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Bonnaroo: Metallica Are Awesome At Ther Instruments, Being Photographed

Every festival has that band that becomes small talk fodder fest wide, the easy ice breaker, the default conversational touchstone. Last year’s Lolla it was Pearl Jam. Last year’s Bonnaroo it was the Police. And last night, it was Metallica. I was talking to Whitney before James, Lars, Kirk, and the Living Actio… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 14, 2008 - 4:06 pm

Bonnaroo: My Morning Jacket Own. Everything.

Greetings from Manchester, TN, where the present conditions are RAIN and I’M SOAKED, much as they were for approximately 85% of My Morning Jacket’s slow-starting but ultimately epic, three-hour midnight set at the Which Stage last night. There was a full day of photos before that, which we’ll get to later — including… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 14, 2008 - 1:56 pm


Today’s full sets from Fiery Furnaces and Raconteurs can be viewed here. (UPDATE: Now with added Metallica.)… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 14, 2008 - 12:27 am

Bonnaroo Begins! Hide Your Bibles…

This is the first year since ’03 I’m missing Bonnaroo. So sad. Fortunately, Amrit is there for the ‘Gum this year with his big camera to report on all the fun/hype. Right about now he should be heading to Drive-By Truckers on the Which Stage. Tonight’s back-to-back Chris Rock > Metallica headline sets should be… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 13, 2008 - 12:31 pm

The Bonnaroo Press Releases That Confused The Music World

Of course we did a double take when we received the Bonnaroo lineup press release yesterday. But if the AP and the NME (now deleted) and the Chicago Sun Times (see here) had spent more than 30 seconds looking at it, a whole lotta faulty headlines could’ve been avoided.

The big… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 6, 2008 - 2:05 pm

Bonnaroo 2008 Lineup: Metallica And Pearl Jam, But No Led Zeppelin

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After hints and clues, Bonnaroo’s 2008 lineup’s been announced. They’ve confirmed Lez Zeppelin, but not Led Zeppelin. Though Robert Plant will show up to shuffle along with Alison Krauss. In their seventh year, Bonnaroo’s also bringing the aging thrash of Metallica (along with the younger crush of Mastodon) and the… More »

By: brandon / February 5, 2008 - 7:59 pm

Radio Bonnaroo Offers Lineup Clues

This week comes official word on Bonnaroo’s official 2008 festival lineup, but this year the pre-announce guessing game is literally just that: In advance of the big reveal, Radio Bonnaroo’s offered up eleven riddles pertaining to the biggest acts (or more likely, those acts most conducive to being hinted at via riddle). Reader Joey T. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 4, 2008 - 9:31 am

New Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Video – “Gone, Gone, Gone” (And Led Zeppelin Headlining Bonnaroo?)

Krauss and Plant follow up an intimate rendition for Hoda Kotb with this clip for their take on the Everly Brothers’ “Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)” looking like fools in love, shuffling amid the land of discarded disco balls, bubbles, old-school jitterbugging silhouettes, and creepy blow-up dolls (Jeff Koons in the house?). It’s a… More »

By: Stereogum / December 3, 2007 - 9:16 am

Coyne In The Bubble

The Flaming Lips UFO spectacular at Bonnaroo was a fest highlight, as always. And though the ‘Roo is long gone, we didn’t get to share this bit of serendipitous videography … and it really is a must-watch. For those who’ve never seen Coyne’s bubble-walking in action — and for those that have never walked i… More »

By: Stereogum / June 28, 2007 - 1:09 pm

‘Roo Remainders: The Hold Steady Rock “Stuck Between Stations,” John Roderick Deems Them Stuck Between E Street Band, Bad Company, Foreigner and Styx

In what should be the last of the scraps of our trek to Manchester, TN this past weekend, we were psyched to share with ya a clip of what we (and a lot of you) thought was one of the fest’s best sets. But then we stumbled upon the musings of the Long Winters’ Joh… More »

By: Stereogum / June 20, 2007 - 12:31 pm

‘Roo Remainders: Lily Allen Brings “LDN” To TN

Better late than never, we have a couple of ‘Roo performance clips to keep your mind off your work today, the first being of Jäeger lovin’ Lily. All these months after her first US show, she gets even more adorable and comfy in her frock ‘n’ trainers stage strutting. You can be drunk on stage… More »

By: Stereogum / June 19, 2007 - 4:12 pm

Bonnanude: Pics Of The Mute Math Streaker

We know, you’re over Bonnaroo — and after a few more dust-scraping showers, we will be too. But the TN fun did yield some bits we didn’t get to post for internetty reasons (tough to upload video without a stable connection!), and others like this photo set that came in from reader loudbeatz last night,… More »

By: Stereogum / June 19, 2007 - 12:21 pm

Bonnaroo: Sunday 6/17/07: Wilco & The White Stripes Raze The Stages

While Saturday’s lineup was the most set-hopper friendly, Sunday’s spread offered two trump cards with eagerly anticipated sets from Wilco and the first post-Icky US show from the White Stripes. Before we got there, though, there were a few acts worth checking in with, including lady Feist at the Which Tent (dedicating “1234”… More »

By: Stereogum / June 18, 2007 - 12:09 pm

Bonnaroo: Saturday 6/16/07

If Friday’s ‘Roo music trolling left something to be desired, Saturday’s lineup was more than just compensation. Of course it was all about the Police, but seeing the Lips’ laser-pointered psych carnival and a triumphant, hippie-conquering blowout from the Hold Steady were just a few more of the sets that made the day… More »

By: Stereogum / June 17, 2007 - 4:12 pm

Bonnaroo: The Police Leave Us Speechless, Sting Leaves Us Shirtless

A little worse for the wear (damn you budget sunscreen) but Team Stereogum is still riding a Police high. If you watched any of the Vancouver footage — or even “Roxanne” at the Grammys — you have a pretty good idea of how tight the reunited trio is. Would Sting have it any… More »

By: Stereogum / June 17, 2007 - 1:43 pm

Bonnaroo: Friday 6/15/07

This year’s ‘Roo is Saturday heavy — today we get Franz, Hold Steady, Regina, Dr. Dog, and a band called Police your parents loved — but the tame opening day brought some stuff worth writing home about, including local boys Sam Champion, ever-touring Reagan babies Cold War Kids, French hero Manu Chao, and love ‘em/hate… More »

By: Stereogum / June 16, 2007 - 2:12 pm

Bonnaroo: Thursday 6/14/07

Greetings from Manchester, Tennessee, where the sun is shining and the restaurants are closing way too early. As they’re saying in Centeroo, Thursday is the new Friday: Bonnaroo has gone from a three-day fest with a “pre-night” to a full-on four-night extravaganza, cemented in our minds by seeing the National play to an amped, massive… More »

By: Stereogum / June 15, 2007 - 1:17 pm

Bonnaroo 2007 Line-Up

Just got this early Valentine’s Day present (as much as a press release can be a VDay Present). So many great bands we may not even miss MMJ (okay, we’ll miss ‘em). Tickets on sale 2/23 at noon…

New York, NY. Wednesday, February 14th, 2007: Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are proud… More »

By: Stereogum / February 13, 2007 - 7:11 pm

More Bonnarumors

We’re just a day away from an official Bonnaroo lineup announcement, but we’re gonna get another jump start on the irresponsible rumor-mongering ’cause, well, that’s what we do. We know The Police are headlining, and the latest alleged-lineup we’ve come across hits all the right notes. Let the ‘Roo v. Coachella debate rage. Full list… More »

By: Stereogum / February 13, 2007 - 3:02 pm

“Roxanne” 2007: A Jazz Odyssey

So, we broke even. Transposed down to suit Sting’s vocal cords, spaced out for the benefit of the young, drug-loving generation next, The Police celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Roxanne” by playing “Roxanne.” Stewart looked awfully spry with his traditional-gripping drum fills; Oysterhead did him good! Take a bow, guys.

Fiftee… More »

By: Stereogum / February 12, 2007 - 1:45 pm