Wakarusa Music Festival is thrilled to announce the 9th annual Waka Winter Classic. The classic will travel through 20 cities in 14 states, searching for the best musical talent to play at the 12th annual 2015 Wakarusa Music Festival in Ozark, AR on June 4-7, 2015. The tour will begin at The Parish in Austin, TX on January 22nd and will continue through the south, hitting major cities along the way including Dallas, Denver, Memphis, Chicago and more. The tour, 20 dates all together, will wrap up at Stickyz in Little Rock, AR on February 28th.
Artists and musicians can sign up through the official Waka Winter Classic website and up to five artists will be chosen to perform in each city. The five chosen artists will be selected based on Talent, Musicianship, Draw and Marketability. Each of the five artists will then be showcased in each city, and will compete for the chance to play for over 20,000 fans at Wakarusa Music Festival. The audience will choose the winner and each winning artist will receive cash prizes.
Wakarusa Music Festival is a grassroots festival nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas where the beauty of nature synchronizes with the euphoric sounds of live music. 2015 will mark the twelfth year of Wakarusa and the seventh year at the picturesque Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Arkansas. Wakarusa has been graced by over one hundred world-class artists and continues to stir the musical interests of folks from all 50 states and beyond.
For more information on Waka Winter Classic visit www.wakawinterclassic.com.
Waka Winter Classic Dates:
Jan 22, 2015- The Parish- Austin, TX
Jan 23, 2015- Trees- Dallas, TX
Jan 24, 2015- Cain’s Ballroom- Tulsa, OK
Jan 29, 2015- Cervantes’- Denver, CO
Jan 31, 2015- Hodi’s Half Note- Ft. Collins, CO
Feb 6, 2015- The Bottleneck- Lawrence, KS
Feb 6, 2015- George’s Majestic- Fayetteville, AR
Feb 7, 2015- Minglewood Hall- Memphis, TN
Feb 12, 2015- Old Rock House- St. Louis, MO
Feb 12, 2015- Mojo’s- Columbia, MO
Feb 13, 2015- The Outland Ballroom- Springfield, MO
Feb 13, 2015- Bourbon Theatre- Lincoln, NE
Feb 19, 2015- The Abbey- Chicago, IL
Feb 19, 2015- Aisle 5- Atlanta, GA
Feb 20, 2015- Workplay- Birmingham, AL
Feb 21, 2015- Vaudeville Mews- Des Moines, IA
Feb 21, 2015- 12th and Porter- Nashville, TN
Feb 26, 2015- Duling Hall- Jackson, MS
Feb 27, 2015- The Library at Northgate- Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 28, 2015- Stickyz- Little Rock, AR