The Boss, Phish, NIN, Beasties headline Bonnaroo 2009

The 2009 Bonnaroo line-up has been announced, and as rumored, Phish is a headlining act.  Also on the bill are Bruce Springsteen, The Beastie Boys, and Nine Inch Nails.  The line-up this year is very diverse – virtually every genre of music is represented – featuring acts that range from Al Green and Booker T (backed by Drive-By Truckers) to Snoop Dogg, from Elvis Costello to Del McCoury.   

Below’s the current roster, with more artists to be announced. 


Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Phish (2 Shows)

Beastie Boys

Nine Inch Nails

David Byrne


Al Green

Snoop Dogg

Elvis Costello Solo

Erykah Badu

Paul Oakenfold

Ben Harper and Relentless7

The Mars Volta

TV on the Radio

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Band of Horses

Gov’t Mule

Andrew Bird

Merle Haggard



Girl Talk

Bon Iver

Béla Fleck & Toumani Diabate

Rodrigo y Gabriela


The Del McCoury Band

of Montreal

Allen Toussaint

Coheed and Cambria

Booker T & the DBTs

David Grisman Quintet

Lucinda Williams

Animal Collective


Neko Case


Jenny Lewis


Robert Earl Keen

Citizen Cope

Femi Kuti and the Positive Force

The Ting Tings

Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Kaki King

Grizzly Bear

King Sunny Adé

Okkervil River

St. Vincent

Zac Brown Band

Raphael Saadiq

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Crystal Castles

Tift Merritt

Brett Dennen

Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue

Toubab Krewe

People Under the Stairs

Alejandro Escovedo

Vieux Farka Touré

Elvis Perkins In Dearland



Todd Snider


Portugal. The Man.

The SteelDrivers


The Knux

The Low Anthem

Delta Spirit

A.A. Bondy

The Lovell Sisters

Alberta Cross