Artists to Look for at Bonnaroo 2024

Written by on May 1, 2024

If you haven’t made plans yet, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is a must for your summer schedule. This internationally acclaimed musical campout is held each June on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. This festival brings together some of the best performers in music, including rock, Americana, hip-hop, electronica, and more.


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THURSDAY: Pretty Lights

Returning to Bonnaroo as Headliner Pretty Lights; an American electronic music producer known for a unique fusion of electronic beats, poetic samples, modular synthesizers, and live musicians. Despite a five-year break, Pretty Lights maintains over fifteen million Spotify followers. This artist is currently touring with an all-new set stronger than ever.

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FRIDAY: Post Malone

Following his latest album tour, American singer-songwriter Post Malone is well into the music festival season. Although he started as a rapper, the artist blurs the lines between genres and has been embracing his pop music side. Known for his carefree dance moves and unique performances, this award-winning rock star and his guitar are sure to steal the show.

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SATURDAY: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers, an acclaimed American rock band from Los Angeles, celebrated their fortieth anniversary in 2022 by releasing not one but two albums in a single year. Last year, Red Hot Chili Peppers was awarded the prestigious Global Icon Award and delivered a show-stopping performance at the MTV VMAs. The legendary rock band will take a break from their two-year-long Global Stadium tour to headline for Bonnaroo.

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SUNDAY: Fred Again..

Closing out the festival is Fred Again, an English record producer, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and DJ. The producer has had much success in his career working with numerous artists including George Ezra, Demi Lovato, and Rita Ora. The artist also won a Grammy for his collaboration with Ed Sheeran on the No. 6 Collaborations Project and released an album earlier this year called USB.

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Megan Thee Stallion

Representing Houston at Bonnaroo is the queen herself, Megan Thee Stallion, a three-time Grammy-winning recording artist, actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. After releasing her second studio album, Traumatize, The young artist is currently on her Hot Girl Summer tour and will be at Bonnaroo the day after her Houston performance. Keep an eye out for Coog Radio’s review of her Houston show.

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Cage the Elephant

Hailing from Kentucky, alternative rock band Cage the Elephant will also be gracing us with their musical talents. Since 2006, the band has defined a generation with five studio albums, one live album, and a sixth, Neon Pill, set to release in fourteen days. Amid their 45-date North American tour, Cage the Elephant will be rocking the Bonnaroo stage with fresh music and good vibes.

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Melanie Martinez

Iconic multi-platinum alt-pop American singer-songwriter Melanie Martinez will be bringing a preview of her first all-arena world tour, The Trilogy tour, to Bonnaroo. Known for her obscure and horror-inspired music, colorful two-toned hair, and baby doll-like outfits, it’s a wonder what theme the artist will have for Bonnaroo.

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Renee Rapp

Rising to stardom fairly quickly after the movie release of Mean Girls the musical, Renee Rapp is kicking off the summer festival season with Bonnaroo. With a studio album and an impressive theatrical background, this artist is sure to bring a memorable setlist.

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Teezo Touchdown

American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Teezo Touchdown is another artist representing Texas at Bonnaroo this year. With his debut album, the artist has risen to Fame practically overnight. Already gaining a signature look with nails decorating his hair and sometimes face, Teezo Touchdown has been dominating the music game by collaborating with artists such as Tyler the Creator, Drake, Travis Scott, and Doja Cat.

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Maggie Rogers

American singer-songwriter and record producer Maggie Rogers recently released Don’t Forget Me, her third studio album since her debut EP Now That the Light Is Fading, 2017. Although the artist had released two independent albums at the time, Maggie went viral back in 2016 when a video of Pharrell Williams visibly moved by her song “Alaska“. Known for her lyricism and captivating stage presence, this artist is sure to pull your heartstrings at Bonnaroo this summer.

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T-Pain needs no introduction after a very successful career in the early 2000s. After changing the music game with his creative use of Auto-Tune, the producer skyrocketed on the musical charts. You can find this artist’s name across genres and featured with numerous other artists including Lil Wayne, Future, Akon, and Flo Rida. The songwriter has also ghostwritten for many country artists such as Luke Bryan and Dallas Davidson. When this artist is not on the stage, you can catch his Twitch where he streams video games of all kinds.

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And Many More

Other notable artists include The Mars Volta, Taking Back Sunday, TV Girl, BigXthaPlug, Sean Paul, Cigarettes After Sex, D4VD, and many more. There are just too many amazing artists to talk about on the Bonnaroo Lineup this year. Check out the full schedule here. In the meantime, you can also check out Coog Radio’s other music festival coverage here!

  • Alina Velasquez

    I'm a Junior Graphic Design major at the University of Houston. I am also the Graphic Design Officer of BAMSA as well as a Photo Editor for Coog Radio. I enjoy art in all of its forms and love discovering new music. Photography and Design have been passions of mine for several years.

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