Days 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival 2008 have come and gone, but the memories will last forever. Well, unless you were as ripped as we were-in which case this collection of photos, audio recordings, and video will be clutch. A surrogate for memories, if you will.
Photo galleries by Ailecia Ruscin...
° Friday day (Part 1 of 4)
° Friday day (Part 2 of 4)
° Friday day (Part 3 of 4)
° Friday day (Part 4 of 4)
° Friday night (Part 1 of 4 - Caution: contains some nudity)
° Friday night (Part 2 of 4)
° Friday night (Part 3 of 4 - Caution: contains some nudity)
° Friday night (Part 4 of 4 - Caution: contains some nudity)
Video by Phil Cauthon...
Interview with Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel of Mates of State. The band formerly from Lawrence discusses the lack of love they felt while here, why they still love Lawrence, and their thoughts on moving back. Recorded after their show at the festival. Watch video
Videos by Chris Tackett...
Everyone Orchestra pt. 2
Flaming Lips: opening song w/ hamster ball
Flaming Lips: Free Radicals
Flaming Lips: gratuitous nudity (Warning: video contains nudity)
More Flaming Lips
Truckstop Honeymoon: Chigggars
Truckstop Honeymoon: Malathion Man
Truckstop Honeymoon: The ordinary things
More Truckstop Honeymoon
Wakarusa 2008: This Is Not A Still Life
<a href="/photos/galleries/2008/jun/09/audio_interview/flash/" popup="800,600">Listen to audio interview with Shawn and Christy</a>
Wakarusa 2008: Party Hard
<a href="/photos/galleries/2008/jun/10/wakarusa_2008_party_hard/flash/" popup="800,600">Listen to audio interview with Brian and Garfield</a>
Live blogs from the Festival...
° Makes Sense To Me: Post Waka blog
° Makes Sense To Me: Flaming Lips, Bad Camera Policy, Thieving Wookie and More!
° Makes Sense To Me: Wakarusa, Friday post-storm post
° Makes Sense To Me: Clean hippie reporting from Wak Fest, Thursday
° Ten Million Pounds of Sludge: School of Wak (Soggy Edition)
Wakassentials, our pre-festival "coverage"
° Events schedule: Best Bets Guide, comprehensive schedule, printable edition, and iPhone-friendly edition.
° Podcast: Interview with Paw, reunited a decade after their grunge glory faded.
° Advice: Wakascopes.
° Just for fun: LOL Hippies.
° Festival legal advice.
° Lawrence Journal-World: Wakarusa special section.