Hangout Festival

May 262014
 
Bastille's Kyle and Will Meet Rotten Idol

From small villages to influences, our chat with two Bastillians turned out lively with surprise visitors and more. Watch the video where they reveal one of their idols is Rodney Rotten. Then hear RR’s interview from the previous day.

May 132014
 
Underhill Family Orchestra Reach for the Beach Pics

The Mobile band orchestrated themselves onto the Hangout Festival lineup with 92ZEW’s Reach for the Beach Challenge. Look for them at the BMI Stage Friday afternoon around 4pm

Apr 092014
 
The Mowgli's Brought the Love for 1st Night of 92ZEW's Countdown to HangoutFest Free Concerts (Pics)

Pictures from launch of 92ZEW and Bud Light’s Countdown to Hangout Festival with South California band, The Mowgli’s. it was a little wet, but splendid nonetheless for us true music fans. The Mowgli’s brought the sunshine out with their positive vibes and bright sounds.

Apr 042014
 
92ZEW Countdown to Hangout Festival Free Concert Series

13 national recording artists to play 92ZEW and Bud Light’s Countdown to Hangout Festival free concert series, including: The Mowgli’s, The Wild Feathers, Unlikely Candidates, Majestico, Scars on 45 and more. Plus Reach for the Beach Challengers: Kaboom, The Volks, Underhill Family Orchestra, Joel Madison Blount, Festival Expressions, and The Mulligan Brothers.

Feb 252014
 
Hangout Festival Adds Gary Clark Jr., Matt & Kim and More

The Hangout Music Fest announces new additions to 2014 lineup that include Gary Clark Jr, Matt and Kim, Dawes, Ozomatli, Tommy Trash,The Tontons, St Paul and the Broken Bones, Caked Up, Empires, Black Cadillacs, and The Electric Sons.

Feb 252014
 
Gulf Shores City Council Approves Some Layout Changes for Hangout Fest

Layout changes to World Famous Hangout Festival include a Viacom Broadcast Center, movement of Boom Boom Room so two artists can perform from 9-11pm, and Gulf Access in one area.

Feb 182014
 
Win a Hangout Festival VIP Adventure for Two

92ZEW, Hangout Festival and Meyer Vacation Rentals have your chance to win the ultimate Hangout Festival Adventure, you and a friend are VIP’s! Lounge in the stageside pool, enjoy catered VIP areas with free finger-food, cocktails and access to great stageviews and so much more.

Feb 122014
 
Gulf Coast Band Could Win a Slot Onstage at Hangout Fest 2014

Reach the Beach contest, six area bands will vie for a gig at Hangout Music Fest 2014 by opening for one of the shows in the Countdown to Hangout Fest free concerts from HOMF, Meyer Vacation Rentals and 92ZEW.

Feb 122014
 
92ZEW & Bud Light's Countdown to Hangout Fest Free Concert Series

Free weekly concerts starting 6 weeks out from Hangout Festival, featuring Wild Feathers, the Mowgli’s, Scars on 45, Majestico, Sons of Fathers and more. All from Meyer Vacation Rentals,, UJ Chevrolet, Bud Light and The Hangout, and 92ZEW.

Feb 072014
 
HangoutFest Thursday Night Kick-Off:  Girl Talk, Wolfmother, Dumpstaphunk and More for Thursday Kick-Off Party

Girl Talk, Iron and Wine, Wolfmother, Danny Brown, Dumpstaphunk, Bonobo (performing a DJ Set), and Bombay Bicycle Club slated to play Thursday night kick-off at the Hangout (May 17), with more acts to be announced later.

May 182013
 
#Hangoutfest Backstage Video - @DeltaRae Performs and Chats

Pablo caught up with the very talented and harmonious band Delta Rae and they also performed a couple tunes (one which literally shook the bus!)

May 182013
 
#Hangoutfest Video Backstage - Sheepdogs Unplugged Performance and Interview

Some pics and video of Sheepdogs performing backstage Hangout Festival with 92ZEW. Congrats to ZEW / #CokeZero winners of backstage viewing,

May 182013
 
#Hangoutfest Backstage Video - ZEW Interview with Rising Star Lissie

Talks new single ‘Shameless’, growing up in Ohio and more.

May 182013
 
Must see acts for #HangoutFest

Someone asked for my recommendations of #HangoutFest must see’s, so I thought I’d share the response with everyone. (posted by: Lee Ann Waterrs)   Imagine Dragons for sure, lots of drums and energy Delta Rae sends chills down the backbone (Rolling Stone’s been raving about DR’s live shows for a while) Wild Feathers (they rock [...]

May 152013
 
Michael Franti debuted new song at #HangoutFest 2012  Listen Now

Franti chats with the ZEW backstage Hangout and debuts song never before heard on radio. Hear it now.

Mar 162013
 
The Hangout Offers Up a Spring Break Free Concert Series with Moon Taxi and a Meet N Eat with the Band

(Video attached) National recording artist from Nashville, Moon Taxi, rolls onto the Gulf Shores beaches after their SXSW stint,  for a three-night stand of free shows at the Hangout (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday). There’s also a chance to win a Meet ‘n’ Eat with the band from the Hangout and Meyer Vacation Rentals. 2une in to [...]

Mar 072013
 
Hangout Fest Artist Mackelmore and Lewis Top the Charts Eight Weeks in a Row

Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” logs their eighth straight week on top of the Digital Songs chart, marking the longest run in the top spot since Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” dominated the list for seven weeks last year. The song has raked in over 4.2-million downloads since its release five months ago. [...]

Mar 062013
 
Hangout Festival Announces More Acts: Legendary Motown Artist Stevie Wonder, Yeah Yeah Yeah's and More

Videos – Stevie Wonder at Bonnaroo 22 time Grammy winner Stevie Wonder will be funkin’ it out on the beaches along with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons, Afrojack, Big Gigantic, Holy Ghost!, Baauer, Ra Ra Riot, and Wild Feathers were also announced today. The award winning festival is set for [...]

Feb 132013
 
Hangout Festival 2013: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Trey Anastasio, Stevie Wonder, Black Crowes ++++

FESTIVAL SIGNS MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH MTV, VH1, CMT AND LOGO AS EXCLUSIVE PARTNERS Update Mar. 6: Hangout Fest organizers announced final headliner: Motown legend Stevie Wonder, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons, Afrojack, Big Gigantic, Holy Ghost!, Baauer, Ra Ra Riot, and Wild Feathers. Hangoutfest Website General Admission starts $229 each, payment [...]

Jan 232013
 
Voodoo Fest and Hangout Festival Promoters, Huka Entertainment, Sold to SFX Entertainment

Update:  AJ Niland of Huka Ent. confirmed that yes, SFX did indeed buy Huka, a deal they’ve been working on for months. But it is actually a more positive move for the group insofar as SFX will still maintain ‘divisions’ of promoters and Huka will be in charge of the rock division. So they’ll still do [...]