Bonnaroo Celebrates First Full Day of Music Since 2019

On Friday, June 17, Bonnaroo efficiently celebrated the primary full day of music since 2019, totally switching into excessive gear and again into true type with an array of once-in-a-lifetime performances, collaborations and musical climaxes.

The day noticed J. Cole headline the What Stage over a sea of individuals. Equally, Lord Huron carried out to a packed group on the Which Stage. The Struggle on Medication performed the occasion’s Which Stage throughout sundown and closed their present with “I Don’t Reside Right here Anymore.”

Early Friday (Thursday night), Goose sat in with Andy Frasco for his or her official Bonnaroo debut, and the Connecticut-based jamband took the chance to stretch the set till 3 a.m. all in the important thing of E. Additionally they lent a part of their highway crew to Karina Rykman who made her Bonnaroo debut on The Who Stage. Bleachers returned to Bonnaroo this 12 months and frontman Jack Antonoff, who has performed the competition 5 occasions with varied bands, turned their present into an impromptu tremendous jam of kinds – creating yet one more collaboration the Tennessee competition is understood and beloved for.

The Chicks, additionally first-time Bonnaroo performers, performed their trademark cowl of Fleetwood Mac’s Landslide,” which had an virtually tribute really feel to it as a Stevie Nicks is about to headline on the identical stage throughout the subsequent 48 hours. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss performed their set, which showcased a profession’s value of fabric together with Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll” and “The Battle for Evermore.” Throughout the present Plant likened the matinee set to watching “Mickey Mouse” as a toddler.

Within the tents, a number of teams nodded to their inspirations and influences: Arlo Parks wore a Taling Heads Shirt, and  Briston Maroney coated Smashing Pumpkins’ “At this time.” He additionally thanked his father for getting him into “the sort of music” and joked that it will be humorous if he was watching Phish as a substitute of his personal set.

Bonnaroo continues at this time.

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