hangout festival

Hangout Fest 2016: The Weeknd, Vince Staples, and Jason Isbell Shine After Hours-Long Weather Delay

This past weekend, Hangout Fest returned to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for its seventh go-round, boasting an eclectic lineup and, thanks to its ocean-front location, some…
Dan Reilly / May 23, 2016

Hangout Fest 2014: OutKast, the Black Keys, Queens of the Stone Age

OutKast are coming to the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. Hangout Music Festival organizers have anounced the lineup for their fifth annual bash, which turns…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2014

Download Alabama Takes: SPIN’s Hangout Fest 2013 Mixtape

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is just days away from transforming a sun-soaked beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a sandy shindig starring Stevie…
SPIN Staff / May 13, 2013

Watch SPIN’s Hangout Fest Beach Party With Yelawolf, Cage the Elephant, and Givers

When we went to the Hangout Fest in Alabama last month, we found sun-dappled beaches, friendly turtles, sexy coeds, thrill rides and truckloads of fried…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2012

Alabama Shaken Down: Cage the Elephant Chill Out at Hangout Fest

No band got into the spring break spirit of Alabama's sunny Hangout Festival quite like Cage the Elephant. SPIN's cameras caught them hanging in the…
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2012

I See You, Yela: Backstage With Yelawolf at Hangout Fest

When Yelawolf wasn't showing off all his Alabama tattoos one by one onstage at Hangout Fest, he was finding Chevys to chill in (and creative…
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2012

Any Given Saturday: Backstage With Givers at Hangout Fest

SPIN tailed Louisiana polyrhythmic poppers Givers at the Hangout Music Festival this weekend and witnessed some serious ping-pong playing and plastic-alligator snuggling.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2012

Hangout Fest 2012: Flaming Lips, Edward Sharpe, Big Freedia and 3 More Sunday Highlights

Did you know you could sync up Dark Side of the Moon to... an actual solar eclipse? SPIN's final day at Alabama's Hangout Fest featured…

Hangout Fest 2012: Skrillex, Chili Peppers, Gary Clark Jr., and 3 More Saturday Highlights

Friday night, Jack White failed to keep his promise to bust our more metaphors per live show than any artist has before. Saturday's performers made…

Hangout Music Fest 2012: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yelawolf, Flaming Lips, and more: SPIN's cameras storm Gulf Shores, Alabama, for the beachiest fest in the U.S.
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2012

Hangout Fest 2012: Jack White, Chris Cornell, Yelawolf and 3 More Friday Highlights

The real star of the beachside Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is the gently rolling Gulf of Mexico just a few sandy towels away…

Alabama Takes: SPIN’s Hangout Festival 2012 Sampler

Prepare yourself three days of extreme hanging on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, with our Hangout Music Festival 2012 sampler! We'll have full reports…
SPIN Staff / May 16, 2012

10 Must-See Acts at Alabama’s Hangout Festival 2012

This weekend, the Hangout Music Festival storms the beach of Gulf Shores, Alabama, for three days of sun, surf and shenanigans. Grab your suntan lotion…
SPIN Staff / May 16, 2012

Jack White, Skrillex, Dave Matthews Band: Your Hangout Fest ’12 Lineup

The Hangout Music Fest is only two years old, but it's already got some big lineup scores: The 2012 event features Jack White, Skrillex, and…
SPIN Staff / February 7, 2012