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Where Do We Go Now? Navigating The Crowded Field Of Music Festivals In 2018 And Beyond

Calling the state of the music festival market anything but saturated in 2018 would be either dishonest or disconnected. The optimistic would say the festival…
Glenn Peoples | July 13, 2018 - 12:20 pm

The Week In Pop

Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm


13 Memorable Moments From Bonnaroo 2016

For Bonnaroo's 15th anniversary, the festival put together a lower-key, looser experience than in recent years. There wasn't the firebrand of having someone like Kanye…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2016 - 12:42 pm

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Watch Bon Iver And Moses Sumney Cover Sade At Bonnaroo

Sade's "By Your Side" is still having a moment as evidenced by the fact that Bon Iver invited Moses Sumney onstage to sing a cover…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 13, 2018 - 4:20 pm

Eminem Criticized For Using Gunshot Sound Effects At Bonnaroo

Eminem is drawing criticism from festivalgoers who were frightened and upset over the rapper's use of realistic gunshot sound effects during his headlining performance at…
Mitchell Peters / Billboard | June 10, 2018 - 11:40 am

Man Found Dead At Bonnaroo

A man has died at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, having been found unresponsive Friday (June 8) morning in his car.
Colin Stutz / Billboard | June 8, 2018 - 5:18 pm

Bonnaroo Offering Free Laundry Service

You no longer have any excuse for looking disgusting at Bonnaroo. The long-running festival -- which is famous for its heat, its dust, and its…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2018 - 9:08 am

Bonnaroo 2018 Lineup

Bonnaroo's 2018 lineup has arrived. Eminem, the Killers, and Muse are headlining, and the undercard includes Future, Sturgill Simpson, Bon Iver, Khalid, Paramore, Alt-J, Anderson…
Peter Helman | January 9, 2018 - 8:05 am

Bonnaroo’s Attendance Bounced Back From Last Year’s Record Low

After a big attendance drop in 2016, last weekend's (June 8-11) Bonnaroo has made up for lost ground with more than 65,000 fans each day…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | June 12, 2017 - 6:58 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Cover OutKast, Dr. Dre, & Snoop Dogg At Bonnaroo Superjam

Chance The Rapper is headlining Bonnaroo this weekend, and last night, he participated in the festival's annual SuperJam, in which a bunch of artists take…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Bono-roo: U2 Make Their First US Festival Headline Appearance

U2 turned their first headlining appearance at a US music festival into Bono-roo.
Kristin M. Hall / Associated Press | June 10, 2017 - 12:09 pm

Man Arrested For Selling Fake Drugs At Bonnaroo Says He Was Doing God’s Work

A man accused of bringing more than a thousand doses of fake drugs to the Bonnaroo music festival said he was doing "God's Work" with…
Associated Press | June 9, 2017 - 1:08 pm

Livestream Bonnaroo 2017 Here

It's that time of the year again! Bonnaroo returns to the Farm in Manchester, Tennessee for its 16th year tonight, bringing acts like U2, the…
Peter Helman | June 8, 2017 - 8:20 pm

Chance The Rapper Added To Bonnaroo SuperJam

It seems like Chance The Rapper has performed at pretty much every single festival for the last couple of years, so it's no surprise that…
James Rettig | June 7, 2017 - 4:59 pm

Can U2 Save Bonnaroo From Declining Attendance?

When U2 announced its 2017 tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree, the itinerary revealed that the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival had landed the Irish band’s first-ever
Dave Brooks / Billboard | April 6, 2017 - 6:23 pm

Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup

'Tis the season for festivals to announce their lineups! We've already seen what Coachella, Panorama, and Governors Ball have to offer this year, and now…
Peter Helman | January 11, 2017 - 8:00 am
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