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  • Interview: getting to know Klangstof

    Interview: getting to know Klangstof

    The band Klangstof are quickly becoming the new buzz band, as their beautifully dark sound manages to broach the margins between indie rock, noise pop, and even, at times, electronica. Thus appealing to a diverse range of fans, Klangstof have crafted an atmospheric, enveloping sound that translates...
  • Interview: Milky Chance talk branching out on 'Blossom'

    Interview: Milky Chance talk branching out on 'Blossom'

    Milky Chance took over the airwaves in 2013 with “Stolen Dance,” a track that went viral online before breaking out as a radio hit. Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch, the duo behind Milky Chance, soon realized they were onto something and hashed out a debut album, Sadnecessary. Four years later...
  • Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Reuben Bidez

    Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Reuben Bidez

    Delightfully soulful: that's the first thing which often comes to mind while listening to Reuben Bidez, as the Nashville-based singer croons and strums at his guitar, captivating the audience for a moment, or an eternity. If you've fallen in love with emotional singers like Chris Isaak in the past...
  • Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Tank and the Bangas

    Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Tank and the Bangas

    When you need a little New Orleans soul in your life, it's time to turn to Tank and the Bangas. Frontwoman Tarriona “Tank” Ball, with a personality as big as her awesome hair, got her start in slam poetry before starting the band. The group have together fused soul, funk, spoken word, and a dash of...
  • Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Mondo Cozmo

    Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Mondo Cozmo

    If you've attended a U.S. music festival this year, chances are, you've heard Mondo Cozmo's heartwarmingly wholesome songs. One of the hardest working artists this year, Mondo Cozmo has hit the ground running before even releasing his first record under the moniker. The artist has been getting his...
  • Bonnaroo Artist Spotlight: Goody Grace

    Bonnaroo Artist Spotlight: Goody Grace

    One of the delights of Bonnaroo, or festivals in general, is the amount of talented young artists that fans can discover during the festival. Bonnaroo’s Who Stage is just the place for these performances, and this year one of the coolest new acts to take the stage was the young Goody Grace. Hailing...
  • Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Walker Lukens

    Bonnaroo artist spotlight: Walker Lukens

    This year at Bonnaroo, the festival put together the unique Who Stage, which introduces you to those artists you just have to ask “who is that?” about. One of those artists this year was Walker Lukens, who put on an exuberant midday show to a crowd of both old fans and new. If you caught Walker...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    Bonnaroo closes out Sunday with a bang

    The last day of Bonnaroo came as a mixed bag of emotions. While many were sad to leave The Farm and return back to reality far too soon, others were exhausted and ready to throw in the towel on four nights of camping. The heat, finally returning to normal Tennessee in June oppressiveness, made...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    Bonnaroo's Saturday sets hold off mid-fest doldrums

    Saturday: the day in festival language that usually means everyone is worn thin and ready for a break. Not this year, Bonnaroo. Some of the best performances of the weekend rolled in on Saturday, getting people back on their feet and ready to roll once more. Here's our rundown of some of the best...
  • Bonnaroo Artist Spotlight: Corey Harper

    Bonnaroo Artist Spotlight: Corey Harper

    Young up-and-comer Corey Harper is one of the latest artists you just have to know. Harper was personally selected by Justin Bieber to open for him on the Pacific Northwest leg of his recent Purpose tour, but if taking Bieber’s advice isn’t enough for you, just listening to Harper’s inspirational...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    The heat continues with Bonnaroo's Friday lineup

    On Friday, things at Bonnaroo started to heat up with the shows and the weather. Thursday’s cold snap  had brought a sell out of sweatshirts at the merchandise tent, but Friday saw no such thing. The two main stages opened up and one of the more stellar lineups of the weekend kicked off. The...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    Bonnaroo photos: U2 is not a festival band, and that's a good thing

    U2 made history last night when they took the stage at Bonnaroo, playing only their second ever festival, and first in the U.S. — a fact Bono proudly recalled to the audience near the start of their 2-hour show. The rarity of such a legendary band playing festivals made the event rather monumental...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    Bonnaroo opens up Thursday with range of dynamic performances

    Those who secured an extra day off work to attend Thursday at Bonnaroo were in for some treats: festival planners this year hand-picked some of the best acts to pack out the tents and smaller stages, offering an eclectic range of music for fan perusal. With the crowds not yet at their peak, it was...
  • From U2 to streaming, your complete guide to Bonnaroo 2017

    From U2 to streaming, your complete guide to Bonnaroo 2017

    It's finally here! Bonnaroo 2017 officially starts today. Now that you have carefully prepared, pitched your tent, and figured out how to get around The Farm, it's time to start enjoying the wild experience. If you still have questions, we will be doing our best to answer them in this handy FAQ. Who...
  • Mercury Insurance Music Minute: Bonnaroo, ZZ Top and more

    Mercury Insurance Music Minute: Bonnaroo, ZZ Top and more

    Matt Pinfield continues to make the most of one minute on AXS TV's Mercury Insurance Music Minute. On the latest 60-second clip, Pinfield helps Dave Navarro celebrate half a century, talks Bonnaroo and Download fest and previews new releases from ZZ Top and Sting. Check out the video above to hear...
  • Complete 2017 Bonnaroo set times and lineup

    Complete 2017 Bonnaroo set times and lineup

    With Bonnaroo 2017 beginning this Thursday, hopefully you have packed, planned your road trip playlist, and have only one final decision left to make: which sets to catch. Stellar headliners like U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers go without saying, but you have the whole rest of your day to fill...
  • 5 things to do other than listen to music at Bonnaroo

    5 things to do other than listen to music at Bonnaroo

    We all know that you're going to Bonnaroo for the music and the community, but when The Farm turns into a full-blown city for several days every year, along with it comes a plethora of exciting things to do besides catch your favorite band. 1. Go for a run For the fifth time this year, Bonnaroo will...
  • 5 things to bring to Bonnaroo

    5 things to bring to Bonnaroo

    With Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival just two weeks away, it's time to begin thinking about what you will need in order to have the perfect weekend at The Farm. Whether you go every year, or will be making your first venture, these five necessities will keep you going without missing a beat. Once...
  • Interview: Lost Lake Festival producer, Rick Farman, discusses new festival in Phoenix

    Interview: Lost Lake Festival producer, Rick Farman, discusses new festival in Phoenix

    The Lost Lake Festival is the newest music, art, culinary and games (yes, games!) experience to hit the festival scene. From the creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, this new festival is based in Phoenix, Ariz. and will have its inaugural opening this year on Oct. 20-22 at Phoenix's Steele Indian...
  • Five must-see artists at Bonnaroo 2017

    Five must-see artists at Bonnaroo 2017

    With five big stages and a handful of smaller ones, choosing who to see at Bonnaroo is a summer conundrum for many every year. The 2017 lineup is especially chock-full of world class acts such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lorde and The Weeknd, so we've narrowed down the cream of the crop to give you...
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