Week 2 of Bric-A-Brac continues with Collaborations!
Last week we watched the journeys of bands like Phoenix, Mumford and Sons, My Morning Jacket, and Kings of Leon as they rose out of ambiguity and into the spotlight! This week, we’ll show you just what can happen when musicians come together to make musical history! With exclusive interviews, behind the scenes videos, and killer playlists, you’ll be up to your ears in collaborations, mashups, and mixes.
My Morning Jacket & Kirk Hammett, Ben Harper & Ziggy Marley, Snoop Dogg & Erykah Badu, Phish & Bruce Springsteen and many more musicians have collaborated at Bonnaroo over the years. This is what music is about!
Up until 2002, it would have been a stretch to suggest that Manchester occupied a privileged position in the state’s rich musical heritage, but over the course of the past eleven years, Bonnaroo’s diverse array of guests has forged a new melting pot—a new space of collaboration, creativity, and cross-generational exchange.
Read more here: http://www.bonnaroo.com/cross-generational-collaborations/
Video: My Morning Jacket and Metallica’s Kirk Hammett “One Big Holiday” — Bonnaroo 2008
Watch as My Morning Jacket and Metallica’s lead guitarist Kirk Hammett play “One Big Holiday” at Bonnaroo 2008
Imagine for a moment that you could put together your own dream team of past Bonnaroo performers for the ultimate collaboration. Who would you have on drums? Would you have one guitarist or two? We don’t want to get too crazy here, but maybe you’d even have three…
Read the full article here: http://www.bonnaroo.com/build-your-own-bonnaroo-dream-team/
Playlist: Bonnaroo’s favorite musical collaborations
Listen to some of our favorite musical collaborations of all time. You might even hear some of these songs at the farm this year!
Since comedy has become a larger part of the festival’s repertoire, comedians and musicians have not only mingled backstage, but have also shared the stage in some of the more memorable and unusual collaborative moments.
Tickle your funny bone here: http://www.bonnaroo.com/strange-bedfellows-musicians-and-comedians-at-broo/
Video: ”You Know You’re A Deadneck If”
Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, and David Cross perform a hilarious tribute to the Blue Collar Comedy tour that pokes fun at both rednecks and Deadheads.
With a little help from the WABAC Machine, we’ve come up with a list of some of the most dynamic, exciting, and historic live music collaborations of all time. Read through the timeline to see which performances have entered the pantheon.
Video: My Morning Jacket and Andrew Bird “The Bear” — Bonnaroo 2006
Watch My Morning Jacket and Andrew Bird perform “The Bear” at Bonnaroo 2006
On the hot dusty fields of Manchester in June 2007, Jones proved himself a true Bonnaroo collaborative star. Over the festival’s four days, Jones sat in with Gov’t Mule for a mini set of Zeppelin classics, joined Gilian Welch on mandolin, and took part in an epic SuperJam with Ben Harper and Questlove.
Video: Bob Weir on Collaboration
Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead talks about his experiences collaborating with other musicians and his hopes for musical collaboration.
From Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to Susan B. Anthony and Elizabteh Cady Stanton, Shenk examines the social dynamics that helped shape some of the most productive collaborative efforts of all time.