Twitter users lose it over Phoebe Bridgers and SZA lineup conflict – SFGATE in Outside Lands

Twitter users lose it over Phoebe Bridgers and SZA lineup conflict – SFGATE in Outside Lands

Photo by Dan Gentile

August 5, 2022

Fans sit on blankets near the new windmill and watch Duckworth perform at Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Friday, August 5, 2022.

Fans sit on blankets near the new windmill and watch Duckworth perform at Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Friday, August 5, 2022.

Adam Pardee/Special for SFGATE

One of the unfortunate things about any music festival is that you can’t see everything. Sometimes dueling headliners can make a tough decision, but this year the Friday night lineup at Outside Lands proved particularly annoying.

SZA performs during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Field on April 13, 2018 in Indio, California.

SZA performs during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Field on April 13, 2018 in Indio, California.

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella

Aside from the beautiful weather, which was actually reminiscent of summer, the main topic of conversation for the day seemed to be that Phoebe Bridgers and SZA, two of the weekend’s most anticipated performers, were booked at almost identical times on the Twin Peaks and Lands final stages. Gossip about the lineup conflict could be heard in line at the festival entrance and of course people took to Twitter to express their frustration.

Unfortunately, some fans had apparently not yet taken a look at the schedule.

However, it should be noted that Bay Area fans got a chance to catch Bridgers at a secret show in Healdsburg last night. Her Friday night performance will be featured on the festival’s Twitch livestream, and there’s another chance to catch her at an after-party at The Independent.

So maybe just go to SZA.

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Dan Gentile is culture editor at SFGATE. He relocated from Austin, TX to San Francisco where he worked as a vinyl DJ and freelance food and music writer. His writing has been published in Texas Monthly, American Way, Rolling Stone, Roads & Kingdoms, VICE, Thrillist, and others. Email: [email protected]