Bonnaroo turns 10 this year, and the massive Tennessee festival is celebrating with a star-studded lineup, featuring its biggest headliner yet, chart-dominating rapper Eminem, along with Arcade Fire, the Black Keys, the Strokes, Mumford & Sons, a once-in-a-generation chance to see '60s icons Buffalo Springfield, and over 150 more, spread over four days June 9-12 and 11 stages.
SPIN's editors scoured the lineup to offer up 25 of the festival's must-hear acts. From main stage rockers to country icons and up-and-coming garage bands, check out the best the fest has to offer.
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