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    ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Gramatik Video Debut - "Torture" feat. Eric Krasno

    Grandpa Gramatik escapes the clutches of Evil Nurse in this outlandish video for “Torture” feat. Soulive / Lettuce guitarist Eric Krasno. A Tarantino...

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    The Bonnaroo Works Fund Winter Newsletter

    The Bonnaroo Works Fund has been up to some exciting stuff since the last Bonnaroo! Learn about it all in the Bonnaroo Works Fund Winter Newsletter...

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    Artist Spotlight: Ryn Weaver Live Video

    We're excited to premier 2015 Bonnaroo artist Ryn Weaver’s amazing performance of “Stay Low” from The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery...

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    Signed Soundwaves Art to benefit the Bonnaroo Works Fund!

    Soundwaves Art brings the heartbeat of iconic songs to life - amazing art work hand-signed by the musicians who made the songs famous. Alice Cooper...

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    Bid on a guitar signed by Capital Cities to benefit the Bonnaroo Works Fund!

    Bonnaroo Works Fund is embarking on an eBay fundraising campaign. All proceeds benefit the Bonnaroo Works Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization...

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    Bonnaroo 2014 Official Recap Video - "The Farm"

    You don't have to wait until June 11th to take a trip to The Farm...Watch the Bonnaroo 2014 Recap now!

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    Exclusive Premiere! Cherub - Tonight (Break Science Remix)

    Original track "Tonight" featured on the brand new album "Year of the Caprese" - iTunes purchase link: http://smarturl.it/YOTCiTunes Cherub's '...

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    New to Roo: The Griswolds

    If catchy chorus sing-a-longs and tequila-fueled indie-pop perks your ears up, then The Griswolds will be your next favorite band. The rising...

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    VIDEO DEBUT: Wild Child

    VIDEO DEBUT: Austin, TX indie-folk band Wild Child throws a raging house party in this live performance of their song “Stitches”. Be sure to catch...

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    A Bonnaroo Photo History

    Bonnaroo is 13! No better way to celebrate our march into adolescence than by reflecting on our history. This year, we are producing a Bonnaroo...

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    New to Roo: Cayucas

    ​ Looking for music that makes every day feel like the summer? Your search stops at Cayucas.  Their 60s surf rock sound immediately puts us on the...

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    Bonnaroo Staff Picks: SXSW

    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...

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    What is SuperJam?

    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...

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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 and 60 million records sold as a part of the powerhouse duo...

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    Come Early, Stay Late

    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...

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    Cancelled Collaborations

    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...

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    Rock On

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

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    “The Kids Are Going To Go Crazy When They See This”

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

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    The Inside Story of D’Angelo’s Rebirth

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

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    The Science of Superjam

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

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    LATE NIGHT BONNAROO BUDS

    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...

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    AIN’T NOTHING LIKE A LATE NIGHT PARTY

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

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    ROCKING IN THE CAMPGROUND WITH MMJ’S PATRICK HALLAHAN

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

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    INTO TOMORROW

    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...

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    New Orleans: Birthplace of Bonnaroo

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

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    Happy Jazz Fest, Ya’ll

    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...

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    MORE BOUNCE TO THE OUNCE

    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...

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    KEYS TO THE CITY

    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...

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    DEEP IN THE TRADITION

    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...

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    Paul Is Dad

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

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    Leading Ladies

    “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...

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    Southern Man: Tom Petty

    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...

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    Day of the Dead

    “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...

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    LEGEND HAS IT!

    “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...

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    The Shpongletron Experience - Are you Shpongled?

    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...

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    Portugal. Is the Man

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

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    Inside Radiohead’s Visual Brain

    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...

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    Bonnaroo Artists’ Favorite Album Covers

    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...

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    Bonnaroo’s Visual Guru

    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...

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    Collaborator Spotlight: John Paul Jones

    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...

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    Build Your Own Bonnaroo Dream Team

    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...

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    Build Your Own Bonnaroo Dream Team

    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...

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    Strange Bedfellows

    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...

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    Timeline of All-Time Great Collaborations

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

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    The Kids Are Alright

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

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    BEFORE THEY WERE HEADLINERS

    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,...

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    Throwback Thursday: Bonnaroo Edition

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

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    Jim James on My Morning Jacket's

    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...

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    The Flaming Lips Look Back

    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...

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    THE BLAM! THAT WAS…

    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...

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    BONNAROO’S ADVENTURES IN MARDI GRAS, PART 1

    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...

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    IN THE STUDIO WITH PORTUGAL. THE MAN

    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...

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    GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER, YOU’RE GOING TO MARDI GRAS!

    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...

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    HELP US ANNOUNCE THE LINEUP!

    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...

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    Bonnaroo Staff Favorites of 2012!

    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...

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    DAY 4: SMOOTH SAILING WITH DAUGHN GIBSON, VITAL, ELLE KING AND MORE

    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...

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    DAY 3: NOW WE’RE IN IT

    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...

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    DAY 2: CRANKIN’ IT AT THE HOODIE SHOP

    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...

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    DAY 1: GONNA BE A LONG WEEK

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

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