Thursday, March 7, 2013

Steven Wonder added to Hangout Music Fest lineup

 The Hangout Music Fest has announced the third headliner for its highly anticipated 2013 lineup: legendary singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and 22-time Grammy winner Stevie Wonder. Also newly added to the festival are Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons, Afrojack, Big Gigantic, Holy Ghost!, Baauer, Ra Ra Riot, and The Wild Feathers. Scheduled for May 17, 18 and 19, 2013 —just miles  from the Florida border on the sugar-white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama— the festival will also feature previously announced main stage headliners Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Kings of Leon.
MTV, VH1 and CMT will be bringing Hangout to a national audience by livestreaming from the festival. Additionally, its various news and editorial organizations including MTV News, VH1 News and CMT News, will provide fans at home with unmatched on-stage and backstage access to their favorite stars, up-to-the-minute festival news, as well as on-the-ground reporting highlighting the fashions, personalities, breakout moments and unexpected events that define the spirit of the festival.
Confirmed artists previously announced to perform include: Trey Anastasio Band, The Shins, BASSNECTAR, Kendrick Lamar, The Black Crowes, Slightly Stoopid, The Roots, Ellie Goulding, Steve Aoki, Passion Pit, Bloc Party, Gov’t Mule, Jim James Band, Porter Robinson, Public Enemy, moe., Galactic, Dirty Projectors, Grouplove, Toots and the Maytals, Lissie, The Breeders, Best Coast, Jason Isbell & 400 Unit, Twin Sister, Ryan Bingham, The Sheepdogs,  Shovels and Rope, Moon Taxi, The Revivalists, Zion I, Lance Herbstrong, Anders Osborne, Twenty Ι One Ι Pilots, Delta Rae, Nikki Bluhm and the Gramblers, The Bright Light Social Hour, The Werks, The Ton Tons, Brassft Punk, Kingston Springs, The Mowgli’s, Chancellor Warhol, Luella and the Sun, The Weeks, Space Capone, Wild Cub and Colin Lake (updates will be posted at 
General Admission tickets, plus VIP, Super VIP and Big Kahuna festival passes are on sale now at Payment plan information can be found at
The festival’s music performances will take place across five stages — including two located just steps from the Gulf of Mexico. All fans will enjoy access to extraordinary amenities including: the comfortably shaded relaxation area, Hammock Beach; the Sky Bar tower, which offers 360-degree views of the festival; amusement rides and games; diverse dining options, including fresh Alabama Gulf seafood; and much more.
VIP pass-holders will reap such prime upgrades as easy access to the site through special entrances; prime viewing areas, including swimming pools with views of the main stage; a shaded VIP Grove with complimentary beverages as well as private, air-conditioned restrooms; and more. Super VIPs will also receive 24/7 concierge services; access to a private, air-conditioned dining room and lounge featuring exclusive meals; admittance to the pre-Fest party; golf cart chauffeur service; priority on-site lodging reservations; and more.  For the ultimate experience, “Big Kahuna” pass-holders enjoy all of the above, as well as on-stage access for many performances at the main stage; and much more. Visit for specific amenities included in each level.
Gulf Shores offers a wide range of accommodations, from luxury to budget to family-friendly, many within walking or biking distance of the site.  Lodging and travel packages are available at Travel package information is available at   
Festival attendees are strongly urged to avoid traffic by taking advantage of the easy and fun way to get in and out of the festival, the Hangout Music Fest shuttles. Due to overwhelming demand, the “Golden Shuttles” will be back and offering even more exciting prizes than last year.

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