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Wakarusa Music Festival Tickets On Sale Fri, Nov 7

Super Early Bird tickets to Wakarusa Music Festival will go on sale Friday, November 7 at 10:00 AM CST. The multi-day camping and music festival will take place June 4-7, 2015 on the majestic Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Arkansas.

2015 will mark Wakarusa’s 12th year, and seventh consecutive year of Wakarusa at the majestic Mulberry Mountain location. The music and camping event will feature four days of music on six stages, showcasing 150 musical acts and nearly 200 sets of music.

Wakarusa Music Festival features multiple genres of music from emerging bands to national headlining acts, complimented by the lush scenery of the Ozark National Forest, art installations, yoga and much more.

Full Event Passes, as well as Camping, RV Unreserved, VIP Passes and Early Bird Passes will go on sale November 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM CST. The 2015 artist lineup will be released in January 2015. For more information visit the official Wakarusa website:

Rebecca Venkauskas

Without further ado…The Winner of the Summer Battle of the Bands is…

Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands! In the end it was a (long overdue) dogfight between CB and Red Nova, who is just amazing and is finishing up a tour of Japan. Crystal Bright is our first repeat winner – Missy and Chelsea took honors in the second battle. Crystal Bright will receive a check for 500 dollars; each of our four awesome finalists, including Red Nova, Caitlin LeBlanc, and the awesome Bill Madison will receive a 50 dollar Sam Ash gift card. We have a lot of exciting upcoming news, beginning with our feature on Basheba, October 1! In the meantime, enjoy Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands performing “Especially Your Mother” and make sure to visit all of our finalists on facebook:

The 500 Dollar Battle of the Bands is Back! Summer 2013 edition

It’s back!!! Beginning July 1, The Drunken Mermaid 500 Dollar Battle of the Bands is open for submissions. This is a global competition, open to US and non-US musicians and bands in any musical genre. Previous entrants and winners ARE eligible. Past winners include Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands and Missy and Chelsea. Full contest details are available on our Contest page and you can contact for further details.

We’re back! A Call for Submissions.

After a long hiatus, is resuming online publication on March 1, 2012 with a new interview with James Morrow and a profile of Emily Sophia Van Binsbergen. Our mission is to support the global arts community. If you are a writer, artist, musician or performer, etc – we want to hear from you. Visit us here at and be sure to like us on facebook. The new site goes live March 1, 2012.

Check out the Submissions page for general guidelines. You can also do some self-promotion on our Events page. Organizations that support the arts are encouraged to partner with us.

We look forward to hearing from you.