Dawes – From The Right Angle (Stories Don’t End, HUB Records) Iron & Wine – New Mexico’s No Breeze (Ghost On Ghost, Nonesuch) The Strokes – Partners In Crime (Comedown Machine, RCA) Cold War Kids – Jailbirds (Dear Miss Lonelyhearts, Downtown Music) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Let The Day Begin (Specter At The Feast, Vagrant) The Black Angels – You’re Mine (Indigo Meadow, Blue Horizon) The Lone Bellow – Green Eyes & A Heart Of Gold (The Lone Bellow, Descendant) Ivan & Alyosha – Be Your Man (All The Times We Had, Dualtone) The Besnard Lakes – The Specter (Until In Excess Imperceptible UFO, Jagjaguwar) Hotpipes – For Cowboy (DUST, Hotpipes Music) Palma Violets – Best Of Friends (180, Rough Trade) Art Brut – My Little Brother (Top Of The Pops, The End Records) New Process – Freedom (Original Raw Soul III, Now-Again)
Lightning 100 debuts “Miracle Mile” by Cold War Kids on 100.1 FM. Cold War Kids are an American indie rock band from Long Beach, California. Band members are Nathan Willett (vocals, piano, guitar), Dann Gallucci, Matt Maust (bass guitar), and Matt Aveiro (drums, percussion). Jonnie Russell was previously with the band (guitar, vocals, keyboards). Check out the video plus a Lightning 100 exclusive from Grimey’s of “Flying Upside Down” and “Every Man I Fall For”.
Eminem – Arcade Fire – Widespread Panic – The Black Keys
Buffalo Springfield feat Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale
My Morning Jacket – Ray LaMontagne – String Cheese Incident
Robert Plant & Band of Joy – Mumford & Sons – The Strokes
The Decemberists – Lil Wayne – Bassnectar – Iron & Wine – Girl Talk – Primus
Dr. John and The Original Meters performing Desitively Bonnaroo – Alison Krauss & Union Station Pretty Lights – Florence + the Machine – SuperJam with Dan Auerbach and Dr. John – Atomsphere Explosions In The Sky – Gogol Bordello – Beirut – Big Boi – Scissor Sisters – Gregg Allman Ratatat – Global Gypsy Punk Revue curated by Eugene Hütz – Robyn – Warren Haynes Band
Deerhunter – Opeth – STS9 – Old Crow Medicine Show – Bootsy Collins & the Funk University Wiz Khalifa – Matt & Kim – Grace Potter & The Nocturnals – Mavis Staples – Cold War Kids
The Del McCoury Band & the Preservation Hall Jazz Band – Wanda Jackson – The Walkmen
Justin Townes Earle – Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones – !!!
Jovanotti – Bruce Hornsby – Loretta Lynn – Neon Trees – The Drums – Sleigh Bells – Amos Lee
Best Coast – Dãm-Funk & Master Blazter – The Sword – Portugal. The Man- The Black Angels
School of Seven Bells – J. Cole – Nicole Atkins & the Black Sea – Wavves – Chiddy Bang – Junip
Freelance Whales – Deer Tick – Band of Skulls – Sharon Van Etten – Abigail Washburn
Omar Souleyman – Twin Shadow – Kylesa – Man Man – The Low Anthem – Alberta Cross
Railroad Earth – Jessica Lea Mayfield – Smith Westerns – The Head and the Heart – Karen Elson
Beats Antique – 22-20s – Phosphorescent – Clare Maguire – Hayes Carll
The 2011 event marks the 10th year for the legendary festival, which began in 2002 as a remarkable idea to serve a passionate yet underappreciated and overlooked fanbase, and ended up becoming the premier multi-day concert destination of the summer whose dynamic and eclectic programming paved the way for the age of the great American music festival.