These Bearded Guys At Bonnaroo Are Making A Stubble Statement

We scoured the festival grounds for the best scruff.

By Christina Garibaldi and Cory Midgarden

MANCHESTER, Tennessee- From Capital Cities to Vampire Weekend to Danny Brown, Bonnaroo‘s 2014 lineup is jam-packed with artists rocking some serious facial hair.

But it’s not just the guys onstage making a stubble statement — it’s the guys in the crowd as well. We scoured the festival grounds and found the best of the beards and learned all about their Bonnaroo grooming … or lack thereof.

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Name: Sean
Age: 28
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Beard Nickname: The Bearded Wonder
Last Time Shaved: 5 years
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “Brush or comb at all times.”

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Name: Roger
Age: 24
Hometown: Lansing, MI
Beard Nickname: The Bearded Charmer
Last Time Shaved: February 2014

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Name: Caleb
Age: 23
Hometown: Jacksonville, TN
Last Time Shaved: Last year
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “Brush at least once a day.”

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Name: Jeff
Age: 26
Hometown: Fort Thomas, KY
Last Time Shaved: 16 Months
Beard Nickname: The Prodigy
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “Have a brush and shampoo and wash it everyday.”

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Name: Taylor
Age: 23
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Last Time Shaved: 2 years
Beard Nickname: “It’s my buddy.”
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “Nothing. I made a point not to.”

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Name: Brian
Age: 23
Hometown: Boulder, CO
Last Time Shaved: November 2013
Beard Nickname: Lone Survivor
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “I did bring beard oil.”

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Name: Nicholas
Age: 27
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Last Time Shaved: 3 weeks
Beard Nickname: Big Red
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: He’s changing colors every day

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Name: Mike
Age: 27
Hometown: Lafayette, LA
Last Time Shaved: “I’ve seen my chin twice in the last 10 years.”
Beard Nickname: Forest Whitaker
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “Leave it alone. There are a lot of dudes waxing and asking for tips — just get some sweat in there, dude.”

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Name: Colt
Age: 27
Hometown: Lafayette, LA
Last Time Shaved: 8 months
Beard Nickname: Mr. Funkle Red Beard
How To Keep Beard Fresh At Bonnaroo: “Don’t plan on doing anything at all … I might brush it.”

Christina Garibaldi has been an on-camera reporter for MTV News since 2011. When not interviewing or writing about her favorite stars, she keeps herself busy with baby animal videos and boy bands.
@ChristinaMTV