29 Photos That Will Have You Buying Tickets to Bonnaroo
Now that Coachella is behind us, we can turn our attention toward that other massive musical festival, Bonnaroo, which I happen to think is the best of the fests. This year will be my third time at Bonnaroo, which takes place June 8-11 in Manchester, TN. Since I've become something of a Bonnaroo evangelist, I asked my buddies at the festival to share some rarely seen photos taken by official Bonnaroo photographers. Check them out, along with more of my favorite shots from years past, and you might end up buying a ticket for yourself.
The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne in a giant plastic ball in 2007.
Dancers silhouetted against the sunset in 2007.
D'Angelo breaking hearts in 2015.
A Kim Kardashian meme sign in 2015, because why not?
Two of many happy car campers in 2016.
Ambitious hopefuls in 2006.
An incredible sky during the Dawes performance in 2015.
Janelle Monáe crowd-surfing in 2009.
LCD Soundsystem performing under a massive disco ball in 2016.
A Bonnaroo attendee giving the customary high fives in 2016.
The Bonnaroo main stage.
Bonnaroo bros at Metallica in 2008.
Buddy Guy wandering through the crowd in 2006.
This guy giving free hugs in 2008.
Fireworks after Widespread Panic in 2011.
Crowds and naptime in 2010.
Ben Folds finding Waldo in 2012.
The crowd rushing the stage during Santigold in 2012.
John Mayer performing with The Dead & Company in 2016.
Mandy Lee of Misterwives getting up close and personal in 2016.
The Chainsmokers performing to a sea of lighters in 2016.
Fans watching Chris Stapleton from the wings in 2016.
The crowd at The Flaming Lips in 2007.
The landmark Bonnaroo arch in 2016.
Kacey Musgraves playing with a sea of neon cacti in 2015.
Chance the Rapper making a surprise appearance during Miguel's set in 2016.
The massive campground under Manchester, TN, skies in 2016.
Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performing at sundown in 2015.
Bonnaroo reimagined as a planet in 2016.