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Lizzo makes history as Bonnaroo’s First Female Headliner

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has released their lineup for 2020. Artists such as Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, Miley Cyrus make the festival a top priority for many festival goers this summer. 

The festival takes place in Manchester, TN from June 11 through the 14.

The kickoff-off for the festival is on a Thursday, includes a Grand Ole Opry salute with special guests for the third year in a row. The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly American country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1925, it is the longest-running radio broadcast in US history.

Past “Grand Ole Opry at Bonnaroo” shows have featured Opry members Bobby Bare, Ashley Monroe, Old Crow Medicine Show, Morgan Evans, Riders In The Sky, Wendy Moten, and Ricky Skaggs. Grand Ole Opry at Bonnaroo will also feature announcer Bill Cody and the Opry Square Dancers as well as a long line of special guest artists.

Tool is headlining night two of the festival who returned with their album Fear Inoculum last year.  Miley Cyrus will be performing on Friday as well, her newest single “Slideaway” dropped in August last year. 

On Friday, The 1975 will be performing. The band’s new single “Me & You Together,” is the first track released off of their upcoming album Notes on a Conditional Form. The album is set to release on April 24th. 

Saturday, Detroit born singer and rapper Lizzo will be headlining. Her latest single is a remix of“Good as Hell” featuring Ariana Grande. She will be the first female ever to be the main headliner for Bonnaroo.

Tame Impala will be headlining Sunday. Their latest single, “Lost In Yesterday,” is the fourth single from the band’s fourth studio album, The Slow Rush, which will drop  on February 14th. 

Lana Del Ray, Flume, The Regrettes, Vampire Weekend, Glass Animals, Young The Giant, Still Woozy and Mt. Joy will be performing as well.

This year’s lineup includes some familiar acts to festival-goers of years past. Leon Bridges, Bassnectar, Run The Jewels, and Stewart Copeland of The Police will all be returning to Bonnaroo.

Tickets for the festival are available here. Information about camping can be found here.


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