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Bonnaroo 2018


Photo and story by Victoria Leuang / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Bonnaroo celebrated its 17th annual festival this year, and hundreds of vendors have prepared for the humid four-day musical and arts extravaganza. Many vendors have been with Bonnaroo since the beginning, and they’ve noticed the drastic changes every year. An art vendor, Jeff Kutno, said he …

Photo and story by Tiffany Brady / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Kentucky-based band Dan Luke and The Raid performed Bonnaroo’s surprise set to kick off the annual festival on Thursday night alongside Cage The Elephant. Dan Luke lead singer Dan Schultz sat down with Sidelines to discuss the exciting and unwieldy show. Just a week before Bonnaroo’s …

Photo courtesy of Emily Ginsberg / Big Hassle Media MTSU Seigenthaler News Service  MANCHESTER, Tenn. — The special guests just kept on coming on day Day 3 of Bonnaroo, with indie star Bon Iver’s late-night set attracting a host of other artists on a day where younger artists drew big crowds throughout the grounds. Bon …

Photo and story by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service “Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!” belted Mavis Staples during her Which Stage set. The crowd joyfully responded, much to her liking. “Sounds like ya’ll ready,” she said warmly. Her band looked to one another in affirmation and began to jam. Soon after, Staples ordered her …

Photo and story by Hayden Goodridge / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Psychedelic-rock band Pond brought a taste of their Aussie-absurdity to Bonnaroo’s This Tent during the festival’s sweltering Saturday afternoon. Pond is a group from the Perth music scene that shares a number of members with their larger sister band, Tame Impala. Though both groups …

Photo by Hudson McNeese / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Story by Hayden Goodridge / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service  As the sun set on Bonnaroo’s second night of music festivities, Sturgill Simpson and company took the large What Stage with a modest demeanor, picking up their instruments without a word as the growing audience eagerly cheered …