As usual, the Main Stage is closed on Sunday, but the other four stages will have music from 11:30 a.m. until 2 a.m. Monday morning.
Main Stage highlights on Saturday include Umphrey’s McGee, Primus and Big Gigantic.
Main Stage highlights on Friday include Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, The Avett Brothers and Girl Talk.
Main Stage highlights on Thursday include Railroad Earth, Pretty Lights, and an acoustic performance by Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir, The Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson, and Jackie Greene.
As usual on Wakarusa Eve, there was plenty left to do in preparation opening day of the annual camping and music festival when we arrived Wednesday afternoon.
Tickets are currently $179 for a full-event pass, $139 for a three-day pass and $99 for a two-day pass. Plus, every vehicle entering the festival requires a camping or parking pass ($29-$99).
You’ve seen the lineup. You’ve probably got your tickets. Now, it’s time to map out your plan of exactly who you want to see at Wakarusa 2012.
The cost of a ticket will rise on Saturday, April 7.
The Avett Brothers are set to headline the 2012 Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, it was announced today.
The format for the competition is simple. Whichever band gets the most votes from fans in attendance at the show Thursday night will win a chance to perform at Wakarusa.
The news came Thursday in the second of three scheduled lineup announcements on the Wakarusa Facebook page. A final announcement is expected on Jan. 19.
The news came today in the first of three scheduled lineup announcements on the Wakarusa Facebook page. More announcements are expected on Jan. 12 and 19.
Wakarusa officials announced that the battle-of-the-bands-style contest will taking place at 14 venues around the country next month, with the local battle set for Jan. 19 at George’s.
Full event tickets to Wakarusa 2012 go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2.
ReverbNation announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Wakarusa organizers to accept free submissions from artists hoping to play at the four-day music festival.