Do you live in or around Alabama? Do you like to hang out? Do you love good music? Then you must attend the Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival, a rock, country, soul, bluegrass, funk, and blues extravaganza taking place May 14-16 at Hangout Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
This year’s lineup features everyone from John Legend to Trey Anastasio, in what will be the first major festival of the summer. Those who attend the fest can go deep-sea fishing and play golf in between checking out sets from Girl Talk, The Black Crowes, The Flaming Lips, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Brett Dennen, and more.
Festival tickets are available online at www.hangoutmusicfest.com. Ticket prices are $159 for a three-day pass and limited $79 day passes are now available. VIP ticket and travel packages start at $500 and are available online or by phone at 1-888-512-SHOW.
FRIDAY, MAY 14th artists include: Zac Brown Band, Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, The Black Crowes, North Mississippi Allstars Duo, Girl Talk, Pnuma Trio, Orianthi, Brett Dennen, Jeff Austin and Friends featuring Larry Keel, Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam, Rachel Goodrich, Kirsten Price, El Cantador, Ben Arthur, and Hightide Blues.
SATURDAY, MAY 15th artists include: John Legend, The Flaming Lips, Jakob Dylan and Three Legs featuring Neko Case and Kelly Hogan, Gov’t Mule, Funky Meters, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Jerry Jeff Walker, Ozomatli, The Whigs, Toubab Krewe, Moon Taxi, A.A. Bondy, Wild Sweet Orange, Jon Black, and Rustlanders.
SUNDAY, MAY 16th artists include: Trey Anastasio and TAB, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Ray LaMontagne, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Guster, NeedToBreathe, Matisyahu, Keller Williams, OK Go, Blind Boys of Alabama, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, ALO, Matt Hires, Kristy Lee, Roman Street, Rollin’ in the Hay, and The Cary Laine Band.
Included in the schedule are the recent winners of the Hangout band search hosted by Sonic Bids: Hightide Blues, Ben Arthur, Jon Black, The Cary Laine Band, and Rollin’ in the Hay.