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Twenty Artists You Must See at Hangout 2016

Twenty Artists You Must See at Hangout 2016

Twenty Artists You Must See at Hangout 2016

Over 70 artists will perform at The Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL this weekend. These are the 20 artists that Mother Plug Music is excited to see perform. Check out our recommendations below, in no particular order, as you begin to plan your weekend!

  1. The Revivalists

Formed in New Orleans, this crew has a sweet rock n’ roll sound with a NOLA-funk soul. This seven-piece brings all the feels to the stage, from their hit song “SoulFight” to their newly released “Wish I Knew You,” as seen on the Today Show.  They were listed by Rolling Stone as one of the “Top Ten Bands You Need to Know.” The Revivalists will perform on the BMI Stage on Friday, May 20 at 6:15pm

  1. Big Grams

Big Boi from Outkast collaborates with Phantogram to create the magnetic sound of Big Grams. Electronic, pop and rap music come together smoothly for these legendary artists. Big Grams performs at the Surf Stage on Friday, May 20 at 2:30pm.

  1. Prince Fox

Lights, camera, beach! This buzzing electronic producer out of New York will bring the party….

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Kurt Vile & The Violators / Xylouris White / Spacin’

Kurt Vile & The Violators / Xylouris White / Spacin'

Kurt Vile and the Violators

Kurt Vile and the Violators bring music that plays like a cohesive acoustic experience, its musicality marks Kurt’s departure from an electric guitar experience to include a range of instrumentation with a large group of players. From the banjo he plays on “I’m an Outlaw” to the piano and lapsteel on “Life Like This,” and the myriad other instruments on other songs, including farfisa, resonator, arps, horns and synth, one never thinks about what exactly yr listening to as it all serves the song.

The heart of the record is “Stand Inside.” The music is quiet and the melody, like a hymn, folds in on itself, and embraces full strength in a sexy, floating forcelessness that slowly gathers into a wave that doesn’t go where you think it will or rather gives in to itself and celebrates a man willing to be defined by a woman and his love for her as witness to each other’s lives


SPACIN’, the newly formed Philadelphia…

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