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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival


Story by Lily Manyara | Contributing Writer Music business students Cece Coakley and Oscar Dunn sat down for an interview with True Blue TV after their performance at the Who Stage Friday afternoon. Coakley, 20, performed as the featured artist alongside Dunn, 21, her bassist. After their Bonnaroo debut, the two were asked how they …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Jonathan Trundle / MTSU Photography Professor After many events were postponed due to COVID-19, Bonnaroo was canceled due to Hurricane Ida’s effects on the music festival’s grounds. Bonnaroo’s dates were set as Sept. 2 through Sept. 5; However, the torrential rains flooded the grounds.  Before the …

Photo courtesy of Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival  Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival announced the daily line-up for its eighteenth annual summer celebration Tuesday morning. The legendary festival is scheduled to return to Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee, from June 13 through 16. Headliners of this year’s festival include Phish, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, …

Photo by John Partipilo / The Tennessean MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Sturdy fans had plenty from which to choose beyond headlining Dead & Company on the closing Sunday of the 15th annual Bonnaroo Music Festival, from a bluegrass supergroup to experimental rockers to old-school funk and soul. Bluegrass SuperJam stays steadfast Imagine having to compete with Sunday’s …

Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records As soon as the first jazz notes came out of This Tent from indie pop band Saint Motel, the crowd was treated to the smooth and sensual playing of the saxophone, explaining why this upstart band is making the hashtag #saxual a thing. One problem with outdoor music festivals is …

Photo by Gregory French / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service MANCHESTER, Tenn. — With concert times delayed more than an hour by storm warnings Saturday night, Bonnaroo crowds roared back to the venues with seemingly even more enthusiasm than usual, as hip-hop, heavy metal and the annual SuperJam packed houses into the wee hours of the …