THE ROOTS REPLACE THE FLAMING LIPS IN HANGOUT BEACH MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL LINEUP; ALEX
B, GIFT OF GAB, AND BIG GIGANTIC ANNOUNCED FOR FRIDAY LATE NIGHT PARTY
Genre-crossing hip-hop band The
Roots join the 2010 Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival lineup. The Roots, the house band
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, are often hailed as one of the best live bands in hip-hop. When the festival
learned that The Flaming
cancelled a string of shows due to the hospitalization of guitarist Steven Drozd, The Roots stepped in to
co-headline Alabama’s three-day beach party.
| The Roots|
And for festival attendees who aren’t ready to call it a night after a full day of music, a late night show featuring
Alex B, Gift of Gab (Blackalicious), and Big Gigantic has been added for
Friday, May 14. Festival revelers looking to keep the party going will move from the white sands of Gulf Shores and
into The Hangout Restaurant. Tickets are $20 in advance/ $25 day of show, and are available through the festival
Tickets to The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival are available online at www.hangoutmusicfest.com as well as at The Hangout and Surf Style
stores located along the central Gulf Coast. Ticket prices are $159 for a three-day pass. Limited day tickets are
available for $79. VIP ticket packages and travel packages are still available starting at $500 and are available online
or by phone at 1-888-512-SHOW. A wide assortment of lodging options is available surrounding the festival
including traditional hotels and beachfront condos to camping at the local state park.
CONFIRMED ARTISTS: Trey Anastasio and TAB, Zac Brown Band, John Legend, Ben Harper and Relentless7, The Black
Crowes, Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Gov’t Mule, The Roots, Ray LaMontagne, Jakob
Dylan and Three Legs feat. Neko Case and Kelly Hogan, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Michael Franti and
Spearhead, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Funky Meters, Blind Boys of Alabama,
Matisyahu, Girl Talk, Guster, Brett Dennen, Keller Williams, Jerry Jeff Walker, Papa Mali & Friends, North Mississippi
Allstars Duo, ALO, The Whigs, Ozomatli, OK Go, Orianthi, Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam, Pnuma Trio, Black Joe
Lewis and the Honeybears, Toubab Krewe, Needtobreathe, Jeff Austin & Friends feat. Larry Keel, Matt Hires, A.A.
Bondy, Rachel Goodrich, Moon Taxi, El Cantador, Kristy Lee, Roman Street, Kirsten Price, Honey Island Swamp Band,
Wild Sweet Orange, Rustlanders, Ben Arthur, Hightide Blues, Jon Black, The Cary Laine Band, and Rollin’ in the Hay.