BONNAROO 2014: Music begins Thursday afternoon

Posted on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 8:37 am

Crews work to prepare the main "What Stage" at Bonnaroo's Great Stage Park Wednesday afternoon. The first music on the "What Stage" will be played Friday. (Staff photo by John Coffelt)

Crews work to prepare the main “What Stage” at Bonnaroo’s Great Stage Park Wednesday afternoon. The first music on the “What Stage” will be played Friday. (Staff photo by John Coffelt)

 The countdown is over. The 13th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival kicks off today (Thursday) with music across the festival’s smaller tents beginning this afternoon and headlining acts and the main stages beginning Friday.

Bully will be the first act at 2 p.m. today, playing a one-hour set in the New Music on Tap Lounge Brewed by Miller Lite.

“That Tent” will crank up at 3 p.m. with The Preatures. All three tents – This Tent, That Tent and The Other Tent – will be rocking live music by 4 p.m. Thursday and continue throughout the night.

The first music on the festival’s main stage – the “What Stage” – will be at noon Friday with Greensky Bluegrass. The second largest stage – the “Which Stage”  – will have music starting with Vintage Trouble at 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Kanye West, one of the festival’s three main headliners, will take the What Stage from 10 p.m. through midnight Friday. Jack White will headline the music card Saturday and Bonnaroo feature headliner Elton John will close the festival Sunday night.

Follow the Manchester Times on Twitter for festival updates throughout the weekend.

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

 

THIS TENT

4-5 p.m: Jonathan Wilson

5:30-6:30: Cass McCombs

7-8: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

8:30-9:30: Cloud Nothings

10-11: Banks

11:30-12:30: J. Roddy Walston & The Business

1-2: Ty Segall

 

THAT TENT

3-4 p.m: The Preatures

4:30-5:30: Allah-Las

6-7: ZZ Ward

7:30-8:30: Real Estate

9-10: Cherub

10:30-11:30: Omar Souleyman

12-1: White Denim

 

THE OTHER TENT

3:15-4:15 p.m: The Wild Feathers

4:45-5:45: Robert Delong

6:15-7:15: Caveman

7:45-8:45: MS MR

9:15-10:15: Break Science

10:45-11:45: Polica

12:15-1:15: Pusha T

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

 

WHAT STAGE

12-1 p.m: Greensky Bluegrass

1:45-2:45: Big Sam’s Funky Nation

3:30-4:45: Umphrey’s McGee

5:30-6:30: Janelle Monae

7:30-8:45: Vampire Weekend

10-12: Kanye West

 

WHICH STAGE

12:45-1:45 p.m: Vintage Trouble

2:30-3:30: Dr. Dog

4:30-5:30: Ben Howard

6:30-7:45: The Head and the Heart

8:45-10: Phoenix

12-1 a.m: Ice Cube

1:30-3:30: Skrillex

 

THIS TENT

12:15-1:15 p.m: Jon Batiste and Stay Human

2-3:15: The Wood Brothers

4-5:15: Jake Bugg

6-7:15: Andrew Bird & The Hands of Glory

8-9:30: Neutral Milk Hotel

11:30-12:45: Mastodon

1:15-2: Deafheaven

2:30-3:30: Meshuggah

 

THAT TENT

12:30-1:30 p.m: La Santa Cecilia

2-3: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

3:30-4:45: Dakhabrakha

5:15-6:30: The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar, with special guests Billy Martin, Marc Ribot, DJ Logic and Shahzad Ismaily

7-8:15: A Tribe Called Red

12-2: Superjam: Derek Trucks featuring Chaka Khan, Taj Mahal, Eric Krasno, James Gadson, David Hidalgo, Willie Weeks, Nigel Hall, Ryan Zoidis, Eric Bloom and Adam Deitch with special guests Andrew Bird, Susan Tedeschi, Karl Denson, Ben Folds and more

2:30-3:30: Chance the Rapper

 

THE OTHER TENT

12:30-1:30 p.m: St. Paul & The Broken Bones

2:15-3:15: Sam Smith

4-5: Danny Brown

5:45-6:45: The Naked and Famous

7:30-8:45: Chvrches

12-1:15 a.m: Disclosure

1:45-3: Die Antwoord

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

 

WHAT STAGE

1:30-2:30 p.m: Seasick Steve

3:30-4:45: Tedeschi Trucks Band

5:45-7: Damon Albarn

8-9:30: Lionel Richie

10:30-12:30: Jack White

 

WHICH STAGE

12:45-1:30 p.m: High and Mighty Brass Band

2:15-3:15: Blackberry Smoke

4-5: Cake

5:45-6:45: Cage the Elephant

7:30-8:30: Chromeo

9:15-10:30: Zedd

12:30-2: The Flaming Lips

2:45-4:15: Kaskade

 

THIS TENT

1:15-2:15: Valerie June

3-4: First Aid Kit

4:45-6: Drive-By Truckers

6:45-8: Phosphorescent

8:45-10: Cut Copy

12:30-1:45 a.m: Frank Ocean

2:15-3:45: The Glitch Mob

 

THAT TENT

1:30-2:30 p.m: King Khan & the Shrines

3-4:15: The Bouncing Souls

5-6: Grouplove

6:45-8: Slightly Stoopid

8:45-10:15: Ms. Lauryn Hill

12:30-2 a.m: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

2:30-4: Darkside

 

THE OTHER TENT

1:45-2:45 p.m: Classixx

3:30-4:30: Haerts

5:15-6:15: Bobby Womack

7-8:30: John Butler Trio

9-10:15: James Blake

12-2 a.m: Superjam: Skrillex and friends featuring Big Gigantic with special guests Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Bobby Krieger (of the doors), Zedd, Mickey Hart, Janelle Monae, Warpaint, Chance the Rapper, Thundercat and more

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

 

WHAT STAGE

12:30-1:30 p.m: Carolina Chocolate Drops

2:30-3:45: Yonder Mountain String Band

4:45-6: Artic Monkeys

7-8:30: The Avett Brothers

9:30-11:30: Elton John

 

WHICH STAGE

12:45-1:45 p.m: Lucero

2:30-3:30: Capital Cities

4:15-5:30: Fitz & The Tantrums

6:15-7:30: Broken Bells

8:15-9:30: Wiz Khalifa

 

THIS TENT

12:45-2 p.m: Vance Joy

2:30-3:45: Okkervil River

4:15-5:15: Warpaint

8-9:15: Amos Lee

 

THAT TENT

1-2 p.m: Lake Street Dive

2:30-3:30: Sarah Jarosz

4-5: The Lone Bellow

5:30-6:30: Shovels & Rope

7-8: The Black Lillies

8-9:30: The Bluegrass Situation Superjam hosted by Ed Helms featuring The Lonesome Trio, Dierks Bentley, Sarah Jarosz, Lake Street Dive

 

THE OTHER TENT

1:15-2:15 p.m: Those Darlins

2:45-3:45: Goat

4:15-5:15: A$AP Ferg

5:45-6:45: Washed Out

7:30-8:45: Little Dragon

 

 

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