BMI Hits The Beach With The Best And Brightest Rising Talent For 2018 Hangout Music Festival

Anderson East, R.LUM.R, The Wrecks, MAX, Greta Van Fleet, and more to take the ocean-front stage

Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will set up camp on the beach for the sixth consecutive year with its next wave of top-notch breaking acts at Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, May 18-20. The three-day beach party is sure to be packed with sun, sand and song as BMI continues to make a splash at the ocean-front festival as the go-to hot spot for music discovery.
“BMI has a longstanding history of identifying and showcasing super-star talent early on and this lineup is no exception,” says Mason Hunter, AVP Creative, Nashville. “Our stage is stacked with rising stars and BMI’s focus on elevating younger talent fits perfectly with the vibe of this growing festival.”
Since 2013, BMI has hosted a number of rising stars on the BMI Hangout stage, including artists like Halsey, who will return to Hangout this year on a festival mainstage, The Revivalists, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Daya, A R I Z O N A, Elle King, St. Paul and the Broken Bones and Shakey Graves have also performed.
The weekend’s strong, diverse lineup includes hand-curated up-and-comers who are already making waves within the music community, including soulful singer-songwriter Anderson East, R&B sensation R.LUM.R, cheeky alt-rock artist Caroline Rose, powerhouse female rock-duo BONES of the UK, masked hip-hop/rapper Leikeli47, classic rock quartet Greta Van Fleet, and many more.
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See the full lineup below:

Friday, May 18
           Welshley Arms
           Ron Gallo
           Caroline Rose
Saturday, May 19
           The Wrecks
Sunday, May 20
           Greta Van Fleet
           Sunflower Bean
           Anderson East


Celebrating over 77 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in nearly 13 million musical works created and owned by more than 800,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public.
In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Facebook page. Sign up for BMI’s The Weekly™ and receive our e-newsletter every Monday to stay up to date on all things music.

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