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A Day in the Hay (Bale Studio)

While most folks head to Bonnaroo to check out the many different music stages sprinkled throughout festival, one team of folks is hunkered down in a small corner of The Farm for four days. East Nashville’s Lij Shaw (of Stereo Sessions)and his team of engineers are hard at work during the Bonnaroo Hay Bale Studio recording sessions that go on throughout Bonnaroo. The East Nashvillian got a... Read More

Alabama Shakes Rock The What

No one doubts that Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard has some serious mojo. She and the band rocked the joint Friday night on The What stage down Bonnaroo way. Photography by Laura Roberts Read More

One Word. You. 'Roo. Go.

  We wanted to know. Following their recordings at the Bonnaroo Hay Bale Studio we needed one more thing from the artists: One. Word. To Describe Bonnaroo.   Shakey Graves “Fast. It’s huge! There’s the festival and then there’s the camp world. I’ve barely  been in this camp [backstage] area, we’ve got our own ecosystem where... Read More

Shakey Graves: Inside the Hay Bale

For the past 11 Bonnaroos, Hay Bale Studio has been backstage on The Farm. Each year, studio maestro Elijah “Lij” Shaw has been at the helm, taking a few days off from his regular gig as the owner/operator of The Toy Box Studio in East Nashville. Bonnaroo artists stop by the studio to record a couple songs in a small, intimate only-at-‘Roo way sort of way. If you’re... Read More

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar packed the field of The What Stage at Friday night's Bonnaroo. Photography by Laura Roberts Read More

Meet Nina Miller

Bonnaroo Works Fund Executive Director Nina Miller with 2015 Bonnaroo Works Fund Ambassadors My Morning Jacket She turns Scrabble pieces and six-strings into artwork. When she needs help, she enlists the likes of The Avett Brothers and My Morning Jacket. And status quo? It’s met its match. Bonnaroo, meet Nina Miller, the Bonnaroo Works Fund’s first Executive Director. “The... Read More

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