Lionel Richie made a surprise appearance at the 11th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. on Sunday (6/10). He joined longtime friend Kenny Rogers onstage for a duet of “Lady,” and also performed his mega hit “All Night Long.” “Lady,” originally written and produced by Richie, is one of the biggest hits of Rogers’ career. The two re-recorded it as a duet for Richie’s platinum-selling Mercury Nashville album Tuskegee.
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For the fourth consecutive year, BMI brought three outstanding Nashville-based bands to Bonnaroo. The winners of BMI’s Road to Bonnaroo competition, Wild Cub, Fly Golden Eagle, and By Lightning, each performed solid sets in the Great Taste Lounge Brewed by Miller Lite on Saturday and Sunday.