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A Discussion With Béla Fleck

Ben Evans | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Ben Evans

With an extensive tour in progress and the recent release of their latest album, Rocket Science, Béla and his Flecktones are back to work delighting listeners with the sweet sounds of bluegrass fusion.

WATCH: Incredible 'Flying Lightshow' At Bonnaroo

Posted 08.19.2011 | Entertainment

Revelers at this year's Bonnaroo music festival were atwitter over a beautiful 'flying lightshow,' as thousands of small LEDs were released above the ...

WATCH: Eugene Mirman Introduces New Tea Party Slogans

Posted 08.16.2011 | Comedy

"Obama is chamomile and we're motherf*cking oolong!" When Eugene Mirman logged onto a tea party Web site to see what they were all about, he found ...

Backstage at Bonnaroo 2011

Rita Houston | Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment
Rita Houston

There's magic that happens when artists find themselves in front of their biggest and most responsive audience ever, and they dig in and rise to the occasion. It's soul-filling, uplifting, transcendent at its best moments.

Lucas Kavner

Bonnaroo Reports Tenth Death Since 2002

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

The Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., one of the most popular music festivals in America, was held from June 9-12 of this year. Rapper Emi...

Woman Found Dead At Bonnaroo

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment

MANCHESTER, Tenn. — A woman attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee has been found dead. Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. G...

The 17 Funniest Things You Might See At Bonnaroo

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer & Christine Friar | Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

What happens when you drop 80,000 party people, hundreds of great entertainers, this guy and ... um ... other "party favors" onto a farm in Tennessee?...

Lewis Black, Cheech Marin Headline Bonnaroo Comedy

Posted 06.09.2011 | Comedy

In its ten-year history, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN has quickly risen to become one of the premier festivals in the country ...

What To Wear To Summer Festivals

Refinery29.com | Connie Wang & Piera Gelardi | Posted 05.31.2011 | Style

Tickets for this year's Coachella festivities sold out faster than you could say "Jimmy Eat World is still around?" But if you've managed to score you...

The Impact of SXSW on More Than My Liver

Brandon Deroche | Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

As it was hard to ignore the elephant in the room that was the Japan Tsunami, 2011 became the year that these talks manifested into something more tangible than ever before.

WATCH: Conan Announces Bonnaroo Lineup With Arcade Fire & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We've said it before and we'll say it again: we love it when music and comedy come together. The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is quickly becoming...

WATCH: ARTISTIC INFLUENCE: 'The Influencers' Of Pop Culture On Beautiful Decay

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Artists aren't often eager to talk about how they get their inspiration. Maybe it comes from mistrusting the press or wanting to preserve trade secret...

Jay-Z Appears in Youth Vote PSA

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

A lot will be written about the youth vote over the next few weeks. And a lot has been written already... but sometimes the most can be said with the fewest words

Gearheads Unite: Conversations with Bachman & Turner, Plus Life is Good Concerts, and Freetime with Stars' Torquil Campbell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about your new album Bachman & Turner. First of all, the music is classic, and please don't be offended by this, but much of it sounds it like classic BTO.

An Open Letter To Musicians Interested In Raising The Bar On Philanthropy

Brandon Deroche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

Music is a universal language that can inspire crowds the size of a small city. But did the "Rock Star With A Message" die out at the end of the 60s? Do musical artists still have the same power?

Brilliant Dreams: Conversations with Indigo Girls and Sugarland's Kristian Bush

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Indigo Girls' new live album Staring Down The Brilliant Dream is presented like a book. Is that supposed to imply the album's like a journal?

Margaret Cho Is Just Plain Awesome (She's a Friggin' Rockstar SuperHero Bitch* on New Album Cho Dependent)

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Margaret Cho gave me some of her time recently to discuss the August 24th release of her new album Cho Dependent. News Flash: Girlfriend can sing, and really really well.

On Camping

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

As I look through images from the sold-out 2010 Coachella, and prepare for my beloved Bonnaroo, I'm posting an essay I wrote for a magazine published ...

Jay-Z Captures Power, Challenges of Youth Vote

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

As difficult as our prospects are, we can't motivate young people unless we are reaching deep within. To paraphrase Jay-Z "Anything is possible as long as you fight for what you believe in."

On Sustainabilty & Music Festivals

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Vazquez

In my last essay I reflected on the immeasurable (and I daresay potentially transformative) value that a single, simple night of sleeping in a tent un...

10 Reasons to Drink Canned Beer

Tracy Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Tracy Howard

These modern cans are lined with a thin wall of plastic that wards off any tinny flavors, while complete opacity keeps light at bay.

Making Our Voice Heard on Climate Change

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Bernstein

We're at a critical juncture on climate change. In the end, only citizens have the power to break the Washington gridlock and demand progress.

Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Skewers Bonnaroo

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Robert Smigel is riding around Bonnaroo, looking for targets. To the 49-year-old comedian behind Triumph the Insult Comic Do...

Video: Yoga + Green + Music = Wanderlust Festival.

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

I've been in this business for seven years, and Wanderlust Fest is the first time I've ever seen first tier yoga in a context of "hip," or big-time music in a context of mindfulness (green, yoga, etc.).

An Interview with Matisyahu, Plus Barbra Streisand and Brian Setzer Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.