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Exclusive: Official 2007 Bonnaroo Preliminary Line-up

Although line-up leaks for the 2007 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival popped up across the blogosphere today, has obtained the official roll call for the Tennessee music festival: The Police, Tool, and the White Stripes are on board, but so are Brit poptart Lily Allen and noteworthy artists include Manu Chao, Widespread Panic, Wilco, the Flaming Lips, Franz Ferdinand, the Decemberists, Kings of Leon, Spoon, Cold War Kids, Hot Chip, the Little Ones, Wolfmother, the Hold Steady, Tortoise, Aesop Rock, and Regina Spektor, among many others. Comedians David Cross, Dave Attell, and Lewis Black have been confirmed as performers at the festival’s on-site comedy club.

Bonnaroo, set to go down June 14-17 on 700 acres of Farmland in Manchester, Tennessee, will continue to add acts to the festival bill which will be announced in its entirety in the coming weeks. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23 at 12:00 P.M. EST via

Other confirmed artists for 2007’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival:

Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, the String Cheese Incident, Bob Weir & Ratdog, Damien Rice, Ween, the Roots, Gov’t Mule, Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, the Black Keys, Galactic, DJ Shadow, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Keller Williams (WMD’s), Sasha & John Digweed, STS9, Old Crow Medicine Show, North Mississippi Allstars, Fountains Of Wayne, Hot Tuna, Feist, John Butler Trio, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, the Richard Thompson Band, Dierks Bentley, Xavier Rudd, Gogol Bordelo, Junior Brown, T-Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples, Clutch, Dr. Dog, Paolo Nutini, Brazilian Girls, RX Bandits, the Nightwatchman, the Slip, Girl Talk, Railroad Earth, Martha Wainwright, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Annuals, Tea Leaf Green, Sam Roberts Band, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Charlie Louvin, Sonya Kitchell, Mute Math, Apollo Sunshine, Uncle Earl, James Blood Ulmer, the National, and Ryan Shaw.

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