SUPERJAM FEATURING DAN AUERBACH AND DR. JOHN AT THAT TENT
For its tenth anniversary, Bonnaroo's programmers reasserted their allegiance to New Orleans' ever-fluid musical influence -- jazz, funk, blues, R&B, rock, hip-hop -- and booked a variety of the city's most legendary acts from Dr. John and Allen Toussaint to the Meters and Lil Wayne. As the man whose 1974 album collaboration with the Meters and Toussaint, Desitively Bonnaroo, gave the festival its name and perhaps its original self-conception as part utopian playground, part playfully funky swamp of whateva-whateva, Mac "Dr. John" Renneback was honored with two spotlight gigs.
On Saturday, the Desitively crew reunited to play the album live, and allow the Meters to stun, confound, and forever enlighten a few fresh onlookers with their advanced rhythmic calculus. The album's lead track,Read More »from 5 Best Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 4