The tenth addition of Tennessee’s famed music festival, perhaps the one responsible for kicking off the glut of summer music festivals here in America, just announced the initial lineup. It’s pretty good, one that pays homage to the festival’s jamband roots, while incorporating some heavy hitters.
Eminem * Arcade Fire * Widespread Panic * The Black Keys * Buffalo Springfield feat Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale * My Morning Jacket * Lil Wayne * String Cheese Incident * Robert Plant & Band of Joy * Mumford & Sons * The Strokes * The Decemberists * Ray Lamontagne * Bassnectar * Iron & Wine * Girl Talk * Primus * Dr. John and The Original Meters performing Desitively Bonnaroo * Alison Krauss and Union Station * Pretty Lights * Florence & the Machine * Superjam ft. Dan Auerbach and Dr. John * Explosions in the Sky * STS9 * Gogol Bordello * Beirut * Big Boi * Scissor Sisters * Gregg Allman * Ratatat * Global Gypsy Punk Revue curated by Eugene Hütz * Robyn * Warren Haynes Band * Deerhunter * Opeth * Atmosphere * Old Crow Medicine Show * Bootsy Collins & the Funk University * Wiz Khalifa * Matt & Kim * Grace Potter & the Nocturnals * The Del McCoury Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band * Mavis Staples * Béla Fleck & the Flecktones * Chiddy Bang * Javanotti * Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers * Loretta Lynn * Cold War Kids * The Walkmen * Devotchka * Wanda Jackson * Neon Trees * Portugal. The Man * Sleigh Bells * Amos Lee * Best Coast * Dãm-Funk * The Sword * The Drums * The Black Angels * School of Seven Bells * J. Cole * Nicole Atkins & the Black Sea * Wavves * !!! * Junip * Freelance Whales * Justin Townes Earle * Ryan Bingham * Deer Tick * Band of Skulls * Sharon Van Etten * Abigail Washburn * Omar Souleyman * Twin Shadow * Kylesa * Man Man * The Low Anthem * Alberta Cross * Railroad Earth * Jessica Lea Mayfield * Smith Westerns * The Head and the Heart * Karen Elson * Beats Antique * 22-20s * Phosphorescent * Clare MaGuire * Hayes Carll.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 19 at 11am CST.
Also: The Pickathon Lineup has also been released and if you ask me, I’d be more excited about going to Pickathon, than I would be going to Bonnaroo.