Leon Bridges Archive

Leon Bridges w/ Lianne La Havas

Leon Bridges w/ Lianne La Havas

Leon Bridges 

Leon Bridges‘ first strides as a retro-soul artist prompted comparisons to R&B legends like Sam Cooke and Otis Redding. A singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Bridges performed in and around Fort Worth, TX and stirred up music industry interest with analog recordings, produced by Justin Block and Austin Jenkins of White Denim, which were uploaded to his SoundCloud page. Signed to major-label Columbia, his first singles–including a rich ballad written about his mother–appeared in February 2015 with a sound that evoked mid- to late-’60s soul. The following month, Bridges caught more attention with a performance at the South by Southwest Festival, roughly 200 miles south of his home base. His debut album, Coming Home was released in June 2015.

Lianne La Havas

Lianne La Havas arrived in the early 2010s with a mostly acoustic and hushed hybrid of alternative folk and soul. The singer, songwriter, and guitarist was born and raised in London, England, the daughter of a Jamaican mother and Greek father. She was a member of the Paris Parade with Christian Pinchbeck (a future member of Elephant), but the act proved to be short-lived. La Havas eventually shifted to solo work and released Lost & Found, a four-track EP featuring a duet with Willy Mason, in…

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Hangout Music Festival

Hangout Music Festival

Hangout Music Festival

Gulf Shores, AL
May 20 – 22, 2016

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Featuring:

The Weeknd    Calvin Harris    Florence + The Machine    Alabama Shakes    Ellie Goulding    Lenny Kravitz    Flume    Haim    Cage the Elephant    Panic! at the Disco    The Chainsmokers    Grimes    Jason Isbell    Leon Bridges    Walk the Moon    Foals    Fetty Wap   and more…

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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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