Paul McCartney, and Mumford & Sons to headline Bonnaroo

plus Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Björk, Pretty Lights, & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Wed 20th Feb 2013

The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2013 - Paul McCartney (Pyramid Stage, Saturday)
Photo credit: Karen Williams

The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2013

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June 2013
Manchester, Tennessee, USA, USA
Daily capacity: 100,000

Brit acts Paul McCartney, and Mumford & Sons will headline the 12th a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, USA taking place from Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th June 2013.

Paul McCartney (Pyramid Stage, Saturday)
Also confirmed are Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Bjork, Wilco, Pretty Lights, R. Kelly, Wu-Tang Clan, Daniel Tosh, The National, The Lumineers, David Byrne & St Vincent, Passion Pit, The xx, Kendrick Lamar, Grizzly Bear, Animal Collective, Of Monsters and Men, Jim James & John Oates, Zigaboo Modeliste and his Big Chiefs, Ed Helms' Bluegrass Situation, Nas, ZZ Top, Beach House, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Cat Power.

The Tennessee festival will also host Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, A$AP Rocky, Weird Al Yankovic, Tame Impala, Wolfgang Gartner, Glen Hansard, The Gaslight Anthem, Portugal. The Man, Boys Noize, Billy Idol, Sam Bush & Del McCoury, Dwight Yoakam, Foals, Porter Robinson, Local Natives, Matt & Kim, Dirty Projectors, Trombone Shorty, John McLaughlin And The 4th Dimension, Noam Pikelny & Friends, Amadou & Mariam, Alt-J, Father John Misty, Baroness, The Tallest Man On Earth, Walk The Moon, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, A-Trak, Earl Sweatshirt, and The Vaccines.

The line-up also features Paper Diamond, Holy Ghost!, Divine Fits, Mike Birbiglia, Purity Ring, Swans, Frank Turner, Big K.R.I.T., Allen Stone, AraabMuzik, Cults, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Fatoumata Diawara, Two Gallants, The Sheepdogs, Four Tet, Calexico, Japandroids, Death Grips, Conspirator, Wild Nothing, John Fullbright, and Django Django. Completing the first announcement made last night by Weird Al Yankovic are HAIM, Killer Mike, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Action Bronson, Clockwork, Twenty | One | Pilots, Reptar, DIIV, Milo Greene, Lord Huron, Futurebirds, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Charli XCX, Jeff The Brotherhood, Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors, Sea Wolf, JD McPherson, Trixie Whitley, Deap Vally, Patrick Watson, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, The Stepkids, Bombino, Bernhoft, and Matthew E. White.

With more acts still to be announced.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

Bonnaroo brings together performers from the world of rock and roll, along with dozens of artists in complementary styles such as jazz, Americana, hip-hop, electronica, and just about any contemporary music you can think of.

In addition to dozens of music performance areas, the festival's 100-acre entertainment village runs around the clock with attractions and activities including a classic arcade, on-site cinema, silent disco, comedy club, theatre performers, a beer festival, and a music technology village.

The early bird tickets rapidly sold out. Tier 2 tickets are priced at $234.50m and go on sale at 12 pm EST (5pm GMT) on Saturday 23rd February. To buy tickets then, click here.

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