News: Snoop Dogg Billed To Headline Bonnaroo 2009 Festival

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2009 8:04AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

West Coast veteran Snoop Dogg has been chosen to perfrom at the 2009 Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee this summer.

The rap star will also be joined by other hip-hop and rock acts.

This year's line-up includes Beastie Boys, Al Green, Erykah Badu, Bruce Springsteen, Phish, Ben Harper, Santogold, Raphael Saadiq, The Knux and more artists will be announced for the June 11-14 Manchester concerts. (Bonnaroo)

Admission for this year's event will offer fans a variety of purcahse options.

Tickets go on sale Saturday (Feb. 7) via Bonnaroo.com. This year, fans can utilize a payment plan with five $50 installments. Fuse will provide live TV coverage from the scene, while AT&T Music will once again offer live Webcasts. (Billboard)

The ticketing options caters to festival attenders.

"It seems more relevant than ever to offer it," president of festival Jonathon Mayers said of the layaway ticket plan. "We want to make Bonnaroo as accessible as possible. We really believe in super-serving our audience. If you say, 'I want to do a music festival,' there's nothing really proprietary about that. The details are what make it interesting. These are like never-ending art projects for us." (Reuters)

Last year's even featured a variety of music acts.

Bonnaroo 2008 artists include Kanye West, M.I.A., Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, Metallica, Pearl Jam and others. (Stereo Gum)

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