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Bonnaroo offers taste of schedule…

on February 25, 2009, 5:15pm

While Bonnaroo isn’t ready to unveil the full schedule for its 2009 incarnation just yet – after all, we still do have a few more adds to go! – the Manchester, Tennessee based music festival, scheduled to run from June 11-14, has unveiled a little peak.

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will hold down the Saturday headlining slot of the festival, while Phish will play both Friday and Sunday. As expected, of these two performances, the Friday set will be in the form of a latenight slow, while Sunday will see the legendary rockers capping off the festival at a more traditional early evening time.

As for everyone else currently on board to hit up this year’s Bonnaroo. Well, nothing is officially confirmed, but if you trust both logic and the fine folks at Inforoo, which we of course do, then the schedule may look something like this. A word of caution however, none of this is officially confirmed.

Thursday: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Zac Brown Band, Brett Dennen, People Under The Stairs, Chairlift, Lovell Sisters, A.A. Bondy

Friday: Beastie Boys, Phish (late night), Al Green, Erykah Badu, Paul Oakenfold, TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Girl Talk, Bela Fleck & Toumani Diabate, Galactic, Lucinda Williams, Animal Collective, Santigold, Femi Kuti (late night), Grizzly Bear, King Sunny Ade, St. Vincent, Crystal Castles, Tift Merritt, Toubab Krewe, Vieux Farka Toure, Elvis Perkins In Dearland

Saturday: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Nine Inch Nails, Wilco, Elvis Costello, Ben Harper, The Mars Volta, Govt. Mule, MGMT, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Of Montreal, Allen Toussaint, Booker T & The Drive-By Truckers, Jenny Lewis, Robert Earl Keen, Robyn Hitchcock & Venus 3, Alejandro Escovedo, Cherryholmes, Yeasayer, The SteelDrivers

Sunday: Phish, Band Of Horses, Merle Haggard, Coheed & Cambria, Neko Case, Citizen Cope, The Ting Tings, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Mike Farris & Roseland Rhythm Revue, Todd Snider

???: David Byrne, Snoop Dogg, Andrew Bird, moe., The Decemberists, Bon Iver, The Del McCoury Band, David Grisman Quintet, Gomez, Down, Kaki King, Okkervil River, Raphael Saadiq, Portugal The Man, Midnite, The Knux, The Low Anthem, Delta Spirit, Alberta Cross

Jeez, this thing is stacked…

Why does June have to be so far away?

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