If there’s one annual event in the music world that I simply cannot miss, it’s Bonnaroo, which this year features Radiohead and Beach Boys among 125 others. Held on a rural Tennessee farm 60 miles outside Nashville, Bonnaroo is a four-day musical extravaganza—a Woodstock for our times—and after five memory-making visits, I am now one of its biggest supporters. In fact, if I had to, I’d kill for a ticket. I could certainly justify it. Really. 

So, here are the five reasons I think you should pack up the tent and head to Bonnaroo this June, and, if you must, be prepared to kill to make it happen.