Bonnaroo 2010 Rewind

Associated Press (via ”Nearly 100 acts… will be spread out over a multitude of stages and tents on the Tennessee farm owned by Superfly Productions and AC Entertainment, the organizers of Bonnaroo. More than 70,000 fans are expected to attend the festival, which runs through Sunday.  But perhaps as many, or more, will watch …

Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Kings Of Leon Beat The Heat At Bonnaroo,, June 14, 2010, 12:19 PM EDT: “There was mud, rain, oppressive heat, a set by a world-beating rap superstar (Jay-Z), a classic soul icon (Stevie Wonder), a former “Tonight Show” host (Conan O’Brien) and a jam-band legend (Dave Matthews Band). In other words, just another action-packed weekend at the ninth-annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

One Dead, More Than 100 Arrested At Bonnaroo: 29-year-old David Sloan appeared to die from heat exhaustion.,, June 14, 2010, 10:11 AM EDT: ”A 29-year-old man, North Carolina’s David Sloan, died on Sunday (June 13) after falling ill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee.

From Pixies to Floyd, covers heard across Bonnaroo, Associated Press (, June 13, 2010: “Knowing who’s playing where at Bonnaroo can be challenging — especially when those bands are frequently playing music by other acts… the Flaming Lips’ fuzzy, full-length rendition of Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”   

SLIDE SHOW: Kings of Leon, Flaming Lips, Dead Weather, Jay-Z and more light up Bonnaroo fest,, June 13, 2010, 3:39 pm: ”Things here are just designed to be wacky. For example, the stages are humorously named This Tent, That Tent and the Other Tent, and then there’s Which Stage and What Stage (that’s the main stage, actually).

On The Ground At Bonnaroo: Friday,, June 12, 2010, 4:57 PM: “With almost 24 hours of concerts under their hemp belts, Bob Boilen and the All Songs Considered Bonnaroo crew took a breather late Friday night and Saturday morning between The Flaming Lips‘ highly anticipated rundown of Dark Side of the Moon and LCD Soundsystem setting controls for the heart of the sun in the dead of night. Delirium was beginning to set in.

Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon Ignite Bonnaroo 2010,, June 12, 2010, 11:45 AM EDT: “There are a few hallmarks of summer music fests: the smell of thick mud baking in the sun, the sound of three different bands colliding and the sight of Wayne Coyne in a giant plastic bubble. That vision arrived at the start of a set that was ambitious, even by Flaming Lips standards, last night at Bonnaroo.

An awful lot of article links were tweeted at the weekend of Bonnaroo 2010, June 10-13.  Above is a few excerpts from the Psych Explorations of the Future Heart “scrapbook”, in full (with pictures) here… 

Follow for Bonnaroo updates and music news.  Check out Psych Explorations of the Future Heart’s Bonnaroo 2010 photo and tweet recap here, a fan-voted webcast poll here, and video rewinds here, here and here.

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