The 16th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is set to be a big one as it has been announced that their will be headline sets from U2, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Weeknd and Chance the Rapper.
The festival that takes place in Manchester, Tennesse starting on Thursday June 8th until Sunday June 11th is well known for its celebration of diverse music styles and this year seems no different.
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U2 will be playing as part of their recently announced summer tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree and the band will play the album in its entirety as part of their set.
As for the other headliners, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers have spent the latter part of 2016 on tour and that will continue into 2017 in support of their latest record, The Getaway. The Weeknd will be making his first appearance at the festival in support of most recently released LP, Starboy, whereas Chance the Rapper has played some part in the festival for the passed four years, this will officially be his second appearance on the bill.
Here’s a list of other acts that have also been announced for the festival:
Major Lazer, Lorde, the xx, Flume, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, the Head and the Heart, Future Islands, Marshmello, Glass Animals, Portugal. The Man, Tove Lo, Tegan and Sara, Cold War Kids, Tory Lanez, Umphrey’s McGee, Car Seat Headrest, D.R.A.M., Flatbush Zombies, Margo Price, the Front Bottoms, Claude VonStroke, Michael Kiwanuka, Royal Blood, Yellow Claw, Milky Chance and Francis and the Lights.