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Video: David Byrne & St. Vincent, John Fullbright and JD McPherson to play Bonnaroo

by Brandy McDonnell Published: February 19, 2013
David Byrne and St. Vincent
David Byrne and St. Vincent
John Fullbright
John Fullbright
JD McPherson
JD McPherson

Three performers with Oklahoma ties have selected to perform at the massive 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Byrne and Tulsa-born singer/songwriter/guitarist St. Vincent will continue their collaboration at Bonnaroo, while Grammy-nominated Bearden folk-rock singer-songwriter John Fullbright and Broken Arrow retro rocker JD McPherson also are on the lineup of the prestigious festival.

The four-day festival will take place June 13-16 on a rural 700-acre farm and will feature its usual eclectic slate: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are among the headliners.

The lineup also includes R. Kelly, Bjork, Wu-Tang Clan, Wilco, Dwight Yoakam, Pretty Lights, The Lumineers, The National, The xx, Kendrick Lamar, Billy Idol, A$AP Rocky, Nas, Portugual. The Man, ZZ Top, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Animal Collective, Glen Hansard, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, Passion Pit, Grizzly Bear, Cat Power, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Gov’t Mule, Of Monsters and Men, Calexico, Father John Misty and The Tallest Man on Earth.

In addition, Jim James will host a Soul SuperJam with John Oates, Zigaboo Modeliste of the Meters and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Daniel Tosh and “Weird Al” Yankovic, who also are among this year’s Bonnaroo performers, helped announce the lineup today via YouTube. For more information, go to www.bonnaroo.com.

-BAM


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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