Pipeline Publicity is very excited to announce the nomination for Music Festival of the Year by the 23rd Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards. An elite nominating committee of industry professionals nominated this year's honorees. The winner will be announced at the Pollstar Awards Party, Feb 3 in Los Angeles at Club Nokia. Festival Director Brett Mosiman says, "this nomination is a clear indication of the thriving relationship Wakarusa has cultivated over the years between artists, fans and mother nature. We are extremely excited to have the hard work of so many wonderful staff, volunteers and artists recognized with such a prestigious nomination." The 2012 event, set for May 31 - June 3 at Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, AR; will be the 9th annual Wakarusa Festival. For lineup and ticket information visit www.wakarusa.com.
Other festivals nominated in this category were: The Hangout Music and Beach Festival Life is Good Festival Mountain Jam Fest Newport Folk Festival Pitchfork Music Festival Sasquatch! Music Festival
"Locally produced and promoted, Wakarusa combines the great outdoors with top-flight bands and artists, creating an environment where Mother Nature co-headlines with established acts as well as tomorrow’s stars.” - Pollstar.com
“Wakarusa feels like it exists within its own wonderful world.” - Paste Magazine
“...attendees can choose to fully embrace the Wakarusa way by camping out by the gorgeous woody site and sleeping beneath the stars” - Rolling Stone
“Stationed atop Mulberry Mountain in the Arkansas Ozarks, Wakarusa isn’t an urban throwdown. Camping is encouraged here, and there are many opportunities for hiking, fishing, disc golf, yoga and kayaking.” - New York Times