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Last Chance to Get on the Bill for Bonnaroo 2015! Apply by 4/17

Damon Albarn performs at Bonnaroo 2014. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz)

Notoriously one of the biggest and best festivals of the year, Bonnaroo offers artists a chance to get their music heard by more than 90,000 attendees at its Manchester, TN, farm. As if that wasn't enough of a sweet deal, bands of all shapes and sizes will join headliners like Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Mumford & Sons, and more in rounding out the 2015 lineup. If only there was a way your band could get on the bill... oh, wait! There is! 

The Fans Have Spoken: Congrats to Our Bonnaroo Battle of the Bracket Winners!

Congrats to our winners: Boy Named Banjo (top) and Wild Adriatic (bottom)! (Images courtesy of the artists)

8 Surprising Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Bonnaroo

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If you're a musician, you probably already know that Bonnaroo is a wildly popular four-day music festival held on a farm in Manchester, TN, every June. Ever since it was created by Superfly Productions in 2002, the fest has hosted world-renowned acts such as Radiohead, Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Beach Boys, Jay-Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and countless others. With the 2015 lineup including superstar acts like Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, My Morning Jacket, Childish Gambino, and Spoon, it remains one of the most successful and relevant music festivals today. Consequence of Sound cited it as the "Festival of the Decade," saying, "Bonnaroo is not just a music festival. It is a community of people who share a deep understanding with one another." 

The festival is known for hosting a diverse array of music, including indie rock, world music, hip-hop, jazz, Americana, bluegrass, country music, folk, gospel, reggae, electronica, and other alternative music. Even though it's one of the largest music festivals in the world, there are plenty of surprising facts about the festival that you may not know. We enlisted the help of Katelyn Scott, coordinator of client services for Superfly and Bonnaroo, to get some insider info on what most people don't know about the fest.

How to Get Selected to Play Bonnaroo 2015

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Bonnaroo's 14th Annual Music and Arts Festival is officially on the horizon, taking place June 11 to 14, 2015 in Manchester, TN! This year's lineup is arguably one of the best yet, featuring Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, My Morning Jacket, Childish Gambino, Spoonand most importantly, two spots reserved exclusively for Sonicbids artists!

Interested in playing one of the biggest and most buzzed about music festivals out there? There are two ways to get on board:

Spotlight on Our Bonnaroo Winners: Royal Teeth and Black Pistol Fire

Royal Teeth. Photo credit: Zach Breaux.

We recently announced that Royal Teeth and Black Pistol Fire were the Sonicbids bands performing in two coveted spots at next month's sure-to-be-awesome Bonnaroo. Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne and industry icon Billboard magazine selected the two from hundreds of applicants, choosing them for their unique sounds and style. Because we're so pumped about their opportunity to perform in front of such an amazing crowd, we chatted with both bands about the upcoming experience.