[UPDATE: The complete lineup is now on page two of this post.]
Right now, even as I type this, Weird Al Yankovic is in the midst of a three-hour long live streaming video announcement for this year's Bonnaroo Festival, a four-day event that takes place every year in Manchester, Tennessee. As one who is watching said live stream, I am presently somewhere near the seventh or tenth circle of hell, by my estimation.
See Also: -Bonnaroo 2012: Highlights from A to Z
R Kelly, Mumford and Sons, Paul McCartney, Passion Pit, Big K.R.I.T., Wilco, Purity Ring, Wu-Tang Clan, ZZ Top, Bjork, The xx, Tame Impala, Animal Collective, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore are among the artists announced so far....by a pinata, Jimmy Fallon, the Weird One himself and some other guy in a sleeveless flannel shirt.
Watch for yourself here, or wait fifteen minutes until I update this post with the full lineup. See, I kindly subjected myself to this crap, so you didn't have to. You're welcome!
Mumford & Sons
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
David Byrne & St. Vincent
Of Monsters and Men
Soul Superjam Featuring Jim James with John Oats
Zigaboo Modeliste and Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Ed Helms Bluegrass Situation Superjam with Special Guests
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes
"Weird" Al Yankovic
Portugual. The Man
Sam Bush & Del McCoury
Matt & Kim
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
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
Twenty | One | Pilots
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Jeff the Brotherhood
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors
Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers
Matthew E. White
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