FYI / Bonnaroo 2010

When you go to a concert, are you the type who likes to get there late and elbow your way to the front, or are you a camper, arriving early to get a good seat?

MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- The heat, an issue with Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival revelers since they began arriving Thursday morning, may have been a factor in the death of a man at the festival, according to Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves.

Camping is a big component of the Bonnaroo experience, and it comes with its own set of challenges and rewards.

The last note of Friday night Bonnaroo music ended about an hour ago. Techno in the am is a trippy thing indeed.

Older couples find fun

Bonnaroo festival adventure for area residents

MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- As Trombone Shorty performed on the Which Stage, 51-year-old Mark H. Smith danced with his 53-year-old wife, Anita Hartel.

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Bonnaroo, the festival that started as a jam band hippie-fest in 2001, has become a festival for seniors - high school and college graduates, as well as the older set.

So you got up this morning thinking you might head to Bonnaroo.

Not that long ago, we had a handful of people booking music in Chattanooga, as well as one or two out-of-town promoters bringing in larger shows.

MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- A surprise thunderstorm overnight here made the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival camping area muddy, making getting the more than 75,000 attendees inside the site slow going, according to Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves.

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