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The Bonnaroo Quiz
by Staff
Bonnaroo is one of the premier summer music festivals. How well do you know the multiday music and arts celebration? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

When was the first Bonnaroo festival?

  • 2000
  • 2002
  • 2004

Where does Bonnaroo take place?

  • Tennessee
  • Louisiana
  • Texas

What's the name of the place where Bonnaroo takes place?

  • Overland Memorial Park
  • Great Stage Park
  • Bonnaroo Beach

The Bonnaroo founders attended college together in this city — they created the festival as a tribute to its musical legacy.

  • Austin
  • New Orleans
  • New York

"Bonnaroo" is a Creole word meaning …

  • creativity
  • party all night
  • really good time

The Bonnaroo founders got the name from an album by this artist, who played the festival for its 10th anniversary.

  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Dr. John
  • Jimmy Buffett

How long did it take the first Bonnaroo festival to sell out?

  • one day
  • two weeks
  • a month

How much did three-day tickets cost in 2002?

  • $50
  • $100
  • $150

What's the name of the Bonnaroo Ben & Jerry's flavor?

  • Bonnaroo Blast
  • Bonnaroo Burst
  • Bonnaroo Buzz

About how much money has Bonnaroo donated to local charities since 2002?

  • $1 million
  • $5 million
  • $10 million

What's the name of the main stage at Bonnaroo?

  • Who
  • What
  • Which

About how many people attend Bonnaroo every year?

  • 50,000
  • 80,000
  • 120,000

About how long was the traffic jam after the first festival?

  • a mile (1.6 kilometers)
  • 10 miles
  • 20 miles

What's the name of the Bonnaroo YouTube channel?

  • Bonnaroo 24-7
  • Bonnaroo 365
  • Bonnaroo 420

This band was NOT one of the inaugural Bonnaroo headliners.

  • Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  • Widespread Panic
  • Phish
  • The Grateful Dead

Which band played "the mud show" in 2004?

  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Primus
  • Radiohead

Which artist drew the ire of the crowd in 2008 when his set didn't start until 4:30 a.m.?

  • Kanye West
  • Ryan Adams
  • Prince

According to the 2014 Bonnaroo Census, which part of "the Bonnaroovian code" was the most important to attendees?

  • Respect the farm.
  • Play as a team.
  • Radiate positivity.
  • Prepare thyself.
  • Stay true to 'Roo.
  • Don't be "that" guy/gal.

The Census also showed that the largest percentage of attendees found this value most important.

  • creativity
  • individuality
  • adventure
  • friendship

How many high-fives did 41.6 percent of Bonnaroo attendees report giving or receiving during the 2014 festival?

  • none
  • 11 to 50
  • 51 to 100
  • more than 101

On which stage does the main Bonnaroo late-night show happen each night?

  • What
  • Which
  • That

Name the year that these acts were Bonnaroo headliners: Dave Matthews Band, The Dead and Trey Anastasio.

  • 2002
  • 2004
  • 2006

Name the year that these acts were Bonnaroo headliners: Phish, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

  • 2005
  • 2009
  • 2013

Name the year that these acts were Bonnaroo headliners: Kanye West, Jack White and Elton John.

  • 2007
  • 2011
  • 2014

Name the year that these acts were Bonnaroo headliners: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phish.

  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2012

When did Conan O'Brien headline Bonnaroo?

  • 2002
  • 2007
  • 2010

What was the first year that NO members of the Grateful Dead played Bonnaroo?

  • 2005
  • 2008
  • 2015

How many keys were in the lost and found at the end of the 2014 festival?

  • 67
  • 542
  • 173

About how many acts play Bonnaroo each year?

  • 75
  • 100
  • 150

What's the surprise set that happens on Sunday at 1 a.m.?

  • Funkification
  • Farm Jam
  • Superjam