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Bonnaroo 2017


Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Story by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Francis Farewell Starlite, known as Francis and the Lights, performed an enigmatic Bonnaroo show, which featured wild dancing, the use of Francis’s signature “Prismizer” and a surprise visit from Chance the Rapper on Friday evening at the What Stage. Bringing …

Photos by Andrew Wigdor and Tiffany Brady / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Story by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service  As Bonnaroo celebrated its sixteenth birthday, musicians and attendees gathered to enjoy a weekend of music and sunny days at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee from June 8 through 11. With genres spanning …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Story by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service The Glass Animals made their second Bonnaroo appearance last night at the Which Stage, offering a smooth transition from pre-heat liners, the XX, to rock legends, U2. Their chilled out indie rock set was heavily influenced by funk and hip-hop. They …

Photo courtesy of Star Tribune  Story by Brinley Hineman / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Indie outfit Hippo Campus kicked off Bonnaroo Thursday night playing on This Tent. Despite playing in one of the smaller venues on the Farm, the Minnesota-based band pulled quite the crowd. The four-piece kicked off their set with “Sun Veins,” one of the band’s …

Photo courtesy of Creature Comfort  Story by Sarah Grace Taylor / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Every June for the past 16 years, artists and fans have come to Tennessee from all across the country for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and, unsurprisingly, Music City has had an integral role in both the fan …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor Story by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting people struggling with depression, addiction and thoughts of self-injury or suicide, hosted a presentation and social experiment at the 2017 Bonnaroo music festival. The presentation allowed passersby to …