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Jon Hamm Explains His Bonnaroo Gummi Bear Trick To Jimmy Kimmel

Now that Mad Men is over, Jon Hamm is free to be an incredibly handsome and charming man-about-town. He and Zach Galifianakis just had a fun weekend at Bonnaroo, and highlights included Hamm giving his all-access pass to a Chattanooga waitress and Hamm chucking Gummi Bears into Belle And Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch’s mouth onstage. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 24, 2015 - 10:59 am

Watch Ben Folds And yMusic Play New Song “Phone In A Pool” At Bonnaroo

Back in January, Ben Folds teased his new collaborative album with the NYC classical sextet yMusic, and a few weeks ago he announced that album, So There, will be out in September. He shared “Capable Of Anything” as an official track, but during his Bonnaroo set also played another new track called “Phone In The… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 23, 2015 - 5:25 pm

Jon Hamm Gave His Bonnaroo Artist Wristband To A Chattanooga Waitress

Basically, Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis won Bonnaroo. Neither of them were officially scheduled to perform at the festival, but they both spent most of Saturday like some sort of comedy Batman and Robin, popping up at various places to do silly things like sing “We Are The World” or feed gummy bears to BelleMore »

By: Peter Helman / June 17, 2015 - 7:31 pm

5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Sunday

Sundays at festivals can so often be a bittersweet thing. People are starting to get ragged, the festival grounds start to smell of some kind of putrid something, the big climactic headliners may have come and gone. So often, whoever’s left playing that final night, when the work week looms around the corner, has a… More »

By: Ryan Leas / June 15, 2015 - 9:41 pm

Artist Portraits From Bonnaroo 2015

If you didn’t make it down to Bonnaroo, chances are you checked out the livestream that we hosted here on the site, or at least heard about a few special occurrences. Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper joined Earth Wind & Fire onstage, Kacey Musgraves debuted a new single, and Jon Hamm showed up toMore »

By: Stereogum / June 15, 2015 - 2:57 pm

5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Saturday

Saturday at Bonnaroo can sometimes be a tricky thing. While you’re in the thick of the weekend and things can get a little crazy around the Farm, it’s also a night where there will be a headliner on the main stage, with a long set with few others (if anyone) playing at the same time… More »

By: Ryan Leas / June 14, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Watch Jon Hamm Feed Belle And Sebastian Gummy Bears Onstage At Bonnaroo

Although neither of them were officially scheduled to perform, Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis popped up completely unannounced at a number of different places during Bonnaroo yesterday. The duo performed together at the comedy tent, they sang a duet of “We Are The World” at the SuperJam, and they both also showed up at Belle… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 14, 2015 - 4:24 pm

Watch My Morning Jacket, Hozier, & Ed Helms Join Mumford & Sons’ “With A Little Help From My Friends” At Bonnaroo

Two years ago, Mumford & Sons were forced to cancel their headlining set at Bonnaroo at the last minute due to bassist Ted Dwane’s emergency brain surgery. So when they returned to finally perform at Bonnaroo last night, they seemed determined to make it count. At the end of their set, Marcus Mumford brought out… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 14, 2015 - 2:56 pm

Watch Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Chance The Rapper, & Jack Antonoff Cover The ’80s At Bonnaroo’s SuperJam

SuperJam is a unique late-night tent destination at Bonnaroo at which disparate artists take turns knocking out a set of classic covers. There are two SuperJams this year, a Sunday bluegrass one and last night’s main ’80s-themed “throwback” party led by Pretty Lights with DMC, Rob Trujillo (Metallica), Jack Antonoff, Chance The Rapper, Reggie Watts,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 14, 2015 - 1:20 pm

7 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Thursday & Friday

By its early reputation and the sheer nature of it, Bonnaroo should be a complete mess. But the staff are universally nice and the people who attend are typically good all-around, too. It’s a sprawling, often muddy festival that can be overwhelming for its wealth of choices, but it’s so well-run and so laid-back that… More »

By: Ryan Leas / June 13, 2015 - 7:34 pm

Watch Kacey Musgraves Debut “This Town” At Bonnaroo

Pop-country gets a bit of a bad rap — sometimes deservedly — but young singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves is incontrovertibly talented and great. Her sophomore album Pageant Material will be out in a little over a week, and everything we’ve heard so far has been absolutely charming. Last night, she performed at Bonnaroo and debuted another… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 13, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar & Chance The Rapper Join Earth, Wind & Fire At Bonnaroo

There can definitely be some not-so-great things about music festivals, but that sort of charged, overcrowded atmosphere can also lead to some very cool things that really would never happen anywhere else. For example: At Bonnaroo last night, Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper joined legendary funk act Earth, Wind & Fire on stage. Festival… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 13, 2015 - 11:16 am

Livestream Bonnaroo 2015 Here All Weekend

Couldn’t make it to Bonnaroo? We’ve got you covered. The four-day festival starts today in Manchester, TN and over the next few days you’ll be able to read our reports from the fest. We’ve also got the RedBull.TV livestream here throughout the weekend. The player has a variety of channels to showcase performances, artist interviews,… More »

By: Stereogum / June 11, 2015 - 7:42 pm

Bonnaroo Reveals Throwback SuperJam 2015 Lineup

Full-blown festival season is fast-approaching, and we’ve already seen artist portraits from Shaky Knees and Sasquatch! and heard Tom’s stories from Coachella. Bonnaroo will go down in Tennessee starting on 6/11, and this year’s lineup is overflowing with huge names. Kendrick Lamar, Belle & Sebastian, the War On Drugs, Florence + The Machine, Jamie xx,… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / May 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup

Bonnaroo announced their 2015 lineup tonight via a telephone hotline and, for those of you who missed out on all of the action, we have the full lineup below. It’s pretty stacked! At the top of the bill, we have Billy Joel, Mumford And Sons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine, Robert Plant And… More »

By: James Rettig / January 13, 2015 - 5:55 pm

Bonnaroo Wants You To Reveal This Year’s Lineup

Because just giving you their entire lineup would be too boring, Bonnaroo has decided to make you do a little work for it this year. Capitalizing on a fanbase that’s already pretty dedicated to figuring out who’s going to be making an appearance at Roo, the festival has set up a telephone hotline that fa… More »

By: James Rettig / January 8, 2015 - 6:24 pm

VH1’s A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving Special To Feature Paul McCartney, Arcade Fire, Metallica & More

On Thanksgiving night, VH1 will premiere A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving, which features footage from several years of the festival. The special will include performances by Paul McCartney, Arcade Fire, Elton John, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mumford & Sons, and Jack White among others. The folks at Bonnaroo have yet to announce who… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 18, 2014 - 12:49 pm

Download Jack White’s Full Bonnaroo ’14 Set

Jack White played Bonnaroo last weekend, and although his set didn’t crack our list of the top 10 performances, all historical evidence suggests it rocked sufficiently hard while providing healthy does of unbridled swagger, old-timey sensibility, and classic material from White’s storied catalog. Want to find out for yourself? Download the whole thing in video… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 19, 2014 - 11:05 am

The 10 Best Sets At Bonnaroo 2014

It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat mythic — I had friends who would make summer trips down to the festival, and they talked about it like it wa… More »

By: Ryan Leas / June 16, 2014 - 2:07 pm

Watch Video Of Bonnaroo’s Skrillex Superjam Feat. Lauryn Hill, Warpaint, Zedd, Robbie Krieger, A$AP Ferg, Janelle Monáe, & Others

Skrillex was tasked with putting together this year’s Bonnaroo Superjam and he curated a star-studded lineup, including Lauryn Hill, Warpaint, Zedd, Doors guitarist Robbie Krieger, A$AP Ferg, Janelle Monáe, Thundercat, and more. Most of the artists stuck to covers, with Warpaint doing their take on Technotronic’s “Pump Up The Jam” and David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance,”… More »

By: James Rettig / June 15, 2014 - 4:18 pm
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