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Tennessee Highway Patrol and Department of Transportation prepare for 2014 Bonnaroo Festival

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPTennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Since 2002, the small Middle Tennessee city of Manchester in Coffee County has hosted one of the most popular live music events in the country – the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

Held on a 700?acre farm, the festival is a four-day, multi-stage event that showcases a diverse assortment of musical styles and performers.  Thousands of people from all over the country make the yearly trip to attend the festival, and Manchester becomes their temporary home for several days in June.

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Bonnaroo Works Fund announces Grant Cycle extended to March 15th

 

Bonnaroo Works FundManchester, TN – Administrators of the Bonnaroo Works Fund announced today that the application deadline for 2014 grants has been extended until March 15th.

Established in 2002, the Bonnaroo Works Fund supports arts, education and environmental nonprofit organizations as well as a variety of community initiatives. To date, more than $5 million has been awarded by fund administrators; last year’s award grants totaled more than $350,000. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennesssee Highway Patrol and Tennessee Department of Transportation get prepared for 2013 Bonnaroo Festival

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – For over a decade, the Middle Tennessee city of Manchester in Coffee County has hosted one of the most popular live music events in the country – the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

The festival is a four-day, multi-stage music festival held on a 700-acre farm.  Thousands of people from all over the country make the yearly trip to attend the festival, and Manchester becomes their temporary home for several days in June.

As in years past, over 80,000 music lovers are expected to attend this year’s festival, which kicks off Thursday night, June 13th, and winds down Sunday night, June 16th. «Read the rest of this article»

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TDOT and THP Prepare for 2011 Bonnaroo Festival

 

Annual music and arts festival celebrates 10 years as over 80,000 expected in Manchester area

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – For ten years, the Middle Tennessee city of Manchester in Coffee County has hosted one of the most popular live music events in the country – the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The festival is a four-day, multi-stage music festival held on a 700-acre farm.

Thousands of people from all over the country make the yearly trip to attend the festival, and Manchester becomes their temporary home for several days in June.  As in years past, over 80,000 music lovers are expected to attend this year’s festival, which kicks off Thursday night, June 9th, and winds down Sunday night, June 12th. «Read the rest of this article»

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TDOT and THP Prepare for 2010 Bonnaroo

 

More than 80,000 expected in Manchester area for ninth annual music and arts festival

Nashville, TN – For nine years, Middle Tennessee has played host to one of the premiere live music events in the country – the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.  The popular festival has people from all walks of life and from all corners of the country making the small city of Manchester in Coffee County their temporary home for several days each June.  As in years past, more than 80,000 music lovers are expected to attend this year’s festival, which kicks off Thursday night, June 10th, and winds down Sunday night, June 13th. 

As Manchester prepares to welcome the multitude of visitors to their city, the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Tennessee Highway Patrol do some preparing of their own by gearing up for the extra traffic expected in the area resulting from Bonnaroo attendees.  With 80,000 festival-goers converging at an old farm site in Coffee County, the area in and around Manchester always sees much heavier traffic throughout the festival.  TDOT and the THP are working closely with the City of Manchester Police Department, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and festival promoters to keep traffic moving on I-24 while also getting Bonnaroonies to their destinations.  The agencies and festival promoters have worked throughout the year on a plan to efficiently handle traffic during the festival. «Read the rest of this article»

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