The two latest news items to enter the popular Bonnaroo buzz for the upcoming 2012 fest is one part funny and one part sad. 

The lineup of comedians to perform at Bonnaroo 2012 was released. Joining the returning Aziz Ansari will be: Marc Maron, Brian Posehn, Garfunkle & Oats, Amy Schumer, Pete Holmes, Rory Scovel, Mike O’Connell, Ali Wong, Kyle Kinane, Judah Freidlander, Reggie Watts, Rhys Darby, Colin Hay.

The sad news is that Earl Scruggs, the legendary bluegrass musician who has performed at past Bonnaroo Fests, died at the age of 88 in Nashville, Tennessee.

More fest news soon.