It's Bonnaroo time!
Hippies, Heat and Hot Jams: Bonnaroo is back for its seventh year.
Armageddaroo: Is Metallica’s Bonnaroo appearance a sign of the Apocalypse?
An Open Letter to the Guy Whose VIP Passes We “Borrowed” for One Day at Bonnaroo but Were Kinda Supposed to Give Back, and Didn’t
Crazy Train: Prepare yourself physically and mentally for Bonnaroo—or pay the price.
Funny or Die: When the weekend gets hot, seek refuge in the comedy tent.
Inside this week's music section:
Trains Across the Sea: On the Silver Jews’ latest, David Berman sings about truth, failure, burglary, urban renewal and Sonny James.
Nylon and Steel: Renowned classical guitarist Manuel Barrueco comes to Nashville (Performing with the Nashville Symphony Friday, 13th and Saturday, 14th.)
Making Hay: Union Station’s Dan Tyminski gets his own band going (Playing Tuesday, 17th on the Tuesday Night Opry Wednesday, 18th at The Belcourt.)
Danny Rhodes, 1950-2008
Our Critics' Picks: RR 10th Anniversary, Malcolm Holcombe, Eef Barzelay, Ben Sollee, John England & the Western Swingers, Headlights, The Queers, & more.
In The Spin: Nada Surf, Jigsaw Mountain Boys, And the Relatives, Dieselboy, The Features & more.
Scenecast Episode 136 gets all E pluribus unum this week with sonic real estate from Pat Coil Sextet, Kelleigh Bannen, Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Headlights, John England and the Western Swingers, Eef Barzelay, Luke Bulla, Casey Driessen, New Frontiers, The Long Winters, The Queers and a tidbit from Orchestra Nashville's Music of the Spirit.