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TTS Shutterbug: Robert Cray with VIP’s in Sun King Studio 92 Powered by Klipsch Audio

TTS Shutterbug: Robert Cray with VIP’s in Sun King Studio 92 Powered by Klipsch Audio

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Jamming out to Side Dish first, Robert Cray played to a packed studio on Wednesday, June 19th. VIP listeners got a chance to hear the brand new Klipsch Audio speakers. What better way to break in the new sound and gear than with legendary Robert Cray. Click here to see watch the performance. Below are photos of the VIP’s with Robert Cray. All photos courtesy of Rhythm In Focus Photography.

TTS Shutterbug: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

TTS Shutterbug: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

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Before rocking the stage at Bonnaroo, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers rock out to 26,000 people at Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville on Saturday, June 15th. Below are some of the photos from that show. All photos courtesy of Rhythm In Focus Photography.

Blogaroo: Friday Recap

Blogaroo: Friday Recap

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The Blogaroo is back! Brad, Laura, and Keefer are spending the weekend in Manchester, Tennessee at the Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival. Check out their commentary and some of the backstage interviews and performances below!


Brad’s Recap

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Brad Holtz here, live from Bonnaroo on Saturday morning. As hard as it is to believe, I’ve been to nine of these things. Nine times… Over the years, I’ve seen some really cool music at this 700-acre farm in the middle of nowhere. Last night marked not only the coolest-ever Bonnaroo moment, but perhaps the coolest music moment I’ve ever had the good fortune to experience. I watched Sir Paul McCartney play for nearly three hours from a platform 20 feet above the stage. Pinch me.

He opened with a rollicking rendition of “Eight Days A Week” followed by “Junior’s Farm,” a track he laid down right here in Tennessee back in the early 70s. Along the way, there were plenty of Beatles and Wings classics, alongside some you might not expect. “Let Me Roll It” (a personal favorite), “1985,” “Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite” and “Listen To What The Man Said” were perfect surprises on a night punctuated by an ever-youthful, high-energy performance by the rock legend.

Being backstage before and after Paul’s concert, the security scene was more reminiscent of the arrival of a sitting president. A multi-car motorcade, a large contingency of police and plain-clothes security officers, helicopters in the air. If you think about it, though, is there a more famous person in the world than Paul McCartney? Think about it. And here he was, in the middle of a field in Manchester, TN with 80,000 fans. It was certainly a night to remember.

Other Friday highlights for me: Calexico, Of Monsters & Men, and Passion Pit to name a few. Our pal Keefer is here too, interviewing many of the artists who come backstage to perform. Enjoy the conversations and live songs.

-Brad Holtz-

Pictures & Video

Brad and Laura got a bird’s eye view of Paul McCartney’s performance Friday night. Listen to the shrieks of the crowd as Paul stepped onto the stage!

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Backstage Exclusives

Calexico

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“Splitter”

Interview


Drew Holcomb

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“Maybe On Monday”

Interview


Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

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Interview


Local Natives

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“Breakers”

Interview


John Oates

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“Edge Of The World”

Interview


Passion Pit

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“Take A Walk”

Interview


Sea Wolf

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“Old Friend”

Interview


Sons Of Fathers

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“Hurt Someone”

Interview


The xx

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“Sunset”

Interview


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Blogaroo: Thursday Recap

Blogaroo: Thursday Recap

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The Blogaroo is back! Brad, Laura, and Keefer are spending the weekend in Manchester, Tennessee at the Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival. Check out their commentary and some of the backstage interviews and performances below!


Laura’s Recap

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Another Bonnaroo is underway! On the drive down, I was thinking about how many times I have ventured to the farm in Tennessee for my fix of music and culture. This year is my 9th journey to summer camp.

Day 1 is always filled with hugs from those that have been a voice on the phone over the last year, a quick tour of the grounds (which adjust every year) and a structuring of sleeping quarters. News that Mumford & Sons canceled their Saturday night headlining gig spread around the camp. Soon after, Jack Johnson mysteriously showed up in our camp to talk to our own, Keefer. The rumors became reality as it was announced that Jack would take Saturday night’s headlining slot.

It always seems, to those looking in from the outside, that this is a fun ride filled with perks, meetings with rock stars and front row/side stage access. They think we come down here, stay on air-conditioned buses, enjoy the stocked bar and refrigerators and hop on golf cart shuttles that take us to see live music. Well, that is correct. We enjoy all of those things and I make no apologies. It is the best experience any music lover could dream of. But remember, the reason we are treated with such importance is because we are connecting YOU to the experience. The musicians, managers, record labels and Bonnaroo staff understand this and are very helpful in guiding us towards the ultimate experience. I guess I should thank you. So, thank you.

Thursday included the sights and sounds of Django Django, JD McPherson, Wake Owl, Twenty One Pilots and the sounds of the talented unknown as we walked through Centeroo, past the stages of Bonnaroo. Tonight, we will enjoy Sir Paul McCartney as he makes his first appearance on the farm. I’ll cover this one from the pit and send it all back to you.

9 years as a Bonnaroovian and I wouldn’t trade a second of this experience. My life is “about the music.” It connects the world together, as one.

My love to you,

Laura Duncan


Backstage Exclusives

Alt-J

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“Fitzpleasure”

Interview


Django Django

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“Love’s Dart”

Interview


Father John Misty

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“Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings”

Interview


Houndmouth

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“Ludlow”

Interview


Jack Johnson

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“I Got You”

Interview


JD McPherson

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“Dimes For Nickels”

Interview


Wake Owl

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“Wild County”

Interview


Walk The Moon

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“Tightrope”

Interview

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