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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 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 …

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 …

Kendrick Lamar performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. on Friday, June 12, 2015. (MTSU Seigenthaler News Service / Gregory French)

Kendrick Lamar made his triumphant return to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee on Friday night. Lamar drew one of the largest crowds of the weekend to the festival’s What Stage for a set filled with songs from his 2012 album good kid, m.A.A.d city and several from his spring release To Pimp a Butterfly. Check …