J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has released the daily schedule for its 2014 lineup. It’s the day many have been anticipating for some time now and with it always comes conflict and tough choices that can only be made by your time and place while at the festival. Nonetheless, here is a breakdown of a few acts that will be taking the stage in about a month on the Manchester farm.
Thursday, June 12
Kicking off Thursday are The Preatures and Nashville’s The Wild Feathers at 3:15 p.m. Other acts include MS MR, Real Estate and Cherub while J. Roddy Walston & the Business and Polica will perform later in the night.
Friday, June 13
Friday opens with a mix of bluegrass, and Southern soul as Greensky Bluegrass, Jon Batiste and St. Paul & The Broken Bones all take flight around the noon time hour.
Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Wood Brothers, Dr. Dog, Ben Howard and The Head & The Heart are also scheduled for Friday afternoon while the nightcap is anchored by a trifecta of Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and Neutral Milk Hotel before headliner Kanye West.
For the first round of late night festivities, Ice Cube will take to Which Stage while other sets include Mastodon, Skrillex and the Superjam among others.
Saturday, June 14
Saturday’s schedule is one that features the Tedeschi Trucks Band on the main stage with other acts such as Drive-By Truckers, Cake, Chromeo, Phosphorescent, Grouplove holding down the other tents and stages.
Lionel Richie is set to perform on the main stage before headliner Jack White while he will be followed by The Flaming Lips on Which Stage for the first act after midnight.
Skrillex will make a return engagement for the first electronic superjam with Skrillex and Friends while Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Frank Ocean will also be in the late night mix as well.
Sunday, June 15
As the festival is winding down on Sunday, the acts don’t seem to be slacking off at any rate with Lucero, Lake Street Dive, Those Darlins and Carolina Chocolate Drops all starting the day.
That Tent will feature a plethora of Americana as groups and artists like Sara Jarosz, The Lone Bellow, Shovels & Rope and The Black Lillies will lead up to The Bluegrass Situation Superjam hosted by Ed Helms.
Yonder Mountain String Band will make a return to What Stage along with The Avett Brothers who will perform before Elton John, who will close down the festival.
Before Sir Elton takes the stage, other groups like Arctic Monkeys, Amos Lee and City and Colour will have performed as well.
The festival will once again take place in Manchester, Tenn. For more information on tickets, visit bonnaroo.com.