Bonnaroo 2024 Preview

Head out to Manchester, Tennessee, for the giant music festival experience that is Bonnaroo, Thursday-Sunday, June 13th-16th....
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Head out to Manchester, Tennessee, for the giant music festival experience that is Bonnaroo, Thursday-Sunday, June 13th-16th:



THURSDAY, JUNE 13th

What Stage

 

Pretty Lights, 8:30 PM – 12:15 AM

Colorado-based producer Derek Vincent Smith (QRO photos at a festival) puts some energy behind his electronic work as Pretty Lights (QRO photos at a festival). While his most recent full-length is still 2013’s A Color Map of the Sun, where he used only self-created samples, he’s put out a slew of singles, and is playing two sets for the opening night at his fifth Bonnaroo.

Pretty Lights
   
   

The Other Stage

 

Fisher, 12:45 AM – 2:00 AM

Hit Australian producer FISHER is “Losing It” at Bonnaroo.

FISHER
   

Oliver Heldens, 11:30 PM – 12:30 AM

Rotterdam DJ Oliver Heldens (QRO photos at a festival) is a pioneer in the future house genre, and brings that future to Bonnaroo.

Oliver Heldens

   

Also:

Disco Lines, 10:15 PM – 11:15 PM

It’s Murph, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Honeyluv, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Honeyluv

   
   

This Tent

 

GWAR, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM

There is no band as unique as GWAR (QRO spotlight on). Somewhere between Motörhead, Tenacious D, George Romero, KISS, and Gallagher, GWAR combines thrash metal with sci-fi/horror spectacle, including massive costumes & massive amounts of stage gore (QRO photos), plus taking on about every taboo there is for one of the most amazing spectacles out there (QRO live review).

The group (QRO live review) survived longtime member Flattus Maximus (Cory Smoot) departing to the intergalactic heavens in 2011, recruiting a new scumdog of the universe from the Maximus clan, putting out Battle Maximus in 2013 – only to lose singer/frontman extraordinaire Oderus Urungus (a.k.a. Dave Brockie – QRO interview) the following year. The band could have folded their tent, but instead have kept defiling the universe (QRO ’22 photos) – and come back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival).

GWAR
   

Militarie Gun, 11:15 PM – 12:15 AM

Last year, Los Angeles’ punks Militarie Gun brought us Life Under the Gun, and now come to Bonnaroo.

Militarie Gun
   

BigXThaPlug, 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM

After time in jail & solitary confinement, Dallas’ Xavier Landum became BigXThaPlug.

BigXThaPlug
   

Nation of Language, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Brooklyn indie-popsters Nation of Language (QRO photos in New York) play Pitchfork in Chicago after doing Pitchfork Festivals in Paris & Berlin last year (QRO photos at a festival), and last year put out Strange Disciple (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Nation of Language
   

Also:

Durand Bernarr, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Ocie Elliot, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

Eggy, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Matt Maltese, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Matt Maltese
   
   

That Tent

 

Róisín Murphy, 1:30 AM – 2:30 AM

Originally one-half of British-Irish trip-hop duo Moloko, Róisín Murphy (QRO photos the weekend before) made her own name over a decade ago, before disappearing & reappearing with 2020’s Róisín Machine and last year’s Hit Parade, so catch her when you can.

Roísín Murphy
   

Neal Francis’ Francis Comes Alive, 11:45 PM – 12:45 AM

Singer/songwriter Neal Francis (QRO interview) has blown up (QRO spotlight on) thanks to his channeling of the easy-to-enjoy side of the seventies on 2021’s In Plain Sight (QRO review), last year’s Francis Comes Alive, and festival appearances (QRO photoshoot at a ’21 festival).

Neal Francis
   

Geese, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Brooklyn post-punk come down to Tennessee in the form of Geese (QRO photos at a ‘22 festival), behind last year’s sophomore release, 3D Country (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Geese
   

Also:

The Heavy Heavy, 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Medium Build, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Sid Sriram, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Say She She, 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Michigander, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

The Heavy Heavy

Michigander

FRIDAY, JUNE 14th

What Stage

 

Post Malone, 11:00 PM – 12:30 AM

While he is perhaps best known for being a breakout hip-hop artist (or his many, many face tattoos), Post Malone (QRO photos) traffics in many genres. He comes to back to Governors Ball (QRO photos at a festival) for a third time, making the long climb like with his hit “Circles”. Post Malone (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) tops the main stage (QRO photos at a festival) for his third Bonnaroo (QRO photos headlining a festival the weekend before), off of last year’s Austin (QRO ’23 live review).

Post Malone
   

Khruangbin, 8:45 PM – 10:00 PM

Houston’s Khruangbin (QRO photos in Texas) draw from all over the world (QRO live review), Spain to the Middle East to Thailand, but now come back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) a month after the release of A La Sala, and playing their biggest places to-date (QRO ’21 live review), including Austin City Limits (QRO live review of ACL taping) and other festivals (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Khruangbin
   

Dominic Fike, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

Dominic Fike (QRO photos at a ‘22 festival) initially came out of Florida thanks to some songs on SoundCloud, and since then has gone on to work with the likes of Halsey and Brockhampton, headlined a concert series in the video game Fortnite, and even contributed a cover of Paul McCartney’s “The Kiss of Venus” for 2022’s McCartney III Imagined. He makes it to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival the weekend before) behind last year’s sophomore full-length, Sunburn.

Dominic Fike
   

The Driver Era, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Out of the defunct R5 has come the alt-funk of The Driver Era (QRO ’24 photos), who play Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) off of 2022’s Summer Mixtape.

The Driver Era

   

Larkin Poe, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sisters Megan & Rebecca Lovell form Larkin Poe (QRO photos at a festival), whose blues-country really stand out (slide guitar included), on albums like 2018’s Venom & Faith (QRO review), 2020’s Self Made Man (QRO review) and bonus covers record Kindred Spirits (QRO review), so catch the hard-working ladies at Bonnaroo (QRO photos outdoors in ‘22), which they come to right after (QRO photos at a festival last month) winning the Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album for Blood Harmony (QRO review).

Larkin Poe

   
   

Which Stage

 

T-Pain, 12:30 AM – 1:45 AM

Maybe no one is as ubiquitous as T-Pain (QRO photos at a festival), who’s been featured on over 50 chart-topping singles, and has ranged from Flo Rida’s “Low” to Lonely Island’s “I’m On a Boat”. He’s also something of a master of Auto-Tune, with extreme parameters to create distinctive vocals sound, and now comes to Bonnaroo.

T-Pain
   

Maggie Rogers, 9:45 PM – 11:00 PM

Maryland’s Maggie Rogers (QRO photos at a festival) broke out when her single “Alaska” was played to Pharrell Williams at an NYU master class. She’s since become a big name in her own right (QRO photos) with 2019’s full-length debut Heard It In a Past Life and 2022’s Surrender, and this year’s Don’t Forget Me. She’s been playing bigger & bigger stages (QRO ’24 photos), and now comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Maggie Rogers
   

Lizzy McAlpine, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Lizzy McAlpine was a student at Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music before leaving early to pursue her own career, and brings her folk-pop to Atlanta off of this year’s Older.

Lizzy McAlpine
   

Gary Clark Jr., 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM

Austin’s Gary Clark Jr. (QRO photos at a festival in Austin) is the latest artist to be said to be ‘bringing blues back’ – when did it ever leave? And if it did, it’s surely come back many times since then (just look at Jack White…) – but Clark (QRO live review) is certainly keeping it going (QRO ’24 photos), like on his hometown Austin City Limits show (QRO live review on ACL) and festivals (QRO photos at a ’22 festival), playing Bonnaroo for a fourth time (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Gary Clark Jr.
   

The Japanese House, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Buckinghamshire indie-pop artist Amber Bain (QRO photos) is The Japanese House (QRO photos at a festival). A close friend of The 1975, she comes to Bonnaroo behind last year’s sophomore full-length, In the End It Always Does.

The Japanese House
   

Also:

49 Winchester, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

49 Winchester
   
   

The Other Stage

 

Seven Lions, 1:15 AM – 2:15 AM

As Seven Lions, Jeff Montalvo crosses electronic genres from trance to dubstep to glitch hop & more, in 2022 putting out 10 Years of Seven Lions.

Seven Lions
   

Svdden Death, 12:00 AM – 1:00 AM

Southern California artist Danny Howard, a.k.a. Svdden Death, broke out with “Sell Out”, his 2019 collaboration with marshmello, and now plays Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival).

Svdden Death
   

Also:

Isoxo, 10:15 PM – 11:15 PM

Dr. Fresch, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Shy FX, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Jessica Audiffred, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Hamdi, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Lyny, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Dr. Fresch
   
   

This Tent

 

The Mars Volta, 12:30 AM – 1:45 AM

One of this century/millennium’s most influential and important prog-rock bands, The Mars Volta formed after the break-up of At the Drive-In (QRO photos at a festival), and released important concept albums like 2009’s Octahedron (QRO review) and 2012’s Noctourniquet (QRO review). Now, The Mars Volta (QRO ’22 photos) bring their rock mix of experimental, hard, Latin & more back to Bonnaroo for a third time.

The Mars Volta
   

Interpol, 9:45 PM – 11:00 PM

When the Lower East Side music scene broke out at the beginning of this century/millennium, one of the biggest breakouts was neo-New Wave outfit Interpol (QRO live review) with Turn On the Bright Lights and Antics. Unfortunately, 2007 major label debut Our Love To Admire (QRO review) was a serious disappointment, leading to a hiatus (where singer/guitarist Paul Banks did his own solo thing as Julian Plenti – QRO European tour review). But 2010’s return to Matador Records Interpol (QRO review) was a return to form, and so was their live show (QRO photos at a festival), even on the festival circuit (QRO photos at a festival).

Of course, the following year saw another hiatus (with Paul Banks going solo again, this time under his own name – QRO album review), but the band returned once more (QRO photos at a festival), with 2015’s El Pintor (QRO review), 2018’s strong Marauder (QRO review), 2022’s The Other Side of Make-Believe (QRO review), and live show (QRO ’22 live review). They (QRO photos in NYC) come to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’24 festival).

Interpol
   

TV Girl, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The indie-pop of TV Girl (QRO ’23 photos) is for all genders (QRO ’21 photos), and come to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at ’22 festival) behind last year’s Grapes Upon the Vine.

TV Girl
   

Grouplove, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

In 2012 rock collective Grouplove (QRO spotlight on) have had two of the most enjoyable recent hits, “Tongue Tied” (QRO video) and “Colours” (QRO review) from the debut Never Trust a Happy Song (QRO photos at a festival). Live, they take it to another level (QRO live review), with a massive spectacle (QRO photos outdoors), and can even persevere in the rain (QRO live review in the rain) or on television (QRO live review at TV taping). The band (QRO interview) followed that up in 2013 with Spreading Rumors (QRO review) and tour (QRO live review), and singles like “I’m With You” and “Shark Attack” (QRO review). Then lead singers Hannah Hooper & Christian Zucconi (QRO interview with both) had a child, Willow – who has accompanied them on tour (QRO live review) behind 2016’s Big Mess (QRO review).

Grouplove (QRO photos at a festival) were looking to have a big 2020 with new album Healer (QRO review) – only to release it pretty much right before everything shut down. But the group knows how to roll with the punches, doing great livestreams (QRO livestream review), great videos such as for Healer’s “Inside Out” (QRO review), covers like Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” (QRO review) & Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers” (QRO review) – and then put out a new record in 2021, This Is This (QRO review) with singles “Deadline” (QRO review) & “This Is the End” (QRO review). They finally got back out on the road (QRO photos at a 2021 festival), and kept it going all over (QRO ’22 live review), now (QRO ’24 photos) returning to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) for their latest festival (QRO photos at a ’23 festival), after last year’s I Want It All Right Now (QRO review).

Grouplove
   

Also:

Mike., 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Bonny Light Horseman, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Baby Queen, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Bonny Light Horseman
   
   

That Tent

 

Thundercat, 12:45 AM – 2:00 AM

Known for his psychedelic excursions, Thundercat (QRO photos at a festival) has worked with the likes of Flying Lotus, and won a Grammy working with Kendrick Lamar on To Pimp a Butterfly. He (QRO photos at a festival) has been compared to the likes of Jaco Pastorius for his precise and experimental basslines (QRO photos at a 2021 festival), and in 2020 (QRO photos in 2019) his fourth studio album It Is What It Is won him his own Grammy for Best Progressive R&B Album (and appeared in Star Wars’ The Book of Boba Fett in 2022 – QRO ’23 photos), and now comes back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Thundercat
   

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, 9:15 PM – 10:45 PM

Furthur drummer Joe Russo teams up with Marco Benevento, Ween’s Dave Dreiwitz, and more to play the music of The Grateful Dead as Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Joe Russo
   

Key Glock, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Young Dolph protégé Key Glock comes right over from Memphis behind last year’s Glockoma 2.

Key Glock
   

Faye Webster, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM

Atlanta’s Faye Webster (QRO ’22 photos) has been releasing her dream pop folk records since she was sixteen (QRO ’24 photos), and now comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) behind this year’s Underdressed at the Symphony (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Faye Webster
   

David Kushner, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Catch “Miserable Man” David Kushner (QRO ‘23 photos) at Bonnaroo.

David Kushner
   

Mdou Moctar, 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Niger’s Mdou Moctar (QRO photos) plays modern rock music inspired by Tuareg guitar music, in his Tamasheq tongue and the takamba & assouf guitar styles. He comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) behind this year’s Funeral for Justice (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Also:

Mike, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Mdou Moctar

SATURDAY, JUNE 15th

What Stage

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers, 10:45 PM – 12:15 AM

How can you be into music and not know the Red Hot Chili Peppers (QRO photos at a ’22 festival)? RHCP (QRO photos) emerged from the same sweaty Los Angeles eighties music scene that gave birth to Jane’s Addiction & more, and the Peppers (QRO photos) mix alt-rock with the funkified bass of the one-and-only Flea plus the sexy energy of singular frontman Anthony Kiedis. Along with drummer/Will Ferrell-look-alike Chad Smith and guitarist John Frusciante, the band racked up awards and record sales with such classics as Mother’s Milk, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, “Higher Ground”, “Under the Bridge”, and much more. Frusciante left in 1992 to be replaced by Jane’s Addiction’s own Dave Navarro, before Frusciante returned in 1999 for the band’s biggest selling record ever, Californication.

More recently, Frusciante has left again, to focus on his solo work (QRO review), replaced by upgraded touring guitarist Josh Klinghoffer for 2011’s I’m In You (QRO review) and 2017’s year’s strong The Getaway (QRO review). But of course, Frusciante came back, ‘cause ain’t nothin’ stoppin’ the Red Hot Chili Peppers (QRO photos), who come back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) to headline (QRO photos headlining a ’23 festival), touring (QRO ’22 live review) behind last year’s Ultimate Love and Return of the Dream Canteen (QRO photos headlining a ’23 festival).

Red Hot Chili Peppers
   

Cage the Elephant, 8:30 PM – 9:45 PM

With hardly a full-length album to their name, Kentucky’s Cage the Elephant (QRO photos) was snatched up by EMI Records at a low-key SXSW showcase. Following some impressive U.K. airplay, the band packed up and moved to London, where they released their first studio album in 2008. The following two years were a haze of international touring, late night TV shows, festival appearances (QRO photos at a festival) – and preparation for 2011’s Thank You, Happy Birthday, following that up with 2013’s more indie-influenced Melophobia, 2015’s Dan Auerbach-produced Tell Me I’m Pretty (which won the Grammy for Best Rock Album), and 2019’s Social Cues (which also won the Grammy for Best Rock Album).

They have also become a wild festival presence (QRO photos at a festival). As their blues-y rock infused live show will prove (QRO photos), elephants were never meant to be caged (QRO photos), as they come back over to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) behind this year’s Neon Pill (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Cage the Elephant
   

Jon Batiste, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Bringing the wild spirit of Nor’Leans is Jon Batiste (QRO photos outdoors), who was launched into stardom when named the bandleader for Stephen Colbert’s Late Show (QRO photos at a festival right after playing The Colbert Report). He’s since won Album of the Year at 2022’s Grammys for We Are, and comes back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) for good times (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Jon Batiste
   

The Teskey Brothers, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Aussie blues comes back to Bonnaroo in the form of The Teskey Brothers (QRO photos outdoors), behind last year’s The Winding Way (QRO photos at a ’24 festival).

The Teskey Brothers

   

The Maine, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Tempe, Arizona’s emo The Maine (QRO photos at a festival) come to Bonnaroo off of last year’s self-titled album.

The Maine

   
   

Which Stage

 

Melanie Martinez, 12:15 AM – 1:45 AM

Singer/songwriter Melanie Martinez (QRO photos) has gone from being eliminated from ‘Team Adam’ on The Voice to her third full-length in last year’s Portals (QRO ’23 photos), and now plays Bonnaroo (QRO photos).

Melanie Martinez
   

Cigarettes After Sex, 9:45 PM – 10:45 PM

El Paso ambient pop Cigarettes After Sex (QRO ’23 photos) come to over to Tennessee (QRO photos at a ’23 festival) a month before the release of third album X’s (QRO ’22 photos).

Cigarettes After Sex
   

Reneé Rapp, 7:45 PM – 8: 45PM

North Carolina’s Reneé Rapp first broke out as a Broadway star in the role of iconic mean girl Regina George in the musical adaption of Mean Girls, before going on to her own television & musical career. And last year she hit the big time all over, from big tour (QRO ’23 photos) to Saturday Night Live and reprising her role for the big screen adaption of the musical Mean Girls, now coming to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival the weekend before).

Reneé Rapp
   

Brittany Howard, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Alabama Shakes (QRO photos at a festival) energetic frontwoman Brittany Howard (QRO photos solo) decided to do the solo album thing in 2019 with Jaime, winning the Grammy Award for Best Rock Song with “Stay High”. See her come to Bonnaroo (QRO photos solo at a festival) after this year’s release of second solo album, What Now (QRO 2021 photos outdoors).

Brittany Howard
   

d4vd, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

At Bonnaroo, be “Here With Me” with the alt-hip-hop of d4vd (QRO ’23 photos).

d4vd
   

Ryan Beatty, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

California songster Ryan Beatty (QRO ’24 photos) comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) behind last year’s third album, Calico (QRO photos at a festival the weekend before).

Ryan Beatty
   
   

The Other Stage

 

Pretty Lights, 3:30 AM

Colorado-based producer Derek Vincent Smith (QRO photos at a festival) puts some energy behind his electronic work as Pretty Lights (QRO photos at a festival). While his most recent full-length is still 2013’s A Color Map of the Sun, where he used only self-created samples, he’s put out a slew of singles, and is playing his fifth Bonnaroo (on two different nights – see above).

Pretty Lights
   

Diplo, 1:00 AM – 3:00 AM

Born in Mississippi of all places, Thomas Wesley Pentz – Diplo (QRO photos) – has become a true ‘citizen of the world’, discovering & spreading everyone from Americans Amanda Blank and Santigold to Sri Lanka’s M.I.A. and Brazil’s ‘baile funk’, as well as working with big name artists like Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Madonna, Usher and even Beyoncé! He’s also best known for being one-half of the acclaimed Major Lazer (QRO photos at a festival), as well teaming up with Skrillex as Jack Ü (QRO photos).

He was even mock-played by James Van Der Beek as a hilarious idiot in VICELAND’s What Would Diplo Do? – and what he would do is play Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival).

Diplo
   

Also:

Knock2, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Whyte Fang, 8:45 PM – 9:45 PM

Kasablanca, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Neil Frances, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Vandelux, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Lovra, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Neil Frances
   
   

This Tent

 

Parcels, 12:15 AM – 1:45 AM

Byron Bay-by-way-of-Berlin (and signed to a French label), Parcels proves that electropop is worldwide.

Parcels
   

Dashboard Confessional Emo Superjam, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

One of the founders of today’s emo movement, Chris Carrabba’s Dashboard Confessional (QRO live review) evolved out of his solo acoustic work to a full band ensemble. He comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) for an ‘Emo Superjam’ (QRO photos at a festival), so who knows what to expect (QRO ’23 photos).

Dashboard Confessional
   

Sean Paul, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Jamaica’s own Sean Paul (QRO photos at a Caribbean festival) has been a major crossover success in reggae & dancehall, in America (QRO photos at a festival) and around the world, now coming to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Sean Paul
   

Also:

Bakar, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Josiah & The Bonnevilles, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Trousdale, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Bakar
   
   

That Tent

 

IDLES, 12:45 AM – 2:00 AM

Bristol’s young punks IDLES (QRO live review) – even if they don’t like that title (QRO photos days before) – have had five widely acclaimed records, 2017’s Brutalism, 2018’s  Joy as an Act of Resistance, 2020’s Ultra Mono, 2021’s Crawler (QRO review), and this year’s Tangk. Their literate, ultra-energetic post-hardcore (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) comes to light up Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

IDLES
   

The Garden, 9:30 PM – 10:45 PM

Twin brothers Wyatt & Fletcher Spears form The Garden (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

The Garden
   

Gregory Alan Isakov, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Mixing indie and folk is the well-traveled festival mainstay Gregory Alan Isakov (QRO ’23 photos), who comes to serenade Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Gregory Alan Isakov
   

Teezo Touchdown, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Texan rapper Teezo Touchdown (QRO ’24 photos) has gone from opening for the likes of Tyler, the Creator & Travis Scott to making his own name, asking How Do You Sleep at Night at Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival the weekend before).

Teezo Touchdown
   

Ethel Cain, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

Ethel Cain (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) brings Southern Gothic trauma via ambient rock.

Ethel Cain
   

Also:

Tanner Usrey, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Half Moon Run, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Half Moon Run

SUNDAY, JUNE 16th

What Stage

 

Fred again.., 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Frederick John Philip Gibson has written for everyone from Demi Lovato to Ed Sheeran, and become a big name DJ in his own right as Fred again.. (QRO live review outdoors).

Fred again..
   

Megan Thee Stallion, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM

From freestyling on Instagram to massive success for thee Megan Thee Stallion (QRO photos at a festival). She had a hit mixtape, 2019’s Fever, hit EP, last year’s Suga, hit LP, 2020’s Good News & 2022’s Traumazine. Her “Savage (Remix)”, featuring Beyoncé, was a number one hit, as was the song that got everyone hot, when she was featured on Cardi B’s one-and-only “WAP”. Grammy winner for Best New Artist, one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, catch her on the big stage, but get there early, as you know there’s going to be a so-big-she-should-be-headlining-the-biggest-stage crowd (QRO photos at a 2021 festival) as she finally comes to Bonnaroo.

Megan Thee Stallion
   

Carly Rae Jepsen, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Three words: “Call Me Maybe”. With that song, the third-place finisher of the 2007 season of Canadian Idol (the version where even the Simon Cowell clone is polite) reached massive fame, with what became the best-selling single worldwide in 2012. Carly Rae Jepsen (QRO photos at a festival) is still a pop star, but one of those alt-Canadian ones – the kind who’d be on Broadway in Cinderella. She comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival) after last year’s The Loveliest Time (QRO photos at a festival the weekend before).

Carly Rae Jepsen
   

Milky Chance, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Mixing folk with reggae and even electronica is the fast-rising German duo Milky Chance (QRO photos at a festival), who are Living in a Haze as they come to Bonnaroo (QRO ’23 photos).

Milky Chance

   

Jake Wesley Rogers, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Out of the Ozarks, Jake Wesley Rogers (QRO ’23 photos) has come from America’s Got Talent to Bonnaroo (QRO ’22 photos).

Jake Wesley Rogers

   
   

Which Stage

 

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, 8:15 PM – 9:30 PM

One of the biggest & best names in today’s alt-country, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit (QRO photos at a festival) bring all the best of his home of Nashville (QRO photos in Nashville). 2020 saw Isbell release his excellent Reunions (QRO review), as well as the powerful duet with Amanda Shires, “The Problem” (QRO review). He’s also one of the best music follows on Twitter, so be ready for great banter between great songs when he comes back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival) for a third time, behind last year’s great Weathervanes (QRO review).

Jason Isbell
   

Goth Babe, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Griff Washburn has rebounded from losing his house in a fire as indie-rock outfit Goth Babe (QRO photos at a ’22 festival), returning for his second Bonnaroo in three years (QRO photos at a festival the weekend before).

Goth Babe
   

Charles Wesley Godwin, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

West Virginia country-folk comes to Florida in the form of Charles Wesley Godwin (QRO ‘22 photos).

Charles Wesley Godwin
   

Chappell Roan, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

From just over in Missouri, witness The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess in Chappell Roan (QRO photos at a festival the weekend prior), who has been blowing up so much, so recently, that just as Bonnaroo started, she got moved out of the tents and onto one of the big stages.

Also:

Libianca, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Chappell Roan
   
   

The Other Stage

 

Two Friends, 8:15 PM – 9:30 PM

Get your “Big Bootie” remixes from your Two Friends.

Two Friends
   

Galantis, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

Swedish dance DJ duo Linus Eklöw and Christian Karlsson combine as Galantis (QRO photos at a festival), who’ve had hits such as “Runaway (U & I)”, 2016’s “No Money”, and redoing early internet hit “Peanut Butter Jelly” (QRO photos at a festival).

Galantis
   

Four Tet, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

U.K. post-rock electronic musician Kieran Hebden, also who’s remixed everyone from Andrew Bird to Radiohead, tours once more as Four Tet (QRO photos outdoors), on the back of 2020’s Parallel, and comes back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival).

Four Tet
   

Also:

Tsha, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Veggi, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Tsha
   
   

This Tent

 

Taking Back Sunday, 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM

Though the line-up for Amityville’s emo-rockers Taking Back Sunday (QRO photos) has changed since 2002 debut Tell All Your Friends, it returned to the original line-up for 2011’s self-titled album – as well as 2012’s tenth anniversary tour Tell All Your Friends (QRO live review). Since then, the group has shifted and mutated, but is a festival regular (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Taking Back Sunday
   

Greensky Bluegrass, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM

From Kalamazoo-zoo-zoo comes the progressive Greensky Bluegrass (QRO photos at a festival) – and yes, they play bluegrass (QRO spotlight on – this ain’t File Under: Easy Listening…), under whatever color the sky as they return to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a festival).

Greensky Bluegrass
   

Yves Tumor, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Turin-by-Miami experimental electronicist Yves Tumor comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival) behind this year’s Praise a Lord Who Chews but Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds), with his wild show (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Yves Tumor
   

The Beaches, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

2018’s Juno Award winner for Breakthrough Group of the Year, Toronto’s The Beaches (QRO photos in Canada) come down to Tennessee (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) behind last year’s excellent Blame My Ex (QRO review).

The Beaches
   

S.G. Goodman, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

From just up in Kentucky, S.G. Goodman (QRO photos at a ’23 festival) bring the modern backwoods to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

S.G. Goodman
   
   

That Tent

 

Joey Bada$$, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Bed-Stuy bred Pro Era & Beast Coast collective member Joey Bada$$ (QRO photos at a festival) represents after 2022’s 2000.

Joey Bada$$
   

Ashnikko, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Ashnikko (QRO photos at a festival) found popularity on TikTok with her 2019 single “Stupid” with Yung Baby Tate, and comes to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) behind last year’s debut full-length, Weedkiller (QRO photos at a ’23 festival).

Ashnikko
   

BADBADNOTGOOD, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

The Toronto trio BADBADNOTGOOD (QRO photos at a Toronto festival) are known for incorporating hip-hop into their music, and have collaborated with the likes of Tyler, the Creator and Kendrick Lamar, and even the one-and-only Ghostface Killah (QRO photos together at a festival). Now they come back to Bonnaroo (QRO photos at a ’23 festival) behind this year’s Mid Spiral.

BADBADNOTGOOD
   

Also:

Irreversible Entanglements, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Armand Hammer, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Irreversible Entanglements

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