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Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival 2006 Part II

Submitted by Philip Emma on Fri, 06/23/2006 - 11:24 pm

Thanks for waiting to read about the best part of Wakarusa! The best three shows of the festival lay here in the second half of the review. In this section, I want to tell you which bands earned my top three ribbons of the festival.  Please keep in mind that I could not possibly see all of the bands that played, although I did try to see most.

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival 2006

Submitted by Philip Emma on Mon, 06/19/2006 - 8:18 pm

"There's nothing better than a music festival in the heartland of the country," said Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band on the festival's last day.  Even though I can think of some things that are better, there is a lot of truth to this statement.  Despite its sputtering start with heightened police threats, and at times clueless security, the third

10KLF Blends the Best of Music & Nature

Submitted by press on Thu, 05/25/2006 - 3:19 pm

The 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) will serve as the tour-ending destination for headliners Phil Lesh & Friends and Trey Anastasio, and a springboard for four nights of music, camping, and relaxation with over forty artists scheduled to perform July 19-22 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN.

FloydFest 5 | Roots Alive

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 05/14/2006 - 11:40 am

We often get the question about FloydFest, from folks who haven't heard of the town of Floyd; "Will Pink Floyd be there? Is it a Pink Floyd cover band festival?" No, actually, FloydFest is named after our one-stoplight, two-block town, or rather the special essence of our town, which residents and visitors alike experience as a respite from the restless, hurried activity of our modern society, and the cookie-cutter look and feel of many, if not most, modern places.

New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival 2006 | Review

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/03/2006 - 12:54 pm

This year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was a special one.. as I knew it would be. As post-Katrina levee breach life returns to a mere semblance of normalcy in the Crescent City, you wonder how these resilient people can still host such an amazing party in the face of so much utter destruction.

Announcing the 3rd Annual Wakarusa Fest

Submitted by Wakarusa.com on Wed, 05/03/2006 - 11:53 am

Hailed as one of the most-anticipated festival line-ups of the season, the third annual Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival, presented by New Belgium Brewing Company, is set to thoroughly satisfy concertgoers, slated for June 8-11 at Clinton State Park near Lawrence, Kan. The event will combine four days of live entertainment with camping and other outdoor activities.

Get Ready for Wakarusa 2006

Submitted by Wakarusa.com on Sat, 04/29/2006 - 1:10 am

Hailed as one of the most-anticipated festival line-ups of the season, the third annual Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival, presented by Fat Tire Amber Ale, is set to blow the socks off concertgoers, slated for June 8-11 at Clinton State Park near Lawrence, Kan. The event will combine four days of live entertainment with camping and other outdoor activities.

Phil Lesh & Friends Added to the 10KLF

Submitted by press on Thu, 03/23/2006 - 5:23 pm

Phil Lesh & Friends joins an already jam-packed lineup of artists for a headlining performance at the 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) July 19-22, 2006 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN.

The perfect addition to 10KLF's rich musical diversity, former Grateful Dead bassist and his band, Phil Lesh & Friends, perform on the Main Stage Friday, July 21, joining festival headliners Trey Anastasio on July 22 and The String Cheese Incident on July 20.

Announcing the 2006 Grateful Garcia Gathering

Submitted by press on Tue, 02/21/2006 - 10:14 pm

The "Grateful Garicia Gathering" will be returning back to the beautiful "Camp NCN" on August 4th, 5th, & 6th 2006, in beautiful Black River Falls Wisconsin. This mellow gathering will be a celebration of Jerry Garcia's Birthday, plus the 11th Annivesary of Jerrys untimely passing. This is going to be a very deeply humble, and special time for camping and gathering with friends of old and new!

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