Bonnaroo 2012

Bonnaroo tickets went on sale this Saturday (the second attempt, after hundreds of eager fans crashed the website on February 18th), and while I haven’t purchased mine–yet–I’ve been obsessively stalking the ‘Roo website, photos, and spotify playlist for weeks.  Check out the 2012 line up:

Absolutely ecstatic about Bon Iver, The Shins, Foster the People, Dispatch, Grouplove, The Kooks, Phantogram, Flying Lotus, Das Racist, and of course the Beach Boys!!! Word on the street is they’ll probably be throwing in another headliner and several other performers in the weeks to come.

I’m still working on convincing my friends to get on board for the ticket fare (can’t put a price on experience!) and 16 hour road trip to Nashville… But in the meantime, here are some pics from the 2011 festy, how can you say no?

oh, you thought your carnival days were over?

campsites from above. 'Roo City ya'll

the only way to road trip. anyone got one of these babies to lend me?

yes please.

Bonnaroo Icons: cukoo clock tower and ferris wheel

Cool nights by the fountain

Loove to see the eco-concious side of festival life. Bonnaroo received the "Greener Festival" award for the fifth consecutive year in 2011

By day...

And by night

Awesome sculpture. Part of Bonnaroo's effort to support and cultivate a community of artists. Click through for the 2012 Arts and Entertainment events

Bonnaroo hosts various other activities and performances each year, like the above break dancing act and their annual comedy series (to be announced). Can't argue with those abs now can ya?

People Watch:

Style Inspiration: Printed crop tops, loose, flowy skirts, tie-dye vests, hat & shades

Style Inspiration: beating the Manny heat with cut offs, shades and tanks

Style Inspiration. Or like, would that make me look fat?

Dumbledore and Lady Liberty. Ah, America.

Wouldn't be a festival without body paint and glitter

These guys have swag

Winners of the 2011 Beard Contest?! Sure!

The Flavor Savers. You know it'll be a good show when the band comes out dressed like that.

Who’s ready to go!? I’ll leave you with some of my favorites from the line up.  Just sit back, close your eyes, and imagine that warm Tennessee sun…

See you there!!!!

xx,

Kathryn

All photos courtesy of www.bonnaroo.com

PS. Did I mention the annual Bonnaroo Merch Design Contest? Might have to add that to the DYI list…

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