The Roots played the inaugural Hangout Festival in 2010. Photo by Jamie Younger.
Organizers have announced the lineup for the second annual Hangout Music Festival. Paul Simon, The Foo Fighters, and Widespread Panic are among many to perform at the unique festival on the beach.
Other notable performers include: The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, Primus, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Girl Talk, Ween and Matisyahu, the Warren Haynes Band, Umphrey’s McGee, Slightly Stoopid, the Drive-By Truckers, Amos Lee, Old Crow Medicine Show, G. Love & Special Sauce, Medeski Martin & Wood, Keller Williams, Galactic, Xavier Rudd, Minus the Bear, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Portugal. the Man, Beats Antique, Dead Confederate, Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights, the Easy Star All-Stars, Mariachi El Bronx, Truth & Salvage Co., Kristy Lee, Civil Twilight, Rich Aucoin, A Thousand Horses, Jon Black, Cas Haley and Roman Street.
The festival will take place May 20-22nd in Gulf Shores, Alabama. With the addition of a fifth stage along with many other new attractions, this year’s festival is one not to be missed.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 3rd at 9am CST. The initial price for a three-day pass will be $159. They can be purchased online through www.hangoutmusicfest.com and www.frontgatetickets.com, or in person at the Hangout restaurant. After these specially priced tickets run out, the cost of a standard three-day pass will jump to $174.