There’s something really beautiful about Tennessee. I may be totally biased, having spent 22 years of my life there, but hear me out! It’s an amazing state, from the rolling Smoky Mountains to the guitars in Nashville to Great Stage Park in Manchester—where 90,000+ people will descend this weekend for one of the biggest four-day music festivals in the world.
Yes, Bonnaroo is upon us once again. If you’re lucky enough to have snagged passes to this year’s event, it’s time to start preparing for the life-changing adventure that lies ahead. Once you’ve packed all the food and camping gear you’ll need for the festival, there are two important last steps. First, get yourself pumped—as if that were a problem—with our festival playlist below (also handy for those not going to Bonnaroo but still seeking awesome music). Then, don’t forget to pack each of the important essentials in the slideshow above, all of which will ensure your time in Tennessee is comfortable, fun and sunburn-free. Click through above to shop Lucky‘s Bonnaroo must-haves!