The Black Keys, The Killers, Outkast, Jack Johnson, Queens of the Stone Age, Pretty Lights, The Avett Brothers and Modest Mouse will headline the Hangout Music Fest, organizers announced this morning. The festival will take place on the sugar white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, May 16 – 18. Weekend tickets go on sale this Thurs., Jan. 16, at 9 a.m., at www.hangoutmusicfest.com for $229.
The current line-up includes: The Black Keys, The Killers, Outkast, Jack Johnson, Queens of the Stone Age, Pretty Lights, The Avett Brothers, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, STS9, Wiz Khalifa, Zedd, Childish Gambino, Amos Lee, Conor Oberst, Tegan and Sara, Portugal The Man, Fitz and the Tantrums, Capital Cities, NEEDTOBREATHE, Boys Noize, Bloody Beetroots, Ingrid Michaelson, Blackberry Smoke, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Bastille, Chance The Rapper, Soja, Allen Stone, The 1975, ALO, Claude VonStroke, Los Lobos, Andrew W.K., Black Lips, Moon Taxi, Little Green Cars, Tom Odell, Balkan Beat Box,Valerie June, Brodinski, Wild Belle, RAC, Daedelus, Robert DeLong, heRobust, RDGLDGRN, Shakey Graves, Bronze Radio Return, Wild Cub, Le1f, Reignwolf, Gemini Club, The Wans, Diarrhea Planet, Bad Suns, Desert Noises, John and Jacob, Ethan Tucker, Mystery Skulls, Lonely Biscuits, Los Colognes, Bagheera and Dugas.
Organizers say additional bands will be announced. Look in upcoming issues of Lagniappe for artist profiles.