BLAM! Get Ready for Tonight’s Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon!
Tonight, February 19th, from 9-9:30pm EST, Bonnaroo will hold their official lineup announcement megathon, BLAM!, a celebration of music and comedy, and preliminary revelations of their long-awaited lineup! Last year, Bonnaroo organizers started the BLAM! tradition. Weird Al Yankovic and Portugal. The Man teamed up for live performances and artist announcement for Bonnaroo 2013. This year, BLAM! will feature Saturday Night Live cast member Taran Killam and comedian Hannibal Buress as hosts and a superjam with The Flaming Lips and Ben Folds, plus special guests. The pre-show and surprises will take place from 7-9pm EST, and BLAM! will start at 9 p.m. EST.
Watch the BLAM! 2014 preview here:
Leading up to their announcement, Bonnaroo has created the hashtag #Roo14Wishlist and encouraged fans to submit their wish-lists in creative ways via Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, or YouTube. Fans have influenced the lineup in the most social way possible, and you can view wish-lists in The Fountain. The Roo vibes travel far and wide, so wide that individuals have created BLAM! official watch parties all over the US. Check below to see if there is an official watch party in your area.
Official watch parties:
Nashville, Tennessee— Grimey’s *
Louisville, Kentucky— Guestroom
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania— Main Street Music
St. Louis, Missouri— Vintage Vinyl
Toronto, Canada- Sunrise
Charlottesville, Virginia- Plan 9
Knoxville, Tennessee- Disc Exchange *
Orlando, Florida—Park Ave
Richmond, Virginia- Plan 9
Raleigh, North Carolina- Schoolkids *
Baltimore, Maryland- The Sound Garden
Cleveland, Ohio- Music Saves
Los Angeles, California- Touch Vinyl
Atlanta, Georgia – Criminal Records *
Lexington, Kentucky – CD Central
New York, NY – The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
Chicago, IL – Reggies
Greensboro, NC — CFGB
Chattanooga, TN — Mellow Mushroom
Bonnaroo 2014 will take place from June 12-15 on The Farm in Manchester, TN.