As the sun was setting on the fourth and final day of Bonnaroo, Strokes singer Julian Casablancas faced a dilemma. Even at dusk, the temperature was still in the 90s - but the leather jacket he was wearing looked so cool. Casablancas moved to take it off, then stopped, then started, then stopped again. Finally he decided to keep it on. After giving a shout-out to gypsy-indie troupe Beirut, whom he'd just finished watching, he had a message to the crowd: "You guys have so many options. Thanks for choosing us.
Bonnaroo is all about the options. At that very moment, festivalgoers could have chosen from any of a half-dozen quality acts. Across the field in That Tent, the annual SuperJam was heating up, featuring the team of New Orleans R&B legend Dr. John and Black Keys singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach. Over in This Tent, Austin instrumental quartet Explosions in the Sky (makers of the soundtrack for NBC's Friday Night Lights) were playing jams so stirring and epic they made even the sunsetRead More »from Four Days of Mindblowing Music at Bonnaroo Wraps With the Strokes, Robyn, Robert Plant