Remembering Bonnaroo’s Very First, Jam-Heavy Lineup From 2002

first_imgWhile there are still a handful artists that overlap between 2002 and 2017, there’s no denying that Bonnaroo has changed. The opinion of that change may vary, but the festival certainly does their damnedest to bring an enormous array of top-notch, genre-spanning talent. Come June, we’ll be ready to party. With this morning’s unveiling of Bonnaroo’s 16th anniversary lineup, we couldn’t help but feel a strong sense of nostalgia for Roos past. What started out as a very jam-friendly festival has certainly spread from its roots, though the inclusion of bands like Umphrey’s McGee, Twiddle, Greensky Bluegrass and more are certainly nods to the earliest days in Manchester, TN.The very first Bonnaroo lineup in 2002 featured Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio, Ben Harper and The String Cheese Incident as headliners. The “SuperJam” featured Michael Kang, Bela Fleck, Jeff Raines and Robert Randolph. Jammers like Phil Lesh & Friends /w Bob Weir, moe., Ween, Gov’t Mule, Galactic, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Les Claypool, Keller Williams, and The Disco Biscuits all made it out for the festival. Even an up-and-coming Umphrey’s McGee made it on the billing, all the way on the bottom line…Check out some videos from this star-studded, first-ever affair:last_img read more

FC IfeanyiUbah, Rivers Angels Headline S’final Battles

first_img The semi final, first leg matches of the 2017 AITEO Cup competition will take place on Saturday with Cup holders FC IfeanyiUbah (men) and Rivers Angels (women) eyeing spots in the grand finale with the firm intention of defending their crowns.The Anambra Warriors are away to Niger Tornadoes at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja but must be wary of a side that has not lost a match in the confluence city since moving home there two seasons ago.Tornadoes bumped Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United in the quarter –finals, winning 2-0 in Lokoja and leading by the same margin in Jos before the homers drew level in the second period.The other semi final is between 2015 champions Akwa United FC of Uyo and Sunshine Stars of Akure, with the first leg setting the city of Ijebu-Ode on edge on Saturday.In the women’s competition, champions Rivers United, who were given a good run by Edo Queens in the Round of 8 before winning on penalties after 180 minutes of scoreless action, tango with Bayelsa Queens in Nembe.Ibom Angels, conquerors of Pelican Stars in the quarter –finals, host Confluence Queens, restored to the competition following a successful protest against Abia Angels, in Uyo. SEMI FINAL PAIRINGS (1st Leg) WOMENBayelsa Queens Vs Rivers Angels (Nembe)Ibom Angels Vs Confluence Queens (Uyo) MENNiger Tornadoes Vs FC IfeanyiUbah (Lokoja)Sunshine United Vs Akwa United (Ijebu-Ode)First leg matches: Saturday, 30th September 2017 SEMI FINAL Pairings (2nd Leg) WOMENRivers Angels Vs Bayelsa Queens (Port Harcourt)Confluence Queens Vs Ibom Angels (Lokoja) MENFC IfeanyiUbah Vs Niger Tornadoes (Nnewi)Akwa United Vs Sunshine Stars (Uyo) Second leg matches: Wednesday, 4th October 2017Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram AITEO CUPlast_img read more