Bonnaroo is sold out, but webcast lets you catch the event

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Announced on May 17, Tennessee's four-day Bonnaroo Festival, now in its tenth year, is sold out. A reported 80,000 tickets were sold, with crowds heading to Great Stage Park, a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, June 9-12. But you can watch full concerts of the event via a live webcast.

Rap stars Eminem and Lil Wayne and Canadian rock band Arcade Fire are headlining, joined by Buffalo Springfield (featuring Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, and Joe Vitale), Widespread Panic, The Black Keys, Robert Plant & Band of Joy, Mumford & Sons, The Strokes, The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Scissor Sisters, and dozens of other acts.

VIP tickets for the event are still available at $1,349.50 (€945.89) per pair ($674.75/€472.95 per person) plus fees.

The US's National Public Radio Music will be webcasting and broadcasting live over four days of full concerts. You'll be able to hear the concerts on the NPR Music website, the NPR Music iPhone app, and other member stations in the US.  

Bonnaroo is the top-grossing festival in North America, and Rolling Stone named it as one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock and roll.

Stay tuned to NPR's website for more info on the Bonnaroo webcast. To capture full concerts from last year’s webcast, head to: http://www.npr.org/series/127088792/live-from-bonnaroo

http://www.bonnaroo.com

Watch American talk show host Conan O'Brien announce the lineup: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wC4thG_SwYY

Other music festivals in June include Glastonbury Festival (June 24-26) in Pilton, England, with U2, Coldplay and Beyoncé headlining. Also, the Roskilde Festival in Denmark (June 30-July 3) is set to include Arctic Monkeys, Iron Maiden, and Kings of Leon, while Rock Werchter Festival in Belgium (June 30-July 3) is drawing Kings of Leon, Coldplay, Linkin Park, among others to its stages.

 

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