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Wakarusa releases schedule for 2013 festival


Wakarusa just released their daily music schedule featuring a knock-out double-bill headliner performing each night of the 4-day festival including The Black Crowes and STS9 on Thursday, Umphrey’s McGee and Dispatch on Friday, Gogol Bordello and Widespread Panic on Saturday night and closing out the festival Sunday night, Amon Tobin & Snoop Lion.

Each year since its relocation, Wakarusa has been graced by over a hundred world-class artists that continue to stir the musical interests of folks from all 50 states and beyond.

Wakarusa remembers its star-studded past over the last ten years with special performances by some of the nation’s largest acts including Pretty Lights, Wilco, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, The Avett Brothers, Bassnectar, Primus, and so many more. Featuring five stages and over 12 hours of music each day, Wakarusa encapsulates a wide variety of music, art, nature, camping and outdoor activities of all types.

Brand new additions include the official Wakarusa Disc Golf Tournament and canoe, kayak, raft, and tube rentals from BYRD’S Adventure Center. Along with scheduled Mulberry River float trips. Other featured activities include daily morning yoga at the Satellite Stage, taking in the scenery from a-top the Ferris wheel, the famed Friday night Costume Contest and Parade, interactive art installations, hiking the Ozark National Forest, and a special presentation on Unified Field Theory with Jamie Janover.

Also don’t miss this year’s roaming performance troupes, where the art comes to you! With just over a month to go before the 10th annual Wakarusa, preparations are already underway at beautiful Mulberry Mountain for this summer’s most anticipated music and camping festival. Main venue and West Woods camping are sold out, but plenty of spots still await you at Riverside, so make sure to finalize your plans soon. Still need a ticket? Treat yourself to the exclusive Wakarusa luxury program by considering a hotel package or VIP event pass.

Wakarusa VIP tickets are almost sold out! VIP at Wakarusa is an all-inclusive package, complete with shaded VIP camping, up front viewing, meals, cold beers, hot showers, friendly staff and more. Upgrades are also still available! Contact Pipeline Ticketing at (785)749-3434, 10am-6pm central, to upgrade your GA tickets to VIP today! For all ticketing information visit the official website at: www.wakarusa.com.

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