Category Archives: Wakarusa

The weekend in music with Rochelle Bradshaw and more

February 6th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Some say a writer is only blessed with so many words in their brain bank. And when that allotment runs out, their career is over. The ideas just go away. I don’t think I’m at that point right now, but … Continue reading

Thoughts on the Wakarusa lineup

January 27th, 2015 at 8:23 am

The full Wakarusa lineup is here. And your assessment of the collection of about 100 bands largely depends on your personal tastes. Wakarusa draws thousands to Mulberry Mountain near Ozark every summer, and will do so again in 2015 from … Continue reading

Third and final lineup announcement for Wakarusa arrives

January 21st, 2015 at 11:36 am

“Come on to Me,” Wakarusa lineup. Oh, you’re here? Nice to see you. Major Lazer, the artist in the song above, is among the acts coming to the annual music festival near Ozark. Piece by piece, we learned about the … Continue reading

Second installment of Wakarusa lineup released

January 14th, 2015 at 11:16 am

In the video above, Ben Harper says ‘Jah Work’ is never done. The Wakarusa announcements are not done, either. Part two of three, released today, includes Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals. If I could summarize the reaction to last … Continue reading

Round one of the 2015 Wakarusa lineup announced

January 7th, 2015 at 12:03 pm

You know that many Wakarusa attendees are all about that bass. So how about this version of “All About That Bass,” performed by Meghan Trainor, Jimmy Fallon and his house band, The Roots. The Roots, by the way, are coming … Continue reading

Wakarusa lineup rumors for 2015, because why not?

January 5th, 2015 at 2:01 pm

Let the record show I was three-for-three on picking Wakarusa headliners last year. The three biggest bands on the bill were The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar and The Flaming Lips. I called all of them. But I must caution — … Continue reading

The best live shows in Northwest Arkansas in 2014

December 31st, 2014 at 12:33 pm

I made a goal of going to more shows in 2014 than I did the previous year. I accomplished that goal, and remembered both why I go to shows (I love them, and they transport me to wonderful places) and … Continue reading

On the way — Umphrey’s McGee, April 15 at George’s

December 17th, 2014 at 10:47 am

What do you get when you blend Radiohead, Beck and Phil Collins? Something called “National Loser Anthem, Tonight.” At least that’s what you got from Umphrey’s McGee when they made this mashup for their Halloween show in Boston this year. … Continue reading

Wakarusa lineup to be unveiled soon

December 16th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Wakarusa will ramble on, just like String Cheese Incident did during last year’s event on Mulberry Mountain. Wakarusa announced on Wednesday when to expect the lineup for the 2015 event. Again, the lineup for the music festival — which takes … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with ticket sales and more

November 7th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Here’s what Wakarusa looked like last year. Tickets for this year’s event go on sale today. When the Razorback are off for a weekend, like they are this one, it seems like everyone else makes sure to host events. This … Continue reading