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Sabrina Carpenter to Headline Outside Lands Instead of Tyler, the Creator

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Sabrina Carpenter performs during the 2024 Governors Ball at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on June 08, 2024 in New York City.  (Marleen Moise/Getty Images)

Tyler, the Creator has canceled his headlining sets at San Francisco’s Outside Lands and Chicago’s Lollapalooza, both slated for August.

“i made a commitment that i can no longer keep, and that bums me out knowing how excited folks were. that is not sexy at all. please please forgive me or call me names when you see me in person. love,” he wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Outside Lands quickly announced that rising star Sabrina Carpenter will take Tyler’s place as the festival’s Saturday headliner when the annual festival returns to Golden Gate Park Aug. 9-11. She joins rock icons The Killers and country hitmaker Sturgill Simpson at the top of the bill.

Carpenter also announced her own headlining tour, which brings her to the Chase Center in San Francisco on Nov. 9. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 28, while presale tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 25. Fans can currently sign up for ticket presale info by RSVPing on her tour site.

Carpenter’s ultra-catchy “Espresso” and its corresponding memes have been inescapable this year. The lightly funky earworm contains a danceable groove and oddly memorable hook: “That’s that me espresso.” Hazy, sunny and perfect for day drinking, it’s a top contender for song of the summer (with a much different audience than the other obvious choice, Kendrick Lamar’s “Not Like Us“).


Carpenter has spent past several years plotting her crossover from Disney to pop stardom, and recently followed “Espresso” with “Please Please Please,” another dance-pop banger with anthemic ’80s synths and tongue-in-cheek lyrics, this time about indulging in an ill-advised love affair against her better judgment. (Its kitschy, gangster flick-style music video stars Carpenter’s boyfriend, “hot rodent man” archetype and Saltburn star Barry Keoghan.) Expect to hear both tracks blasting at Pride parties everywhere throughout June.

Carpenter’s sixth studio album Short n’ Sweet (a nod to her 4’11” stature and Polly Pocket look) will be released Aug. 23, two weeks after her Outside Lands appearance.

Outside Lands takes place Aug. 9-11 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Single-day tickets start at $199 plus fees; three-day tickets start at $465. Full lineup and details here.

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