Another significant festival season domino has fallen with Tuesday morning’s unveiling of the 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival’s initial lineup. The 18th annual Manchester, Tenn., festival, set for June 13-16, will feature headlining performances from Phish, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, The Lumineers and Cardi B.
by By Scott Russell
The four-day festival, held as always at Great Stage Park (lovingly referred to as “The Farm”), begins on Thursday, June 13, with sets from the Grand Ole Opry (featuring special guests), Saba, The Nude Party, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Caroline Rose and Donna Missal, among others. Following on Friday, June 14, are a late-evening set from Phish, Childish Gambino (also headlining Coachella in April), Solange, The Avett Brothers, Brockhampton, Beach House, Courtney Barnett, Girl Talk, Deafheaven, Parquet Courts, Cherry Glazerr and more.
Saturday, June 15, performers include Post Malone, Odesza, Hozier, Kacey Musgraves, The National, The Lonely Island (!), Gucci Mane, John Prine, Jim James (backed by a full band), Shovels & Rope, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Bishop Briggs, Hippo Campus, Space Jesus, Ruston Kelly, Rubblebucket and others. The fest wraps up on Sunday, June 16, with Phish (performing two sets), The Lumineers, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Walk the Moon, Mac DeMarco, Lil Dicky, Trampled By Turtles, The Wood Brothers, Princess (featuring Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum), The Lemon Twigs, Bombino, Kikagaku Moyo and others.
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