holy crap broham11 's mock plus schedule. that must have taken a ton of time, and at a glance is remarkably realistic. this is why this thread exists, i totally missed that.
Thanks! Like I've said before, the only hard part is actual billing, then I use the template from last year's schedule. I also get a lot of my undercard from last year's Lolla, Coachella, Hangout, ACL and others. Also take a lot of the undercard from multiple top 2016 albums of the year magazine articles. Then I put some of my favorites on the undercard that are realistic like Here Come the Mummies and John Paul White.
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Mock of the Day: Because everyone had a wonderful experience at Deadmau5's show
Which weekend are you going? I need to know so I can book my hotel
I'm serious though, you'd hate it. I've seen this same debate happen enough times to know that people who pre judge the bad Coachella vibez never change their minds after going. There are people at Coachella who are only there to look good and rage face in the Sahara, and there are people who are only there to see some amazing music and not give a fuck about everyone else in the crowd. If neither of those appeals to you, don't bother.
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My optimistic "hey maybe Bonnaroo can bounce back" mock.
BEYONCE / ARCADE FIRE / KINGS OF LEON / BECK / CHANCE THE RAPPER FRANK OCEAN / THE XX / KYGO / THE LUMINEERS / FLUME / RYAN ADAMS HALL & OATES / PIXIES / JUSTICE / CAGE THE ELEPHANT / SCHOOLBOY Q JAMES BLAKE / FOALS / THE AVALANCHES / JIM JAMES / BIG GIGANTIC SUPERJAM! YOUNG THE GIANT / UMPHREY'S McGEE / PORTUGAL. THE MAN / STURGILL SIMPSON GLASS ANIMALS / JOEY BADASS / GROUPLOVE / ANDERSON. PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS
Post of the Day: Matt...Matt. Come on, this is Tripperfish FFS.
Seems to be way too much Kings of Leon discussion thus far. What is provoking this? Are they strongly rumored or someone trying to build a buzz for it?
They just put out a new album, their tour dates (though sparse) skip pretty much the entire south, they are Nashville based and came up through the bonnaroo farm system. Just doesn't seem like too big of stretch to out them in some mocks.
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Mock of the Day: I would take most of these to be honest
I'm Excited: The Rolling Stones - Bruno Mars - Kings of Leon
The Cure - Arcade Fire - The Weeknd
Drake - Tool - Neil Young
How's the Undercard?: Drake - Arcade Fire - Kings of Leon
Metallica - Kings of Leon - The Weeknd
RHCP - Drake - Neil Young
Pass: Eric Clapton - Calvin Harris - The Killers
Post of the Day: The answer to your question is 2006. You know what came out that year? Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not. And if you ask the average Joe to name a Blur track other than Song 2 you'll get a blank stare as long as that song.
Housekeeper's note: I will be running a massive forum game on /r/baseball some time after the conclusion of the World Series. It will take up a good chunk of my time. I'll try and keep the general schedule, but if the episodes don't meet the specifics (i.e. always after 5 PM, but never after midnight etc.) do not be surprised.
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Before some of you go jumping out the window, I just want to point out how it's okay to not attend Bonnaroo. You'll be fine. And for those of you who will continue to go despite a bad lineup just in sake of supporting the brand, this is all your fault.
Honestly, if it weren't for Inforoo I would have nearly 0 investment in this festival anymore. It would be just like every other festival that I consider each year based on line up and if I didn't go no loss to me.