Mark your calendar for May 18-20, 2012: The Hangout Festival is returning to Gulf Shores, Alabama for its third year and suggests you “come hang out, relax and enjoy!”
The full 2012 Hangout Festival line-up was announced this morning, February 7th. Headlined by Jack White and the Dave Matthews Band, it also features The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side of the Moon, Wilco, Dr. Dog, Dawes and an ecclectic mix of others (Dispatch, Steve Winwood, STS9, Gogol Bordello, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Flogging Molly, Coheed & Cambria, Paul Oakenfold, Randy Newman, Cage the Elephant, Alabama Shakes, more)…
See the complete 2012 lineup and create you custume schdule at lineup.hangoutmusicfest. Tickets go on sale February 10th at hangoutmusicfest.com/tickets. Win tickets by retweeting the below tweet:
Watch and download The Flaming Lips’ 2011 Hangout Fest set – as filmed by concert video extraordinaire Jim Charna with professionally recorded and mixed audio provided by The Future Heart – here.
Future Heart commentary on last year’s fest – which also featured The Flaming Lips, and was webcast by Spin – is here. 2011’s lineup gave the impression they were aiming to be the Austin City Limits of the springtime, on a beach. The 2012 lineup by contrast is more in line with Dave Matthews’ Caravans from last summer…but with white sand and palm trees…