On June 24, Bonnaroo 2020 announced the cancellation of its event due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which was scheduled to be held in Manchester, Tennessee on Thursday, September 24 to Sunday, September 27. The festival, which has now opted to become a virtual live stream event on its scheduled dates will be featuring highlights of some of their “favorite memories of the past and present.”
Bonnaroo further announced its rescheduling of dates for the 2021, 20th-anniversary edition, which will be held in Tennessee on June 17- June 20, 2021. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to receive a refund for their 2020 tickets or “roll them over” into next year. The window to refund for tickets will be between July 1 – July 31. For those opt to “roll over,” they will have a free entry into the virtual live stream held in September (a $50 value).
The festival made an official statement of the cancellation on their webpage:
“Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will not take place this September 24-27, 2020 as originally rescheduled. Our annual time together on the Farm is nothing short of magical, but out of an abundance of caution and for the health and safety of all Bonnaroovians, artists, staff, partners and our community, this is a necessary reality. More information on lineup, camping, and accommodations will be available at a later date.”– Bonnaroo
Details for Bonnaroo’s 2020 live stream event this September in addition to its lineup for 2021 have still yet to be announced. For additional and upcoming information, please visit the festival´s official web-page.
Developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment, Bonnaroo is a four-day festival music and arts festival. Since its inception in 2002, it has hosted some of the most coveted names in music across all genres including: Beastie Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Radio Head, and U2.