Post by ilovethisgame on Apr 4, 2012 13:13:29 GMT -5
Now that I've officially been accepted as a Roo volunteer, I suppose I could introduce myself!
Name: Ellen What my user name represents/means: It's a volleyball thing... From: Texas Favorite Bands (in no particular order): Of Monsters and Men, Young the Giant, Trampled by Turtles, Good Old War, Fun., The Naked and the Famous, The Head and the Heart, Givers, Grouplove, The Airborne Toxic Event, Manchester Orchestra, Old Crow Medicine Show, Brett Dennen, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Ivan & Alyosha, Brandi Carlile, Wye Oak, Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty, Bob Marley, Iron and Wine, MGMT My All-Time Favorite Artist: At this point, it's Brandi Carlile - her voice is amazing... Favorite Books: I honestly haven't had time to read extracurricular books for a long time - just finished being a student for the past 20 years of my life... Favorite Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Braveheart, cheesy romantic comedies, and indie flicks about "normal life". I don't like fantastical films. Favorite TV shows: Grey's Anatomy, Tosh.0, The Bachelor/ette, and college sports First Concert Attended: I think it was George Strait and JoDee Messina when I was like 10 - thanks Dad... Last Concert Attended: Brandi Carlile - House of Blues Houston Bonnaroos Attended: 2012 will be my first! Bonnaroo Wishlist: All my fave artists, of course
Can't wait to hit the farm - now it's time to scour the boards to figure out everything I need to purchase to bring with me!
Post by venturahighway126 on Apr 9, 2012 23:21:18 GMT -5
First post, O hai!
What my user name represents/means: well, I like America (the band, I'm iffy on the country ), and I had a great driving adventure on SR 126 during my first official road trip many, many years ago.
From: The mitten, currently residing in Minnesota
Favorite Bands / Artist: All the things. the clash, pink floyd, jefferson airplane, csny, dropkick murphys, lil wayne, gy!be, kanye, bob marley, yabby you, radiohead, marshall tucker band, jill scott, gayngs, domestic problems, common
Favorite Books: orpheus emerged, neverwhere, this side of paradise, a clockwork orange, brave new world, enders game, the winter zoo
Favorite Movies: dazed and confused, hackers, clerks, requiem for a dream, who framed roger rabbit, the great mouse detective, almost famous, the breakfast club, big trouble in little china
Favorite TV shows: dexter, house hunters, game of thrones (currently)
First Concert Attended: either steve miller band or b.b. king
Last Concert Attended: officially, maybe the flaming lips at soundtown last year?
Name: Greg What my user name represents/means: Chaveznwo is a name I have used since my family got AOL/the internet back in the mid 90's. Wrestling was big (NWO) and my nickname at school was Chavez (no idea where it came from) From: Birmingham, Alabama Favorite Bands: Phish, My Morning Jacket, Dave Matthews Band, Metallica, Grateful Dead, Wilco, Faith No More, Umphrey's McGee, LCD Soundsystem, Hall and Oates, The Cure, David Bowie, Daft Punk, The Hold Steady, Huey Lewis and the News, Pearl Jam, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Prince, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Talking Heads My All-Time Favorite Artist/Band: Phish Favorite Books: Searching for the Sound- Phil Lesh, A Time to Kill- John Grisham Favorite Movies: Dazed and Confused, A Time To Kill, The Godfather, Wayne's World, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show Favorite TV shows: Survivor, Lost, Breaking Bad, The West Wing, 24 First Concert Attended: My parents took me when I was 3 to see Huey Lewis and the News (1985) Last Concert Attended: Drive By Truckers (last Friday 4/6) Bonnaroos Attended: 2004,2005,2006,2008,2009,2010,2011 Bonnaroo Wishlist: Daft Punk, Prince, The Cure, David Bowie, Faith No More
Hi to all the new peeps, about time you all came out! We have been waiting on you. Any questions, feel free to ask anyone but me. I might give you bad advice, really bad advice, like really, really bad advice.
"Say at Roo, it is okay to run with scissors in your hand, even with the tip pointing up, as long as you are wearing flip flops and the scissors have rust on them."
Hey Guys! Just bought tickets for my first Bonnaroo, so I guess I'll introduce myself here.
Name: Andy What my user name represents/means: Idk, i think it sounds cool Favorite Bands: The Doors, Pink Floyd, Phish, Charles Mingus, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Genesis, Mozart My All-Time Favorite Artist: Genesis w/ Peter Gabriel Favorite Books: Brave New World Favorite Movies: Donnie Darko, Apocalypse Now, Goodfellas Favorite TV shows: Trailer Park Boys, Southpark First Concert Attended: Queen w/ Paul Rodgers Last Concert Attended: Half Raptor Bonnaroos Attended: none yet Bonnaroo Wishlist: Fitz and the Tantrums, Phish, Radiohead
Post by charlesthe3rd on Apr 21, 2012 5:06:53 GMT -5
Hey! I've read this forum since I can remember, didn't register for awhile after that.
Name: Charlie From: Murfreesboro, TN (I'm a local, I work at Toot's!) What my user name represents: I am the third in a grand line of Charles's. The first being my grandfather, and so on. Favorite Bands: Well, my top 4 on Spotify this month are Kasey Anderson, Bruce Springsteen, MMJ, and Counting Crows. I'll settle at that, lest I write a novel. First Concert: Probably The Eagles, when I was very very young. Last Concert: EOTO Bonnaroos: 2009, 2010, 2011 Wishlist: Hoping to catch Fitz and The Tantrums, the fake out confirmation last year and the resulting inforoo buzz is what got me into them!
Me and my girlfriend stopped by the brunch last year and brought some homemade peanut-butter-honey-oat clusters. Didn't stay too long and hang out and meet anyone though, would love to get to know some of you guys more this year!
Name: Stacie What my user name respresents: lyrics from a song From: Brooklyn New York Favorite Bands: Miike Snow Coldplay My All-Time Favorite Artist: Jay-Z Favorite Books: Through the fire by Ian oconnor Favorite Movies: Belly, Fresh Favorite TV shows: Real World, Taxi Cab Confessions First Concert Attended: allhiphop.com Busta Rhymes, lloyd banks, Joe Budden Last Concert Attended: SBTRKT Bonnaroos Attended: 0 Bonnaroo Wishlist: Muse Jay-Z Justice Miike Snow SBTRKT
Welcome welcome all!! Dont listen, i mean do listen to Scrog. His advice is pretty good unless you ask about 'air sex' contests. Please do ask any questions, we are here for you over at the Official Unofficial Welcome to Inforoo thread.
I have had a username for 2 years and this is my first post. It's probably about time I introduced myself.
Name: Steven What my user name represents/means: morphing my last name into a Smokey and the Bandit reference From: Gainesville, FL Favorite Bands: Silversun Pickups, Avett Brothers, Beastie Boys, G-Love and Special Sauce, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Bob, Pink Floyd, LCD Soundsystem, Willie Nelson, Grateful Dead, Rolling Stones, Radiohead, Vampire Weekend, I could go on and on Favorite Books: Any Cussler, Ham and Rye, On the Road, Killing Mr. Watson, Hobbit, The Killer Angels, 1776 Favorite Movies: Star Wars (the original 3, of course), Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hoosiers, Scarface, Wedding Crashers, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Favorite TV shows: Justified, Game of Thrones, Psych, Modern Family, Cheers, Seinfeld, and a lot more First Concert Attended: I saw Joan Jett and Flock of Seagulls during Spring Break in Daytona...yeah, I'm that old. First arena show was Motley Crew with White Snake at Dallas Reunion Arena. Last Concert Attended: Radiohead, Atlanta Bonnaroos Attended: 2009, 2010, 2011, and will attend 2012 Bonnaroo Wishlist: Silversun Pickups, Vampire Weekend, Cage the Elephant, Manchester Orchestra, Fleetwood Mac, Dre and Snoop
Post by lemonclementine on Apr 24, 2012 21:44:25 GMT -5
Name: Jasmin! What my user name represents/means: Sour/Sweet? i dont know..i was just thinking of colors i like. From: NYC Favorite Bands: Pretty Lights, Third Eye Blind, Dispatch, Tegan and Sara, Bob Dylan Everclear, Bright Eyes, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Kate Nash,Matisyahu, Bassnectar, Mumford Sons (i'm all over the place) My All-Time Favorite Artist: too hard. Favorite Books: The perks of being a wallflower, the notebook, Portrait of an addict as a young man, the artist, all chelsea handler books. Favorite Movies: Forrest Gump, American Beauty, Now and Then, The Radiant Child, B.A.P.S Favorite TV shows: My so-called life, breaking bad, how i met your mother, seinfeld First Concert Attended: Garth Brooks in the 2nd grade in central park. but 1st i chose: Blink 182/KoRn Last Concert Attended: Bassnectar on 420 Bonnaroos Attended: 2011 Bonnaroo Wishlist: Pretty Lights and Tegan and Sara
What my user name represents/means: From the Wakarusa music festival. From: Boulder > Seattle > Los Angeles > now in Connecticut Favorite Bands: too many to list but a few Phish, RHCP, Flaming Lips, Wilco, Modest Mouse, Built to Spill, MMJ, WSP, Radiohead, Gorillaz. Everything West Coast in the 90s. Favorite Books: Girl with Dragon Tattoo series, Ender's Game, Kite Runner, The Beach Favorite Movies: Risky Business, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Singles, Monsters INC, WALL-E Favorite TV shows: all-time no question Seinfeld. More recently HBO/SHO ie Dexter, Homeland, Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm. First Concert Attended: Duran Duran 1984 Memorial Coliseum in Seattle when I was 14. Ok I dated myself. Last Concert Attended: Tool in Las Vegas- February '12 Bonnaroos Attended: 3 so far. 2007, 2008 and 2009, then took two year hiatus to Wakarusa. We also did Vegoose back in the mid00s. I'll be part of the Seattle crew in VIP RV hit us up. Bonnaroo Wishlist: That the sun didn't come up so early in central TN
Post by scivation1991 on Apr 29, 2012 14:04:11 GMT -5
First time coming to Bonnaroo! Time to stop lurking the boards and actually introduce myself I guess....
Name: Chris Age: 21 What my user name represents/means: lack of originality...stole the name from a bottle of protein sitting on my desk Favorite Bands: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Saliva, Disturbed, Bassnectar, and about 100 country bands Favorite Books: 19 Minutes Favorite Movies: Superbad, Clerks 2, The Big Lebowski Favorite TV shows: My Name is Earl, LOST!!! First Concert Attended: Rascal Flatts Last Concert Attended: Toby Keith and Brantley Gilbert, Locked and Loaded Tour Bonnaroos Attended: 2012!!! (soon) Bonnaroo Wishlist: Bassnectar
Looking to meet some people prior to June so PM me! Excited about Bonnaroo!!
I'll be attending my first Bonnaroo this year. Hopefully the first of many to come.
What my user name represents/means: I thought it sounded funny in college when I used it for an e-mail account. It's not funny anymore, but I've found it difficult to let go.
From: Brooklyn, NY
Favorite Bands: The Beatles, the Clash, Blur, the Beach Boys, A Tribe Called Quest, Grizzly Bear, the Bees, Pulp, Curtis Mayfield, LCD Soundsystem, Gorillaz, the Roots, Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Ramones, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, the Verve, Beachwood Sparks, Broadcast
My All-Time Favorite Artist: The Beatles.
Favorite Books: Please Kill Me, Psychotic Reactions & Carburetor Dung, London Fields, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Miss Lonelyhearts/Day of the Locust, The Great Gatsby, The Catcher in the Rye, Gotham, Our Band Could Be Your Life
Favorite Movies: Do the Right Thing, Annie Hall, Submarine, Double Indemnity, A Hard Day's Night, No Distance Left to Run, The World of Henry Orient, Dr. Strangelove
Favorite TV shows: The IT Crowd, The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street, Peep Show, Fawlty Towers, Doctor Who, Sherlock, The League, The Killing
First Concert Attended: My parents took me to see the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden when I was little.
Last Concert Attended: Kraftwerk and Pulp on consecutive nights earlier this month.
Bonnaroos Attended: Zero. Add one in June.
Bonnaroo Wishlist: The Bees' first-ever show in the U.S. and an LCD Soundsystem reunion.
Long time Lurker, first time poster... (I've posted a few times but I just wanted to say that)
Anyways, wanted to say hi and introduce myself to all you awesome people!
Name: Dan Age: 24 City: Plymouth, MA... 1620 for life! What my user name represents/means: I honestly just like the way it rolls off my tongue when I say it. Nothing to do with aerosol cans or balloons. Favorite Bands: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Childish Gambino, Young The Giant, Bassnectar, Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Cage the Elephant, Nero Favorite Books: Any Mark Bowden (Black Hawk Down, Killing Pablo) Slaughterhouse Five Favorite Movies: Memento... Anything Christopher Nolan actually, 300, Drive, District 9, Rock N' Rolla Favorite TV shows: Sons of Anarchy, Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire, LOST, Arrested Development! Drink of Choice: Vodka Tonic (thought I'd add that one in there real quick) First Concert Attended: Dave Matthews Band Last Concert Attended: It's The Deans List Bonnaroos Attended: I'll be a MAJOR NOOB at '12! Bonnaroo Wishlist: Foo Fighters, or Jay- Z
so this is my 100th post and i never actually introduced myself so i figured this would be the proper use of this momentous occasion.
Name: Harshan What my user name represents/means: First letter of my first name and the first 3 letters of my last From: Hicksville, NY Favorite Bands: Sublime, Nirvana, Reel Big Fish, Coheed and Cambria, Streetlight Manifesto, Flogging Molly, System of a Down, Animal Collective, Sigur Ros, Shpongle, 311, and so many more. All time favorite artist: Brad Nowell Favorite Books: game of thrones (currently reading). Favorite Movies: Monty Python's holy grail and life of brian. office space, half baked. Favorite TV shows: Family guy, The Simpsons, South Park, Game of Thrones, Dexter, Breaking Bad, Weeds, The Daily Show First Concert Attended: Daler Mehndi (this indian Bhangra artist my parents would always take me to when i was little) but my first rock concert was seeing Def Leppard with my uncle who had box seats provided to him by his company. first concert with friends was Coheed and Cambria. Last Concert Attended: Reel Big Fish and Streetlight Manifesto at the Paramount in Huntington, NY Bonnaroos Attended: 2012 will be my FIRST!! Bonnaroo Wishlist: anyone from my favorite bands list as well as slightly stoopid and cyprus hill who should really be a part of that list but i dont feel like going back and adding them lol (but i am already gonna see them in brooklyn in august.)
Post by leahshindig on May 2, 2012 20:38:55 GMT -5
(Coming alone.....excited to meet new music peeps!)
Origin of my screen name: Combo of first name and camp name at other festivals (shindig)
From: Kansas City, Missouri
Favorite Bands: The Pimps Of Joytime; Pink Bikini Lounge; The Pretenders; The Staple Singers; Sharon Jones & the Dapkings; The Jayhawks; The Soul Snatchers; The Infamous Stringdusters; The Mother Hips; Peter Rowan; Donna The Buffalo; YMSB
My All-time Favorite Artist: The Beatles
Favorite Books: My G-String Mother-At Home With Gypsy Rose Lee; The Artist's Way; The People Of Burning Man; Wacky Chicks; The Bohemian Manifesto; A Confederacy Of Dunces
Favorite Movies: TransAmerica; The Graduate; Barefoot In The Park; After Hours; Being There; One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
Favorite TV shows: Breaking Bad; Key & Peele; Sundance Channel; Austin City Limits; Portlandia; M*A*S*H
Fist Concert Attended: Billy Preston with 'Little' Stevie Wonder (great show and equally HOT date I was with-oh so many years ago...)
Lat concert attended: Gipsy Kings 4/29/12
Bonnaroo wishlist: Nick Lowe; Keb'Mo'; Candace Devine
Post by woogieboogie on May 3, 2012 16:11:48 GMT -5
Name: JC What my user name represents/means: Nickname from work From: Trees & Bushes Mississippi Favorite Bands: The Mars Volta, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Massive Attack, The Seatbelts, Derek Trucks, Gooding, Bjork, Sage Francis, Ohio Players, Shpongle, Bassnectar, Infected Mushroom, The Police, Zero 7, Air, Atmosphere, Beats Antique, Mc Frontalot Favorite Books: The Sookie Stackhouse books, Rudyard Kipling's Tales of Horror & Fantasy, anything by Tad Williams & Piers Anthony Favorite Movies: The Goonies, Hackers, Conspiracy Theory, 13 Tzameti, Dead Men Dont wear Plaid Favorite TV shows: X-Files, Everyday Italian, It's Always Sunny, First Concert Attended: Lets not bring up the past!! Last Concert Attended: April 2012, Gramatik Bonnaroos Attended: 2011 Bonnaroo Wishlist: Hendrix, Infected Mushroom, Rabbit In the Moon, Daft Punk, Bjork, Jerry Lee Lewis, Brotherhood Of Groove, Brian Eno, David Byrne, (not getting lost as sh&t on the way back home)
I've been reading a bunch of the info on here in preparation for my FIRST ROO this year, but I figured I may as well make an account and start posting because... well... Why not?
Name: Tristan What my user name represents/means: Top secret... (; From: Grew up on Long Island, currently reside in Pittsburgh Favorite Bands: RX Bandits, Gruvis Malt, Say Anything, Everything Everything, Dance Gavin Dance, Little Comets, Bayside, Fall of Troy, Polar Bear Club, Ben Folds, MU330, Jaga Jazzist, Foxy Shazam, Enter Shikari, just about everything Mike Patton has ever done, etc. etc. Favorite Books: Dracula, Hitchiker's Guide, The Octopus, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime Favorite Movies: Oldboy, A Clockwork Orange, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Favorite TV shows: Breaking Bad, Battlestar Galactica, Community, Twin Peaks, The Wire First Concert Attended: Billy Joel. I was 11 years old. Last Concert Attended: Foxy Shazam, last week. Bonnaroos Attended: ... 2012? Bonnaroo Wishlist: **see favorite bands list**
Excited to get involved and finally get to my first Bonnaroo next month.
Post by losinmyrooligion on May 10, 2012 15:39:34 GMT -5
Name: Amber What My user name means: It's a word play on the REM song. From: VA/TN (just moved back to VA after 12 years in TN.) Favorite bands: Radiohead, They Might Be Giants, Ben Folds Favorite books: Paradise Lost, anything by Sharyn McCrumb Favorite Movies: American Beauty, Fear and Loathing, Wizard of Oz, Less Than Zero (also one of my fav books) Favorite TV shows: Weeds, New Girl, BBT First concert attended: I was in my mother's belly for an Elvis concert, lol. But the first one I ever went to because I wanted was NKOTB. Don't judge. I was a teenage girl in the early 90s. Last concert attended: I saw Ben Folds last year in NC Bonnaroos attended: None yet Bonnaroo wishlist: This year's line up, pretty much.