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Killers, Black Keys, Jack Johnson Head to the Beach for Hangout Fest 2014

Killers, Black Keys, Jack Johnson Head to the Beach for Hangout Fest 2014

In the long line of festivals Outkast are due to headline this year comes yet another announcement from the duo (as is quickly becoming 2014 tradition.) The pair are now due to headline Gulf Shores, Alabama’s Hangout Festival, which takes place May 16th – 18th. The pair will be sharing the stage with the Black […]

Hangout Fest Worth $31 Million to Local Gulf Shores Economy

Hangout Fest Worth $31 Million to Local Gulf Shores Economy

The annual Hangout Music Festival on Alabama’s Gulf Coast reportedly brings in around $31 million for the local economy according to a new study published by Auburn University. Professor Keivan Deravi , who directed the study released Monday, presented to the Gulf Shores City Council. He told WALA-TV in Mobile that researchers interviewed business owners […]

Hangout Music Festival 2013 In Photos

Hangout Music Festival 2013 In Photos

Its been a week since we were in sunny Gulf Shores for the Hangout Music Festival. All in all, it was a fabulous time. The bill of artists was one of the best we’ve seen, and the festival setup was perfect. I don’t know why more festival organizers don’t flock to the beach. We’ll take […]

Hangout Festival: The Photographers Perspective

Hangout Festival: The Photographers Perspective

We started the morning ready to give you a traditional review of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Trey Anastasio and Stevie Wonder, but the course of the days events made that impossible. Instead of giving you half baked coverage, I thought we’d take a different approach instead, giving you a day in the life of a […]

Hangout Fest Review: Tom Petty, Black Crowes, The Roots

Hangout Fest Review: Tom Petty, Black Crowes, The Roots

We enter day two of our Hangout Festival coverage. Yesterday, we had a fantastic first day, highlighting the musical styling of The Shins, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kings of Leon. On Saturday, the heat we’d heard so much about finally arrived to Gulf Shores. It wasn’t quite the suffocating variety, but you finally knew […]

Review: Kings of Leon, The Shins, Macklemore at Hangout Fest

Review: Kings of Leon, The Shins, Macklemore at Hangout Fest

I’m sitting here on a lawn chair in the sand, watching the waves crash against the sand, as Jim James’ psychedelic musings drifted over from the Hangout Stage. Now that’s the way to see a concert. Today we come to you from sunny Gulf Shores, Alabama. It is the site of the 2013 Hangout Festival […]

Bands to Check Out at Hangout Music Festival

Bands to Check Out at Hangout Music Festival

In 2010, when the Hangout Music Festival kicked off in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the news came as a delight to both music fans and local business owners. The shore-side festival boosted the town’s economy just before the summer rush, and many music fans were thrilled with the eclectic lineup – a treat for a state […]