The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce an incredible lineup for its inaugural year including performances from Trey Anastasio and TAB, Zac Brown Band, John Legend, Ray LaMontagne, Ben Harper and Relentless7, The Flaming Lips, and Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas.

The 3-day music and arts festival is scheduled for May 14th – 16th and is sure to be an experience like no other. Located directly on the sandy white beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival is the first major music festival of the summer festival season. A full confirmed lineup is listed below with more bands to be announced in the coming weeks.

Watching this caliber of performers directly on the beach will truly be a unique experience. There is just nothing like it, said A.J. Niland, of HUKA Entertainment. This will be one of the biggest beach parties this area has ever seen.

With performances taking place on four stages, and two main stages on the beach, the festival hopes to bring the Gulf Coast into the national music scene. In addition, festival organizers have other activities still to be announced. Attendance will be limited to 35,000 people per day.

Festival tickets are available online at as well as at The Hangout restaurant and Surf Style stores along the central Gulf Coast. Ticket prices are $159 for a three-day pass and limited $82 day passes will be available. VIP ticket packages and travel packages start at $500 and are available online or by phone at 1-888-512-SHOW.

There is a wide assortment of lodging options surrounding the festival including traditional hotels and beachfront condos to camping at the local state park. Visit for more information.

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2010 Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival Confirmed Artists:

Trey Anastasio and TAB
Zac Brown Band
John Legend
Ben Harper and Relentless7
The Black Crowes
Alison Krauss and Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas
Gov’t Mule
Flaming Lips
Ray LaMontagne
Michael Franti and Spearhead
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Funky Meters
Blind Boys of Alabama
Girl Talk
Brett Dennen
Keller Williams
Jerry Jeff Walker
North Mississippi Allstars
The Whigs
Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam
Pnuma Trio
Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears
Toubab Krewe
Mat Hires
A.A. Bondy
Rachel Goodrich
Moon Taxi
El Cantador
Kristy Lee
Roman Street

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