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Monday, June 13

Bonnaroo's Ultimate Vision is to Make Even More Money. By 2020, They Would like to Host Four Events on Maggie's Farm.

Bonnaroo's Ultimate Vision is to Make Even More Money. By 2020, they would like to Host Four Events on Maggie's Farm.

     AC Entertainment's vice president for community relations, Jeff Cuellar discussed the property that hosts Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. In a much simpler time, we referred to it as The Farm and three people got arrested that weekend, but I digress. Jeff, in a speech in front of Manchester Chamber of Commerce, explained how they wanted to use the property as a multi-purpose festival and special event site and shared his lofty goals. They would love up to four Bonnaroo babies in four short years. Therefore by 2020, the farm would host four major events. 
The initial speech was greeted with the expected greed and enthusiasm. But Jeff did not mention his plan to pay for the upgrades needed on the farm for the facilities needed for such lofty endeavors. How he plans on restructuring the sweet deal the small city gets for hosting Bonnaroo did not make the speech's final edit. That is why it's still a long way from a done deal, but for the love of money they will find a way to bring music to The Farm more than once a year. If this is a good thing it's completely up to the reader. I live back in Colorado now, but if I still lived in Memphis just a few short hours away it would not even register on my radar.  But some folks hate oranges........
An editorial by Kevin Long
Edited by: Greg Heffelfinger