The White Stripes, Metallica and More to Appear on Bonnaroo’s Virtual Roo-Ality 2020

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More than 35 new performances and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations will be on offer from the likes of Nathaniel Rateliff, Chromeo, Big GiganticBruce Hornsby Feat. James Mercer, Rob Moose & Polo G, Old Crow Medicine Show’s Bonnarootenanny, Denzel Curry, Lennon Stella, Billy StringsAction Bronson and many more.

Metallica, Dave Matthews and FriendsThe White Stripes, James Brown and My Morning Jacket are among the 13 headline acts topping the bill with live archival performances as part of the Bonaroo’s Virtual Roo-Ality event on YouTube Sept. 24-26

The full-length streaming premiere of the Beastie Boys’ historic final concert performance, held at Bonnaroo on June 12, 2009, is another highlight of the free, three-night live broadcast that begins each day at 4:30pm CT on the official Bonnaroo YouTube channel. 

As part of the virtual Sanctuary of Self Love curated by Hayley Williams, attendees can experience conversations about topics including the digital space, mental health and the origins of gender with panelists including Charli XCX, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Laura Jane Grace, and more.

Blue Velvet filmmaker David Lynch will be in “Conversation on Meditation, Creativity, and Consciousness” with meditation leader Bob Roth, Virtual dance parties, campfire tales and many more events will also be part of the three-day Virtual ROO-ALITY event. You’ll be able to watch all of Virtual Roo-ality for free via Bonnaroo’s YouTube page. A full schedule will be announced shortly.

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