Bon Iver @ Bonnaroo (6/10)

Date July 13, 2012

Bon Iver‘s rise has been one of the most amazing stories in indie music, it wasn’t very long ago that Justin Vernon was just the “cabin in the woods” guy playing solo for a handful of people at a time, but two highly acclaimed albums, collabs with Kanye West and a Best New Artist Grammy […]

The Beach Boys @ Bonnaroo (6/10)

Date July 11, 2012

As I’ve mentioned before, the Beach Boys are an all-time favorite for me, and the fact that the reunited band was playing Bonnaroo was one of the deciding factors in my attendance. Suffice it to say, I was highly anticipating the legendary California band’s Sunday afternoon set. Before the show began, I found myself chatting […]

Gary Clark Jr. @ Bonnaroo (6/10)

Date July 9, 2012

The final day of Bonnaroo was opened by Austin, TX singer/guitarist Gary Clark Jr and his bluesy, garage-rock. Gary’s set featured easily some of the best  (and dirtiest) guitarwork I saw all weekend, sending a jolt to the system for those dozing off after all the late-night shows the night before. As he closed with […]

Questlove’s SuperJam (ft. D’Angelo) @ Bonnaroo (6/9)

Date June 27, 2012

I definitely agree with You Ain’t No Picasso’s assessment of ?uestlove‘s Super Jam, I had an amazing time but I know there was so many people that would have enjoyed it much more, seeing that it was D’Angelo‘s first live U.S. performance in 12 years. My experience with D’angelo doesn’t extend much past his controversial “Untitled” […]

The Roots @ Bonnaroo (6/9)

Date June 25, 2012

After taking the gig as Jimmy Fallon‘s house band, The Roots popularity has soared but they don’t get to do as many live shows. So getting the chance to see them in a prime spot at Bonnaroo on Saturday night was very special treat, and the legendary Philly crew definitely rose to the occasion. After […]

Santigold @ Bonnaroo (6/9)

Date June 21, 2012

Despite generally enjoying Santigold‘s music (especially her debut album), for some reason I didn’t expect much going into her live show. Boy, was I was wrong. The Brooklyn electro-pop songstress put on a hell of a performance that was certainly one of the most pleasant surprises of the festival for me. Santi came out with her whimsically-costumed […]