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Bonnaroo 2012 adds more acts, reveals daily schedule

on May 15, 2012, 6:03pm

bonnaroo 2012 logo Bonnaroo 2012 adds more acts, reveals daily schedule

With festivities less than one month away, Bonnaroo 2012 has added even more acts to the lineup and revealed its daily schedule.

Among the new additions are GZA, who will be playing Liquid Swords backed by Grupo Fantasma, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Pelican, Sara Watkins, and The Dirty Guv’Nahs.

As for the schedule, the festival kicks off on Thursday, June 7th, with the killer trio of Danny Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and Alabama Shakes at This Tent. Other notable acts that day include EMA, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., The Cave Singers, and White Denim.

On Friday, St. Vincent, Feist, The Avett Brothers, and Foster the People will lead way to Radiohead’s headlining performance. Later on, Umphrey’s McGee, Flying Lotus, Major Lazer, and Black Star will deliver late-night sets.

Saturday promises Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Roots, Dispatch, Mogwai, Santigold, Battles, Childish Gambino, Puscifer, and a Danzig Legacy set. Late night sets include Skrillex, GZA, Alice Cooper, and the festival’s fabled Super Jam.

Phish will close the festival’s final day with a massive four-hour set. Prior to that, The Beach Boys, Bon Iver, The Shins, Ben Folds Five, Kurt Vile, The Joy Formdiable, The War on Drugs, The Antlers, and Kenny Rogers will all take the stage.

You can find see the complete schedule at Bonnaroo’s website. Tickets remain on sale via the festival’s website.


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May 16, 2012 at 10:00 am

this is hands down the worst schedule for bonnaroo I’ve ever seen. the late night shows are brutal and the day time shows are just plain boring. I wish I didn’t waste my money on this ticket. bonnaroo take notice of this joke and correct it for next year. sbtrkt daytime and unchained latenight?, is this a cruel joke?

6th Roo for Me
May 16, 2012 at 11:57 am

Agreed. Not to mention the epic conflict Sunday afternoon into evening. Maybe they loaded Sunday with top acts to keep people there? For the money? I plan on staying late for Phish anyways, but the Sunday schedule blows.

May 18, 2012 at 7:47 am

 Can i buy your ticket? This is hands down the best schedule i’ve seen, and ive been to them all.  I offer you 10 bucks, your apparent value of the ticket.

May 16, 2012 at 1:18 am

Not sure if it was intended, but your link goes directly to Alex’s schedule.

Cooper Ray
May 15, 2012 at 3:40 pm

You guys forgot to mention Bad Brains…

May 16, 2012 at 7:43 am

Bad Brains was announced months ago…


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