• Paul McCartney Reigns at Bonnaroo

    June 15, 2013 11:39 AM ET
     |  Adam Gold

    Paul McCartney may have played 24 Beatles classics and seven Wings gems in a whopping, two-and-a-half-hour set at Bonnaroo last night in Manchester, Tennessee, but that doesn't make him an oldies act. Seeing the 70-year-old Beatle, whose voice has hardly aged a day since Please Please Me, play universally loved, time-transcending staples like "Let It Be," "Eight Days a Week" and "Yesterday" – selections from inarguably the most influential song book in pop music history – in ...  | More »

  • Photos: Bonnaroo 2013 Music & Arts Festival

    June 14, 2013 12:10 PM ET

    Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and more help kick off this year's festival  | More »

  • Killer Mike, Haim Highlight Epic Bonnaroo Kickoff

    June 14, 2013 11:10 AM ET
     |  Adam Gold

    Bonnaroo faithful who entered the Manchester, Tennessee, festival around sundown yesterday evening arrived to some disappointing news and a pinch-self pleasant surprise. The former: Mumford & Sons canceled their high-profile Saturday night headlining slot in the wake of bassist Ted Dwane's emergency brain surgery, to remove a blood clot. The latter: Paul McCartney performed a 60-plus minute soundcheck for fans lucky enough to pass through the entry arch. Even before that, eager fan...  | More »

  • Jack Johnson Will Replace Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo

    June 14, 2013 9:30 AM ET
     |  Eric R Danton

    Jack Johnson will step in for Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo Saturday night after the English folk-rockers canceled their appearance while bassist Ted Dwane recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from the surface of his brain. Johnson was already on his way to the festival to sit in with ALO last night when festival organizers asked him to replace Mumford & Sons in Saturday's headline slot. Mumford & Sons Behind the Scenes "I called my band and asked if they were up for ...  | More »

  • Mumford & Sons Cancel Bonnaroo Appearance

    June 13, 2013 10:17 PM ET
     |  Patrick Doyle

    Fans of Mumford & Sons who were hoping to see them headline Bonnaroo's main stage this weekend are out of luck. The band just announced it is canceling its June 15th appearance at the giant Tennessee festival, along with upcoming dates at Colorado's Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Kansas' Cricket Wireless Amphitheater, while bassist Ted Dwane recovers from an emergency surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain. The band posted this statement on their Facebook page: D...  | More »

  • Are These Photos From Woodstock or Bonnaroo?

    June 13, 2013 3:30 PM ET
     |  Blaine McEvoy

    Forty-four years ago, a farm in upstate New York was transformed into the backdrop of one of the most significant concerts in rock history. The inaugural Woodstock Music and Art Fair laid the foundation for countless mega-raves and urban bashes to come, from the Electric Daisy Carnival to Governors Ball to this weekend's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. A few festival necessities have remained the same since that rainy August weekend in 1969 – food, water and shelter, namely &nda...  | More »

  • John Oates Ready to Play His Dream Set at Bonnaroo

    June 11, 2013 1:55 PM ET
     |  Steve Baltin

    More than four decades after he and musical partner Daryl Hall released their debut album, John Oates is not only going strong – he is branching out musically in several ways. The singer has assembled an ambitious new project, A Good Road to Follow, which will see him release singles on a monthly basis, including collaborations with Hot Chelle Rae, Ryan Tedder, Vince Gill, Taylor Swift producer Nathan Chapman and many more. Eventually Oates will tour behind the singles, though he antici...  | More »

  • Bonnaroo's 10 Must-See Acts

    June 5, 2013 11:15 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

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  • Billy Idol Promises 'Party Set' at Bonnaroo

    May 30, 2013 12:55 PM ET
     |  Adam Gold

    Appearing at the same time as R. Kelly and "Weird Al" Yankovic, Billy Idol has some stiff competition when he makes his Bonnaroo debut in Manchester, Tennessee next month. "It's a shame we can't get together on one stage," the iconic punk-turned-New Waver told Rolling Stone, chuckling in his trademark cockney accent during a conference call with reporters about the festival. "Weird Al, R. Kelly and me – that's [three] pretty diverse acts. If that's trying to give peo...  | More »

  • Photos: Summer Festival Gear Guide

    May 29, 2013 4:15 PM ET

    17 products that'll keep you on the grid – and off a stretcher – all season long  | More »

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