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Showing posts with label Bonnaroo. Show all posts

Bonnaroo 2008 Cancelled

Posted by Bz | 2/05/2008 11:00:00 PM | ,

Merely minutes after the official artist lineup was released Superfly Productions and AC Entertainment decided to pull the plug on Manchester, Tennessee's annual mud bath. The addition of Metallica to this years lineup met much controversy with hard lobbies from the HHH Group (Happy Hippie Hippos), PHRENDS, The Heady Brah-dogs and, surprisingly, much famed Jane's Addiction front man and father of Lollapalooza, Perry Ferrell.

When reached for comment Ferrell had this to say, "It's like, man...we've been down this road. We had a special thing going, and things started to lose their flavor. I know what's gonna happen down there. I saw it myself. I just wondered how that band would have responded to the free download tent they had at Bonnaroo. You can't sue hippies."

One hippie group, Dreads for Feds, did empathize with the aging Metal group. A spokesperson informed us that they planned on donating errant dreadlocks they've collected throughout the years with the hopes that Metallica would don them to try and recapture the "uber-headiness" the band once possessed pre-Load (and haircuts.)

Here is the official 2008 Bonnaroo lineup...

From the Tennessean

Against Me!, The Allman Brothers Band, Nicole Atkins, The Avett Brothers, Back Door Slam, Battles, Black Kids, The Bluegrass Allstars featuring Luke Bulla, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer, Broken Social Scene, Solomon Burke, Dark Star Orchestra, Death Cab For Cutie, Drive-By Truckers, Jakob Dylan, The Felice Brothers, The Fiery Furnaces, Ben Folds, Donavon Frankenreiter, Pat Green, Levon Helm & The Ramble on the Road, Ghostland Observatory, Gogol Bordello, Jose Gonzalez, Grupo Fantasma, Iron & Wine, Israel Vibration, Mason Jennings, Jack Johnson, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, B.B. King, Talib Kweli, Ladytron, The Lee Boys, Phil Lesh & Friends, Lez Zeppelin, Little Feat, Lupe Fiasco, MGMT, Aimee Mann, Mastodon, Metallica, M.I.A., Minus The Bear, My Morning Jacket, Willie Nelson, O.A.R., Orchestra Baobab, Ozomatli, Pearl Jam, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, The Raconteurs, Robert Randolph’s Revival, Rilo Kiley, Serena Ryder, Sigur Ros, State Radio, Steel Train, Swell Season, The Sword, Tegan & Sara
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi’s Soul Stew Revival, Two Gallants, Umphrey’s McGee, Vampire Weekend, Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet featuring Bela Fleck, Kanye West, Yonder Mountain String Band

Mike Birbiglia, Michelle Buteau, David Cross, Zach Galifianakis, Janeane Garofolo, John Mulaney, Jim Norton, Brian Posehn, Chris Rock

*Rumored* Bonnaroo '08 Lineup

Posted by Bz | 2/05/2008 12:18:00 AM |

Here is what looks to be the tentative '08 lineup for Bonnaroo. Looking at it I may have to consider coming out of my three year festival hiatus.

Pearl Jam - REM - Dave Matthews and Friends - Beastie Boys - Phil Lesh and Friends - Allman Brothers Band - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Steely Dan - Modest Mouse - Portishead - My Morning Jacket - Jack Johnson - Willie Nelson - Cake - Oysterhead - Queens of the Stoneage - B.B. King - Iron & Wine - 311 - Death Cab for Cutie - Sigur Ros - LCD Soundsystem - Ani Difranco - Robert RandolPH and the Family Band - The Mars Volta - Damien and Ziggy Marley - Leftover Salmon - Jonny Rumble - John Butler Trio - Galactic - moe. - Polyphonic Spree - Yonder Mountain String Band - Ween - Steel Pulse - Dinosaur Jr - Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones - North Mississippi Allstars - A.L.O. - Joss Stone - The National - Black Keys - STS9 - Disco Biscuits - Son Volt - Avett Brothers - Medeski, Scofield, Martin, Wood - C2B3 - Umphrey's McGee - O.A.R. - Brazillian Girls - The Streets - Xavier Rudd - Tortise - The Slip - Battles - !!! - Rusted Root - Ekoostik Hookah - Hot Buttered Rum - The Lee Boys - Blind Melon - Perpetual Groove - Secret Machines - Mute Math - Gomez - RJD2 - Hot Chip - The Whigs - Band of Horses - Particle - Lotus - Raq - Drive By Truckers - Railroad Earth - Justice - Built to Spill - Pretty Good Dance Moves - Man Man - Minus the Bear - 22-20's - Ghostland Observatory - Balkan Beat Box - Girl Talk - DJ Logic - Sasha - Infected Mushroom

Yikes...lots of heavy hitters here. The thought of seeing B.B. King, Dinosaur Jr., Sigur Ros, Blind Melon (who's going to sing?) and Pearl Jam makes my sperm want to replicate faster.

The official Bonnaroo lineup is expected to be released around midnight and we'll make sure to post that immediately. Stay tuned.