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    ​ Straight from 1975, these classic rockers invented the lite beer genre. So, grab your crew and come hang out with some fresh, original music and... Read More

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    We’re excited to announce an awesome new partnership between Bonnaroo and two great non-profits - Southern Energy Network and Energy Action Coalition... Read More

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    The Bonnaroo Works Fund tent will feature a Silent Auction with a diverse offering of artist-signed memorabilia, Martin Guitars, Bonnaroo... Read More

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    We are proud to announce the amazing artists performing on the Bonnaroo Club Stages this year!  Discover the bands and add them to your lineup here... Read More

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    Bonnaroo and Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) are excited to announce a 5-year partnership to bring RBMA Bass Camp and an after-hours RBMA Stage to... Read More

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    ​ Since 2004 Planet Roo has provided an active and engaging space for Bonnaroo’s patrons to learn about both local and global sustainability... Read More

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    ​Napa Valley, Hudson Valley… Coffee County? Yup! We’re doing farm-to-table under the Tennessee stars with locally-sourced, four-course communal... Read More

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    Check out what's happening on Roo Radio this month! Listen online here, or download the Bonnaroo app Monday 8pm EST Monday Mayhem... Read More

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    Summer is upon us and you know what that means...festival season. And first in line is everyone's favorite cacophonous camp-out in the country:... Read More

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    We take our waste management very seriously at Bonnaroo. Clean Vibes is running 24-7 once the festival starts and then stays on site until every last... Read More

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    Last week marked the official start of spring training for festival season. A bunch of Bonnaroo staff went down to Austin, TX to do the SxSW shuffle... Read More

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    For 13 years, Relix Magazine has brought you the Bonnaroo Beacon, the official newspaper of Bonnaroo. From our longtime outpost in the heart of... Read More

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    Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival® and Arts at the Airport Announce Winners of Bonnaroo-Themed Skylight Competition The Bonnaroo Music and Arts... Read More

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    Check out what's happening on Roo Radio this month! Listen online here, or download the Bonnaroo app       Monday 8pm EST Monday... Read More

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    This is a call to all creatives - from fine artists to extreme doodlers! We're asking you to help us dream up this year's festival merch. Visit... Read More

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    Congratulations to Blank Range for winning Round 1 of BMI's Road to Bonnaroo competition on February 3! We're gearing up for round 2 on Monday March... Read More

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    For the third year in a row, $1 from every ticket sold will go towards supporting our sustainable site improvements. This means that YOU support... Read More

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    Thank you for BLAM!ing! From the SuperJam to the comedy to the weird, and of course, the lineup - Here's the highlights. See you on The Farm... Read More

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    Check out all of the artists! Learn more about the artists playing the 2014 festival right here on Bonnaroo.com! Explore the rest of the website... Read More

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    2014 tickets will go on sale Saturday, 2/22 at Noon EST! Learn about all of our ticket options, different on-site accomodations, hotel packages,... Read More

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    Bonnaroo's Funkiest Dancer We’re on a mission. A cosmic, funk-tastic mission that came to us from somewhere in the deep deep space of the outer rim... Read More

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    Check out all of the artists! Learn more about the artists playing the 2014 festival right here on Bonnaroo.com! Explore the rest of the website... Read More

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    Get to know the 2014 lineup post-BLAM! with 12 hours of special programming on Roo Radio. Tune in tomorrow, Thursday, or Saturday online or via the... Read More

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    Get to know the 2014 lineup post-BLAM! with 12 hours of special programming on Roo Radio. Tune in tomorrow, Thursday, or Saturday online or via the... Read More

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    The Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon is coming your way on February 19th from 7-9:30 PM EST on Bonnaroo.com and via the Bonnaroo app on your... Read More

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    The Roo isn’t just an experience, it’s a community. Whether you are new to The Farm, or looking forward to that annual reunion of  ‘roovian friends,... Read More

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    In Episode 1, artists and producers look back to the formative days of the now legendary SuperJam, and tell the story of how the musicians and songs... Read More

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    John Oates’ musical feats can be measured in heavyweight numbers: —eight Number One hits and 60 million records sold as a part of the powerhouse duo... Read More

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    If you’re lucky enough to have a day to spare before or after Bonnaroo, you ought to spend it knocking around neighbor city Nashville, a mere 60... Read More

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    For every epic jam session that alters the contours of popular music, sometimes the music gods deal fans a cruel hand. Not every experimental union... Read More

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    Supergroups That Carried Sessions Beyond the Bonnaroo Stage Superjam brings virtuoso collaborators together for a special one-night appearance as a... Read More

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    An Interview with John Oates, Superjam Musical Director John Oates’ musical feats can be measured in heavyweight numbers  —eight Number One hits... Read More

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        Superjam guru Paul Peck recounts how last year’s show, featuring the return of soulstar D’Angelo, went down—despite missed flights, backstage... Read More

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    Since 2002, almost every year of Bonnaroo has featured a spectacular anomaly in the lineup—an off-kilter and supremely funky collaborative jam... Read More

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    Every year before Christmas, I get a text message from my pal Tyler Mesanko about the coming year’s Bonnaroo line-up. Now that I’ve retired from the... Read More

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    When other music festivals in North America are closing down for the day, Bonnaroo is ready for another launch—the incarnation of late-night... Read More

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    If any one performer could personify Bonnaroo, it just might be Patrick Hallahan, co-founder and drummer of My Morning Jacket. His affable demeanor,... Read More

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    I have a taste for it, and chances are you do, too. I love the night life, I love to get down into the deep of the night. Nocturnal pursuits driven... Read More

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    Superfly Presents founders Jonathan Mayers, Rick Farman, Kerry Black, and Rich Goodstone first met in New Orleans, and promoted concerts there for... Read More

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    A BONNAROO GUIDE TO THE BEST FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD* by Alison Fensterstock and Paul Peck (@paulnpeck) It’s Jazz Fest time! If you’re lucky enough... Read More

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    When Big Freedia took the stage at The Other Tent at Bonnaroo 2012, it was likely many festivalgoers’ first exposure to the unique style known as... Read More

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    If you ask most people which instrument is most iconic of New Orleans music, they’d probably say the trumpet. After all, the city’s airport is even... Read More

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    The Bonnaroo site, an oasis in the wilds of Tennessee, becomes something of a nation in its own right during that one magical weekend in June, when... Read More

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    With Bonnaroo ’13 falling on Father’s Day weekend, what better way to celebrate great dads than with the legendary Paul McCartney?   pastedGraphic... Read More

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    “Wanda Jackson, we worship the ground you rock on!,” said the colorful sign held aloft by a fan inside The Other Tent during ‘Roo ’11. Out strode a... Read More

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    Johnny Cash once said that “Southern Accents” should be the new anthem of the South. Its author, Tom Petty, has been based in Los Angeles since 1975... Read More

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    “I’m very pleased that the whole concept of ‘festival’ is still viable,” says Phil Lesh. “It’s probably the best way to really enjoy music, because... Read More

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    “If Woodstock had been like this, we would have stayed!” Stephen Stills said of Bonnaroo in 2011, when he came to perform with his legendary group... Read More

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    The English electro duo define the word as simply “a feeling of positive and euphoric emotions.” To help the audience reach that state, they’ve built... Read More

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    John Gourley, singer/guitarist/organist/machinist (yep) of Portugal. The Man, joins a list of this year’s over-achieving Bonnaroo performers –... Read More

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    radioheaddigitalfuntime If you were at Bonnaroo last year, or in 2006, you were at Radiohead. You were one in a sea of thousands, submerged in... Read More

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    Some of the most iconic art of the last hundred years isn’t framed on a museum wall or painted across a sprawling chapel ceiling; it came into the... Read More

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    Russ Bennett is the Head of Visual Design for Bonnaroo. A striking man with flowing beard and kind eyes, Bennett has a long history of creating... Read More

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    Today, Bonnaroo.com takes a moment to highlight one of the festivals true collaborative all-stars: John Paul Jones. Inducted into the Rock and Roll... Read More

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    Back in 2009, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne took part in a Bonnaroo first: an artist-curated stage. For a single Friday afternoon, That... Read More

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    Back in 2009, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne took part in a Bonnaroo first: an artist-curated stage. For a single Friday afternoon, That... Read More

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    Gov’t Mule’s 2007 late night set in This Tent stands as one of the greatest collaborative performances in the festival’s history. Over the course of... Read More

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    This week, as Bonnaroo.com explores the collaborative performances that have defined the Festival, we couldn’t help but wonder what might be... Read More

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    Many states may stake claims to the title of America’s music capital, but Tennessee certainly deserves consideration as the birthplace of modern... Read More

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    WHAT IS BRIC-A-BRAC? Disney’s not the only brand with a vault. Well… legally they are – so we call our collection Bric-a-Brac. Enjoy our videos,... Read More

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    Photo Credit: SkrillexSkrillexYear: 2004Memory: “16 years old, first full US tour in ‘04.” –Skrillex We asked a few musicians to dig through... Read More

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    Remember that time My Morning Jacket played an amazing Bonnaroo set in the rain? Or that other time they played an amazing Bonnaroo set in the rain... Read More

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    Photo credit: J. Michelle Martin-Coyne In 2003, Bonnaroo’s second year, The Flaming Lips performed in the festival’s That Tent – a far cry from the... Read More

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    WOW!  WE’RE STILL CATCHING OUR BREATH AFTER THE MADNESS OF BLAM!  IT WAS SO MUCH FUN TO HAVE COMEDIANS, MUSICIANS, AND YOU (THE FANS) INVOLVED IN... Read More

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    BY PAUL PECK (@PAULNPECK) NEW ORLEANS SIMPLY HAS MORE FLAVOR THAN ANY OTHER CITY.  AND I’M NOT JUST TALKING ABOUT THE FOOD.  FLAVOR EVERYWHERE AND... Read More

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    PORTUGAL. THE MAN: YOUR NEW FAVORITE BAND BY PAUL PECK (@PAULNPECK) A bunch of years ago I was side stage at Which just as My Morning Jacket... Read More

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    A BONNAROO GUIDE TO MARDI GRAS BY PAUL PECK (@PAULNPECK) WHEN IT COMES TO NEW ORLEANS MY ADVICE IS TO GO.  NOW.  MARDI GRAS BASICALLY STARTS... Read More

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    Want to help us announce the Bonnaroo 2013 lineup? Make a #Roo13WishList video stating the case for your top choice for the festival! Narrow it... Read More

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    As your fellow Bonnaroovians, the festival’s staff has musical tastes that span this, that, the other and beyond. These are the ears behind the... Read More

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    CMJ Day 4: Smooth Sailing We’ve been hunkered down at The Hoodie Shop in the Lower East Side of Manhattan all week, hanging with breaking bands... Read More

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    So the exhaustion is starting to set in, but you all know what Day 3 of a festival feels like… We’re not looking for any sympathy! Let’s dig back... Read More

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    So we’re pretty damn lucky this year at New York City’s CMJ Music Marathon… Why? Well, usually we spend the week crisscrossing through Lower... Read More

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    Late October in NYC means the streets are filled with leather jackets & scarves and over a thousand breaking bands with obscure, un-googleable... Read More

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    The What Stage Some more scenes from the farm as everything begins to fall into place.  Its go time, people! Biggeroo: Space is the place to... Read More

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    It would be hard to believe that we’re just 2 weeks away if we weren’t hustling and bustling to get this place all ready for the festivities.  ... Read More

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    It’s looking good out on the farm, friends! We’re starting to feel that adrenaline pumping as we reach the final push towards the festival and want... Read More

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