Arcade Fire, Eminem, Strokes head Bonnaroo

10th fest also welcomes Buffalo Springfield, Lil Wayne, more

Headliners for the 10th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will include Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne, the Strokes and, in their only festival appearance, the reunited Buffalo Springfield.

More than 125 acts will appear at this year’s Bonnaroo, to be held June 9-12 on a 700-acre site in Manchester, TN, 60 miles south of Nashville.

While this year’s lineup includes such stalwarts as Widespread Panic, Primus and String Cheese Incident, Bonnaroo continues to expand its talent parameters far beyond its jam-band origins.

Other top names on the bill in 2011 include Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons, the Decemberists, Alison Krauss, Florence and the Machine, Big Boi, Robyn, Deerhunter and Sleigh Bells.

In an original anniversary programming touch, Dr. John and the Meters will perform their 1974 collaboration “Desitively Bonnaroo” in its entirety.

Tickets for the event go on sale exclusively at on Saturday, at noon Eastern time.

Bonnaroo is presented by Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment.

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