Superfly Presents

  1. Bonnaroo 2014 Preview: Superfly's Jonathan Mayers on Kanye, XBox Live Stream, VIP Package

    June 09, 2014 12:32 PM EDT This 700-acre farm in rural Manchester, Tenn., will be swarmed with 80,000 euphoric Bonnaroovians by Thursday, but right now it’s a hub of productivity as Jonathan Mayers, president of Bonaroo co-producer Superfly Presents, assesses the situatio ...

  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. From The Mag: Coachella Kicks Off the Festival Season

    April 12, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Long a mainstay in Europe, music festivals are now the most robust sector of the U.S. touring market, with fans embracing the immersive experience and opportunity for music discovery and the industry tapping into massive audiences and proven art ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 40 Under 40: Jonathan Mayers

    August 02, 2012 3:02 PM EDT Jonathan Mayers Co-Founder, Superfly Presents Website: superflypresents.com Twitter: @Bonnaroo Tastemaker On The Road The first Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., in 2000 sold out 70,000 tickets in 11 days over the Internet. ...

  6. Well Dunn, Program To Support Careers in Entertainment, Launches

    June 04, 2012 1:14 PM EDT Well Dunn, a program to support young professionals in search of internships and careers in the entertainment business, has launched. The program's mission is to support the aspirations of inspired up-and-comers who want to work in entertainm ...

  7. The Year In Branding: Top Tours And Festivals Got Closer With Sponsors This Year

    December 08, 2011 8:40 AM EST The Foo Fighters playing fans' personal garages on behalf of BlackBerry. Weezer rerecording the jingle of State Farm, its Memories tour sponsor. Lady Gaga calling a fan every night from the stage through Virgin Mobile. The abundance of such c ...

  8. FutureSound Keynotes: Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy, Superfly Co-Founder Rick Farman, S-Curve Founder Steve Greenberg

    November 18, 2011 2:00 PM EST Keynote speakers Steve Greenberg ( CEO/Founder, S-Curve Records) and Travis Clark (of We The Kings) with Michael Jakary , VP of Label and Field Marketing at UMG Distribution.(Photo: Arnold Turner/A. Turner Archives) The closing events of the openi ...

  9. Billboard FutureSound Conference 2011 Hub

    November 17, 2011 12:00 AM EST November 21, 2011 | Photos Backbeat: Billboard FutureSound With Songkick, Topspin, Myxer, Gracenote and More Billboard's inaugural FutureSound Conference, held in San Francisco late last week, was a complete success by any measure -- Island D ...

  10. @MEL: And We're Off...

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bill Werde, editorial director for Billboard, encouraged more than 100 music and tech industry players to “stand on your chair and call bullshit when you start to hear some on stage” this morning during opening remarks at the Billboard Mobile Ente ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Bonnaroo 365: More To Come

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Raconteurs feverish Bonnaroo 2008 set is currently streaming on bonnaroo.com, and Jonathan Mayers, president of Bonnaroo co-producer Superfly Presents, says there will be plenty more to come. Mayers says the Raconteurs set was a beta model for ...

  13. No Sellout, But Bonnaroo '08 Considered A Success

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An ambitious lineup helped the seventh Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival overcome inflated gas prices and a more crowded North American festival scene to post attendance of above 70,000. The festival ran June 12-15 on a 750-acre rural site about ...

  14. Vegoose Producers Pull Plug On This Year's Fest

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Las Vegas festival Vegoose will not happen in 2008, according to Jonathan Mayers, president of Superfly Presents, co-producer of Vegoose with A.C. Productions. "We're not going to do Vegoose this year," Mayers tells Billboard.biz. M ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Bonnaroo Land Deal Details Revealed

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Details of the Bonnaroo land purchase deal have been revealed with the Coffee County Register of Deeds office, according to the Nashville Tennessean. As reported previously, Bonnaroo producers bought a 530 acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., where the ...

  17. Bonnaroo Ticket Sales Run Hot

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bonnaroo tickets are selling very strong out of the gate, up about 20% over last year's pace, according to Jonathan Mayers, president of Superfly Presents, co-producers of Bonnaroo with A.C. Entertainment. Tickets went on sale last Friday aft ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Widespread Panic, Allmans, DMB In For Bonnaroo

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Widespread Panic returns to the Bonnaroo lineup this year for two nights, after skipping the Manchester, Tenn., festival during the band's hiatus last year. Panic joins a widely varied lineup for the Widespread Panic will return to the Bonnar ...

  20. Bonnaroo Festival Sells Out

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The third annual Bonnaroo, set to take place this weekend (June 12-13) on a 700-acre farm in rural Manchester, Tenn., is officially sold out, tour co-producer Jonathan Mayers tells Billboard.biz. Some The third annual Bonnaroo, set to take place t ...

  21. Dylan, Dead, Trey To Play Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Performances by Bob Dylan, the Dead, Trey Anastasio, Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews will be among the highlights of the third annual Bonnaroo jam fest, Billboard.biz can reveal. Performances by Bob Dylan, the Dead, Trey Anastasio, Willie Nelson a ...