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Thursday
Jun132013

Paul McCartney Among Artists Whose Bonnaroo Performances Will Be Streamed Live; Festival Begins Today

Bonnaroo.comThe 12th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival kicks off today, and the four-day extravaganza will include headlining sets by such superstars as Paul McCartney and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.  If you're not able to make it to Manchester, Tennessee, for the event, you'll be able to join the audience online: Bonnaroo.com has partnered with Ustream.tv to webcast select performances from the festival on two channels starting on Friday.

McCartney, who's scheduled to hit the stage Friday at 9 p.m. ET, is among dozens of acts confirmed to be webcast.  Others include Allman Brother Band guitarist Warren Haynes' side group Gov't Mule, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers and Wilco.

Additional artists scheduled to perform at Bonnaroo include ZZ Top, Billy Idol, Hall & Oates singer John Oates and former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne.

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