Category Archives: Wakarusa

The spread of Widespread Panic

July 17th, 2015 at 12:47 pm

John Bell thought about it for just a second. I had asked him if tonight’s Widespread Panic concert at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion would eclipse the three-hour mark. He looked at the date, realized the start time and lack of … Continue reading

Final thoughts on Wakarusa

June 17th, 2015 at 12:47 pm

The Glass Animals performing at Wakarusa. It’s been almost two weeks since I departed for Wakarusa. I’m still finding remnants of it everywhere, little things I packed in my car or the memories of the bear in my campsite. Ah, … Continue reading

Photos from Wakarusa

June 8th, 2015 at 11:57 am

Have you looked at our Wakarusa photos yet? I sent out a link to them yesterday, but I think they deserve a little more attention. Credit for the majority of them goes to intrepid photographer Michael Woods, who took time … Continue reading

Guest from near and far: Wakarusa day 3

June 7th, 2015 at 8:03 pm

Let me talk about the thing I will remember from Wakarusa 2015 for longer than any other solitary moment. It was right about noon on Saturday. My friends and campmates and I were finishing a late breakfast in our mountainside … Continue reading

A warm welcome, continued

June 6th, 2015 at 2:12 pm

Let me tell you about the worst part of my day yesterday (June 5), the second day of Wakarusa. I had to carry 30 pounds of ice three quarters of a mile up a steep hill to my campsite. This … Continue reading

The grand entrance: Day one coverage of Wakarusa 2015

June 5th, 2015 at 12:00 pm

As a part-time Fayettevillian named Andy Frasco opened up the main stage activities at the Wakarusa music festival on Thursday (June 4), dancers with sign boards ran around behind him and his band. The message contained on those signs gave … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Waka pre-party, June 3 at George’s

June 2nd, 2015 at 1:17 pm

For those who can’t make it to this weekend’s Wakarusa festival, or can’t get enough of it, festival organizers bring a taste of the event to George’s Majestic Lounge on Wednesday night (June 3). Festival bands Archnemesis, Mouth and the Arkansas-formed … Continue reading

The 10 Acts You Should Not Miss at Wakarusa

June 2nd, 2015 at 11:33 am

With more than 100 sets to choose from at Wakarusa, it’s really tough to pick the bands you want to see. Complicating things are the multiple stages, which means sometimes two great bands are playing at the same time. It all … Continue reading

The mountain draws near

May 29th, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Less than a week from right now, many thousands will be on the Mulberry Mountain grounds north of Ozark. And many more thousands will be on the way. The annual Wakarusa festival runs from June 4-7 at the private, mountainside … Continue reading

Mud slide forces Wakarusa detour

May 28th, 2015 at 9:17 am

For all of you approaching Wakarusa from the south, you can go about your business as normal. For all of you intending to approach the Mulberry Mountain location from the north, well, your plans have just changed. Credit to my colleague … Continue reading