Bonnaroo 2011 Announces Lineup, Starring Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne, The Black Keys, And Buffalo Springfield

Star-studded lineup videos: now a thing.

Yes, the Tennessee mega-festival, now in its tenth (!) year, has announced its initial lineup, the usual melange of rappers, rockers, and jam-band monoliths, this year headlined by Eminem and Arcade Fire, only one of whom won the Album of the Year Grammy 48 hours ago. Conan O'Brien breaks it down for you above; if you enjoy giant lists of names, see below. (Plumbing the lower third of these things is always fun: Sharon Van Etten! Kylesa! The Smith Westerns!) Tix are on sale Thursday -- all the info you need is here, though maybe give their servers a second to figure things out. Please note that the surprise special guest is always "mud."


Arcade Fire

Widespread Panic

The Black Keys

Buffalo Springfield feat Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale

My Morning Jacket

Lil Wayne

String Cheese Incident

Robert Plant & Band of Joy

Mumford & Sons

The Strokes

The Decemberists

Ray Lamontagne


Iron & Wine

Girl Talk


Dr. John and The Original Meters performing Desitively Bonnaroo

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Pretty Lights

Florence + the Machine

SuperJam with Dan Auerbach and Dr. John

Explosions In The Sky


Gogol Bordello


Big Boi

Scissor Sisters

Gregg Allman


Global Gypsy Punk Revue curated by Eugene Hütz


Warren Haynes Band




Old Crow Medicine Show

Bootsy Collins & the Funk University

Wiz Khalifa

Matt & Kim

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

The Del McCoury Band & the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Mavis Staples

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

Chiddy Bang


Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

Loretta Lynn

Cold War Kids

The Walkmen


Wanda Jackson

Neon Trees

Portugal. The Man

Sleigh Bells

Amos Lee

Best Coast

Dãm-Funk & Master Blazter

The Sword

The Drums

The Black Angels

School of Seven Bells

J. Cole

Nicole Atkins & the Black Sea




Freelance Whales

Justin Townes Earle

Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses

Deer Tick

Band of Skulls

Sharon Van Etten

Abigail Washburn

Omar Souleyman

Twin Shadow


Man Man

The Low Anthem

Alberta Cross

Railroad Earth

Jessica Lea Mayfield

Smith Westerns

The Head and the Heart

Karen Elson

Beats Antique



Clare Maguire

Hayes Carll

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