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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

Inside the Bonnaroo Works Community Center: Come on in!

The Bonnaroo Works Community Center is now open down on The Farm, located on Fifth Avenue across from the Post Office! Well Dunn Foundation Board Member Deborah Dunn talks with a Bonnaroo festivalgoer about the Foundation. The Well Dunn Foundation is a foundation dedicated to securing internships for under-privileged students interested in the entertainment industry. The foundation is... Read More

Veterans of Bonnaroo

Weighing in with their best ’Roo advice. Listen in. These kernel’s of wisdom could make it your best ’Roo yet. Name: Ken Weinstein Job Title: Director of Publicity, Big Hassle Hometown: North Salem, New York Number of ’Roo’s (including 2015): 14 “Stay open-minded. Stay hydrated.”     Name: Vin... Read More

Bonnaroo Works Fund

Move over headliners. There’s one more thing you’ll wanna check out at this year’s ’Roo. Billy Joel. Mumford and Sons. Robert Plant. The majority of the 85,000 wristbands fist-bumping their way down to The Farm this weekend are well acquainted with the Bonnaroo heavy weights hitting the main stages. But there’s another headliner the Festival wants to keep front... Read More

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