The annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced their 2012 line up today. This June, recent Grammy Award winners Bon Iver, Skrillex, and The Civil Wars will perform, as well as other notable acts including Ben Folds Five, Phish, Radiohead, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Bonnaroo is notorious for it’s idiosyncrasy from other music festivals, and there’s no exception this year: acts range from the Beach Boys to Ludacris. The 11th annual festival will be from June 7-10, 2012 at their usual venue in Manchester, TN.
Tickets go on sale at 12:00pm EST this Saturday, February 18th, at bonnaroo.com.
Below is the official 2012 line up thus far. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Beach Boys (featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks)
The Avett Brothers
Foster the People
The Word (featuring John Medeski, Robert Randolph and North Mississippi Allstars)
Ben Folds Five
Spectrum Road (featuring Cindy Blackman Santana, Jack Bruce, John Medeski, and Vernon Reid)
City and Colour
The Civil Wars
Young the Giant
Two Door Cinema Club
Fitz & the Tantrums
The Black Lips
Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires
The Joy Formidable
Kurt Vile & the Violators
Gary Clark Jr.
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
Trampled by Turtles
The War on Drugs
The Devil Makes Three
Here We Go Magic
The Lonely Forest
Mariachi El Bronx
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
The Soul Rebels
Steven Bernstein’s MTO All-Stars Play Sly
What do you think of this year’s line up? Are there any performers you want to hear? Is there anyone missing you hoped to see?
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