Summer 2016's 30 Must-See Music Festivals

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

When: June 9th-12th

Where: Manchester, Tennessee

Why Go: It's hard to even say "summer music festival" and not immediately picture Bonnaroo, for better (a jam-packed lineup that ranges across genres) or worse (waking up in a hot tent). This year, nostalgia reigns at the 15-year-old mainstay: Dead & Company and LCD Soundsystem both headline alongside Pearl Jam, who return to the Farm for the first time since 2008. There's simply an abundance to things to do: Diverse talent across eight stages, the signature Superjam, the Comedy Theater, the Cinema, the Splash-a-Roo water slide, the Silent Disco – all now with permanent toilets and showers!

Must See Acts: Pearl Jam, Dead & Company, LCD Soundsystem, Halsey, Haim, Miguel, Judd Apatow, Jason Isbell, John Moreland, J. Cole, the Record Company, Tame Impala, Leon Bridges, Waxahatchee

Official Site: bonnaroo.com

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