Music festival season is heating up for classic rock fans. It was announced today (February 19) that Sir Paul McCartney and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline Bonnaroo this June.

While Macca hasn’t headlined an American music festival since 2009’s Coachella, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers announced performances at Hangout Music Fest and Firefly Music Festival in just the last several days.

Recent GRAMMY darlings Mumford and Sons will serve as Bonnaroo’s third headliner.

Bonnaroo’s other lineup highlights include: Billy Idol, ZZ Top, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James with Hall & Oates’ John Oates (billed as the Soul SuperJam), R. Kelly, Wilco, Bjork, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Wu-Tang Clan and many, many more. Bonnaroo’s full lineup is below.

For the uninitiated, Bonnaroo 2013 takes place in Manchester, Tennessee, from June 13-16. The lineup was announced this afternoon by festival performer Weird Al Yankovic in a wacky live telethon dubbed #BLAM (Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon) on Twitter.
The event streamed live on YouTube earlier today with live performances, fan participation (via Google Chat) and celeb appearances.

Bonnaroo 2013 passes go on sale this Saturday (Feb. 23) at noon ET. More information can be found on Bonnaroo’s official site.

Last year’s Bonnaroo was led by Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phish. For coverage of last year’s Bonnaroo, head over to our sister station WXRT, the festival’s official radio partner.

Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup:
Paul McCartney
Mumford & Sons
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Pretty Lights
R. Kelly
Wu-Tang Clan
Daniel Tosh
The National
The Lumineers
David Byrne & St. Vincent
Passion Pit
The xx
Kendrick Lamar
Grizzly Bear
Animal Collective
Of Monsters and Men
ZZ Top
Beach House
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Cat Power
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes
A$AP Rocky
Jim James
“Weird Al” Yankovic
Tame Impala
Soul SuperJam ft. Jim James with John Oates, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Zigaboo Modeliste (of the Meters)
Ed Helms Bluegrass Situation Superjam with special guests
Boys Noize
Glen Hansard
Gov’t Mule
Gaslight Anthem
Portugal. The Man
Wolfgang Gartner
Billy Idol
Sam Bush & Del McCoury
Dwight Yoakam
Porter Robinson
Local Natives
Matt & Kim
Dirty Projectors
Trombone Shorty
John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension
Noam Pikelny & Friends
Amadou & Mariam
Father John Misty
The Tallest Man On Earth
Walk The Moon
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Vaccines
Earl Sweatshirt
Paper Diamond
Holy Ghost!
Divine Fits
Mike Birbiglia
Purity Ring
Frank Turner
Big K.R.I.T.
Allen Stone
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Fatoumata Diawara
Two Gallants
The Sheepdogs
Four Tet
Death Grips
Wild Nothing
John Fullbright
Django Django
Killer Mike
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
Action Bronson
twenty | one | pilots
Milo Greene
Lord Huron
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Charli XCX
JEFF The Brotherhood
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors
Sea Wolf
JD McPherson
Trixie Whitley
Deap Vally
Patrick Watson
Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers
The Stepkids
Aoife O’Donovan
Matthew E. White

– Jillian Mapes,


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