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      Hangout Gulf Shores, AL

      May 18-20, 2018

      Alternative / Electronic / Rock

      The Hangout Music Festival is a beach-front fiesta with rock, alternative and all the seaside festivities on the Alabama coast. Rent your beach-side condo and head on down to Gulf Shores for a summertime kickoff party like no other.

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      The Hangout Music Festival is an annual 3-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. It was founded by A.J. Niland and Shaul Zislin in 2010, and is produced by Huka Entertainment. The event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music.

      The two main stages are located on opposite ends of the beach, with other stages and things to do in between. The festival generally takes place on the third weekend in May. Notable acts that have performed at Hangout Fest include The Avett Brothers, Foo Fighters, Paul Simon, Widespread Panic, Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Stevie Wonder, OutKast, The Killers and The Black Keys. Acts such as the Trey Anastasio Band, The Flaming Lips, Moon Taxi and Bassnectar have performed several times at the festival.

      Hangout Music Festival was founded in November 2009 by A.J. Niland and Shaul Zislin. The duo had spent several years scouting locations for a festival location, until setting on the public beaches of Gulf Shores.

      Zislin is the proprietor of The Hangout, the festival's namesake restaurant located at the terminus of Alabama State Route 59 (opened in 2008), as well as several other businesses along the beach.The festival received approval from the Gulf Shores city council in December 2009 and the rest is history.

      2017 Hangout Lineup: Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper, Phoenix, Major Lazer, Weezer, DJ Snake, MGMT, Sigur Roa, Marshmello, Migos, Dillon Francis, Band of Horses, and more...

      2016 Hangout Lineup: The Weeknd, Florence and the Machine, Panic at the Disco, Alabama Shakes, HAIM, Grimes, Cage the Elephant, Run the Jewels, Foals, Lenny Kravitz, Portugal. The Man, and more...

      2015 Hangout Lineup: Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Beck, Skrillex, My Morning Jacket, Foster The People, Paramore, Spoon, Umphrey's McGee, Major Lazer, TV On The Radio, Phantogram and more...

      Hangout News


      Watch Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots Fly off Piano and Keep Singing

      Like the '90s pop-perfection-personified band Chumbawamba always said, when Tyler Joseph gets knocked down, he gets up again. You’re never gonna keep him down. Over the weekend... Read More...


      HANGOUT 2017: Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper

      Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean, and Chance the Rapper are the four major headliners for the Alabama music festival, which is slated for May 19-21 of 2017. Joining the four headliners is Major Lazer, Weezer, DJ Snake and MGMT. Read More...


      Backstage Shark at Hangout Music Fest 2016

      Shark Sighting! 104.3 The Shark got access to some sweet backstage footage from Hangout Music Fest 2016, this past weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Including interviews with a shirtless... Read More...


      2016 Lineup: Hangout Music Fest 2016 lineup included Lenny Kravitz, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd

      The Hangout Music Fest announced some of the acts for next year's festival today. The festival will kickoff on Friday, May 20, 2016. The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, Lenny Kravitz, Read More...