July 29, 2004
It starts with a "W" and drew thousands of music fans. No, not Woodstock, but still the largest music festival to go down in Lawrence in that cool, breezy summer of 2004. It was the first since the '90s Omega festivals to pair camping with the shows. This Turnpike podcast features ten of the 50+ acts at Wakarusa 2004.
In this episode: The Bottlerockets, Galactic, Bob Schneider, Slobberbone, Robert Randolph, Lucero, Jazz Mandolin Project, Hackensaw Boys, Drive-By Truckers, and Dirty Dozen Brass Band.