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Published: 2008/01/10

The Flaming Lips, Keller Williams, Cake, Galactic, Dr. Dog and Lotus Confirmed for Wakarusa

Lawrence, KS’ Wakarusa Music Festival has confirmed its initial artist lineup. The multi-band gathering will take place from June 5-8, once again featuring an eclectic mix of jam, bluegrass, indie, roots-rock and electronica acts. The festivals initial lineup includes performances by The Flaming Lips, Keller Williams, Cake, Galactic, Buckethead, Lotus, David Grisman Quintet, Old 97’s, Dr. Dog, Alejandro Escovedo, Tea Leaf Green, Ozric Tentacles, Brett Dennen, Blackalicious, Dispatch offshoot State Radio, Betty LaVette, Split Lip Rayfield, The Avett Brothers, The Gourds, Steel Train, Trombone Shorty, Chicago Afrobeat Project and the Heavy Pets. A handful of the abovementioned acts will perform two shows, including bonus late night gigs by Keller Williams, Galactic, Buckethead, Yard Dog’s Road Show, Tea Leaf Green and Ozric Tentacles. Since the latter group had issues entering the country last spring, the festival jokingly promises, ’2 special late night sets and confirmed visas!’

Tickets for Wakarusa will be available at 10 AM CST this Friday. For a look at Cold Turkey’s past visit to Wakarusa please click here.

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