Posts Tagged ‘Bonnaroo’

Arts Roundup: ‘A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Tweets’ Edition

Morning, folks!
Does anybody other than me and Kent Brockman feel this way about the World Cup? Fortunately, Magnum photos of people playing futbol are far more engrossing than the TV broadcasts. Plus, no fucking horns.
A photo is worth a thousand tweets! You know Shit My Dad Says, the Twitter feed Justin Halpern parlayed into [...]

If You Write to Your Congressperson About Climate Change Legislation, Dave Matthews Will Send You Free Bonnaroo Music. If You Don’t Write Your Congressperson, You Can Still Download Free Bonnaroo Music, but You Will Be a Bad Person.

Before John Mayer was pissing people off with tone-deaf racial pronouncements, he was writing bullshit songs about complacent optimism. To wit, his "People Get Ready"-once-removed album cut of "Waiting on the World to Change," which appeared on the radio this morning. And I thought, not for the first time, "Yeah, not exactly what Curtis Mayfield [...]

Arts Roundup: Bonnaroo, Jack White, and Another Free Willy

Good morning, snowed-in readers.
*The 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival line-up was announced yesterday over a painstakingly long unveiling process. Some of the artists for the four-day Tennessee-based festival include: Kings of Leon (the first band to go from a tent stage to a headliner), Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix, Jay-Z, Norah Jones, The xx, Stevie [...]

Music in Review: How the Fest Was Won

For the rock & roll collector—and the hard-toking Bonnaroo-goer—concert and festival DVDs have become essential stocking stuffers, even though many are subpar. Films of music festivals, in particular, "have become warmed-over buffets, in which you get one number each from a handful of bands (often not the best number, either) along with obligatory crowd-pans and [...]