U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo 2017
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:13:47
As previously announced, U2 will be headlining Bonnaroo 2017. Also joining the Irish rockers atop the three-day bill are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, and The Weeknd. The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 8th through 11th in Manchester, Tennessee.
The festival will also feature performances from Lorde, Major Lazer, the xx, Flume, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, the Head and the Heart, Future Islands, Marshmello, Glass Animals, Portugal. The Man, Tove Lo, Tegan and Sara, Cold War Kids, Tory Lanez, Umphrey's McGee, Car Seat Headrest, D.R.A.M., Flatbush Zombies, Margo Price, The Front Bottoms, Claude VonStroke, Michael Kiwanuka, Royal Blood, Yellow Claw, Milky Chance and Francis and the Lights.
U2's headlining spot will be part of their summer tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree. On the tour, U2 will be performing the record in its entirety.
As for the other headliners, this will be the Red Hot Chili Peppers first appearance at Bonnaroo since 2012. It will be the first The Weeknd has ever played at Bonnaroo, and it will be the fourth year straight Chance the Rapper has appeared at the festival, but only the second time he has appeared on the lineup. In 2015, the Chicago rapper joined Earth, Wind and Fire, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib and appeared in the annual SuperJam. In 2016 he joined J. Cole, Bryson Tiller, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Miguel.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff