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. Among the 50+ acts at Wakarusa were O.A.R., Hairy Apes BMX, Guided By Voices, Lucero, and Split Lip Rayfield.

In this episode: (segment 1) The Bottlerockets, (2) Galactic, (3) Bob Schneider, (4) Slobberbone and (5) Robert Randolph.

Also available, Episode II.


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