Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phish will headline this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, the annual mega-festival in Tennessee that draws nearly 100,000 music fans each summer.
Other high profile acts inclue the reunited Beach Boys and recent Grammy winners Bon Iver and Skrillex. The Shins, Foster the People, the Roots, Alice Cooper, Mac Miller, Tune-Yards, St. Vincent, Bad Brains, Kurt Vile, Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf , Black Star, SOJA, Gary Glark Jr., SBTRKT, Feist and dozensmore. See the full lineup at the Bonnaroo Web site.
Tickets for the June 7-10 festival go on sale Saturday, in case you’re considering making the journey to Manchester, Tenn. How does this batch of bands compare to Coachella’s lineup? And does it contain hints of who might appear at our local Virgin Mobile FreeFest? Last year’s FreeFest headliners, Radiohead; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Phish; Beach Boys; Skrillex; Bon Iver, also played at Bonnaroo. Put your detective’s hat on.