The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (Bonnaroo, or the 'Roo for short) is an annual rock festival by Superfly Productions and AC Entertainment, first held in 2002. The festival is held on a 700 acre (2.4 kmÃ‚Â²) farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee. The main attractions of the festival are the multiple stages of live music, featuring mostly jam bands, but also including hip hop, jazz, Americana, electronica, and other alternative music. The festival features craftsmen and artisans selling unique products, several dozen food and drink vendors, and many other activities put on various sponsors. Sponsors of the festival are required to provide free activities for attendees.