Philip’s Bonnaroo Best Bets

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Since I’ve already spent the last few months giving you the scoop on nearly every band on the lineup, I’m giving you my Bonnaroo picks in list form, and breaking it down into some specific categories. If you want to find out more about the artists and preview additional tunes, just hit the links. See you on the farm!

Top 10 Top-Tier Performers:

      1. Paul McCartney
      2. *tie* Wu-Tang Clan / Hip Hop Superjam
      3. Wilco
      4. R. Kelly
      5. alt-j
      6. The xx
      7. Beach House
      8. Jim James
      9. The National
      10. Nas

10 Under the Radar Bands You NEED to See:

      1. Death Grips
      2. White Lung
      3. Black Prairie
      4. Lord Huron
      5. Wild Nothing
      6. Maps & Atlases
      7. On an On
      8. Mac Demarco
      9. Capital Cities
      10. Matrimony

Best 5 Bands About to Blow the ‘Eff Up:

      1. The Mowgli’s
      2. twenty | one | pilots
      3. Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls
      4. Charli XCX
      5. Delta Rae

5 Most-Anticipated Hip Hop Artists:

      1. Earl Sweatshirt
      2. Wu-Tang Clan
      3. Action Bronson
      4. Killer Mike
      5. Cloney

Best of Bonnaroo Country:

      1. Daniel Romano & the Trilliums
      2. Kacey Musgraves
      3. Jonny Fritz
      4. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
      5. Dwight Yoakam

Homegrown Talent Represent:

      1. Alanna Royale
      2. JEFF the Brotherhood
      3. William Tyler
      4. Ranch Ghost
      5. Ri¢hie

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