Bonnaroo Music Festival

  1. Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup: Kanye West, Elton John, Jack White Headlining

    February 19, 2014 10:04 PM EST Kanye West will return to Bonnaroo six years after a disastrous performance at the Tennessee festival, as the full Roo lineup was unveiled through a broadcasted announcement on Wednesday night (Feb. 19). Elton John, Jack White, Lionel Richie and V ...

  2. Jack Johnson Fills Bonnaroo Headlining Set For Mumford & Sons

    June 16, 2013 10:28 AM EDT Nicely done, Jack Johnson. Johnson and his band overcame tough odds and thorny logistics to headline the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Saturday night, replacing late cancellation Mumford & Sons. The group overcame short notice and th ...

  3. Bonnaroo 2013: Superfly’s Jonathan Mayer on Lineup, Legacy, Why Mumford Are a ‘Bulls-eye’ for Fest

    February 22, 2013 5:14 PM EST Bonnaroo 2013, set for June 13-16 on a 700-acre pasture in Manchester, Tenn., will host 125 bands and 20 comedians on 13 stages. With Sir Paul McCartney headlining along with hot acts like Mumford & Sons and the Lumineers, classic crowd-please ...

  4. Bonnaroo Still Looks to Improve Fan Experience for 2013

    June 13, 2012 6:15 PM EDT Just as thousands of eager music fans started streaming into the enormous Manchester, Tenn., site for Bonnaroo on June 7, the wildly popular event sold off the very last of its 80,000 tickets. Obviously, the capacity crowd was viewed as a great ac ...

  5. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM EST Radiohead, Phish, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  6. Second Person Dies at Bonnaroo Festival In Tennessee

    June 13, 2011 9:46 PM EDT MANCHESTER, Tenn. - Officials say a second person has died after attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. Graves said Monday 24-year-old Christopher William Yoder of Raleigh, N.C., died o ...

  7. Bonnaroo Co-Producer Ashely Capps Calls Festival's Success an 'Affirmation'

    June 13, 2011 3:30 PM EDT Widespread Panic closed out the 10th anniversary of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., last night, wrapping one of the most successful runs in the event's history. With inspired performances and a logistically smooth ...

  8. Woman Found Dead At Bonnaroo

    June 10, 2011 4:34 PM EDT MANCHESTER, Tenn. - A woman attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee has been found dead. Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. Graves said in a news release on Friday that the festival security staff was told by people camping at th ...

  9. Bonnaroo Comedy Acts To Be Streamed by Comedy Central

    May 27, 2011 7:32 AM EDT NEW YORK - Comedy Central says it will stream comedy acts from the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival next month. The network announced Thursday that it will webcast a three-hour show June 12 featuring performances from Bonnaroo's Comedy Tent ...

  10. Lil Wayne European Tour Not Cancelled, Says Management

    April 08, 2011 4:02 PM EDT Reports that Lil Wayne has cancelled summer tour dates in Europe due to a rejected U.K. visa application are not true, the rap star's management exclusively tells Billboard.com -- because he never even filed a visa. "No visa was ever fil ...

  11. Vevo Wants To 'Help Reinvent Music Videos,' CEO Says At Canadian Music Week

    March 11, 2011 11:09 AM EST The opening day of Canadian Music Week Thursday included a keynote by Vevo president and CEO Rio Caraeff about how its "audience business" is monetizing music video views on YouTube with advertising and revealed new information about the ...

  12. Vevo To Live-Stream Bonnaroo 2011

    March 09, 2011 12:37 PM EST Vevo will host a free, exclusive live stream of the 2011 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, the company and the festival announced today. Through a new partnership, Vevo will webcast select live and on-demand performances and interviews from the mu ...

  13. Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne To Headline

    February 15, 2011 12:18 PM EST The Bonnaroo 2011 lineup is in, and rap superstars Eminem and Lil Wayne, album of the year Grammy winners Arcade Fire, and veteran rock acts Buffalo Springfield and Dr. John and the Original Meters have been tapped to play the summer music festiva ...

  14. Bowersox Bonnaroo Bound?

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST We knew from the moment Crystal Bowersox hit our TV screens last January that she wasn't your typical American Idol contestant. With an acoustic guitar -- signed by one of her heroes, Melissa Etheridge -- slung over her shoulder like an old b ...

  15. Dave Matthews Band Wraps 2010 Bonnaroo Music Fest

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The ninth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival wrapped Sunday night with the Dave Matthews Band, and festival producers say it was their best-attended event since 2007. More than 75,000 music fans from across the country and internationally descende ...

  16. Bonnaroo '10 Lights Up Live Online

    June 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It's often joked that more people like to claim that they were at Woodstock in 1969 than were actually there. For today's music mega-festivals, such boasting is entirely plausible. The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which begins its ...

  17. Billboard.biz Q&A: Bonnaroo's Jonathan Mayers

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., which will tee up its ninth edition June 10-13, has become the top grossing festival in North America and one of the biggest musical events in the world. On Tuesday, the Bonnaroo lineup was announc ...

  18. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews Top Bonnaroo Fest Lineup

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival ...

  19. Bonnaroo 2009 Attendance 'Up Dramatically'

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Phish wrapped Bonnaroo 2009 last night (with a sit-in from Bruce Springsteen), drawing the curtain on what producers feel was their most successful event ever on many levels. Aside from thunderstorms on Thursday that brought mud on Friday, and som ...

  20. Stormy Bonnaroo Kicks Off, Jimmy Bufffett Added To Lineup

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As predicted throughout the week, the rains came down midway through opening night at Bonnaroo on Thursday, scattering campers, bringing the ponchos out early and cutting up the festival grounds into mud puddles on an otherwise temperate and diver ...

  21. Briefs: Best Buy, Live Nation, CAA

    June 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Over half of consumers surveyed for the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Survey said they have cut down on out-of-home entertainment. Only 20% said they planned on keeping that spending down. In October, 40% of respondents said they would del ...

  22. AC Entertainment Acquires Promoter Great Big Shows

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AC Entertainment, co-creator of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., has acquired Nashville-based concert promotion company Great Big Shows. This move will strengthen AC Entertainment's Nashville presence and expand its ...

  23. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will ...

  24. Springsteen Goes Free With Amazon, 'Guitar Hero'

    January 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen is offering free downloads through Amazon.com and "Guitar Hero" in the run-up to the Jan. 27 release of his next Columbia album, "Working on a Dream." The third single from that project, "Life Itself,&quo ...

  25. Bonnaroo Sets Dates For 2009

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST The eighth Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be held June 11-14, 2009, on its usual site in Manchester, Tenn., an hour southeast of Nashville. The first round of ticket pre-sales begins Thursday (Dec. 4); a lineup announcement is expected earl ...

  26. Fuse Gears Up for Lollapalooza

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fuse, the music channel in the midst of a re-branding campaign, has signed on as one of the sponsors of this year's Lollapalooza Festival. The channel, similar to what it did for the recent Bonnaroo festival earlier this year, will broadcast ...

  27. My Morning Jacket Plans New Year's At MSG

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, My Morning Jacket will play an "evening with" New Year's Eve concert on Dec. 31 at New York's Madison Square Garden, in what will be the band's biggest headlining show to date. Tickets for the event go on sale ...

  28. Touring Briefs: Carlos Mencia, Hot Chip, Bonnaroo

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Stand-up comedian Carlos Mencia will launch an 80-city tour, beginning July 26 at Morrison, Colo.'s Red Rocks Amphitheater. The trek -- dubbed Bud Light Presents Carlos Mencia: At Close Range -- is being produced by Live Nation and Icon Ent ...

  29. Bonnaroo Fest Wraps With Widespread Panic

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Widespread Panic has been named as the closing main stage act of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, set for June 12-15 in Manchester, Tenn. The lineup was shuffled in the wake of a cancellation by the Allman Brothers Band due to health issues w ...

  30. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Lead Bonnaroo Line-Up

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival rolls out its most diverse lineup yet, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket among the acts on the bill for the June 12-15 event in Manchester ...

  31. Bonnaroo Promoters Quash Lineup Rumors

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a rumor that Led Zeppelin and Metallica would headline the 2008 Bonnaroo festival caused an Internet frenzy in the past 48 hours, the event's promoters have spoken out to quash the reports. "The rumors that are out there about the ...

  32. Report: Led Zep, Metallica For Bonnaroo

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Led Zeppelin will play its first U.S. show since July 24, 1977, this June at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn., according to an email published in industry commentator Bob Lefsetz's newsletter. The report also says Metallica will hea ...

  33. The Festival Frenzy

    December 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Taking respite from the midday heat on a tour bus behind the scenes at Tennessee's Bonnaroo Music Festival in June, the three principles of C3 Presents were asked why they came to Tennessee for this event, not one of their own. Was it a fact- ...

  34. Rage To Co-Headline Vegoose Festival

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival, Billboard.biz has learned. The event is set for Oct. 27-28 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Vegoose is produced by Superfly Presents and A.C. Enter ...

  35. Bonnaroo Box Office Numbers Go Through The Roof

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapped its June 14-17 run last night at its 700-plus acre site 60 miles south of Nashville, producers Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are basking in the glory of yet another record-grossing run ...

  36. OurStage Reveals Bonnaroo Performance Winners

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music and film talent site OurStage.com has announced its May winners, who will perform at this year’s Bonnaroo Music Festival. Starting tomorrow, winners Ashleigh Flynn (June 15), American Babies (June 16) and Nico Stai (June 17) will perform set ...

  37. Blue Note To Sponsor Jazz Tent At Bonnaroo

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Bonnaroo Music Festival is adding a jazz tent to its sprawling festival, sponsored by the renowned Blue Note label. Among the performers slated to perform at the festival, scheduled June 14-17 on a 283-hectare farm about 100 kilometres southea ...

  38. Lily Allen Scraps Most Of U.S. Tour

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop act Lily Allen has cancelled her May-June U.S. tour, excluding performances at this year's Coachella and Bonnaroo music festivals, among several others. Allen revealed the news earlier today (April 16) via her Myspace blog. Allen jok ...

  39. Police, Tool, White Stripes Lead Bonnaroo Line Up

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill for the event include Wilco, the Flaming Lips, Ben Harper and the Innocent ...

  40. Bonnaroo Gets A Boost

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, producers of the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival, are finalizing the purchase of the bulk of the festival site land near Manchester in Coffee County, Tenn. The festival will end up owning about 530 acres ...

  41. Bonnaroo Nails Down Dates For 2007 Fest

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST The sixth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be held June 14-17, 2007, at its familiar 700-acre site in Manchester, Tenn., 60 miles southeast of Nashville. A small supply of pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Wednesday (Dec. 13) at ...

  42. Live Nation Acquires Musictoday

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Firm founded by Coran Capshaw. Live Nation has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Musictoday, a Charlottesville, Va.-based Web services and e-commerce firm founded by Dave Matthews Band manager Coran Capshaw. Key Musictoday staffers, including ...

  43. Bonnaroo, Oasys Mobile Pact

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Festival to be held June 16-18. For the first time, Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival has selected a mobile partner—Oasys Mobile—to provide services for the event. At this year's festival, Oasys will offer mobile services ranging from free tex ...

  44. Bonnaroo Tickets Sell Out

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT K tickets sold through festival's Web site. After missing the capacity mark in 2005, Bonnaroo has now once again sold out in advance. Bonnaroo’s allotment of 80,000 tickets was sold entirely through the festival's Web site . Set to tak ...

  45. Radiohead Sets June Tour Dates

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Opening acts have not yet been named. Radiohead has announced a set of June tour dates consisting of two-show theater stints in North American nine cities. The run will open with a June 1-2 stand just outside of Philadelphia at the Tower Theatre a ...

  46. Radiohead Eyeing Multiple Night Stands

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Possible cities include Montreal, Philly, Chicago. Radiohead is eyeing multiple-night stands in Montreal, Toronto, Philadelphia and Chicago as part of its summer North American tour, which will get underway in June, Billboard.biz has learned. Date ...

  47. Bonnaroo Goes Rock With Radiohead, Petty

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Scheduled for June 16-18 in Manchester, Tenn. Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Beck, Bonnie Raitt and Buddy Guy are among the acts lined up to play the fifth annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festiva ...

  48. Bonnaroo Unveils 2006 Dates

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST The fifth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be held June 16-18 at its familiar 700-acre site in Manchester, Tenn., 60 miles southeast of Nashville. This year, organizers are reducing the capacit The fifth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festiv ...

  49. Bonnaroo Organizers Head West With Vegoose

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Set for Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium Oct. 29-30. After months of speculation, the producers of the Bonnaroo festival have confirmed they will stage a mega-event in Las Vegas around Halloween. Produced by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, V ...

  50. Fans Flock To Fourth Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ,000 attend three day event. The fourth annual Bonnaroo music festival took place in Manchester, Tenn., over the weekend (June 10-12), drawing a crowd of approximately 80,000, according to the event's promoters. Headliners included such jam ...

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