• Bonnaroo 2012: 10 Must-See Acts

    June 6, 2012 1:35 PM ET
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  • Video: Bonnaroo Releases Mumford & Sons' 2011 Set

    June 1, 2012 3:30 PM ET

    With Bonnaroo a week away, the festival is streaming a video of Mumford & Sons' full 2011 performance. The set will be available until 11:59 p.m. ET on June 2nd. Though the video shows Mumford & Sons' second consecutive showing at Bonnaroo, the U.K. folk-rock group isn't playing at this year's festival. Bonnaroo 2012 runs from June 7th to 10th in Manchester, Tennessee. This year's headliners include Radiohead, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Phish, with the Be...  | More »

  • Alice Cooper to 'Kill the Audience' at Bonnaroo

    May 25, 2012 11:35 AM ET
     |  Benjy Eisen

    When Alice Cooper takes over the late-night tent at Bonnaroo next month, he plans to come out swinging. "If you're in the first 20 rows, you'll probably get some blood on you," Cooper told reporters on a conference call about the festival. "When we get up onstage, my band has the instruction: kill the audience." Cooper knows that Bonnaroo's younger attendees might be unfamiliar with his theatrics, and he plans to capitalize on it by relishing in the grisly onstage persona that...  | More »

  • Fun. Promise 'Over the Top' Set at Bonnaroo

    May 24, 2012 3:40 PM ET
     |  Benjy Eisen

    Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff has unusually high expectations for his band's set at next month's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. "All I can think is that it's going to be our best show of the year and probably one of our best shows of all time, and probably something we're going to talk about forever," Antonoff told reporters on a conference call Wednesday. "Just something that we'll go back to and go, 'That was an amazing show and we've got to match that a...  | More »

  • Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM ET
     |  Benjy Eisen

    Bonnaroo has officially confirmed that, as rumored, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phish will anchor the 11th incarnation of the iconic music festival, which will take place from June 7th to 10th in Manchester, Tennessee. The above headliners will be joined by recent Grammy winners Bon Iver and Skrillex, a reunited Beach Boys and comedian Aziz Ansari. All told, more than 150 bands and nearly two dozen comedians will offer fans continuous entertainment on 13 stages over the course of f...  | More »

  • Watch the Best of Bonnaroo in Video Highlights

    June 13, 2011 4:55 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Bonnaroo 2011 has come to an end, but the mammoth four-day festival lives on in Rolling Stone's extensive coverage. Below, you can check out hot performances by Sleigh Bells, Gregg Allman and Choose the Cover contest bands the Sheepdogs and Lelia Broussard, as well as exclusive interviews with Buffalo Springfield, the Decemberists, Mumford & Sons and the Strokes, who dropped details of their upcoming fifth album. Plus, you can watch the dudes in Deer Tick talk about their wild set o...  | More »

  • Mavis Staples Loves the 'Flower Children' of Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2011 12:05 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    "I had a wonderful time here at Bonnaroo, the audience was just so receptive and so responsive and had me wanting to go on and on and on," soul legend Mavis Staples told Rolling Stone backstage at the festival. "Bonnaroo reminds me of back in the day, the folk festivals," she says. "All of these kids look like flower children to me because everything's so colorful and they seem so pure and innocent. They might not be, but to me they seem like good kids."  | More »

  • Video Exclusive: Strokes Reveal New Album Details Backstage at Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2011 11:25 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    In this interview shot at Rolling Stone's lounge at the Bonnaroo festival, guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. and bassist Nikolai Fraiture of the Strokes chat with Patrick Doyle about their rehearsal regimen, their favorite songs to perform live and their next studio album, which is already in the works. "We kinda went back into the studio not to lose the momentum that we had and that we'd been building," Fraiture says. "We want to finish the album as soon as possible, but we wan...  | More »

  • Gregg Allman Brings Classic Blues to Bonnaroo

    June 13, 2011 11:25 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    In this clip filmed at the Bonnaroo festival on Sunday afternoon, Southern rock legend Gregg Allman plays an inspired rendition of Amos Milburn's rhythm and blues classic "Tears Tears Tears." Allman recorded the song for Low Country Blues, his first solo album in 14 years, but it sounds even better onstage where Allman's lived-in, soulful voice can play off the energy of his remarkable band of veteran musicians. The piano and saxophone in this performance is especially gorge...  | More »

  • Four Days of Mindblowing Music at Bonnaroo Wraps With the Strokes, Robyn, Robert Plant

    June 13, 2011 11:15 AM ET
     |  Josh Eells

    As the sun was setting on the fourth and final day of Bonnaroo, Strokes singer Julian Casablancas faced a dilemma. Even at dusk, the temperature was still in the 90s – but the leather jacket he was wearing looked so cool. Casablancas moved to take it off, then stopped, then started, then stopped again. Finally he decided to keep it on. After giving a shout-out to gypsy-indie troupe Beirut, whom he’d just finished  watching, he had a message to the crowd: "You guys have so man...  | More »

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