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Friday, January 9, 2009

Initial line-up for Wakarusa a little meh

Posted By on Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:31 AM

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At least from my perspective.

Aside from Sly and Robbie, I can't think of anyone on this list I'd drive three hours to see.

Initial line-up after the jump.

The festival's gonna need to pull in some significantly bigger names if its to bring its levels back near the 30,000 attendance range.

Earlier: "Wakarusa Festival to NWA in 2009"

Yonder Mountain String Band (2 big sets!), STS9 (2 big sets!), Galactic (late night set), Buckethead (late night set), Sly & Robbie, Railroad Earth (2 sets), Cross Canadian Ragweed, Digable Planets, Porter, Batiste & Stoltz (2 sets), Steve Kimock & Crazy Engine, Perpetual Groove (2 sets), Split Lip Rayfield (2 sets), Lucero, The Egg, 20/20 Soundsystem, Jimmy Herring Band, Cornmeal (2 sets), EOTO, Boombox, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Secret Chiefs 3, Joe Purdy, Dirtfoot (2 sets), Pretty Lights, Big Smith (2 sets), Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Ott, Heavyweight Dub Champion, DJ Rekha, Underground Orchestra, Moonalice, My Dear Disco, Blue Mountain, Truckstop Honeymoon, Elephant Revival, Burnin' Smyrnans, Euforquestra, Hana Pestle

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