The Must-See Bonnaroo Shows for Every Type of Music Fan
Today marks the start of the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, and if you’re on your way to Manchester, Tennessee, to see the event in person, you likely already have your must-see sets planned out. But thanks to a handy guide put together by the experts at Rolling Stone, we now have the best lesser-known acts and shows to see based on your particular musical taste. So if you love classic rock, you’re definitely already planning to catch Billy Joel on Sunday, but were you also headed to Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters to hear their reinterpretation of Led Zeppelin classics? No? Okay, well this guide is for you. Keep scrolling for the top shows to catch for every type of music fan.
Already on Your List: Billy Joel (pictured); Mumford & Sons; Earth, Wind & Fire; Alabama Shakes; Ben Harper
Others You Should See: Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, Royal Blood, Enchantment Under the Sea Dance Party, Christopher Denny
Already on Your List: Kendrick Lamar (pictured), D'Angelo and the Vanguard
Others You Should See: Jamie xx, Full Service Party, Dej Loaf, Jungle
Already on Your List: Deadmau5 (pictured), SBTRKT, Flying Lotus, Bassnectar
Others You Should See: Pallbearer, El Dusty
Already on Your List: My Morning Jacket (pictured), STS9, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Bluegrass Situation SuperJam
Others You Should See: Dopapod, Flying Lotus, Songhoy Blues
If you’re headed to Manchester, read our Bonnaroo guide and shop our festival must-haves.
If you’re attending the festival this year, let us know who you’re excited to see in the comments!