Hangout Fest Adds STS9, Railroad Earth, Grace and The Avett Bros

The Hangout Music Festival – May 20-22 in Gulf Shores, AL

The Hangout Fest has further established itself as one of the best (if not the best) festival offerings on this season’s menu by added twelve more names to an already impressive lineup today. STS9, who likely were supposed to be apart of the initial lineup, are in the mix after bassist David Murphy’s recent bout with cancer put the band’s Winter Tour on hold while Murphy recovered (including a pair of dates at the House of Blues). Grace Potter played a memorable show last month down at HoB, The Avett Brothers will be appearing a couple weeks earlier at Jazz Fest, Honey Island Swamp Band (Best Roots Rock Artist at 2010 Best of the Beat Awards) and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is a scene staple year-round (especially during Jazz Fest). Gulf Shores is a mere 190 miles away, the first bands are set to hit the stage in 65 days, and tickets are still available, so why are you still waiting to pull the trigger? Tickets are still available for $174 for all three days here. More artists are still to be announced.

Artist Additions

The Avett Brothers
STS9

Brandi Carlile
JJ Grey and Mofro
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Big Gigantic
Soja
Railroad Earth
Greensky Bluegrass
Rival Sons
Honey Island Swamp Band

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – Oasis

March 15, 2011 |  by  |  Festivals, News
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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
  • GrapefulDrank

    You didn’t mention the one NOLA band included in the new additions – Honey Island Swamp Band!!! Those boys are a powerhouse Americana rock outfit…

    • Melaniebrooke

      they mentioned them.

  • DarlinCOry

    Looks like it might be the best lineup of the summer!!

    see ya kids out there!
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