Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Springsteen, Phish head lineup for Bonnaroo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Call him Bonnaroo Bruce.

Bruce Springsteen, fresh off his Super Bowl halftime performance, has been announced as a headliner at this year's Bonnaroo Arts & Music Festival, along with the recently reunited Phish.

It is scheduled to be the only performance by Springsteen and his E Street Band at a festival in North America this year.

Other performers scheduled to perform from June 11-14 include Snoop Dogg, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, Wilco, Elvis Costello, TV on the Radio, Al Green, Merle Haggard, David Byrne, Erykah Badu, Animal Collective, the Decemberists and Lucinda Williams.

The annual event, which is held on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., 60 miles south of Nashville, draws about 80,000 fans each year.

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