- Tue, 2012-02-14 17:41
U.S. festival Bonnaroo has today unveiled an impressive string of headliners for 2012.
Radiohead, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and recently re-formed The Beach Boys will all headline the event taking place on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee from 7-10th June 2012.
The line-up is one of the most impressive we've seen so far, also including Bon Iver, Alice Cooper, The Roots, Skrillex, Ludacris, Flying Lotus, Little Dragon, Laura Marling, Two Door Cinema Clib, SBTRKT and Battles.
Formed in 2002, Bonnaroo festival holds 80,000 campers, has over ten stages of music, alongside art, stand up comedy, a mini film festival and (according to their website), "Overwhelming happiness. Hugging a stranger by accident. Bonnaroovian Dancing. The perfect bite of ice cream." and quite a lot more.
Pre-sale (pre-line-up) tickets are sold out. A second batch of tickets will go on sale Saturday 18th February 2012: http://www.bonnaroo.com/tickets/
With more acts set to be announced, full line-up so far is as follows:
Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, The Beach Boys (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston And David Marks), Bon Iver, The Avett Brothers, The Shins, Foster The People, Skrillex, Aziz Ansari Dispatch, Feist, The Roots, Alice Cooper, Superjam, Black Star The Word (John Medeski, Robert Randolph And North Mississippi Allstars), Ludacris, Ben Folds Five, Flogging Molly, Spectrum Road (Cindy Blackman Santana, Jack Bruce, John Medeski, And Vernon Reid), Mac Miller, Childish Gambino, Major Lazer, Tune-Yards, Afrocubism, Flying Lotus, Umphrey’s Mcgee, Little Dragon, St.Vincent, City And Colour, The Civil Wars, Young The Giant, Two Door Cinema Club, Punch Brothers, Needtobreathe, Fitz & The Tantrums, Bad Brains, Yelawolf, Dawes, Battles, Danny Brown, The Black Lips, SBTRKT, Phantogram, Kendrick Lamar, Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires, The Kooks, The Joy Formidable, The Antlers, Kathleen Edwards, Mimosa, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Alabama Shakes, Das Racist Delta Spirit, Gary Clark Jr., Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Laura Marling Trampled By Turtles, Mogwai, The War On Drugs, Ben Howard, Grouplove Blind Pilot, Alo, The Devil Makes Three, White Denim, Ema, Here We Go Magic, K-Flay, The Lonely Forest, Mariachi El Bronx, Big Freedia, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., The Soul Rebels, Kvelertak, Soja, Steven Bernstein's Mto Plays Sly, Big Gigantic, Sarah Jarosz, Orgone, Darondo, Fruit Bats, Moon Taxi