*
Bedford Ramblings
Steve Mills

Did I miss the Nashville TV stations coverage of Bonnaroo?

Posted Sunday, June 13, 2010, at 10:43 PM
Comments
View 6 comments
Note: The nature of the Internet makes it impractical for our staff to review every comment. Please note that those who post comments on this website may do so using a screen name, which may or may not reflect a website user's actual name. Readers should be careful not to assign comments to real people who may have names similar to screen names. Refrain from obscenity in your comments, and to keep discussions civil, don't say anything in a way your grandmother would be ashamed to read.
  • Maybe I watch more news than you do, but we saw Bonnaroo coverage every day. There were shots from helicopters, interviews with attendees, etc. There was more coverage of the CMA Music Fest, but that was in Nashville. I can understand that. However, I thought Bonnaroo got a fair share of coverage.

    -- Posted by bettyhbrown on Mon, Jun 14, 2010, at 5:11 AM
  • You are right about me personally, I don't watch much, but my Mother in Law watches afternoon and evening. What channel?

    I saw a blip this morning on Channel 2 but it is the first I've seen all weekend. Of course I already heard from Melissa so it was a but late.

    Glad to hear that someone covered it though. We were starting to wonder.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Jun 14, 2010, at 6:54 AM
  • I checked with our resident TV watcher and she watches Channel 5 the most. I watch 2 around 6:00 A.M.

    We never seemed to miss something on Nashville but I guess they separated the two events. After we saw the report on Nashville we must have 'tuned out' thinking the rest was "regular" news, which is something I really avoid.

    I'm not cozying up to the T-G, but local news is what I check most often.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Jun 14, 2010, at 7:26 AM
  • My take on the two music festivals is that most folks were more interested to see how well Nashville has bounced back from the extensive flooding. Plus the newness of Bonnaroo has worn off with the eighth sequal of the event. And the makeup of the acts has changed -- and aged -- considerably since Bonnaroo's first two or three years.

    -- Posted by kentflanagan on Tue, Jun 15, 2010, at 10:47 AM
  • From our daughter's viewpoint (21) she had a great time. She stayed from Thursday until 4:00 p.m. Sunday before the extraction crew (me) was called in.

    Of course the only reason she seems to have watched Stevie Wonder was to get first dibs on the pit area for the next act, but seemed to enjoy it all.

    While I was waiting for her to get out to the gate, I saw quite a few folks still coming in to see the final acts. A friend who volunteered at a local civic group's booth said they sold $20,000 worth of their stuff on Sunday alone.

    That is one booth out of many at the event, so the people were coming with money to spend.

    An interesting side note to me is the organizer's emphasis on recycling and "green" procedures. apparently each trash collection are was manned by someone directing folks to separate their trash and the vendors were strongly encourage to use recyclable or compostable products.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Tue, Jun 15, 2010, at 11:42 AM
  • By the way Kent, good to hear from you.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Tue, Jun 15, 2010, at 11:42 AM
Respond to this blog

Posting a comment requires free registration: