Hangout Music Fest Announces Thursday Kickoff Party on May 16


The Hangout Music Fest is set to start off with a bang this year, and the festival is proud to announce an incredible talent line-up for the Thursday Kickoff Party on May 16. Bigger and better than ever before, fans can experience a whole extra day of music —from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. CDT— as a preview to the annual festival. Two stages will host 14 acts at the Hangout site, featuring: Umphrey's McGee, Benny Benassi, Railroad Earth, Dillon Francis, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, LOTUS, Hayes Carll, Conspirator, and more below.

Tickets for the Thursday Kickoff Party go on sale on Thurs., April 18 at 11 a.m. EDT at, and will be $45, or $20 for those who have already purchased three-day passes for the Hangout Music Fest. Fans can purchase a three-day General Admission pass bundled with a Thursday Kickoff Party ticket for $249. The Thursday Kickoff Party will be free for VIP, Super VIP and Big Kahuna pass holders.

Thursday Kickoff Party Lineup

  • Umphrey's McGee
  • Benny Benassi
  • Railroad Earth
  • Dillon Francis
  • Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors
  • Hayes Carll
  • Conspirator
  • Quixotic
  • Reptar
  • Wick-it
  • St. Paul and The Broken Bones
  • Future Rock


    [Published on: 4/17/13]

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