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Bonnaroo 2013


Mumford & Sons were reaching a critical and commercial peak in the summer of 2013. They were soaring high off of their 2012 release Babel, which sold almost three million copies in the U.S. alone, and were set to headline both Bonnaroo and Glastonbury that summer. Sadly, their Bonnaroo appearance never came to fruition due the an unfortunate …

Hawaiian-native Jack Johnson will headline for Mumford & Sons Saturday night at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival after it was announced the band’s bassist had to have a blood clot removed from his brain. “I got this phone call basically asking if I could fill in, and we haven’t played a set in a year,” …

Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons performs at the 2011 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. (MTSU Sidelines / Emily West)

By Claire Osburn | Assistant A&E editor Months of speculation can finally be put to rest because the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup is officially here. The bands at this year’s ‘Roo, scheduled for June 13-16 in Manchester, were announced early Tuesday afternoon. The lineup unveiling was done via an hour-long video, streamed live on the bonnaroo365 …