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Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup: Jay-Z, Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon

The lineup for the 2010 Bonnaroo Festival is very slowly rolling out as artists playing the Manchester, Tennessee fest are revealing the news via Twitter, MySpace and their official Websites. It’s all part of the Internet-wide global “virtual event” that organizers planned to drum up excitement for this year’s fest, which will take place June 10th to 13th. Tickets for the festival went go on sale at 12 p.m. EST at the official Bonnaroo Website. Throughout the day, the Bonnaroo MySpace page revealed the artists playing this year’s fest one-by-one, with the last addition to the lineup, Stevie Wonder, announced just before 9 p.m. EST. The full lineup is below.

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After weeks of speculation, it was revealed that Jay-Z would be among the headliners at the 2010 fest. Hova will also headline at the Coachella festival in April. Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Wonder and Kings of Leon were also named Bonnaroo headliners. Phoenix were the first band to “officially” announce they’ll be performing Bonnaroo, with Weezer coming in a close second. Jeff Beck, John Fogerty, OK Go, Martin Medeski & Wood and the Avett Brothers also confirmed they’ll be on hand. As Rolling Stone previously reported, the Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne accidentally let slip that his band will perform Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon during a late-night set, while still-unconfirmed reports named Paul Simon as a potential headliner, which proved to be false as of now. Dave Matthews Band left a long gap in his summer touring schedule around the festival, and the band’s slot on the lineup was confirmed three hours into the announcement rollout. To celebrate his headlining gig at Bonnaroo, Matthews drew a little cartoon on his iPhone marking the announcement. Watch it below:

This “virtual event,” however, has opened the window for unknown bands and people who aren’t even musicians to tweet that they are included in the lineup. Keep it tuned all day to Rolling Stone as we sift through the truth and the fiction while updating the official Bonnaroo lineup as it is announced.

Check out all of Rolling Stone‘s coverage of Bonnaroo.

The complete initial Bonnaroo 2010 lineup:
Dave Matthews Band
Kings of Leon
Stevie Wonder
Tenacious D
The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs perform Dark Side of the Moon
The Dead Weather
Damian Marley & Nas
Norah Jones
Michael Franti & Spearhead
John Fogerty
Regina Spektor
Jimmy Cliff
LCD Soundsystem
The Avett Brothers
Thievery Corporation
Rise Against
Tori Amos
The National
Zac Brown Band
Les Claypool
John Prine
The Black Keys
Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers
Jeff Beck
Dropkick Murphys
She & Him
Against Me!
The Disco Biscuits
Daryl Hall & Chromeo
Jamey Johnson
Kid Cudi
Baaba Maal
Kris Kristofferson
Medeski Martin & Wood
The xx
Dan Deacon Ensemble
The Melvins


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