Thursday, May 19, 2011—The Hangout Music Festival, America’s only music festival located on white sandy beaches with ocean views, is excited to announce that highlights from the second annual Hangout Music Festival will be streamed live on SPIN.com this weekend, with video production and transmission by iClips.net. Coverage will also be on the iClips.net homepage.
A sold-out audience will gather May 20-22 in Gulf Shores, Alabama, for three days and nights of eclectic music. The webcast will bring The Hangout Festival to people’s homes with real-time performances by The Flaming Lips, Avett Brothers, Ween, Primus, Warren Haynes Band, and Michael Franti & Spearhead.
Other artists featured in the webcast include Brandi Carlile, Slightly Stoopid, Keller Williams, Umphrey’s McGee, STS9, Matisyahu, and many others to be announced.
The online broadcast will begin at approximately 1:30 PM EST each day of the festival. Along with live performances, it will offer interviews and plenty of behind-the-scenes footage of the unique features that make The Hangout Festival a one-of-a-kind experience.
“The stellar musical lineup and pristine beach make it a must-watch event,” says A.J. Niland, Hangout producer. “No other location gives music fans the opportunity to hear three consecutive days of their favorite bands while experiencing mind, body and spirit rejuvenation on the beach.”
Check iClips.net for more information.
iClips has been a leader in live music broadcast and complete high definition broadcast production for almost ten years. From the world’s most iconic music festivals and events to an endless list of performers, iClips is the music industry’s go to production company. Past clients include events such as Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza, The Michael Jackson Memorial, Essence, Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday and artists such as Green Day, MUSE, Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Band of Horses, Phish, Weezer, and Katy Perry, among many others.
SPIN is a cross-platform media company and the premiere resource for music discovery. Since 1985, the award-winning SPIN magazine has given the first national exposure to many of history’s most important cutting-edge recording artists, while vividly documenting the trends and scenes that have shaped the worlds of rock, pop, and hip-hop. SPIN.com features unique daily content, including breaking news, reviews, and free downloads, and the iPad edition offers an extensive streaming playlist as well as exclusive, original video.
About The Hangout Music Festival:
The Hangout Music Festival debuted in 2010 and set itself apart from other festivals by featuring a blockbuster lineup of bands performing on stages located directly on the beach. The 2011 lineup features Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, Widespread Panic, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips, Cee Lo Green, Primus, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Girl Talk, Ween, Matisyahu and dozens more. The one-of-a-kind music festival takes place May 20th – 22nd on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama – just minutes from the Florida border. The festival is now sold out with 35,000 weekend pass-holders purchasing advance tickets.