Bonnaroo reveals 2010 festival lineup
Organizers for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival revealed the lineup for this summer’s festival on Wednesday. The ninth annual four-day festival will feature one of the most diverse lineups in its history with headliners Dave Matthews Band, Jay-Z, Kings of Leon and Stevie Wonder.
Other notable acts bound for Manchester, Tennessee to perform at Bonaroo include Weezer, Phoenix, John Fogerty, Zac Brown Band, The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, LCD Soundsystem, Tori Amos, The National, Jeff Beck, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Against Me!, Miranda Lambert, The Dead Weather, Tenacious D, Thievery Corporation, Damian Marley & Nas, Rise Against, Kris Kristofferson and Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers.
The Flaming Lips will perform a special late night set when they will cover Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon with help from with Stardeath and White Dwarfs. The Dropkick Murphys will give Bonnaroo some Boston flavor with their first appearance at the legendary festival. The festival lineup was announced through a series of updates on the festival’s Twitter and MySpace pages every six minutes. The full lineup thus far is available below.
More acts and their festival’s schedule will be announced over the next few months. The final Bonnaroo 2010 lineup will total over 125 bands and over 20 comedians performing on 13 stages over four days.
The 2010 Bonnaroo festival will mark Jay-Z’s first at the largest and most revered American music festival, while Wonder’s set will serve as a rare festival appearance for the legend. Dave Matthews Band will return for another set at Bonaroo as will veterans Kings of Leon, who will also become the first band in the history of the festival to start on a tent stage and work their way up to the coveted headlining slot.
Festival tickets are now on sale through the festival’s official website and are currently priced at $234.50 (plus applicable fees). The festival is also offering a special payment plan in which tickets will be available for five payments of $50.00 (plus applicable fees). VIP tickets are also available. Onsite camping and travel services can also be purchased through the festival website.
For those that cannot make it down to Tennessee, Fuse TV will once again serve as the exclusive television partner of the festival. Fuse will be reporting live from Bonnaroo throughout the weekend and will air a special, featuring interviews and performances from this year’s festival.
2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Confirmed Artists:
Dave Matthews Band
Kings of Leon
The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs perform “Dark Side of the Moon”
The Dead Weather
Damian Marley & Nas
Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Avett Brothers
Zac Brown Band
The Black Keys
Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers
She & Him
The Disco Biscuits
Daryl Hall & Chromeo
Medeski Martin & Wood
Dan Deacon Ensemble
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
They Might Be Giants
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Dave Rawlings Machine
Mayer Hawthorne and the County
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
The Temper Trap
Cross Canadian Ragweed
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Tokyo Police Club
The Entrance Band
Mumford & Sons
Here We Go Magic