The lineup for this year’s Bonnaroo, AC Entertainment’s massive summer festival in Manchester, Tenn., looks like an impressive collage of veteran jam bands, classic-rock headliners, indie superstars, electronic party acts, and a handful of big-name rappers—in short, it looks like another Bonnaroo lineup.
Artists announced for the festival, which runs June 9-12, include: Eminem; Arcade Fire; Widespread Panic; the Black Keys; a reunited Buffalo Springfield, featuring original members Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, and Neil Young, along with Rick Rosas and Joe Vitale; My Morning Jacket; Lil Wayne; the String Cheese Incident; Robert Plant and Band of Joy; Mumford and Sons; the Strokes; the Decemberists; Ray LaMontagne; Bassnectar; Iron and Wine; Girl Talk; Primus; Dr. John and the Original Meters (they’ll be performing Dr. John’s 1974 album Desitively Bonnaroo, which gave the festival its name); Alison Krauss and Union Station; Pretty Lights; Florence + the Machine; SuperJam with Dan Auerbach and Dr. John; Explosions in the Sky; STS9; Gogol Bordello; Beirut; Big Boi; Scissor Sisters; Gregg Allman; Ratatat; the Global Gypsy Punk Revue, curated by Eugene Hütz; Robyn; the Warren Haynes Band; Deerhunter; Opeth; Atmosphere; Old Crow Medicine Show; Bootsy Collins and the Funk University; Wiz Khalifa; Matt and Kim; Grace Potter and the Nocturnals; the Del McCoury Band, with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band; Mavis Staples; Béla Fleck and the Flecktones; Chiddy Bang; Jovanotti; Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers; Loretta Lynn; Cold War Kids; the Walkmen; DeVotchka; Wanda Jackson; Neon Trees; Portugal. The Man; Sleigh Bells; Amos Lee; Best Coast; Dãm-Funk and Master Blazter; the Sword; the Drums; the Black Angels; School of Seven Bells; J. Cole; Nicole Atkins and the Black Sea; Wavves; !!!; Junip; Freelance Whales; Justin Townes Earle; Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses; Deer Tick; Band of Skulls; Sharon Van Etten; Abigail Washburn; Omar Souleyman; Twin Shadow; Kylesa; Man Man; the Low Anthem; Alberta Cross; Railroad Earth; Jessica Lea Mayfield; Smith Westerns; the Head and the Heart; Karen Elson; Beats Antique; 22-20s; Phosphorescent; Clare Maguire; and Hayes Carll.
More performers, including any local bands, will be announced later, as will the official schedule. For more information, visit bonnaroo.com.