Go To Bonnaroo Without Leaving Home

If you're looking for a bit of relief from the news, you might consider a quick jaunt to Bonnaroo. The four-day music festival is now underway on a 700-acre farm outside Nashville, Tenn. If you can't make it, you can at least hear some of the performances right here at nprmusic.org.

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(Soundbite of music)

SCOTT SIMON, host:

And if you're looking for a bit of relief from the news, you might consider a quick trip to Bonnaroo. The four-day music festival is now underway on a 700-acre farm outside of Nashville. If you can't make it, you can at least hear some of the performances at nprmusic.org.

(Soundbite of song, ("Fake Empire")

THE NATIONAL (Music Group): (Singing) Stay out super late tonight, picking apples, making pies...

SIMON: The National played yesterday. Still to come: Norah Jones, LCD Soundsystem and Kris Kristofferson.

Bonnaroo runs through Sunday. If you listen online, you won't have to wait in line for the port-a-potty.

Soundbite of song, ("Fake Empire")

THE NATIONAL: (Singing) Were half-awake in a fake empire. Tiptoe through our shiny city with our diamond slippers on. Do our gay ballet on ice, bluebirds on our shoulders. Were half-awake in a fake empire.

SIMON: Youre listening to NPR News.

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