July 14, 2005
The 2005 Wakarusa Fest had more of everything - more beer, more stages, more bands. . . and definitely more heat. The only horrific mishap to put a damper on the festivities was the conspicuous lack of fried Twinkies, but you can't pull off an event of this magnitude without some sort of catastrophe. Tune in to The Turnpike podcast for another dose (hee hee) of homegrown (ho ho) festival goodness. Thanks again to the kind (oh, just stop it) organizers of this year's best summer event. This podcast includes music from John Butler Trio, Ozomatli, String Cheese Incident, ALO, Umphrey's McGee, Old Crow Medicine Show, Matisyahu, Calexico, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, The Gourds, and Jeff & Vida.