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2018 Hangout Festival lineup: The Killers, Kendrick Lamar, the Chainsmokers, more

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We're officially in the throes of 2018 festival-announcement season. Last week came Welcome to Rockville; this week came Tortuga, Wanee and the Florida Strawberry Festival. And the Okeechobee Music Festival is right around the corner.

Today, though, we've got the lineup for one of the best fests on the Gulf Coast, the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Ala. And it's another good one.

The Killers, Kendrick Lamar, the Chainsmokers, Halsey, Zedd and Odesza will headline the 2018 Hangout fest, May 18-20 on the beach just across the Florida-Alabama line. Other big names: Logic, SZA, Portugal. the Man, Galantis, Anderson.Paak, St. Vincent, Foster the People, Bleachers, Grouplove, Blackbear, Cold War Kids, Awolnation, Pussy Riot and more.

Tickets to Hangout 2018 are $249 and up, and they go on sale Thursday. Click here for details.

Here's the full lineup by day:

Friday, May 18: The Killers, Zedd, Portugal. the Man, Galantis, Cold War Kids, Blackbear, Oh Wonder, Tash Sultana, Lauv, Lost Kings, Anderson East, Dej Loaf, Pussy Riot, Nothing But Thieves, Banners, Ron Gallo, the Green, the Glorious Sons, Caroline Rose, Bones

Saturday, May 19: The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Logic, Anderson.Paak and the Free Nationals, St. Vincent, Grouplove, Bleachers, Manchester Orchestra, Tank and the Bangas, Cashmere Cat, Bahamas, Noname, San Holo, Son Little, Kasbo, Skip Marley, Goldfish, R.Lum.r, Mikky Ekko

Sunday, May 20: Kendrick Lamar, Odesza, SZA, Foster the People, Awolnation, Slightly Stoopid, Lil Pump, the Struts, Getter, NF, Greta Van Fleet, Whethan, Alice Merton, Max, AJR, Poolside, Hippo Campus, Melvv, Alex Lahey, Welshley Arms, Mansionair, Sunflower Bean, Hotel Garuda

— Jay Cridlin

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