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The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four day music festival created and produced by Mark Barr and AC Entertainment, held at Great Stage Park on a 700-acre (2.8 km²) farm in Manchester, Tennessee. It hosted its tenth annual event June 9–12, 2011. The main attractions of the festival are the multiple stages of live music, featuring a diverse array of musical styles including indie rock, world music, hip hop, jazz, americana, bluegrass, country music, folk, gospel, reggae, electronica, and other alternative music. The festival began with a primary focus on jam bands, but has diversified greatly in recent years. Past notable acts include Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, The Strokes, Dave Matthews Band, The Dead, James Brown, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Arcade Fire, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Phish, Primus, Tool, Allman Brothers Band, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, The Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic, Nine Inch Nails, The White Stripes, My Morning Jacket, The Police, Buffalo Springfield, and Eminem. The festival features craftsmen and artisans selling unique products, food and drink vendors, a comedy tent, silent disco, cinema tent, and ferris wheel. The festival was named one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock and roll. Sponsors of the festival are required to provide free activities for attendees. - Source: Wikipedia

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