Bonnaroo Kicks Out the Jams
The Avett Brothers will be playing it to the Bonn this weekendâ€”and by that we mean the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, the annual four-day genre-come-all jam session at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee.
The festival is celebrating its 13th year with some of the biggest names in musicâ€”and attendance is expected to exceed last yearâ€™s 90,000 â€śpartygoers.â€ť While Bonnaroo has grown a bit since its more folky origins in the early 2000â€™s, acoustic guitars will still get more than their fair share of licks in. If you happen to find yourself on the 700 acres of the GSP from now through Sunday, you may want to check out:
Greensky Bluegrass (Friday at noon on the What Stage; 3pm on the Sonic Stage)
The Wood Brothers (Friday, 5pm on the Sonic Stage)
Valerie June (Saturday, 1:15pm in This Tent)
John Butler Trio (Saturday, 2pm on the Solar Stage; 7pm in the Other Tent)
Jamestown Revival (Saturday, 4pm on the Solar Stage; 7pm in CafĂ© Where
Streets of Laredo (Saturday, 8pm in the New Music on Tap Lounge)
Carolina Chocolate Drops (Sunday, 12:30pm on the What Stage; 4pm on the Solar Stage)
The Lone Bellow (Sunday, 1pm on the Solar Stage; 4pm in That Tent)
Sarah Jarosz (Sunday, 2:30pm in That Tent)
Shovels & Rope (Sunday, 5:30pm in That Tent)
The Avett Brothers (Sunday, 7pm on the What Stage)
Younder Mountain String Band (Sunday, 2:30pm on the What Stage)
For a complete schedule, check out bonnaroo.com.
For those who can't make the festival, check out the above clip of the Avett Brothers at Bonnaroo 2012.