The 10-year mark is like a lifetime when it comes to modern American festivals. In fact, only two contemporary location–based gatherings can claim to have survived the decade mark at this point: Coachella and Bonnaroo.
 With Indio, Calif.-based Coachella rounding the bend into its 12th (it launched in 1999 and didn’t play in 2000), Manchester, Tennessee’s Bonnaroo is next on the list of seniority. After launching in 2002 as a three-day gathering that drew 70,000 to...


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