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Hayley Williams performed during Bonnaroo’s Tom Petty celebration—watch

June 9, 2018
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Yesterday night was particularly exciting for Bonnaroo attendees as Paramore‘s Hayley Williams joined the SuperJam!

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Bonnaroo 2018’s SuperJam was a special performance put together to honor the music of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Petty passed away just last year.

Williams performed during the band’s 1991 hit, “Into The Great Wide Open.”

Many other special guests made an appearance for the celebration as well, including Sheryl Crow, Sameer Gadhia (Young The Giant), Matt Shultz and Nickk Bockrath (Cage The Elephant), and David Shaw (The Revivalists).

Watch the performance below:

What did you think of Williams’ performance? Let us know in the comments!

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Written by Kaitlyn Ulrich

Kaitlyn is a weekend writer at Altpress and a massive post-hardcore enthusiast. When she's not still blubbering over Chiodos' breakup or the end of Warped Tour, she's jamming to the likes of Dance Gavin Dance and Pierce The Veil. Always eager to search out new music and upcoming bands, Kaitlyn loves going to local shows. You'll probably find her snapping shots from the pit and cursing the red stage lights—b/c why are those even a thing?!