Bonnaroo releases details of Virtual ROO-ALITY, a three-night live broadcast, set for Sept.24-26 at 4:30 CT exclusively at the official Bonnaroo YouTube channel. The free virtual livestream will continue the celebration of the annual festival with a range of programming, new live performances, unique original content, and archival sets at Bonnaroo’s home at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee.
The lineup of headliners for Virtual ROO-ALITY includes a diverse range of musical genres. A total of 13 performances including Dave Matthews and Friends, Metallica, The White Stripes, James Brown, My Morning Jacket, and more will headline Virtual ROO-AILITY. Beastie Boys’ historic final concert is one highlight of the archive livestream performances. A diverse range of performances from over 35 artists will perform, including:
- Nathaniel Rateliff
- Big Gigantic
- Bruce Hornsby Feat. James Mercer
- Rob Moose & Polo G
- Old Crow Medicine Show’s Bonnarootenanny
- Denzel Curry
- Lennon Stella
- Billy Strings
- Action Bronson
- Moon Taxi
- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
- Ingrid Andress
- Devin Dawson and ERNEST
and many more following the announcement of the complete schedule.
In addition to music, Virtual ROO-ALITY will present viewers with an array of original programming, additional activities, and exclusive experiences throughout the three days. Sanctuary of Love, an event curated by Hayley Williams, will present engaging conversations about topics including digital space and mental health, diversity wellness, and the origins of gender. The panelists for these discussions include Charli XCX, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Laura Jane Grace, and more. Viewers can also look forward to other virtual events including the Dog Dance Party, Bonnaroo Campfire Tales, and Cheers to Live.
Bonnaroo From Home merchandise is now available at the official Bonnaroo online store. The collection includes a “Virtual ROO-ALITY 2020” poster, a “Robe Rage” satin robe, a “Farm Fresh” 8 oz. Candle, a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle, a tie-dye mask, and more. Virtual ROO-ALITY and the Bonnaroo Works Fund will look to raise awareness for the ALCU Foundation, an organization dedicated to protecting civil rights, and Headcount, an organization that promotes participation in democracy through music. Bonnaroo Works Fund looks to collect donations for both organizations.