At long last, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival returned to Manchester, TN over the weekend in full force, presenting a vast array performers across more than ten stages from Thursday, June 16th through Sunday, June 19th. The long-running festival had not taken place since three years following various pandemic-related postponements and an eleventh-hour cancellation due to flooding in 2021.

Highlights from the 2022 Bonnaroo lineup include Stevie NicksToolJ. ColeRobert Plant & Alison KraussThe ChicksHerbie HancockIllenium, Machine Gun Kelly, Flume21 SavageBilly StringsKing Gizzard & The Lizard WizardNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsPuscifer, CloZeeREZZ, Tobe Nwigwe, Dillon Francis, Roddy Ricch, Tierra Whack, Tove Lo, The War On DrugsGooseBleachersMarc Rebillet, Sidepiece, Judah & The LionMt. JoyAll Time Low, Tash SultanaLettuceDenzel Curry, Arlo Parks, Joy OladokunKarina RykmanAll Them WitchesCoin, LP GiobbiFemi Kuti & The Positive ForceTinashe, Teddy SwimsMaggie RoseSlowthaiVNSSA, Tierra WhackCory HenrySierra Ferrell, WallowsCalder AllenDombresky, The Weather StationAdam Melchor, The Brook & Bluff, Indigo De Souza, Sons of Kemet, Goth BabeWhiskey Myers, Briston MaroneyDayglowTai VerdesStill WoozyThe Backseat Lovers, and more.

Continuing a beloved Bonnaroo tradition, Jack Antonoff (Bleachers) hosted the annual Superjam, a guest-filled ode to the radio sounds of the year in which he was born billed as “Jack Antonoff’s 1984”. Guests on the set included Japanese BreakfastCarly Rae JepsenChvrches‘ Lauren MayberrySpoon‘s Britt DanielMichelle ZaunerNicole AtkinsJoy Oladokun, Claud, and Blu DeTiger. Goose‘s Rich Mitarotonda, also jumped in to lead renditions of “It’s My Life”, the 1984 Talk Talk track perhaps best known to his generation via No Doubt‘s 2003 cover, and A-ha‘s timeless “Take On Me”. Check out the full Bonnaroo 2022 Superjam setlist here.

In addition to Rick’s Superjam appearance, keyboardist Peter Anspach‘s sit-in with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, and the band’s own set in This Tent, the whole quintet dropped in on Andy Frasco & The U.N.‘s performance on Thursday to aid in their patented shenanigans. Rapper Isaiah Rashad also added a notable to narrative to the Bonnaroo mix on Friday when he was greeted for his set by Tim Kelly, the Mayor of his nearby hometown of Chattanooga, who presented him with a key to the city.

View photo galleries of both the atmosphere and the performances from weekend at Bonnaroo 2022 below via photographers Brian HensleyBryan LaskyDouglas MasonNathan Zucker, Dusana RisovicPhill McDonald, Taylor RegulskiBrittany NO FOMOJulia Ordog, Charles Reagan, Jenn Devereaux, Keenan Hairston, Mickey Pierre-Louis, Ismael Quintanilla IIIRoger Ho, and Leone Juliette.