Photos: Bonnaroo 2010 Kicks Off

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MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 10: Margaret Cho performs as part of the 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 10, 2010 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

They say the early bird catches the worm, and judging by the size of the crowd who arrived ready to go for the Thursday of Bonnaroo 2010 the word is out that the opening night is a real treat. Hot, humid weather muddied up the campgrounds even before the predicted rains arrived, but with no Main Stage performances, the "This, "That" and "The Other" tents were full to overflowing, as tens of thousands of 'Roo loyalists took in sets by buzz bands like Miike Snow, the Temper Trap, Blitzen Trapper, the Dodos, Baroness, Neon Indian and the xx.

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