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MN, Tennessee that is, Bonnaroo line-up is announced

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Metallica and Pearl Jam have today (February 6) been confirmed as headliners for this year Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee.

As previously speculated Robert Plant will be appearing at the festival, but not with bandmates Led Zeppelin. he will be performing with his ‘Raising Sand’ collaborator Alison Krauss.

The 100 strong line-up also features Kanye West, Willie Nelson, The Raconteurs and Sigur Ros.

The Grateful Dead‘s Phil Lesh will also be appearing, and is listed twice, prompting talk of of a Dead performance. He will also be joined by singer Jackie Greene. They appeared last week with other members of the Dead; Bob Weir and Mickey Hart for a one-off show in San Francisco to support presidential hopeful Barack Obama.

The thirteen stage festival runs from June 12-15 and tickets go on sale on February 13.

More details are available from the festival website here:

The full line-up announced so far is:

Pearl Jam
Jack Johnson
Kanye West
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Phil Lesh & Friends
My Morning Jacket
The Allman Brothers Band
The Raconteurs
Willie Nelson
Death Cab for Cutie
B.B. King
Sigur Ros
Levon Helm and the Ramble on the Road
Ben Folds
The Bluegrass Allstars Feat. Luke Bulla, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Bryan Sutton
Umphrey’s McGee
Iron & Wine
Yonder Mountain String Band
Swell Season
Talib Kweli
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi’s Soul Stew Revival
Gogol Bordello
Broken Social Scene
Robert Randolph’s Revival
Rilo Kiley
Lupe Fiasco
Against Me!
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Pat Green
Tegan & Sara
Solomon Burke
Drive-By Truckers
The Avett Brothers
Israel Vibration
Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet featuring Bela Fleck
Phil Lesh / Larry Campbell / Jackie Greene
Aimee Mann
The Fiery Furnaces
Orchestra Baobab
Ghostland Observatory
Jose Gonzalez
Dark Star Orchestra
Minus the Bear
Donavon Frankenreiter
Lez Zeppelin
State Radio
Jakob Dylan
Two Gallants
The Sword
Vampire Weekend
Little Feat
Nicole Atkins
The Felice Brothers
Mason Jennings
The Lee Boys
Black Kids
Serena Ryder
Steel Train
Grupo Fantasma
Back Door Slam


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