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Top 10 Places You May Run Into Sassy the Sasquatch at Wakarusa

See Sassy the Sassquatch at Wakarusa Music Festival 2014 on Mulberry Mountain and party like a squatch!

Wakarusa Music Festival is coming up fast! There is so much to look forward to, so many things to do. The lineup is epic, the campsites are gorgeous, there are tons of activities and artwork to admire. Plus, the elusive party animal Sassy the Sasquatch will be coming out of hiding for the rager of… Read More »

Wakarusa’s Music Monday – Vintage Trouble

Vintage Trouble is a sensational, soulful four-man band whose very essence screams out loud of the late 1950's to 1960's. Turned on by and tuned into the evolutionary period in music and life when there was a razor thin line between Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll, the band reconnects us all to one universal vibration. Their modern day classics transport the mind, spirit and body back to a sweaty, swinging, heart-thumping speakeasy. Their live shows feel like a sweet southern down-home revival mixed with a gritty, downtown edge. Inspirationally, Otis Redding, Chuck Berry and Ike and Tina Turner can all be felt in woven clothe that tailor-suit the band like honey to the bee. When the buzz tells you they're near, get to them...and be prepared to be moved.

Wakarusa’s Music Monday brought to you by Vintage Trouble! Members: Ty Taylor – Vocals, Nalle Colt – Guitar, Rick Barrio Dill – Bass, Richard Danielson – Drums Origin: Los Angeles, CA Genres: Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Rock, Blues Albums: The Bomb Shelter Sessions Influences: Led Zeppelin, Otis Redding, Ike and Tina Tuener, Jimi Hendrix, Sam… Read More »

Waka Wednesday’s with Andy Frasco

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Andy Frasco & the U.N. will be performing a handful of Official Wakarusa Pre-party dates with Mike Dillion’s Band of Outsiders and Mouth, as well as MCing the Main Stage and performing two sets during the festival.  Come out to enjoy any of these great nights of live music and enter for your chance to… Read More »

Throwback Thursday – Wakarusa 2009

Nights at Wakarusa are always intense. There's so much fun to be had, music to hear, colors to see! See them again this year on Mulberry Mountain!

Wakarusa 2009 was one for the books. The lineup, the setup and of course, the crowds. Good vibes were so heavy in the air you could almost choke! The music ranged from every style and genre, musicians traveling from near and far. All day it was beautiful out and the nights were filled with magic.… Read More »

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wakarusa

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Wakarusa Music Festival is well-known and well-loved with thousands of loyal fans – or as we like to call them, family – but there there is so much more to Wakarusa than meets the eye. You may think you know everything there is to Waka, or you might be a first-timer, but there is always… Read More »

Wakarusa’s Music Monday – The Tarlatans

The Tarlatans will be at Wakarusa Music Festival, rocking and popping with their brand new EP on sale - before it even reaches stores! Be there to see this killer indie band do their thing!

Wakarusa’s Music Monday brought to you by The Tarlatans! Members: Taylor McCleskey, Ryan Williams, Eric Mixon, Blake Shorter Origin: Charleston, South Carolina Genres: Roots Rock, Pop Albums: The Tarlatans The Tarlatans have just finished mastering their new EP which we will have on sale at Waka but won’t be officially on-sale until August.  Our first… Read More »

Throwback Thursday – 2010 Wakarusa recaptured!

You may have seen this before, hopefully you will see it again, the Welcome To Wakarusa sign in all its glory, and behind it; the sea of tents, thousands of party people enjoying good music and having great times!

Wakarusa Music Festival has a legacy of excellence. Every year the festival rocks out with an outstanding lineup of music artists, fun activities, beautiful nature and the chillest people you will ever meet all gathered together as family for one epic party. 2010 was one of those great years where everything was superb and the… Read More »

Top 10 Iconic Symbols at Wakarusa

9. What Wakarusa experience would be complete without a ride on the Ferris Wheel? The scenery is even more epic from this lofty view and the Ferris Wheel is a towering symbol of the fun times had on Mulberry Mountain - plus it's a useful landmark for finding friends.

Wakarusa Music Festival has a unique spirit about it, unlike any other music festival or gathering. The music, the artwork, the attitude, the land itself, it’s iconic. Once someone has been to Waka, they never forget. There are dozens of sights and sounds that will invoke memories of Wakarusa and make a soul long for… Read More »

Wakarusa’s Music Monday – Twiddle

Come to Wakarusa Music Festival on Mulberry Mountain for some funky good times with Twiddle!

Wakarusa’s Music Monday brought to you by Twiddle! Members: Brook Jordan – drums, Zdenek Gubb – bass, Ryan Dempsey – keys, Mihali Savoulidis – guitar Origin: Castleton, Vermont Genres: Reggae, Funk, Jazz, Classical, Bluegrass Albums: Live at Nectar’s Demo, Somewhere On The Mountain, Natural Evolution Of Consciousness Musical Influences: Anyone that brings the funk. Come… Read More »

Throwback Thursday – Wakarusa 2011 flashbacks!

Wakarusa Music Festival brings together the most awesome people to enjoy the most amazing music on beautiful Mulberry Mountain, creating the perfect vacation/adventure!

Wakarusa is a special festival, in that it is huge – bringing together tons of stellar all-star musicians and thousands of party people – while still holding onto that family feeling. Everyone that comes to Waka is part of the Waka family, whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned vet, we’re all together for an… Read More »

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