Wakarusa Festival 2005

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Coroner: Festival camper died of overdose
September 9, 2005
A man found dead June 19 at a Clinton State Park music festival died of a drug overdose.
Cause of death for man at Wakarausa Festival released
September 8, 2005
A man found dead June 19 at a music festival at Clinton State Park died of a drug overdose, according to an autopsy released today.
Wakarusa officials reflect on event
June 24, 2005
It’s a miracle the second Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival happened at all. “We lost our tail financially last year,” says festival co-organizer Brett Mosiman.
Missing camper mystery solved
Connecticut man left town without telling friends
June 22, 2005
A Connecticut man sought during an intensive search at Clinton State Park left a message on his parents’ answering machine Tuesday evening saying that he had left a weekend music festival and had arrived at another location.
Missing festival-goer has been found
June 21, 2005
A Connecticut man reported missing by friends after they attended the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival, is alive and in another location, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announced tonight.
As Wakarusa festival-goers roll out of town, recyclers step in
June 21, 2005
It had been more than 12 hours since the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival had concluded, but Vincent Scerbo and Laurie Marshall were in no hurry to pack up and leave.
Officials identify man who died at weekend music festival
Coroner investigating cause of death
11:37 a.m., June 20, 2005 Updated 11:37 a.m.
The Douglas Dounty Sheriff’s Department has identified the man who died Sunday at the Wakarusa music festival.
Festival deemed a hot success
Concerts end on peaceful note, but police investigating death
June 20, 2005
The Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival drew toward a close late Sunday much the way it began, with bands performing on stage and thousands of people having a good time.
Authorities investigating death at festival
June 19, 2005
Authorities are investigating the death of an unidentified man Sunday at the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival. Around 4 p.m., Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies and medical crews responded to a call that a man was not breathing at the festival.
World Online: Panorama — Main Stage at Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival
June 19, 2005
This virtual reality photo is of the main stage Saturday at the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival. About 15,000 attended the event, which began Thursday and ends Sunday.
Fans favor ‘intimacy’ of Wakarusa festival
Music lovers like lay of the land
June 19, 2005
With three days of camping and concerthopping under their belts, many Wakarusa festivalgoers were giving the festival positive reviews Saturday - especially in comparison with last weekend’s Bonaroo Music and Arts festival in Manchester, Tenn.
Thousands find bliss at Wakarusa music fest
June 18, 2005
The silver bus sat parked along Wakarusa Way near Camp Zenith, deep into the temporary tent city that has sprung up on the grounds of Clinton Lake State Park for the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival.
Critics pick top weekend shows at Wakarusa festival
June 18, 2005
It’s easy to feel a little lost in the ocean of people, bands and hysteria that populates Wakarusa. In case you’re worried about swimming with the musical minnows, here are a few of the big fish to stick by:
Seen & heard at the Wakarusa Festival
June 18, 2005
15,000 expected as fest gets off to colorful start
Like summer camp for adults’
June 17, 2005
A young woman directing traffic into Clinton Lake State Park on Thursday afternoon stopped her work suddenly, lifted her T-shirt and exposed her bare chest to the stream of oncoming cars. Welcome to the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival, a four-day extravaganza of dancing hippies, Frisbee golf, dreadlocks, Grateful Dead paraphernalia and - oh yeah - music.