Lady of Portland, Chef Naomi Pomeroy while Portugal. The Man, will be playing a different role on the GastroMagic stage -- that of sous chefs.

Beignets and Bounce Brunch with Katey Red and Brenda's French Soul Food

4:25PM - 4:55PM

The bounce is back and bumping this year, bringing sissy bounce icon and Big Freedia's bestie Katey Red in from the Big Easy with her twerktastic dance team! Katey Red is pairing with Brenda's French Soul Food for the 5th annual bounce show, so dancers get ready to shake what your mama gave ya for those classic beignets.

Music of Twin Peaks with Melissa Chou, Red Room Orchestra,

James Marshall and Michael Horse

5:45PM - 6:15PM

The GastroMagic stage becomes the Roadhouse, as the all-star Red Room Orchestra recreate soundtrack and score selections from David Lynch's iconicTwin Peaks universe. Join us for log cakes from Melissa Chou and songs from bandleader Marc Capelle with Yuka C. Honda (Cibo Matto), Toby Dammit (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), Tom Ayres (Persephone's Bees), Allyson Baker (Dirty Ghosts), Karina Denike (Dance Hall Crashers), Daniel Fabricant (Nice Guy Trio), Tom Griesser (Marcus Shelby Orchestra), Dina Maccabee (Feist), Todd Roper (Cake), Karla Milosevich, plus special appearances by cast members Michael Horse (Deputy Hawk) and James Marshall (James Hurley).

Breakdown Breakdance with DJ QBert, Belcampo Meat Company and Beatz N Pieces

7:05PM - 7:35PM

Legend DJ QBert will return to the stage providing beats for SF breakdance crew, Beatz N Pieces. All while Belcampo Meat Co. will be breaking down pieces of their own.


The current Cocktail Magic lineup is as follows; for updates to the schedule, please check www.sfoutsidelands.com/cocktail-magic and the Outside Lands mobile app.

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