Wakarusa - 10 Years of Great Music and Good Times

Article Contributed by Pipeline Productions | Published on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Wakarusa is extremely excited to share its full 2013 line up.  Wakarusa will celebrate their 10 year anniversary this summer with an epic lineup that includes: Widespread Panic, Dispatch, Snoop Lion, Gogol Bordello, The Black Crowes, STS9, and breakout electronic artist Amon Tobin along with over 150 musical acts from around the world.  Wakarusa has developed a reputation for booking some of the nation’s best musical acts.  Throughout the years, Wakarusa has presented some of music’s very biggest stars such as The Black Keys, Skrillex, Mumford & Sons, Bassnectar and last years sensations The LumineersWakarusa is one of the longest running festivals of its type, catering to over 20,000 music fans each summer. Wakarusa brings musicians and fans together at one of the country’s premiere festival sites, Mulberry Mountain, in Arkansas.  Fans make the sojourn to see some of the world’s best musicians in an “intimate” festival atmosphere. Wakarusa features 6 stages playing a variety of genres of music.  Electronic (EDM), improvisational jam, rock, alt country, singer songwriter, alternative, funk, soul, hip hop are all represented during the 5 day, 175 set marathon event. Yet it’s not just the music that keeps the fans coming back year after year, the festival also offers a plethora of daytime activities such as waterfall hikes, artist led workshops, and disc golfing.Over the years, Wakarusa has proved to be one of the best places to catch a band before they break into the mainstream. Wakarusa specializes in presenting your next favorite band. This year will be no different, be on the look-out for a mind-blowing visual production with Amon Tobin, Tipper and the Kansas City based performance ensemble, Quixotic to name just a few of 2013’s likely highlights.On behalf of the entire Wakarusa staff, crew, musicians, and most importantly, our fellow music fans, we look forward to seeing you on the mountain this summer! WAKA WAKA“Wakaursa...Where Music Meets Mother Nature” WAKARUSA 2013 CONFIRMED ARTIST LINEUP Widespread PanicDispatchSTS9The Black CrowesAmon TobinSnoop LionUmphrey’s McGeeYonder Mountain String BandGogol BordelloZeds DeadOf Monsters and MenGROUPLOVESOJARebelutionQuixoticGalacticShpongle presents The MasqueradeTipperMUTEMATHSon VoltOzomatliEOTOSAVOYRJD2Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursGramatikLos Amigos InvisiblesCalexicoKarl Denson’s Tiny UniverseDel The Funky HomosapienBombinoCrioloJ BOOGAllen StoneFigureEmancipatorAraabMUZIKGRiZIcona PopFelix CartalBaauerThe Polish AmbassadorMinnesotaThe GreenBoomBoxPapadosioWallpaper.Milo GreeneThe FlooziesAnuheaZion IZOOGMAThe WerksDelta RaeLanghorne SlimMoon TaxiThe MotetShovels & RopeThe Bright Light Social HourDeap VallyNew MonsoonLyrics BornThe CoupBand of HeathensRed BaraatHeRobustGAUDIRUN DMTRL GrimeWick-it the InstigatorAndreilien (Heyoka)The WhigsKarsh KaleJanover & reSUNatorBluetechKidnap KidAbakusLance HerbstrongLord T & EloiseCherubGovindaD.V.S*DJ SOLOXaverSamplesThe Apache RelayMingo FishtrapEarphunkDaft Phunk: Earphunk performing Daft Punk LiveYo Mama’s Big Fat Booty BandFlow TribeThe Brothers ComatoseZZ WardNic CowanMountain SproutDirtfootTornado RiderNahko and Medicine for the PeopleJon Wayne and The PainDavid Wax MuseumSpirit Family ReunionThe Last BisonMountain Standard TimeOld ShoeThe Magic BeansHoly Ghost Tent RevivalBuffalo KillersDumptruck ButterlipsThe Ben Miller BandEitchThe 1 oz. Jig