Tom Petty, Kings of Leon to Lead Hangout Fest
The five-stage event will include the Roots, the Trey Anastasio Band, Public Enemy and more
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Kings of Leon will headline this year's Hangout Music Fest, with a third headliner to be named for the May 17-19 event on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
The event, in its fourth year, has revealed an eclectic lineup for its five stages that includes the likes of the Roots, the Trey Anastasio Band, the Black Crowes, Public Enemy, the Shins, Kendrick Lamar, Ellie Goulding, Passion Pit, BASSNECTAR, Steve Akoi and more. Also performing will be Slightly Stoopid, Bloc Party, Gov't Mule, the Jim James Band, Porter Robinson, moe., Galactic, Dirty Projectors, Grouplove, Toots and the Maytals, Lissie, the Breeders, Best Coast, Jason Isbell & 400 Unit, Twin Sister, Ryan Bingham, the Sheepdogs, Shovels and Rope, Moon Taxi, the Revivalists, Zion I, Lance Herbstrong, Anders Osborne, Twenty One Pilots, Delta Rae, Nikki Bluhm and the Gramblers, the Bright Light Social Hour, the Werks, The Ton Tons, Brassft Punk, Kingston Springs, the Mowgli's, Chancellor Warhol, Luella and the Sun, the Weeks, Space Capone, Wild Cub and Colin Lake, with more to be added.
A video hosted by an incarnation of the late Andy Kaufman's Tony Clifton character, who served as Hangout's 2012 Grand Marshal, announces the lineup and other details at the Hangout website.
Tickets for the perennially sold-out festival -- including general admission, VIP. Super VIP and Big Kahuna passes -- go on sale at 11 a.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 15, at the website. Capacity will be limited to 35,000 per day.
Hangout will also feature carnival rides and games, a Hammock Beach, a Sky Bar with a panoramic view of the festival and a variety of food options.
Last year's Hangout lineup featured the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Mathews Band, Jack White and Skrillex, among others, and was the festival's fastest sell-out to date.