It’s a huge music weekend in Middle Tennessee by any measure. The 2012 CMA Music Festival is currently drawing thousands of country music fans to downtown Nashville and LP Field, and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival down the road in Manchester, TN is bringing in thousands more.
The annual music and arts festival kicks off today (6/7) at Great Stage Park in Manchester. Performers during the weekend include Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, The Beach Boys, Bon Iver, The Avett Brothers, The Shins, Foster the People, Skrillex, The Roots, Phish, Alice Cooper, Kenny Rogers, Ben Folds Five, Yelawolf, Alabama Shakes, and many more. See the full lineup here. Festival goers can make use of the Bonnaroo smartphone app to organize and optimize their experiences.
VIP admission for Bonnaroo is totally sold out, but some 4-day general admission passes are still available for $259.50. Purchase here.
If you can’t make it out to Manchester this year, you can still catch some of the action on the official Bonnaroo webcast, powered by Dell. Viewers will have two channels with streaming performances.
Get all the latest updates on the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival here.