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Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Includes Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Bjork and More

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If you weren't able to get tickets to Coachella this year, maybe you'll consider heading east for a summer music festival. The Bonnaroo lineup was just announced and the headliners are pretty impressive. Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Mumford & Sons and Bjork are among the biggest acts on the roster. The Tennessee event doesn't usually sell out as quickly as the California desert festival, but...

Radiohead Records New Material At Jack White's Studio

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Well, here’s something for fans of modern rock to go ga-ga about: some kind of ambiguous collaboration is in the air between Radiohead and former White Stripes frontman Jack White.  The collaboration was first hinted at Bonnaroo, and was then confirmed by White himself.  But don’t expect to be hearing White wail away on a Radiohead track anytime soon.

Bonnaroo Announces 2011 Lineup! It's Pretty Good!

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With music festival season on its way we've been getting a lot of news lately about the lineups of the various shows, but what we heard regarding Bonnaroo had generally been little more than rumor and hearsay. Luckily the wait is over and the official lineup for this year has been announced. Read on to see who made the cut...

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup to be Announced on February 15, Rumored Acts Include...

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Hippies and hipsters, rejoice! While Coachella may be sold out, there's still the legendary Bonnaroo festival to look forward to, and according to Consequence of Sound, the official lineup will be announced next week, on February 15. This year will mark the tenth anniversary of the festival, and as such, rumors have been swirling around the internet regarding who may or may not show up to...

Bonnaroo Serves Up 2011 Dates, Black Friday Special

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Bonnaroo Serves Up 2011 Dates, Black Friday Special
We now have the prized dates for next year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The 10th year of Bonnaroo will be June 9-12, so go ahead and circle your calendars and start thinking about passageway to Manchester, Tennessee for the big event. The lineup for Bonnaroo 2011 should be revealed in late January/early February, but in the meantime festival organizers are planning...

Bonnaroo 2010: Baroness

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Thursday June 10, 2010 marked the first day of Bonnaroo, one of the largest destination festivals in the U.S. Most patrons spend hours waiting in long lines of cars before being funneled through the gates and their possessions searched. The first part of the journey ends only after being crammed into double wide camping spaces and tents are erected. If it were any typical...

Bonnaroo 2010 Leads To One Death, Over 100 Arrests

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Despite playing host to what was, by most accounts, a pretty stellar lineup of excellent performers and performances (including from Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Conan O’Brien, Kings of Leon, Flaming Lips and Weezer) this year’s Bonnaroo Festival was not without its tragedies and legal hiccups.  In between sessions of shoving that gremlin Snooki...

Bonnaroo Festival Plans Live Webcast

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The 9th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival gets underway Thursday (June 10) at 1 p.m. CST on a rather large, 700-acre farm in Manchester, TN; during four days and nights, about 125 musical acts will perform including the Dave Matthews Band, Jay-Z, Weezer, Kings of Leon, Jeff Beck, the Black Keys and Stevie Wonder. Now if you cannot be in attendance, luckily Team...

Bonnaroo Schedule Revealed For 2010 Edition

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Big ol' Bonnaroo news today: the official schedule for the 2010 edition of the music/arts festival is out. And a quick glance reveals that is does not suck. Kings of Leon are set to headline on June 11, followed by Jay-Z and Stevie Wonder co-headlining the 12th and Dave Matthews Band wrapping up headline duties on June 13. The four-day multi-stage festival takes place on...

Is Al-Qaeda Suing The Bonnaroo Festival?

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Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced: Phoenix, Weezer, Jay-Z
Here we have an interesting, if slightly deranged story. It appears that two lunatics, Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri and Jonathan Lee Riches, who are most likely residing in the lovely confines of a federal prison in Kentucky, have filed a lawsuit against Bonnaroo. Apparently the festival and its musical participants don't blend well with the Muslim world as they view it, and thus...

Bonnaroo, U.S. Cellular Announce College Comedy Tour

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Although Bonnaroo has been known since its inception in 2002, to be one of the more diverse of America’s summer music festivals (and a second-hand stoner’s paradise—contact highs abound), the Manchester, TN-based event is about more than tunes. Bonnaroo has annually played host to comedy sets from the likes of Chris Rock, David Cross, Dave Attell,...

Conan O’Brien To Launch Comedy Tour; Play Bonnaroo

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In the wake of NBC’s ritual sacrifice of Conan O’Brien, in a failed, desperate attempt to appease the sky gods and make Jay Leno remotely funny, the flame-haired ex-Tonight Show host is capitalizing on the near-universal good will and support generated by his fans and launching a two-month comedy tour of North America, according to The Wrap.

Daryl Hall and Chromeo: Not That Odd Of A Team Up

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Daryl Hall and Chromeo: Not That Odd Of A Team Up
As we all know, the lineup for Bonnaroo 2010 was announced yesterday band by band through the festival's website, MySpace, and Twitter. The big acts such as The Flaming Lips, Weezer, and Kings of Leon weren't a big surprise especially since Wayne Coyne told everyone about playing some trippy Pink Floyd music. However, out of all the special guests and pairings, everyone seems to...

Poll: Who Is The Best Band Picked For Bonnaroo?

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Bonnaroo 2010 Announces Official Dates and Pre-Sale Tickets
Every year Bonnaroo brings the biggest and the brightest stars together for a three day music festival for the fans.  This years festival is no exception! But who is the star that shines the brightest? With so many artists to choose from, how do you decide who will be the best? They did a good job with picking artists from all over the musical spectrum from the iconic...

Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced: Phoenix, Weezer, Jay-Z...

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As we previously told you, Bonnaroo has decided to make this year's lineup announcement an "event." Originally planned to be an open community of discussion on their website, the festival has now embraced social media and has been announcing the lineup with one artist minute by minute (give or take a few) on their twitter. All announcements are expected to be finished by 6 PM...

The Flaming Lips To Play Dark Side of the Moon At Bonnaroo

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Bonnaroo 2010 will be revealing itself to the nation (or world if you're a international traveler and music fanatic) slowly but sure on February 9. In fact, it's going to be dragged out so much that Bonnaroo has called the line up unveiling an event - a "virtual event for Bonnaroo fans" are their exact words. If you'd like to discuss the line up as it is announced chunk by...

Bonnaroo Gives You The Chance To Book Your Favorite Band

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Bonnaroo Gives You The Chance To Book Your Favorite Band
Remember when we posted our first announcements of Bonnaroo dates along with that quirky video song? Well, it turns out that Bonnaroo song wasn't just promotion. It's part of an awesome contest. This year, Bonnaroo is giving all contestants the chance, key word - chance, to book their favorite band at Bonnaroo! No, you don't have to be in the music business to do so. If...

Bonnaroo 2010 Announces Official Dates and Pre-Sale Tickets

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Bonnaroo 2010 Announces Official Dates and Pre-Sale Tickets
Summer is the season of of the bigger music festivals but Bonnaroo has already announced some big news today! The dates June 10 - 13 have been confirmed for Bonnaroo 2010 and the festival will be held on the 700-acre farm in Manchester, TN once again. There is no word on the line-up yet but it will be announced sometime in January or February. Last year, Bonnaroo joined the...

Pre-Sale for Live From Bonnaroo DVD

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Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are bringing you Bonnaroo 2009 on DVD with Live From Bonnaroo. The DVD will be released on December 15, 2009 for $16.95, although if you attended the event, use your ticket to buy it for only $10 including shipping and handling. Kind of sucks for those of you who couldn't go. You missed the show AND you have to...