looking for a good festival

Discussion in 'Events and Festivals' started by hippyguru, Apr 26, 2007.

  1. hippyguru

    hippyguru Banned

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    this summer to bring my kids too. we went to wakarusa last year.
     
  2. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

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    how old are your kids?
     
  3. hippyguru

    hippyguru Banned

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    3 and 6
     
  4. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

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    did they handle waka well?
     
  5. drumminmama

    drumminmama Super Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    ACL, Kerrville,
    how far do you want to travel?
     
  6. buddhaa

    buddhaa Member

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    should come to australia then.
     
  7. jacobfredjo

    jacobfredjo Senior Member

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    bring them to Dogstock (Melvern, KS). www.dogstockfestival.com to see event info and lineup

    Cheap fest, on private property (unlike wakarusa)

    tix are 60 bucks a person with over 100 bands and 4 or 5 stages

    Melvin Seals and the Jerry Garcia Band
    Leon Russell
    Banyan w/ Steve Kimock
    Fareed Haque (guitarist of Garaj Mahal)
    JFJO (Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey)
    Bernie Worrell

    to name a few. Check the lineup, they have some good classic rock and bluegrass bands. Jazz as well. I think this is a better fest for a family since its a little smaller and the crowd will be more suited for children (if thats possible for a fest). But you should definitely give it a look! Or come back to Waka if you enjoyed yourselves!
     
  8. drumminmama

    drumminmama Super Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    kimock and fareed? wow..they like to play together (and Fareed has been in a Banyan, too)

    his kiddos are quite young: what do they have for children's tent stuff?
     
  9. johnnystillcantread

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    In a few months Parksville BC will be holding their annual International sand castle building competition. Kids always have tons of fun playing on our sandy - clean beach that is almost the size of Texas. There is a Website you could check out for a list of events. Cheers!
     
  10. iluvmorocco

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    during my trip in Morocco, I had a really good time at the Gnawa music festival in Marrakech... you can participate in the dancing and singing! really cool!
     

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