Bonnaroo 2020 Festival Postponed Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Festival organisers announced that Bonnaroo has been pushed back to 24-27 September.

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The 2020 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee is the latest event that has now been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Originally scheduled to take place 11-14 June at Great Stage Park, the festival organisers have announced it has been pushed back to 24-27 September.

“Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be rescheduled to take place 24-27 September 2020 out of an abundance of caution and for the health and safety of all Bonnaroovians, artists, staff and our community,” reads the official statement.

“All current tickets and onsite accommodations (camping, tent rentals, RV, etc.) will be honoured for the new weekend. Fans with off-site accommodations and shuttles purchased through the festival will be contacted directly with updates. Rest assured, we will share updates as quickly as possible via email, our website and on our social accounts.”

The Bonnaroo 2020 line-up was originally announced back in January and was set to feature headlining sets from Tame Impala, Lana Del Rey, TOOL, Lizzo, Vampire Weekend, Lana Del Rey, The 1975, Run the Jewels and Brittany Howard, among others.

Here is the original scheduled line-up:

Thursday, 11 June: Grand Ole Opry Feat. Special Guests, Andy Frasco, Larkin Poe, The Regrettes and more.

Friday, 12 June: Tool, Miley Cyrus, Bassnectar, The 1975, Run The Jewels, Glass Animals, Young The Giant, Megan Thee Stallion, Tipper and more.

Saturday, 13 June: Lizzo, Flume, Oysterhead, Tenacious D, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, DaBaby, Seven Lions and more.

Sunday, 14 June: Tame Impala, Lana Del Rey, Vampire Weekend, Leon Bridges, Young Thug, Grace Potter, Flogging Molly, Rezz and more.

Bonnaroo is just the latest in a series of festivals, tours, performances, and live events that have been affected by the global spread of COVID-19, including SXSW, Coachella, Ultra Music Festival, Eurovision and more.

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