What happens at Bonnaroo? More than just a showcase for cutting-edge musicians, Bonnaroo is a full-on arts festival, originally designed for festivalgoers to stay onsite. It’s possible to camp, eat, dance and even shower (or not) in the Woodstock-like, communal environment.
Why is it called Bonnaroo? The first Bonnaroo, organized by veteran music promoter Ashley Capps and held in 2002, attracted about 70,000 visitors. The festival took its name from the 1974 album Desitively Bonnaroo by New Orleans pianist and vocalist Dr. John. In the Creole slang of New Orleans, bonnaroo means, roughly, “best on the street.”
Will Bonnaroo 2022 happen? NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Once again, the city of Manchester, Tennessee will host the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which is one of the most popular live music events in the country.
What kind of music is at Bonnaroo? Main attractions of this festival are the multiple stages featuring live music with a diverse array of musical styles including indie rock, classic rock, world music, hip hop, jazz, Americana, bluegrass, country music, folk, gospel, reggae, pop, electronic, and other alternative music.