All Bonnaroo stories

Return to Story

Featured Bonnaroo stories

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 »

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 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 »

More Bonnaroo stories

Stereogum At Bonnaroo Pt. 1

Live from Manchester, Tennesse, it’s Friday afternoon. Thanks to the folks in the AT&T Blueroom, I can file a Day One ‘Roo report. Last night…
Scott Lapatine | June 16, 2006 - 3:58 pm
16

Bonnaroo Sold Out!

Last year at the ‘Roo, there was some mumbling in the press tent that attendance was down … that someone died … that flash flood…
Scott Lapatine | June 12, 2006 - 8:13 pm
37

Bonnaroo 2006 Lineup Announced

Not a total departure from Roo’s hippie roots, but it’s nice to see Radiohead and Tom Petty headlining instead of Trey, Dave, and the ubiquitou…
Scott Lapatine | February 1, 2006 - 12:27 am
21

Last Bonnaroo Post, I Promise: Part 2

Some photos that were left out of VH1’s roundup, so ONE more Bonnaroo 2005 post (and two MP3s)… Matisyahu Meets Mike Gordon At 17, the…
Stereogum | June 18, 2005 - 9:35 pm
25

Last Bonnaroo Post, I Promise

Check out the article & photos. Forgot to mention Bo Bice.
Stereogum | June 15, 2005 - 1:49 pm
20

Bouncing Round The ‘Roo

Didja miss me? I tried to see as many Bonnaroo bands as possible. It’s hard ’cause they all play at the same time. Fortunately…
Stereogum | June 14, 2005 - 1:18 pm
37

Talking Hats

Steven Johnson, author of Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter visited The Daily Show yesterday. STEVEN
Stereogum | June 8, 2005 - 4:45 pm
27

One Week ‘Til Bonnaroo

Everyone’s making fun of me for going to Bonnaroo. It’s a “hippie festival” they say. Look at the line-up, though — there’s plenty of patchouli-free…
Stereogum | June 3, 2005 - 12:27 pm
32

Bonnaroo ’05 Lineup

Partial line-up announced (via Mischa-Barton.org) Widespread Panic (2 shows) Dave Matthews Band The Allman Brothers Band Jack Johnson Alison Krauss & Union Station Modest Mouse…
Stereogum | January 19, 2005 - 12:31 pm
26

Bonnaroo Blog

Stereogum | June 18, 2004 - 1:29 pm
7

Bonnaroo Or Bust

Last post for a while. Here’s a bunch of unrelated things… While I’m in Tennessee you should check out these AWESOME shows. I’m not just…
Stereogum | June 10, 2004 - 9:05 am
32

Anyone Been To Bonnaroo?

My coworkers are making fun of me ’cause it’s a hippie fest. But they’re wrong. There are some bands I’m really excited to see: Yo…
Stereogum | June 8, 2004 - 3:02 pm
30
1 ... 3 4 5 6