Dolly Parton's Small-Town Roots

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Adam at Bonnaroo
Adam at Bonnaroo

Adam at Bonnaroo

Adam Richman gets his hands on some glow-in-the-dark gloves, so he can enjoy the nighttime festivities in style. At Bonnaroo, the music starts around noon, but it continues well into the night, sometimes past 4 a.m. 960 1280

  

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo is held every year on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, TN. People travel from all over to enjoy the multiple stages of live music, featuring every genre, from its jam-band roots to hip hop and jazz. 960 1280

  

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Adam walks around Bonnaroo, which is more than just live music. There’s also the Comedy Tent, the Cinema Tent and even the Broo’ers Festival Tent, featuring breweries from all over the US. 960 1280

  

Roti Rolls food truck

Roti Rolls food truck

Adam grabs some delicious grub at the Charleston-based Roti Rolls truck in the Food Truck Oasis. 960 1280

  

A Roti Rolls creation

A Roti Rolls creation

A close up of a Roti Rolls creation: Indian flatbread topped with pork, kimchi and Creole mac and cheese. 960 1280

  

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Adam hangs out with a group of Bonnaroo devotees in their tailgating tent. 960 1280

  

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

These Bonnaroo fans display intricately designed body art. 960 1280

  

Silent Disco

Silent Disco

Adam checks out the Silent Disco, where each person is given a pair of headphones that are synced up with the DJ’s music. From an outsider’s perspective, it would seem that everyone is dancing to no music at all. 960 1280

  

Adam at Bonnaroo

Adam at Bonnaroo

Adam digs into a gourmet dessert of fried strawberry pie with fellow fans. 960 1280

  

Splash-a-Roo

Splash-a-Roo

The variety of activities at Bonnaroo is endless. There’s even a water slide, known as Splash-a-Roo. 960 1280

  

Food Truck Oasis

Food Truck Oasis

Bonnaroo fans line up for food at the Food Truck Oasis. 960 1280

  

Adam at Bonnaroo

Adam at Bonnaroo

Adam tries his hand at a Bonnaroo specialty: the LED hula-hoop. 960 1280

  

Grizzly Bear's tailgate

Grizzly Bear's tailgate

Adam stops by a tailgate with famed Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear, where bassist Chris Taylor makes a killer burger topped with an amazing grilled cabbage slaw made by drummer Christopher Baer. 960 1280

  

Grizzly Bear’s burger

Grizzly Bear’s burger

A close-up of Grizzly Bear’s delicious burger, which Adam calls, “the best ever.” 960 1280

  

Jam in the Van

Jam in the Van

Adam heads over to meet Jake at his "Jam in the Van,” with a buffet featuring Caribbean jerk pork loin, huge lobster tails and tequila shots. 960 1280

  

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN

Bonnaroo started in 2002, and by 2003, it had already been named one of the top 50 moments in rock and roll by Rolling Stone. Now, it’s a necessary pilgrimage for any music fan. 960 1280

  

Blowing Fireballs
Blowing Fireballs

Blowing Fireballs

While receiving bartending lessons at King Ink, a Las Vegas tattoo studio and barroom, Aaron impresses a visibly stunned Brianna by blowing a fireball. 960 1280

  

Pouring Multiple Shots

Pouring Multiple Shots

Briana learns how to pour multiple shots at a time at King Ink. 960 1280

  

Behind the Bar

Behind the Bar

Aaron, Briana and one of the bartenders at King Ink pose behind the bar. 960 1280

  

Prepping For Machine Gun Shooting

Prepping For Machine Gun Shooting

Bert and the vacationers set up their target before preparing to shoot machine guns. 960 1280

  

Bulldozer Basketball

Bulldozer Basketball

While playing bulldozer basketball at Dig This, the world's first and only heavy machinery playground, Briana extends the backhoe arm. 960 1280

  

Operating Heavy Machinery

Operating Heavy Machinery

Aaron gets a lesson in operating heavy machinery before playing bulldozer basketball. 960 1280

  

Getting Ready to Dance

Getting Ready to Dance

Aaron and Briana suit up before meeting the Jabbawockeez, winners of MTV's first season of America's Best Dance Crew. 960 1280

  

The Jabbawockeez

The Jabbawockeez

The Jabbawockeez perform at the Monte Carlo hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. 960 1280

  

Live on Stage

Live on Stage

Briana, Aaron and Bert hang out on the stage where Celine Dion is set to perform just hours away. 960 1280

  

Posing With Celine Dion

Posing With Celine Dion

Bert, Briana and Aaron pose with Celine Dion before she goes on stage. 960 1280

  


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