The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival Announces 2010 Line Up


GULF SHORES, AL (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival announced the 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 three-day festival is scheduled for May 14 – 16 2010 and will feature musical entertainment directly on the sandy white beaches of Gulf Shores, Ala. The Hangout is the first major music festival of the summer festival season. A 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's 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 including 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.–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers