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Four Bonnaroo medical staffers suffer carbon monoxide poisoning

At a major event like Bonnaroo Festival, the safety of the attendees is usually the top priority of the medical staff. The paramedic team, who already had their hands full with 37 hospitalizations and one death at this year’s festival, were forced to look after their own, as four paramedics were hospitalized for exposure to […]

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BREAKING: Male festival-goer found dead at Bonnaroo

Multiple news sources are reporting that one person has died at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. It’s the first death to occur at the four-day festival in three years. The attendee’s body was discovered in the festival camping grounds between the hours of 10 and 11 a.m. June 8, according to local authorities. […]

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Beat drops & hook ups: new survey identifies the most ‘promiscuous’ music festivals

A new survey conducted by Tickpick sought to evaluate the hookup culture of the festival scene, and as the findings indicate, it’s thriving. Tickpick collected self-reported information from 1,050 people from Amazon’s Mechanical Turk about their sexual activity at music festivals. The statistics revealed 50.2% of festival goers to be open to a “weekend fling,” […]

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Report: The most commonly used drugs at music festivals

Over the years, drug and alcohol’s relationship with electronic dance music has heightened its foothold in worldwide festival culture. Music festivals themselves undeniably afford a collective culture of intoxication — a palpable permeation of substance use and abuse that one can sniff out regardless of whether they choose to partake or not. Considering substance abuse’s assimilation, […]

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Live Nation details Festival Passport expansion for 2018-2019 season

Last year, Live Nation successfully launched its Festival Passport program, granting 1,000 lucky fans across the world access to over 90 of the company’s festivals at just one flat fee. The ticketing and events behemoth has announced the return of its one-of-a-kind access pass for the upcoming season, now with a major expansion in territory […]

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Bonnaroo announces ‘The Other’ lineup

Bonnaroo announced stage programming for The Other ahead of the festival’s 2018 edition. The newly added dance tent likely formed as Bonnaroo’s answer to Coachella‘s storied Sahara Tent. Last year, Bonnaroo debuted the new stage concept — which replaced the festival’s beloved Kalliope Stage — and featured a diverse range of EDM acts such as Claude Vonstroke, G Jones and Getter, […]

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What So Not announces 30+ date ‘Beautiful Things’ world tour

2018 was projected to be a big year for What So Not with the anticipated arrival of his long-awaited full-length album debut. Now, as the ball gets rolling for the Aussie standout this year, What So Not is officially starting to deliver with the announcement of his upcoming Beautiful Things World Tour, slated to hit a handful […]

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Bonnaroo unveils 2018 lineup featuring Eminem, The Killers, and Muse

Bonnaroo has unveiled their 2018 lineup featuring headliners Eminem, The Killers, and Muse. The festival, in its 17th edition, booked a number of unexpected second line acts as well: two “unique” sets from indie stalwart Bon Iver, pop country singer Sheryl Crow, Atlanta mainstay Future and one of EDM’s most storied festival performers in Bassnectar, to name only a […]

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How Superfly’s inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.

1How Superfly's inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.This fall, Superfly Presents, the masterminds behind North American festival giants Outside Lands and Bonnaroo set their scopes on a new, emerging entertainment market that they were banking on being the next big festival-hosting city in the […]

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Denver approves three-day festival by Bonnaroo/Outside Lands’ promoters set to start in 2018

Colorado has it all. Rolling hills, roaring metropolises, mountain ranges, greenery as far as the eye can see (eh), and now a three-day music festival from one of the field’s leading innovators. As Superfly Productions — purveyors of Tennessee’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and San Francisco’s Outside Lands — has just signed a five-year contract for […]

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Listen to Rezz’s full set from Bonnaroo 2017

There’s a reason Rezz was our breakout artist of the year in 2016, and this year, she’s continuing to roll, playing some of the biggest festivals in North America tackling Ultra Music Festival in March, and now Bonnaroo. Rezz, real name Isabelle Rezazadeh, delivered a set that conceptualized all the elements that her fans undoubtedly resonate with, mainly […]

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Stream full sets from Bonnaroo 2017

With a lineup that includes several fresh top-tier names like The Weeknd, Lorde, and Chance The Rapper, it seems fair to say that, once again, Bonnaroo was on point in 2017. Now that it’s concluded, the Manchester, TN-based festival had plenty of sets which are worth a second listen. Dive into Bonnaroo 2017 sets from Flume, REZZ, […]

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Two men arrested at Bonaroo with $30,000 worth of drugs

Bonnaroo became the subject of national attention on Friday, June 9, when a man claiming to be carrying out “God’s work” was apprehended by authorities for selling fake drugs to people. Two days later, a major arrest related to suspects with intent to sell legitimate illicit substances has taken place after campers tipped off police about two men who […]

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Two men arrested at Bonaroo with $30,000 worth of drugs

Bonnaroo became the subject of national attention on Friday, June 9, when a man claiming to be carrying out “God’s work” was apprehended by authorities for selling fake drugs to people. Two days later, a major arrest related to suspects with intent to sell legitimate illicit substances has taken place after campers tipped off police about two men who […]

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Two men arrested at Bonaroo with $30,000 worth of drugs

Bonnaroo became the subject of national attention on Friday, June 9, when a man claiming to be carrying out “God’s work” was apprehended by authorities for selling fake drugs to people. Two days later, a major arrest related to suspects with intent to sell legitimate illicit substances has taken place after campers tipped off police about two men who […]

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Man at Bonnaroo claims to be doing ‘God’s work’ when arrested for selling fake drugs

With the Bonnaroo Music Festival activities officially underway in Manchester, TN, as of yesterday, June 8, the number of likely arrests over the course of the weekend is sure to climb. Already, one particularly absurd story has arisen, involving David E. Brady, 45, of Albany, New York. Brady was arrested yesterday and charged with two counts of “counterfeit controlled substances.” When apprehended, […]

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Live Nation increases security measures in wake of Manchester bombing

In wake of the bombing in Manchester last weekend at an Ariana Grande concert, Live Nation has increased its security measures in hopes of preventing future catastrophes.A notice issued to venues reads as follows:“Due to enhanced security procedures, no bags or backpacks will be permitted into the venue except for small personal bags or purses (12″x12″x6″ max) […]

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Get A Music “Festival Passport” For $799 For 90+ Festivals From Live Nation

Live Nation just announced an unimaginable “Festival Passport” that grants you access to over 90 of the world’s biggest festivals for only $799. Yup, you read that right, but just in case go read it again. You’ll be able to go to all of LN’s festivals – like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Governor’s Ball […]

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