With a line-up that grows more diverse every year, the success of Bonnaroo could never hinge on one act. Clocking in at four hours, My Morning Jacket performed the quintessential Bonnaroo set, and Sigur Rós brought all their angels down for a transcendental gift from the music gods. Even Metallica found some love.

Yes, Kanye was (very) late. But “Fuck Kanye” chants aside, Mr. West’s spectacular light show gave way to an even more spectacular sunrise and a perfect morning at the farm. Is it a stretch to believe that was always by design? We should be honored by his lateness.