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Bonnaroo Schedule Unveiled

We knew the basic Bonnaroo 2011 lineup, but along with a couple additional bands (see retro Swedes Graveyard, for example), we now have the complete schedule. Interesting Sharon Van Etten and Jessica Lea Mayfield are in direct competition. Ditto Kylesa and Béla Fleck & the Flecktones. Take a look and plan your weekend at More »

By: brandon / May 13, 2011 - 5:11 pm

Bonnaroo 2011 Dates: 6/9-6/12

Bonnaroo’s celebrating its 10th year of existence on June 9-12 at everyone’s favorite 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. The “special, limited” pre-sales start on 11/26, the day after Thanksgiving, over at They’ll also have VIP tickets for folks with golden ‘shrooms. The official Bonnaro 2011 line up will be announced in late January/early February. More »

By: brandon / November 17, 2010 - 3:19 pm

Bonnaroo 2010: Saturday In Photos & Videos

We’re live tweeting and shooting everything ‘Roo at Here’s the best of Saturday… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 13, 2010 - 3:53 pm

Bonnaroo 2010: Friday In Photos & Videos

We’re live tweeting and shooting everything ‘Roo at Here’s the best of Friday… More »

By: Erika / June 12, 2010 - 7:09 pm

We’re Live At Bonnaroo 2010

Stereogum’s been descending upon the inevitably muddy swampland that is the Bonnaroo family farm since 2003, each year getting a little better at balancing immediacy with being comprehensive in our dirt-caked dispatches so you can see, hear, and (one day) smell all that we do. This year we’ve taken another step, with the newly launched »

By: Amrit Singh / June 11, 2010 - 3:26 pm

Bonnaroo 2010 Schedule Revealed

The thing that distinguishes Bonnaroo from most every other festival — aside from people smelling worse than most every other festival — is that it’s on a remote farm with absolutely no noise ordinance-imposed curfews. Which means every year there are some sets that begin at 3AM or so, and those are most often the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 24, 2010 - 4:42 pm

Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup

From naming stages and tents Which, What, This, That, and Other so that asking for directions can’t help but become a stoned Abbot & Costello routine, to unveiling its lineup via a protracted runup of internet-published “clues,” to just generally seeing what happens when hipsters and hippies are forced to be unshowered together on a… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 9, 2010 - 8:50 am

More Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Rumors: Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder

Add Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, and Kings Of Leon to the previously speculated Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Lips Covering Floyd. The new names aren’t confirmed, but likely. Full lineup Tuesday. More »

By: brandon / February 4, 2010 - 12:14 pm

Paul Simon Headlining Bonnaroo 2010

That’s right, LiveDaily adds him to the lineup that includes the Flaming Lips doing Dark Side Of The Moon and, according to rumors, Paul McCartney. Boomer’s delight! Allegedly! We’ll know for certain after the fest’s 12-hour lineup-reveal taking place 2/9. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 3, 2010 - 10:17 am

Flaming Lips’ Dark Side Of The Moon Confirmed For Bonnaroo

Wayne Coyne told Spinner that the band plans to make like New Year’s and do the complete DSOTM after a regular Lips set, so get your drugs now. It’s also looking like DMB is likely. Pavement perhaps? The full lineup’s coming Tuesday. More »

By: brandon / February 2, 2010 - 4:54 pm

Bonnaroo, Monolith 2010 Updates

Next year’s pilgrimage to Manchester, TN has been confirmed for 6/10-6/13. Tix go on sale 11/27. (And for what it’s worth, Pavement seem to be free that weekend.) Meanwhile, the future of Morrison, CO’s Monolith Fest is “looking very grim.” Lend a hand (of cash) at Kickstarter. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 19, 2009 - 12:30 pm

My Morning Jacket Animated By American Dad

In the 11/22 episode (“My Morning Straitjacket”), Stan becomes a MMJ groupie so Yim Yames shows up in shaggy pre-MOF form, the other guys are angelic in the buff. Six songs by the band will be featured in the episode, and Zach Galifianakis cameos as a super-fan. Take a peek at these stills (via stewiesplaygroundMore »

By: brandon / November 10, 2009 - 9:47 am

Beastie Boys’ Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 1 Gets A Release Date, A Tracklist, A Santigold

Aside from being pooped on, the Beasties made noise down at Bonnaroo when they invited Nas onstage to debut “Too Many Rappers” from their forthcoming “bizarre” LP. The gray-flecked MCs have revealed some more details concerning the awesomely titled Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 1: It’s out 9/15 via Capitol, it’s got 17 tracks, and one… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 23, 2009 - 11:46 am

Triumph At Bonnaroo Videos Are Here (For You To Poop On)

The Tonight Show’s Triumph The Insult Comic Dog was everywhere at Bonnaroo ’09 — backstage, onstage, Tent City, the Discotheque Arcade, Scratch DJ Academy. We saw the puppet hound duet with animal rights activist Neko Case (“Do any of those dogs that you rescue get to watch you shower?”) on Sunday and Bruce Springsteen the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 20, 2009 - 2:01 pm

Bonnaroo 2009: Trent Says Goodbye, Bruce Says Merry Christmas

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh
Sets from Jimmy Buffet and Bruce Springsteen bookended a day of mellow, familiar dadrock with more mass appeal than the inscrutable indie pop that dominated Friday. Backed by Elvis Perkins In Dearland, the ever humble Bon Iver followed Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 under This Tent in the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Bonnaroo 2009: Brooklyn Go Hard

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh
Not that it’s a competition, but at any summer festival you’ll be expected to answer What Was The Best Set So Far several times a day. We have a tie for Friday, at least from what we saw, between two Brooklyn bands at their peak. The melismatic strains of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 13, 2009 - 1:58 pm

New Animal Collective Video – “Summertime Clothes”

Today’s Bonnaroo line-up’s got Dirty Projectors, Animal Collective, Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Grizzly Bear, and TV On The Radio all back to back. So basically Brooklynroo. With its nursery rhyme melody and visceral cruel summer imagery, Animal Collective’s “Summertimes Clothes” is the most accessible track on an album praised for being not entirely inaccessible. The colorful,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 12, 2009 - 12:02 pm

Stream The New David Byrne EP

Proceeds from the live EP benefit Amnesty International. Listen/buy at and consider it a preview for Bonnaroo, where Byrne will be the first artist to curate his own stage (with Santigold, Dirty Projectors, St. Vincent, and himself). More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 18, 2009 - 2:32 pm

Bonnaroo 2009 Schedule Revealed

As advertised, Bonnaroo this year is bringing some great comedians and a slate of Phish, Springsteen, and more Phish: The reunited jam icons play a standard headlining set Sunday night (Beasties and Bruce headline Friday and Saturday, respectively), and a late night Friday set advertised as 11-2AM. But if Kanye’s time at Bonnaroo has give… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 7, 2009 - 6:36 pm