Kamasi Washington Leads 2016 Bonnaroo SuperJam

A.C. Entertainment and Superfly have announced the 2016 SuperJam lineup at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Best known for creating historic artist moments and bringing to life unexpected genre-breaking musical collaborations, this year’s SuperJam is a tribute to Bonnaroo’s homestate legends ranging from BB King to Justin Timberlake. Driven by saxophone great Kamasi Washington as musical director, SuperJam collaborators and co-conspirators include: Miguel, GRiZ, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Devonté Hynes, Eric Krasno & The Shady Horns, Vulfpeck, The Internet, Chicano Batman, Lizzo and many more to be announced soon.

“I’m so excited and honored to lead this year’s SuperJam,” said Kamasi Washington. “Such a cool experience to collaborate with all of these amazing artists in celebration of some of the greatest music legends from Tennessee, at one of the coolest festivals in the country – it’s going to be a crazy party!”

The element of surprise plays a big role each year as fans spend months speculating on who might be performing. Fans will watch it all unfold on the Saturday night of the festival from12:30am – 2:30am.

“We’ve been proud to call Tennessee home for the past 15 years and couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate this milestone anniversary than with a SuperJam dedicated to the legendary music from our home state,” said Robin McNicol, Director of Programming, Superfly, co-creators of Bonnaroo. “We’re excited to have Kamasi Washington leading what is sure to be a night of once in a lifetime performances.”

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