Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival Releases 2021 Lineup
With Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival announcing its much-anticipated lineup for the 2021 edition of this beloved event, it’s time to go back to The Farm. Set for September 2-5 at Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN, the 20th anniversary celebration of the festival includes headliners Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Tyler. The Creator, and Lana Del Rey.
Cancelled completely in 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic, Bonnaroo will also host an array of music’s luminaries including Run The Jewels, Janelle Monae, Tipper, My Morning Jacket, Jason Isebell & The 400 Unit, Jon Baptiste, Leon Bridges, DeadMau5, Brittany Howard, Nelly and many more. Also confirmed are jam scene stalwarts such as Primus, Grace Potter, Goose, My Morning Jacket, Greensky Bluegrass, Marcus King band, Andy Frasco, Big Something, and The Disco Biscuits.
Some headliners featured on the original 2020 lineup such as Tool, Oysterhead, and Vampire Weekend will not be on the current bill, but there will be something for every musical taste at the event which spans diverse genres including electronica, Americana, rap, Hip Hop, soul, bluegrass, pop and indie rock, and rock.
In a statement, festival promoters stressed that “Bonnaroo organizers as always will be in regular communication with local health and public safety officials and will continue to abide by relevant recommendations.” They added that ticket holders will receive regular updates regarding important trip-planning information including any updates on policies and procedures. All updates will be shared on Bonnaroo’s website.
To celebrate the return of Bonnaroo and its 20th anniversary, the festival has created a one-of-a-kind NFT collection including a special edition lineup poster. Bonnaroo will partner with digital artist Archan Nair and premier NFT marketplace Makers Place for the NFT collection, a first for the event. The digital artwork will be available for bidding on April 3 at 6:30 p.m. ET. For more information and to place a bid, click here.
The festival also announced a few upgrades to the grounds, including “Jamtrak,” a free on-site transportion system enabling festival attendees to easily travel day or night to “Centeroo” and throughout the campground. Fans can also expect a number of stage improvements including a production makeover for the famed Which Stage and all-night performances and DJ sets at The Other stage.
Tickets are on sale now and are sure to sell out as in years past. For more information, click on the links below.