Attendees were forced to evacuate on two separate occasions on Friday and Saturday so team members could address “a necessary repair” after the festival sent out a notification via an app,” the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Outside Lands has not provided an official statement addressing the issue, but Los Angeles-based artist Justin Jay, who was set to perform at the SOMA Tent on August 11th, took to social media to claim that the “floor gave in.”
Rising DJ Disco Lines, the last artist to perform inside the venue, echoed Jay’s sentiments, saying “we literally broke the stage.”
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The repairs were addressed and SOMA Tent was reopened the next day for a few hours, but then closed again “out of an abundance of caution.”
After the unexpected delays and reshuffling, SOMA was ultimately repurposed as an outdoor stage for Outside Lands’ final day.