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Published: 2007/05/24

From the Corner to the Block at Bonnaroo; Festival Set Times Confirmed

Less than a month before its gates open, Bonnaroo has added a handful of new acts to its lineup. Most the festivals recent editions hail from the comedy realm, such as Demetri Martin, Aziz Ansari, Flight of the Conchords, Finesse Mitchell, Lynne Koplitz, Dov Davidoff, Nick Kroll and John Bowman. While many of the weekends special collaborations remain a mystery, Galactic has also confirmed that a number hip-hop stars will make guest appearances during its late night set, including Chali 2na, Lyrics Born, Blackalicious Gift of Gab, The Coups Boots Riley, Mr. Lif, Lateef the Truthspeaker and Ohmega Watts. Galactic is expected to debut a number of selections from its forthcoming Anti Records release, From the Corner to the Block, which features the abovementioned guests.

As previously reported, Bonnaroo will take place from June 14-17 in Manchester, TN. The Police, Widespread Panic, Tool, Wilco, Bob Weir and RatDog, String Cheese Incident, Ornette Coleman, Keller Williams, Govt Mule, Sound Tribe Sector 9, the Slip, Sam Champion, Annuals, Billy Martin and John Medeski, Michael Franti & Spearhead, the Hold Steady, Lewis Black, Kings of Leon, Gillian Welch, Ween, Spoon and North Mississippi Allstars, among others. In addition, Dierks Bentley has confirmed that Sam Bush will join his band as a special guest at Bonnaroo. The festival has also confirmed its performance schedule.

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