Bonnaroo sells out…but opens up the Blue Room

Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are proud to announce that the 2007 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has sold out in advance. Once again, this year’s allotment of 80,000 tickets sold entirely through the festival’s Web site. 

Set to take place June 14 – 17, the four-day camping and music festival will once again be held on the same 700-plus-acre farm in Manchester, TN, 60 miles southeast of Nashville.

Superfly Productions, A.C. Entertainment and AT&T are also excited to announce that AT&T blue room music will host the exclusive live webcast of the 2007 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.  From Friday, June 15th through Sunday, June 17th, fans not fortunate enough to attend this year’s festival, can still take part in the coveted Bonnaroo experience by going to AT&T blue room music (attblueroom.com/music) to see exclusive, live performances from the event. It’ll be the next best thing to being on the 700-acre farm in Manchester, TN.

Artists featured in the webcast include Kings of Leon, Damien Rice, Ben Harper, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, The Cold War Kids, The Brazilian Girls, and The White Stripes.  The final schedule of performances will be available at www.attblueroom.com/music on Thursday, June 14. Webcasts start at 12:30 p.m. ET each day and run through 11:30 p.m. ET.

Following the festival, selected archived performances will be available in the blue room, allowing fans to relive the Bonnaroo experience as well as other moments of this multi-faceted event.  This exclusive webcast experience on AT&T blue room music helps to ensure Bonnaroo’s place as a truly global event.

Finally, festival organizers are pleased to reveal the new additions to this year’s cinema tent.  The Bonnaroo Cinema has been one of the main attractions at the festival since it began in 2002.  The air-conditioned space with comfortable seating has always played host to a wide variety of movies 24 hours a day, including sneak previews of new films, classics, world cinema, documentaries, short films, animated films, and even NBA Finals games.

This year, Bonnaroo is proud to add the “Filmmakers in Focus” series, featuring screenings and interviews with some of the most creative minds in filmmaking today.  Jim Jarmusch will host a showing of his film “Coffee & Cigarettes,” and sit for an up-close Q&A.  In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Monterey Pop festival, director D.A. Pennebaker will be presenting the classic “Monterey Pop” documentary.

Also, Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton will participate in a 90-minute presentation about himself and his work.  The tent will also be screening a sneak peak of the new HBO series “HBO Presents Flight of the Conchords” twice daily.

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