One of America’s biggest music festival starts Thursday when 80,000 fans converge on Manchester, TN.
The buzz on Twitter started days ago with Volunteers showing up at the venue to prepare for the festivities. This morning festival fans from across the nation began their cross state travels to brave the mud, rain, and heat for their favorite bands.
Below is a list of photos that capture the essence of Bonnaroo as heads form across the US pack their vans and make the trek to this musical oasis.
Be sure to check back throughout the weekend for the latest coverage.