Case-Mate® and Creative Allies Host Design Contest for the 2nd annual Hangout Music Festival!

Article Contributed by Anonymous (not verified) | Published on Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Case-Mate® and Creative Allies are excited to announce the conclusion of their Hangout Music Festival poster design contest. Over 600 artists submitted poster art for Hangout Music Festival headliners The Black Keys, Pretty Lights, Portugal.The Man, Ween, and Dead Confederate.

Each band selected a winning design for a limited edition print on Case-Mate iPhone 4 cases.

Fans can enter to win one of the special edition cases by tweeting "I want the [Band's Twitter Handle] @CaseMate #HangoutMusicFest Also, limited quantities of the winning cases will be available on each band’s website as well as onsite at Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama from May 20th – 22nd.

The Hangout Music Festival design contest immediately follows the launch of Case-Mate’s new “I Make My Case” music line, which allows fans to customize mobile accessories using exclusive designs contributed by top artists such as No Doubt, Underwold, Metric, Yo Gabba Gabba, Nine Inch Nails and Health. Designed for true customization, I Make My Case allows users to design all visual elements of their case starting with the background color scheme and shade. From there they can pull in a variety of elements, including Yo Gabba Gabba logos and images and a remix of Underworlds latest album art produced by their longtime collaborator, Tomato. The design is completed as users take advantage of an array of tools to create unique effects with a kaleidoscope, monochromatic palette or mirror option. The result is a one-of-a-kind case that is a true collaboration between artists and their fans.

For the latest updates on “I Make My Case,” follow @CaseMate on Twitter or on Facebook at

About Case-Mate

Case-Mate is the leader in design of fashion-forward accessories for mobile technology and tablets. Since 2006, the company has helped consumers express their individual style with products that protect, adorn and enhance their mobile devices. Working with top designers from around the world and using cutting-edge materials, Case-Mate’s team of technology and design aficionados have created an extensive repertoire of mobile and tablet cases right for any style and every occasion. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @CaseMate & Like us on Facebook at

About Creative Allies

Creative Allies is an online community of over 14,000 art students, illustrators, hobbyists and music fans. Creative Allies gives everyone a chance to enter art contests for bands, films, television shows, brands, and festivals. Designers from anywhere in the world can connect with big names in music and entertainment like Jack Johnson, Passion Pit, OK Go, Robyn, Umphrey's McGee, M.I.A. and many more through Creative Allies. Upload original poster art, album art, clothing designs, logos and more at

About The Hangout Music Festival

The Hangout Music Festival debuted in 2010 and set itself apart from other festivals by featuring a blockbuster lineup of bands performing on stages located directly on the beach. The 2011 lineup features Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, Widespread Panic, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, Flaming Lips, Cee Lo Green, Primus, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Girl Talk, Ween, Matisyahu and dozens more. The one-of-a-kind music festival takes place May 20th – 22nd on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama – just minutes from the Florida border. The festival is now sold out with 35,000 weekend pass-holders purchasing advance tickets.