GULF SHORES, Ala. – The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival has officially announced that environmental activists Erin Brockovich, Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy and Sierra Club Board President Allison Chin will participate in public panel discussion and press conferences at the festival on Saturday, May 15 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, May 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Venerable New Orleans performers The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will appear at the Hangout. Huka Entertainment, producer of the Hangout, and Rehage Entertainment, producer of Gulf Aid and Voodoo Experience, have tapped New York City-based television network Fuse TV to film the band’s experiences traveling across Louisiana and Alabama for the “Concerts for the Coast” documentary project. The tour will arrive at the Hangout on Friday, May 14 where The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will join Hangout headliners Zac Brown Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station feat. Jerry Douglas and The Black Crowes.
As previously announced, the Hangout will be donating all profits to Gulf Coast restoration and relief efforts.
© 2010, Glynn Wilson. All rights reserved.