Metallica And Pearl Jam To Headline Manchester Festival

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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