Posted by: brad – Jan 11, 2017
I feel like the f*cking count from Sesame Street... there's (at least) four performers from VA coming to Bonnaroo this year. The lineup for the 2017 festival happening this June was announced today and the Commonwealth is representing hard this year.
Car Seat Headrest, featuring Leesburg native Will Toledo, took some best-of-2016 lists for their last release, Teens of Denial. They'll also take the stage at Bonnaroo this year.
Richmond's own Lucy Dacus will be traveling to Tennessee as well to perform under the great big Bonnaroo sky.
Hampton Roads rapper D.R.A.M (an acronym for Does. Real. Ass. Music.) is on the bill. He dropped some club hits with "Cha Cha" and Broccoli feat. Lil Yachty.
And finally, Richmond transplants Head and the Heart are closer to the top of the bill. While they call Seattle home, several members have deep roots here in RVA.
Other notable additions to the lineup include U2 (gross, The Red Hot Chili Peppers (also gross), The Weeknd (getting warmer), Chance the Rapper (alright, alright...), The XX (V nice), and some other stuff I'll have to look up. Check out the full list as of now below:
Bonnaroo happens June 8-11th in Manchester, TN. You can snag tickets here!
Sorry to those I left out in earlier versions of this post.
Words by BK