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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


Forget Coachella (Chili Peppers?!) — the real buzz festival, again, is Bonnaroo. This e-mail’s making the rounds, and while we’re skeptical, remember Radiohead’s farm gig was almost too good to be true too.Sources close to the Manchester Times have recieved confirmation that The Police, Bob Dylan, and Pearl Jam have been confirmed to headline the… More »

By: Stereogum / January 21, 2007 - 11:50 pm

Radiohead @ Bonnaroo 6/17/06

I’m not quite done with my Bonnaroo coverage, but I promise I won’t let it drag beyond tomorrow. Some of you asked how Radiohead were. To be honest, I was sort of distracted. As hinted at in a previous post, I lost my wallet! So I had to spend some time on the phone with… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 20, 2006 - 1:31 pm

New Tom Petty – “Saving Grace”

Mr. Petty lit it up at Bonnaroo, so we had to let you get an earful of the whiskey-blues of “Saving Grace,” the lead single from his new solo album Highway Companion (out 7/25).

Stream it here: WIN | QT

You can catch Tommy P this summer on the aptly titled “Highway Companio… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 19, 2006 - 1:52 pm

Beck And Puppets At Bonnaroo 6/17/06

Special shoutout to Beck and his band of puppety oddballs.Beck had one of the most entertaining mainstage sets, incorporating lip-synching puppets and a video clip satirizing Bonnaroo culture (“The enzymes you can get from fresh fruit are so ? epic.” “Jackalopes are an endangered species. There’s only a few of them left.” “Drum circles and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 18, 2006 - 10:04 pm

Stereogum At Bonnaroo Pt. 2

Hey kids. Lots of craziness since my last Bonnaroo update. Let’s start with Friday afternoon. A press conference with Jim James, Lewis Black, Ben Folds, Robert Randolph and Jack from Steel Train featured lots of left-field questions (i.e., “What’s your stance on stem cell reserarch?”), but Lewis Black was hilarious. (And Ben Folds is so… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 18, 2006 - 3:35 pm

My Morning Jacket – “What A Wonderful Man” Live At Bonnaroo

Some footage from the best act Stereogum’s seen so far. My Morning Jacket took over That Tent Friday at midnight with a blazing set heavy on Z cuts and covers (the Who, the Stones, the Band). Rock’s best kept secret no longer, in their fourth year at the fest MMJ were not to be missed. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 18, 2006 - 2:45 pm

Tom Petty And Stevie Nicks Rock Bonnaroo

Last night Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers headlined the main stage for a rousing 3+ hour set heavy on the hits. One of the Clap Your Hands guys tipped me off that Stevie Nicks was gonna join in (she’s touring w/ Petty this summer). Sure enough, at around ten to 10, Stevie and Tom revisited… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 17, 2006 - 3:08 pm