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Identity of Man who Died at Bonnaroo Released
Identity of Man who Died at Bonnaroo Released

We now know the identity of the 27 year-old man that died Saturday morning inside the campground area of Bonnaroo in Manchester.

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MTSU Day 4 Bonnaroo - Closing Time
MTSU Day 4 Bonnaroo - Closing Time

Although Sunday was the last day on the job for MTSU College of Media and Entertainment students at the Bonnaroo campus, for some their work is far from over.

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Bonnaroo--Day 3
Bonnaroo--Day 3

It was a busy third day Saturday for MTSU's College of Media and Entertainment students at Bonnaroo. A 27-year old man passed away for what were believed to have been previous medical issues.

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Habitat ReStore Gives New Look at Bonnaroo
Habitat ReStore Gives New Look at Bonnaroo

Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity is excited to partner with the 2019 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival to create a Habitat ReStore Lounge that will showcase recycled and "upscaled" items from the store that are kept out of area landfills.

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2019 Bonnaroo Announced
2019 Bonnaroo Announced

The lineup for the 2019 edition of Bonnaroo was released Tuesday, and as usual, it boasts a diverse set of acts and artists spanning a wide array of tastes and styles.

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Just plead Guilty to 2017 Bonnaroo Drug Related Crime
Just plead Guilty to 2017 Bonnaroo Drug Related Crime

A subject by the name of Molly Poppins has pleaded guilty to drug charges in federal court as a result of an arrest at last years Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (2017).

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Bonnaroo Death Update: Autopsy Results Released
Bonnaroo Death Update: Autopsy Results Released

Autopsy results show a man who died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee accidentally overdosed on drugs.

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181 Citations during Bonnaroo 2018
181 Citations during Bonnaroo 2018

The 17th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival ended late Sunday night and Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says his department wrote 181 citations during Bonnaroo 2018. The number was down from the over 200 written in 2017.

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Bonnaroo Proves
Bonnaroo Proves "True Blue"!

A large group of Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Recording Industry students are in Manchester, capturing and recording high-quality sound from the Who Stage at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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Death at Bonnaroo
Death at Bonnaroo

At approximately 10:30 A.M. central time on Friday the Coffee County, TN Sheriff's Department was summoned to the Bonnaroo campground for a medical issue.

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MTSU multimedia students return for unique, hands-on Bonnaroo experience
MTSU multimedia students return for unique, hands-on Bonnaroo experience

This is the fourth year the student production team at Bonnaroo is using MTSU's state-of-the-art, $1.7 million Mobile Production Lab, which was moved into place behind the Who Stage on Thursday.

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Here Comes Bonnaroo Traffic
Here Comes Bonnaroo Traffic

Officials say exit 111 will be used as the main festival exit. Exits 97, 105, temporary exit 112 along with permanent exit's 117 and 127 will be used as alternative exits if congestion begins to occur.

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Applications now being accepted 2018 Grants from Bonnaroo Works Fund
Applications now being accepted 2018 Grants from Bonnaroo Works Fund

Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the charitable arm of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, is now accepting online applications for the 2018 grant cycle.

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Bonnaroo tickets available this Friday
Bonnaroo tickets available this Friday

This year at the concert Eminem, Sheryl Crow, Paramore, Muse and even the Grand Ole Opry.

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Arrests and Citations Up Slightly at Bonnaroo
Arrests and Citations Up Slightly at Bonnaroo

The 16th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival ended late Sunday night and Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says his department wrote 295 citations during Bonnaroo 2017.

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FRAUD: Man's Debit Card Used at Bonnaroo
FRAUD: Man's Debit Card Used at Bonnaroo

Someone had a good time at Bonnaroo at the expense of a 38-year old California Drive man from Murfreesboro.

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Bonnaroo - A success this year with U2 and the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Bonnaroo - A success this year with U2 and the Red Hot Chili Peppers

While attendance has been on the decline with a sharp drop in 2016, the crowds seemed to be up this year.

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MTSU multimedia students enjoy 'nonstop production' at Bonnaroo stage
MTSU multimedia students enjoy 'nonstop production' at Bonnaroo stage

This year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be memorable for MTSU student Erin Nicole Moore for two big reasons.

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MTSU multimedia students attuned to ongoing Bonnaroo partnership
MTSU multimedia students attuned to ongoing Bonnaroo partnership

It's the fourth year that Middle Tennessee State University has deployed a team of multimedia students to cover the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, but the experience never gets old.

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Bonnaroo Begins Thursday
Bonnaroo Begins Thursday

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is preparing for tens of thousands of music fans to descend on Tennessee in neighboring Manchester.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers and U2 at Bonnaroo this year
Red Hot Chili Peppers and U2 at Bonnaroo this year

Bonnaroo announced that U2 will be headlining the 2017 music festival in Manchester earlier this week and Wednesday more performers were announced.

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Group
Group "U2" to headline at Bonnaroo this year

U2 will headline the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this summer. U2 is famous for songs like, "With or Without You" and "Where the Streets have No Name."

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Bonnaroo tickets on sale January 11th.
Bonnaroo tickets on sale January 11th.

Tickets to this summer's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester go on sale Jan. 11th.

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Bonnaroo Update: Coffee County Gifted $92,000 Less Than Previous Years
Bonnaroo Update: Coffee County Gifted $92,000 Less Than Previous Years

The past June organizers only sold 43,870 tickets for the 2016 event. The total from the ticket sales and the $30,000 flat fee amounted to just $161,611.

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Bonnaroo Interviews and Bonaroo Facts
Bonnaroo Interviews and Bonaroo Facts

WGNS' Scott Walker hit the Bonnaroo farm this past weekend in Manchester to speak with a few of the music lovers...

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Grateful Dead member to be Honored at Bonnaroo
Grateful Dead member to be Honored at Bonnaroo

Legendary founding member of the Grateful Dead and music industry icon, Bob Weir, has been named the first honoree for the Les Paul Spirit Award.

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MTSU, Bonnaroo pact provides 'remarkable learning opportunity' for students
MTSU, Bonnaroo pact provides 'remarkable learning opportunity' for students

Year three of Middle Tennessee State University's partnership with Bonnaroo is again providing students with a uniquely immersive experience that can't be found in any on-campus classroom.

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Bonnaroo Begins This Week
Bonnaroo Begins This Week

It is that time of the year again for Bonnaroo, which means traffic on I-24 will be hectic.

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Apply Now for Bonnaroo Works Fund Grants
Apply Now for Bonnaroo Works Fund Grants

Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the charitable arm of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, continues to accept online applications for the 2016 grant cycle.

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Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Coming Tuesday
Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Coming Tuesday

Tune in to TBS TV for the CONAN show on January 19 for the big news of the Bonnaroo 2016 lineup and other fun surprises.

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Bonnaroo 2016 Dates Confirmed
Bonnaroo 2016 Dates Confirmed

Bonnaroo began in 2002 and brings in 70,000 to 100,000 attendees each year.

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Bonnaroo site could be a future country music venue and more
Bonnaroo site could be a future country music venue and more

The owners of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival have discussed with Nashville's top tourism executive the possibility of bringing a country music and camping festival to the event site in Manchester.

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RCSO Bonnaroo Drug Crackdown Successful
RCSO Bonnaroo Drug Crackdown Successful

More than $9,000 worth of illegal drugs such as LSD and cocaine were seized last week by Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies patrolling on Interstate 24 before the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester.

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Rutherford County Sheriff says blueberry and banana flavored marijuana seized from Bonnaroo goers
Rutherford County Sheriff says blueberry and banana flavored marijuana seized from Bonnaroo goers

More than $9,000 worth of illegal drugs such as LSD and cocaine were seized last week by Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies patrolling on Interstate 24 before the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Citation number nearly cut in half at Bonnaroo this year, but more arrested
Citation number nearly cut in half at Bonnaroo this year, but more arrested

Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says his department wrote 132 citations during Bonnaroo 2015 compared to 258 last year. Overall there were 76 arrests by all law enforcement combined.

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Bonnaroo Death this past weekend
Bonnaroo Death this past weekend

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival officials report that a man in his 40's died around 2 a.m. Friday morning.

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MTSU media students getting 'real-world training' at Bonnaroo
MTSU media students getting 'real-world training' at Bonnaroo

Amanda Pierce is one of thousands of students taking a class this summer at Middle Tennessee State University. But unlike most, her classroom is behind one of the stages at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, where she is serving as student production manager for the MTSU Mobile Production Lab.

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Bonnaroo is Back
Bonnaroo is Back

They're back! Thousands of music lovers are on "The Farm" for fun-filled days of music, food, art and much more known as the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in neighboring Manchester.

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Meet Queen Andrea, currently helping to paint Bonnaroo
Meet Queen Andrea, currently helping to paint Bonnaroo

While touring the Bonnaroo grounds on Thursday to see how the set-up process is turning out, News Radio WGNS met Queen Andrea. You are probably scratching your head thinking, "She is not really a queen is she?"

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AfterRoo at Hippie Hill to kick off after Bonnaroo - Starting June 15th - 21st
AfterRoo at Hippie Hill to kick off after Bonnaroo - Starting June 15th - 21st

After Bonnaroo takes place each year in Manchester, a small festival of sorts takes place deep in the woods of Rutherford County. The location... Hippie Hill. The event is called "AfterRoo."

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Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Is Set For Tuesday
Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Is Set For Tuesday

The lineup for the 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester will be announced today (Tuesday).

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Preliminary Bonnaroo 2015 Details Released
Preliminary Bonnaroo 2015 Details Released

The 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be held June 11-14.

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Bonnaroo seminar on October 8th at MTSU
Bonnaroo seminar on October 8th at MTSU

MTSU's College of Mass Communication is giving the university community unprecedented access Wednesday, Oct. 8, to the co-founders and organizers of one of music's largest and most popular events: the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Report From Bonnaroo
Tennessee Highway Patrol Report From Bonnaroo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Chattanooga District has announced preliminary statistics from the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Coffee County, Wednesday, June 11 through Monday, June 16.

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The Bonnaroo CRIME LOG - 2014 Arrest Numbers
The Bonnaroo CRIME LOG - 2014 Arrest Numbers

Sheriff Graves said his department issued 258 citations for various charges. They responded to 38 calls inside...

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Some at Bonnaroo were not happy with Kanye West

This past Friday night he was back and several Bonnaroovians in Manchester were not happy with West and his foul-language rants while comparing himself to John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison, calling himself the biggest rock star in the world.

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MTSU Students Covering NEWS at Bonnaroo?
MTSU Students Covering NEWS at Bonnaroo?

Two MTSU students are enjoying this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival from a unique vantage point.

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Murfreesboro resident falls victim to scam after buying Bonnaroo tickets, but receiving an empty envelope
Murfreesboro resident falls victim to scam after buying Bonnaroo tickets, but receiving an empty envelope

Bonnaroo is now taking place in Manchester and from what concert goers have said to WGNS at this point, via emails and text messages…

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Bonnaroo gates are now OPEN!!! WGNS spoke to a large number of Bonnaroo goers...
Bonnaroo gates are now OPEN!!! WGNS spoke to a large number of Bonnaroo goers...

WGNS asked several concert goers if they planned to partake in drug use... Hear what they said. 

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TDOT and the Highway Patrol are ready for Bonnaroo - ARE YOU?
TDOT and the Highway Patrol are ready for Bonnaroo - ARE YOU?

The Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are working alongside Manchester authorities to keep traffic flowing as 80,000 fans descend on Manchester for the 13th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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A Sobriety Checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on the famous Bonnaroo Weekend...
A Sobriety Checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on the famous Bonnaroo Weekend...

A sobriety checkpoint will take place Friday on South Rutherford Boulevard…

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Bonnaroo music festival returns to Tennessee with eclectic line-up
Bonnaroo music festival returns to Tennessee with eclectic line-up

The Bonnaroo Music & Arts festival is just around the corner, only a few days to be exact, and with it brings a slew of choices.

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Coffee County says not threat of terrorism for Bonnaroo

WTVF-TV News Channel 5 reported in recent days that Bonnaroo has been designated as a “soft target” for terrorism. 

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Bonaroo doing great things for community

(MANCHESTER) - Program administrators also announced that The Avett Brothers have signed on as 2014 Bonnaroo Works Fund Ambassadors and will help raise awareness of the Fund’s purpose and impact.

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Security In Place For Bonnaroo
Security In Place For Bonnaroo

(MANCHESTER) -- NewsChannel 5 reported this week that Bonnaroo has been designated as a “soft target” for terrorism. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves and others question the report.

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Bonnaroo and MTSU Tie the Knot
Bonnaroo and MTSU Tie the Knot

“Bonnaroo is one of the most successful, ambitious and diverse music festivals in the world,” said Mass Communication Dean Ken Paulson, “and it is also one of the most generous.”

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MTSU's Mass Comm Links With Bonnaroo

MTSU’s College of Mass Communication and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival have entered into a partnership.

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Family of Indiana Couple Asks D-A to Bring Charges after Bonnaroo Crash
The families left behind after the death of an Indiana couple on their way to Bonnaroo this year have asked the district attorney's office to file charges. 
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Special Guest on Friday at 8:10 AM: Hippie Tom from Hippie Hill in Rutherford Co.
“Hippie Tom” told WGNS that he takes in homeless persons at his campsite in Christiana and he teaches them new trades like making jewelry, photography and more.
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Bonnaroo was The Easiest on Law Enforcement in the Past 12-Years - Only 42-Arrested!
Bonnaroo has ended for another year and Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says that he thinks this was the easiest on police in the events 12 years.
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Bonnaroo Gates to OPEN on Wednesday
For over a decade, the Middle Tennessee city of Manchester in Coffee County has hosted one of the most popular live music events in the country - the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. 
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Bonnaroo Just Weeks Away
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival begins Thursday June, 13 in nearby Manchester. Just a few tickets remain for the event but VIP tickets are sold out. 
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Bonnarro Releases Schedule
Bonnaroo has released its tenative schedule for events in nearby Manchester, slated for next month. The schedule is posted on their website.
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Bonnaroo is now prepared for any emergancy situation after training event
Included in the exercise were officials with Bonnaroo, the area hospitals, ambulance service, fire and rescue personnel, as well as law enforcement.
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Bonnaroo Lineup Announced Tuesday
Bonnaroo is coming back to Manchester and the official artist lineup will be unveiled at noon on Tuesday. 
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