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Bonnaroo by the Numbers


The ninth annual Bonnaro Music & Arts Festival ended Sunday night with closing performer Dave Matthews. Check out what happened in Manchester, Tennessee, by the numbers, below. And for SPIN’s complete Bonnaroo coverage, click here!

Attendance: Just over 75,000

Performers: 178 different acts

Brutal, brutal weather: Heat index over 100 degrees all four days

Deaths: 1 — a 29-year-old man from heatstroke; his body temperature reached 108 degrees

Show me the money: Bonnaroo contributes more than $18 million to the local economy

ATM Fee: $3 ($5 at other festivals like Mile High or Lollapalooza)

Pizza: $5

Beer: $6

Shower: $7

Drinking Water: Free

Most Frequent Performer: 8 times — Funk band Galactic

Trash: 489 tons; 130 tons of it can be recycled.

Drug Trend: 1 “Mojo,” a new synthetic marijuana

Petty Crime: 70 pre-festival arrests (mostly pot possession and underage drinking); more than 200 arrests during the fest (drug related and disorderly conduct)

Returning Home: Priceless