Rock, Roots & Country

Music festivals grow in attendance and number

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.

Thousands gathered in 2012 for the annual Wakarusa festival, which takes place on Mulberry Mountain north of Ozark on Arkansas 23. The festival site is also home to Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival and a newly announced event, a country music festival scheduled for June 6-8.

As major music events such as Wakarusa and Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Festival keep steady or slightly elevated attendance when compared to years past, another newly announced festival is expected to surpass them all.

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Whats Up, Pages 15 on 12/28/2012