Way Out West Festival

  • 20 March 2014

M.I.A performing at day 2 of Way Out West Festival 2018 held at Slottsskogen in Sweden. Headliners at the event included Arctic Monkeys, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop and St. Vincent - Gothenburg, Sweden - Friday 10th August 2018

Arctic Monkeys at day 1 of Way Out West Festival 2018 held at Slottsskogen in Sweden. Headliners at the event included Arctic Monkeys, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop and St. Vincent - Gothenburg, Sweden - Thursday 9th August 2018

Regina Spektor performing on the third day at the 2017 Way Out West Festival - Slottsskogen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Saturday 12th August 2017

The XX performing on the second day at Way Out West Festival - Slottsskogen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Friday 11th August 2017

Frank Ocean performing on the first day of Way Out West Festival - Slottsskogen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Thursday 10th August 2017

Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey And Many More Announced For Way Out West Festival 2017

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 15 February 2017

Frank Ocean Lana Del Rey Way Out West Festival

More acts are still to be announced in the coming weeks.

Frank Ocean is the latest headliner to be announced for Way Out West Festival this summer, adding the event to his ever growing list of upcoming summer festival appearances this year. The xx and Chance The Rapper have also been announced alongside already confirmed acts Lana Del Rey and Pixies.

Image caption Frank Ocean to headline Way Out West 2017

The festival, which takes place at Slottsskogen Park in Gothenburg, Sweden between August 10th and 12th, has already been announced to host acts such as Lana Del Rey, Major Lazer, Pixies and Young Thug, but Ocean joins the list of top billed artists in his very latest festival booking.

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Sharon Van Etten, Tinariwen, Mac DeMarco And More Added To Way Out West 2014 Line-Up

Posted on 28 March 2014

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Icona Pop, Darkside, Bill Callahan, Ella Eyre And Royal Blood Added To Way Out West 2014 Line-Up

Posted on 19 March 2014

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Outkast Confirmed For Way Out West 2014

Posted on 06 March 2014

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Kendrick Lamar Attacks Rap Peers' Out Of 'Control' Luxurious Lifestyles

By Elinor Cosgrave in Music / Festivals on 14 August 2013

Kendrick Lamar Big Sean Drake Wale Mac Miller Way Out West Festival

Kendrick Lemar, whilst featuring on Big Sean's track 'Control', has attacked many of his rapper peers for taking the trappings of fame for granted.

Kendrick Lamar has not been in the most subtle of moods of late. He's started to find the trappings of fame and fortune irritating or so his lyrics would suggest.


Kenrick Lamar at the Way Out West Festival in Sweden.

Lamar's rant features of Big Sean's upcoming Hall of Fame album. The 7 minute long track, in which Lamar raps, has not been released owing to sample-clearance issues. This track, 'Control', is highly critical of the attributes of rap culture, including the frivolous lifestyles of other celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan.

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