March 31, 2011 (Gulf Shores, Ala) — Hangout Music Festival has announced the daily performance schedule for their 2nd annual beach, music and arts event. Headliners including Widespread Panic and My Morning Jacket open the festival on Friday, May 20th, Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips, and The Avett Brothers round-out Saturday, May 21st, and Paul Simon, The Black Keys, and Michael Franti and Spearhead close-up the festival on Sunday, May 22nd. A full schedule with more than 60 bands can be found on the Hangout Music Festival website.
Hangout has also announced that tickets for select late-night performances go on sale this Friday, April 1st at 10 am ET for Hangout Music Festival ticketholders. Attendees to Hangout who have already purchased their 2011 festival tickets will have an advance week to secure their tickets to the exclusive Hangout late-night concerts. Late-night tickets are limited and can be purchased through the Hangout website and Front Gate Tickets. Any remaining tickets after the first week of sale will be made available to the general public on Friday, April 8th.
The Hangout will host 2 late-night stages Friday and Saturday night of the festival. A 3,000 capacity Hangout Late-Night Tent will host sets by Bassnectar and Pretty Lights – who will both perform additional sets during the main Hangout festival event. A second Hangout Late-Night Stage is located within the Hangout Restaurant. All shows begin at midnight.
Performing Friday, May 20th in the Hangout Late Night Tent is Bassnectar with special guest Beats Antique. Tickets are $25 for Hangout Festival ticket buyers, $30 regular price, and $35 day of show.
Performing Saturday, May 21st in the Hangout Late Night Tent is Pretty Lights. Tickets are $25 for Hangout Festival ticket buyers, $30 regular price, and $35 day of show.
Performing Saturday, May 21st on the Hangout Late Night Stage is Tony Clifton and The Katrina Kiss-My-Ass Orchestra. Tickets are $25 for Hangout Festival ticket buyers, $30 regular price, and $35 day of show.
Passes to the Hangout Music Festival are on sale now for $174, with a few $525 VIP passes remaining. “Big Kahuna” VIP tickets have already sold-out. Passes can be purchased on the Hangout website, through Front Gate Ticketing and at the Hangout Restaurant in Gulf Shores, AL.
Media, online, TV and radio outlets looking to cover the Hangout Music Festival should fill out the media credentials application link on the Hangout website under the Contact tab. The deadline to submit for credentials is April 15th.
For more information on the Hangout Music Festival, to purchase passes and late-night tickets, or to request media credentials, please visit www.hangoutmusicfest.com