When: June 13-June 16
Where: Manchester, TN
The 411: Launched in 2002 with a focus on Country, Bluegrass, Folk and other Americana genres, Bonnaroo now includes indie rock, hip hop, reggae and electronic music acts. This year, headliners include Death Grips, Wu Tang, Bjork, A-Trak, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Araabmuzik, and Paul McCartney.
People You'll Meet: industry types, good ole' boys, farmers' daughters, and suburban hippies.
Expect: Lots of pickup trucks in the parking lot, some mud puddles and mosquitoes on site and Weird Al Yankovic.
History Highlight: After 12 years keeping a low profile, D’Angelo wowed attendees when he showed up at QuestLove’s Superjam performance last year along with members of Parliament and The Time.