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Festivalist ’15: Early 2015 Music Festival Outlook

The January release of Coachella’s 2015 line-up set off a domino effect for music fest organizers to get their wares out sooner than expected. Coachella only set loose their 2015 poster two days earlier than 2014, but I don’t recall the wave of line-up releases coming this fast and furious last year. The lack of […]

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Festivalist ’13: Hangout Music Festival – Line-Up Update

The already solid line-up for the 4th annual Hangout Music Fest just got even better. Rumored to have been a headliner last year, Stevie Wonder joins the fold along with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Afrojack, Imagine Dragons, Baauer, Holy Ghost!, Ra Ra Riot, Wild Feathers and returnees Big Gigantic. EDM might not […]

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Festivalist ’13: Hangout Music Festival – Gulf Shores, AL – 5/17-19

Now this is what I had hoped for in 2012… What: Hangout Music Festival When: May 17th-19th Where: Gulf Shores, AL Who: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Trey Anastasio Band, The Shins, Bassnectar, Kendrick Lamar, The Black Crowes, Slightly Stoopid, The Roots, Steve Aoki, Passion Pit, Elle Goulding, Bloc Party, Govt Mule, Jim James, Public […]

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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Concerts of 2012

I’m fairly certain I wrote this at the end of 2011, but I don’t see how any year could ever top the live performances I saw this year. Though not as plentiful as last year, 2012 was a combination of luck and eagerness on my part and it couldn’t have been better. Good luck 2013. […]

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Festivalist ’12: Hangout Music Fest – Big Gigantic Interview

Ever since discovering Big Gigantic prior to last year’s Hangout and sneaking into their late night performance with Pretty Lights, I’ve been following the duo’s every move. Somehow, I was able to interview Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken live and in person at the 3rd edition of Hangout. Below is an excerpt of our conversation: […]

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Festivalist ’12: Hangout Music Fest 2012 – May 18-20, 2012

In cased you missed my Hangout Music Festival recap on Atlanta Music Guide, here is a run down with photos, links and video.

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Festivalist ’12: Hangout Fest Preview – Dispatch Interview

So, yeah. Somehow, I was allowed to interview Chad from Dispatch and he was real cool to talk to and I appreciate the time he took. These guys are going to kill it on Saturday at the Hangout Main Stage at 5:15. Here is a excerpt of our discussion: Circles Around The Sun is the […]