1. Go Behind the Scenes at Bonnaroo, From Bringing Kanye Back to 'Surprises' On the Ground

    June 10, 2014 3:21 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 Bonnaroo co-producer Superfly Presents, assesses the situation ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Bonnaroo Backbeat: Jack Johnson Talks Filling In For Mumford, Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos on Maintaining His Falsetto

    June 14, 2013 8:32 PM EDT Jack Johnson was still a few hours away from Manchester, Tenn., to play a surprise set at Bonnaroo with his Brushfire Records act ALO on Thursday night (June 13) when he got the call. Mumford & Sons had just canceled their headlining Saturda ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Great GoogaMooga Festival Comes To Brooklyn

    March 08, 2012 11:00 AM EST Superfly Presents, the organization behind the Bonnaroo and Outside Lands music and arts festivals, is branching out to Brooklyn to bring a new food, drink and music festival to Prospect Park. Called The Great GoogaMooga, the festival will feature ...

  6. Bonnaroo Producers: Ticket Sales, Corporate Sponsorship Up At 2010 Fest

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on the 750-acre field in Manchester, Tenn., that days earlier hosted the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, producers and talent bookers should find satisfaction that they put together a talent lineup that not only moved ticke ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Bonnaroo 2009 A Huge Success, Attendance 'Up Dramatically'

    June 15, 2009 10:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 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. Check out Billboard's Full Bonnaroo Coverage : Performance and back ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Dave Matthews, Beasties, Pearl Jam For Outside Lands Fest

    April 13, 2009 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys will headline San Francisco's second Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 28-30 at Golden Gate Park. M.I.A., Modest Mouse, the Mars Volta, Black Eyed Peas, Ween, Thievery Co ...

  11. Music Festivals Not Feeling Economic Pinch

    April 10, 2009 9:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the summer music festival season just around the corner, leading international festival producers insist that the difficult economic climate isn't putting a serious crimp on business, with key promoters reporting that ticket sales are on p ...

  12. Bonnaroo Producers Ready For New Investors?

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Is Superfly Productions, the innovative, independent co-producers of Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., ready to listen to new investors? Comments today at the Billboard Music & Money Symposium indicate that may be the case. "We're havin ...

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

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 b ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 'Bonnaroo 365' Launches With Raconteurs Set

    January 23, 2009 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 The Raconteurs' feverish Bonnaroo 2008 set, which is now streaming on Bonnaroo.com, will be the first of a host of content to go live on the site in the weeks to come under the mantle Bonnaroo 365. "The vision of where we can take the temp ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Vegoose Festival Won't Return For 2008

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Las Vegas festival Vegoose will not happen in 2008, according to Jonathan Mayers, president of Superfly Presents, which co-produces Vegoose with A.C. Productions. "We're not going to do Vegoose this y Las Vegas festival Vegoose will not ha ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Radiohead, Petty, Johnson Set For San Fran Festival

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack Johnson will headline San Francisco's inaugural Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be The U.S. festival frenzy continues wit ...

  20. Radiohead, Petty, Johnson Set For San Fran Festival

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack Johnson will headline San Francisco's inaugural Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 22-24 at Golden Gate Park. ...

  21. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Fes ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Rage To Co-Headline Vegoose Festival

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival, Billboard.com has learned. The event is set for Oct. 27-28 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at ...

  24. Bonnaroo Box Office Numbers Go Through The Roof

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapp ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. The Police Adding Zest To Early Bonnaroo Sales

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With a boost from the Police, 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 o Bonnaroo tickets are selling very strong ou ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic wil ...

  29. Bonnaroo Organizers Purchasing Festival Site

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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. Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, prod ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Bonnaroo Grosses $15 Million

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The fifth annual Bonnaroo wrapped last night (June 18) with a lengthy set from Phil Lesh & Friends, closing perhaps the smoothest running event to date. Bonnaroo, which began June 15, brought in 8 The fifth annual Bonnaroo wrapped last nig ...

  32. Bonnaroo Goes Rock With Radiohead, Petty, Beck

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Beck, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Death Cab For Cutie and My Morning Jacket are among the acts lined up to play the fifth Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, El ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. Bonnaroo Unveils 2006 Dates

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 Festival wil ...

  35. Vegoose Draws 40,000 To Vegas

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST First annual festival held Oct. 29-31. The first annual Vegoose festival, produced by Bonnaroo organizers A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, drew roughly 40,000 people to concerts held Oct. 29-31 at Sam Boyd Stadium, Thomas & Mack Cente ...

  36. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, the organizers behind Bonnaroo. As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews a ...

  37. Bonnaroo Organizers Head West With Vegoose

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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, Veg After months of speculation, the producers of th ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Fans Flock To Fourth Bonnaroo

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 includ The fourth annual Bonnaroo music festival t ...

  41. Update: Organizers Pull Plug On Zooma Tour

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The inaugural Zooma tour, which was to be headlined by Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper, has been canceled. Zooma was scheduled to run from June 13 to July 31 and feature a high-profile cast of supportin The inaugural Zooma tour , which was to be headl ...

  42. Updated: Organizers Pull Plug On Zooma Tour

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sales were badly underperforming in some markets. The inaugural Zooma tour , which was to be headlined by Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper, has been canceled. Zooma was scheduled to run from June 13 to July 31 and feature a high-profile cast of suppo ...

  43. Anastasio, Harper To Headline Zooma Tour

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals will headline this summer's inaugural Zooma tour, which is being assembled by Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainm Former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and B ...

  44. Bonnaroo Founders Launch Zooma Tour

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, creators of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, will launch the Zooma tour this summer. The inaugural run of the multi-stage tour will feature headliners Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, c ...

  45. Phish's Anastasio, Gordon To Play Bonnaroo

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although Phish is only a memory, group members Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon have signed on for separate appearances at the fourth Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 10-12 in Manchester, Tenn. Although Phish is only a memory, group members Trey Ana ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo, Ozomatli, Nadine Renee

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Bonnaroo, Ozomatli and Nadine Renee. The fourth annual Bonnaroo Music Festival is set for June 10-12. The hugely successful jam band fest will return to the same 700-acre site in rural Manchester, Tenn., about 60 miles South of Nashville. ...

  47. 2005 Bonnaroo Falling Into Place

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST The fourth annual Bonnaroo Music Festival will be held June 10-12, 2005, it will be announced later today. The hugely successful jam-band fest will return to its previous 700-acre site in rural Manche The fourth annual Bonnaroo Music Festival will ...

  48. Bonnaroo Scores High Gross, Attendance

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The third annual Bonnaroo, held June 11-13 in Manchester, Tenn., recorded the festival's best numbers yet for gross and attendance, but the death of two festival-goers cast a pall on the event's stron The third annual Bonnaroo, held June ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. Bonnaroo To Return In June

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The third annual Bonnaroo Music Festival has been slated for June 11-13 in Manchester, Tenn. Staged by Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, the eclectic jam band-based event will again take pl The third annual Bonnaroo Music Festival has bee ...

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