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Kanye, Jack White and Elton John Will Headline Bonnaroo

Kanye, Jack White and Elton John Will Headline Bonnaroo

Bonnaroo—the humidity-soaked sweat blanket of music festivals—announced its lineup yesterday, and it’s definitely got some winners if you don’t mind the Into the Wild-esque trek to middle-of-nowhere Tennessee for a four-day campout in a sun-scorched wasteland. Kanye West, Elton John, Jack White and Lionel Richie will headline, which gives a little something to everyone right there. The Kanye news is a bit of a surprise, since West’s last time at Bonnaroo was, by most accounts, a train wreck.

But if headliners aren’t your thing, there are still plenty of reasons to go. Vampire Weekend, Nick Cave, The Avett Brothers, Phoenix, Neutral Milk Hotel, Lauryn Hill, The Head and the Heart, Skrillex, Arctic Monkeys and Frank Ocean will all be making appearances, along with side acts like Wiz Khalifa, Disclosure, Cut Copy, Broken Bells, James Blake and an as-of-yet un-announced “Superjam.” Tickets go on sale Saturday at noon EST …

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