Bonnaroo is a music and arts festival that takes place every summer in Manchester, TN. I've been wanting to go for years now and with the announcement of Mumford & Sons, my favorite band, playing again this summer I decided this was the year. On the morning of tickets sales, I sat by the computer counting the minutes to 12pm EST. When the clock struck 11:00 (I live in CST) and the internet doors opened I raced along with many other cyber hippie friends to the ticket sale webpage. I've never been so happy to have a fast internet connection and mad typing skills in my life. The loading bars spun and my heart rapidly pumped with each keystroke.
Finally, I had the confirmation of our tickets and camping arrangements. Oh happy day!
My husband and I have not been away together since our honeymoon, six years ago this summer, so we are both excited for the happy love fest that awaits us! Other bands that I am excited to see: Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, Florance + the Machine, The Black Keys, Robert Plant & Band of Joy, Scissor Sisters, etc!!
We're doing the "Tent City" experience so we're roughing it...which reminds me, we should really start shopping for tents and an air mattress asap. I plan on writing up many articles and guides when we are finished with the fest as well, so look for that late this summer.
So have you gone? Know someone that has? Are you going?
To celebrate the occasion Ben & Jerry's has come up with a new ice cream to pay homage to the 'Roo