Outside Lands day three began with Puddles Pity Party whipping up some gyro sandwiches at the GastroMagic stage with Souvla’s Tony Cervone. Puddles took every opportunity to bust out in song including Bonnie Taylor’s “I Need a Hero”, David Bowie’s “Heroes”, and Enrique Iglesias “Hero” while appropriately replacing each hero with gyro.
Afterword, a set by the charming singer-songwriter Dean Lewis. He sang out wearing his heart on his sleeve and truly opened up with his lyrics as fans sang along beautifully. We didn’t expect to feel such emotion, but it was hard to ignore the pureness.
We dove into the crowd to capture Judah and The Lion. Fans sang and danced to the upbeat inspiring set, the pure energy they give off is unexplainable. They covered it all from “Suit and Jacket”, “Goin to Mars”, “Over My Head” and “Don’t Mess With My Mama” which a video featuring their mothers played in the background as they performed the song.
Leon Bridges, a soul singer from Texas, was next. Who knew Leon had such great dance moves? He sashayed across the stage effortlessly as they performed hits like “Beyond”, “River”, and “Brown Skin Girl”.
Anderson Paak was the last set of the festival. Interestingly enough, a killer drumkit which seemed to be the main focal point on the stage. throughout the entire set, Anderson never lost that appreciative grin. He slayed those drums with pyro and fog surrounding him. He and Leon should have a dance-off, It was the perfect ending to a great festival in a lovely park.
Photos and Words by Angela Romano
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