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Hangout Fest organizers bask in Alabama being ‘center of the music universe’ – Alabama NewsCenter

May 30, 2019
Hangout Music Festival ended 10 days ago, but organizers are still basking in the success of what has become one of the most anticipated music festivals each year. “For three days, Alabama became the center of the music universe,” said Sean O’Connell, Hangout director. “We’re so grateful to all the fans for supporting such a diverse and celebrated mix of artists. We have the best fans! Our goal from the beginning was to create the best music festival experience in the world. With the support from fans, musicians and the city of Gulf Shores, we’re delivering on that vision. Nothing beats our Alabama beaches. We can’t wait for next year!”
Source: Hangout Fest organizers bask in Alabama being 'center of the music universe' - Alabama NewsCenter
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Plea from family of Fairhope man who died after Hangout Music Festival | WPMI

May 30, 2019
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — A 20 year old Fairhope man who was found dead outside the Hangout Music Festival last week may have been tricked into taking a lethal dose of illegal drugs. The parents of 20 year old Fairhope native Griffin Gaunt say their son did not do drugs and are hoping missing personal items may help prove their claim.
Source: Plea from family of Fairhope man who died after Hangout Music Festival | WPMI
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“Concerned Citizens” to talk about Hangout Festival at Gulf Shores City Council meeting

May 28, 2019
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) -- One weekend a year, the Hangout Music Festival brings big-name artists and big crowds to Gulf Shores.  Some homeowners say they're tired of the headaches that come with the festivities and plan to speak out later today. The Gulf Shores City Council meets for their regular meeting this afternoon at 4.  While not on the agenda, we're told a group called "concerned citizens" will talk during the public comment time.
Source: "Concerned Citizens" to talk about Hangout Festival at Gulf Shores City Council meeting
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Hundreds of police keeping close watch on Hangout Festival 2019 | WPMI

May 18, 2019
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) - Hundreds of police officers are keeping a close watch on some 30,000 plus people this weekend in Gulf Shores. The Hangout Music Festival opened its doors today to a beautiful beachfront full of fun and music but also with the potential of danger. Police are telling us they expect a crowd at about 35,000 people, less than anticipated but the effort to keep that crowd safe does not change.
Source: Hundreds of police keeping close watch on Hangout Festival 2019 | WPMI
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What you need to know if you’re going to Hangout Fest | AL.com

May 16, 2019
You're going to Hangout Fest. Hopefully you've thought this through, and the need for sunscreen won't be something you learn
via smoke signals from your epidermis. But that's not the only thing you need to know going in. For example: Yes, there's an area called Camp Hangout, but no, you can't camp there overnight. Like the Tinder-sponsored roller disco, it's for fun and games during festival hours.
Source: What you need to know if you're going to Hangout Fest | AL.com
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Hangout Music Festival setup underway | fox10tv.com

May 14, 2019
The Hangout Music Festival is set for May 16-19, 2019 and Gulf Place parking and beach access has been closed to the public. Crews will be working 24 hours-a-day, transforming the beach into a one-of-a-kind concert experience. The three-day festival is expecting huge crowds and there’s a lot to know if you’re one of those going.
Source: Hangout Music Festival setup underway | News | fox10tv.com
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HANGOUT: How Alabamians built the world’s most extraordinary music festival – Yellowhammer News 

May 10, 2019
OBA Editor Note: The Hangout Fest is in Gulf Shores. ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Most people know the state of Alabama as the home of many remarkable things, like national championship football teams, rockets that take humans into space and incredible natural landscapes. Now added to that list is Hangout Fest, the annual three-day music festival that takes place on the shores of Orange Beach and welcomes visitors from all across the globe.
Source: HANGOUT: How Alabamians built the world's most extraordinary music festival - Yellowhammer News | Yellowhammer News
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Hangout Music Fest – ‘A powerful economic engine’ – Yellowhammer News

April 08, 2019
A study published recently shows the Hangout Music Fest on Alabama’s Gulf Coast has a massive impact on the region’s economy every year. The study by Auburn economics professor Dr. Keivan Deravi outlines how the three-day, premier entertainment event generates a $45 million annual economic impact on the area.
Source: Hangout Music Fest - 'A powerful economic engine' - Yellowhammer News

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