Bonnaroo becoming multigenerational festival

Tom Petty performs on Day 4 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Manchester, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP

Tom Petty performs on Day 4 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Manchester, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

MANCHESTER — Like a lot of people, Ashley Capps has those panic-attack moments of doubt and fear when planning a big event. But not everybody gets to invite 80,000 people to a party that will include Paul McCartney on the guest list.

Capps is the AC in AC Entertainment, co-producers of the Bonnaroo Music & Art Festival, which wrapped up Sunday night in Manchester, Tenn., with a performance by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Capps founded the Knoxville-based company in 1991.

On Friday night, McCartney played a 21/2-hour set of hit after hit from his days with The Beatles, Wings and his solo career. For most of the crowd -- including Capps -- it was an emotional experience.

"I cried a couple of times," he said.

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1VOLS300 writes:

When your grandmother has a facebook page and now wants a ride to Bonaroo in her halter top is this a true sign that you are uncool too?

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