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It's Finally Here! Last Minute Bonnaroo Tips

Season 7, Episode 22 June 12, 2024 1h 10m

Barry CourterLord TacoBryan Stone

Happy Roo!

Bonnaroo 2024 has finally arrived!! Many of you might already be on The Farm, while others are just about to head down to Tennessee. This week on The What Podcast, the crew offers some last minute advice for everyone planning on attending.

Picking up where they left off (check out part one and part two), Barry, Lord Taco, and Bryan provide advice that'll help you ensure you have a fun, safe, good-vibes-filled weekend at Bonnaroo 2024. Plus, they listen to a few more voicemails from seasoned roovians.

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The What Podcast is a weekly show by two veterans of the entertainment media universe with a passion for live music and music festivals. They came together over a love of Bonnaroo and found out pretty quickly that they are not alone. In fact, since launching in 2018, they found kindred spirits all over the world who also love the vibe found only at music festivals. Each week they share their own stories and opinions, but they also dig deeper and talk to the musicians and industry insiders who make the magic happen.

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