Goddamn if that freaky Field of Dreams
voice wasn't telling Kevin Costner the truth after all. If you build it, they will
come. But it doesn't hurt to book Guided By Voices, Los Lonely Boys, Robert Randolph and a slew of stonerific second-stagers to perform in a hippietastic locale, all crammed together like a tightly packed bong. The organizers of the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival had to have been high when they envisioned putting together a world-class four-day music festival in less than six months. In Kansas. But like Cheech and Chong, they got the last (and first) laugh. A few thunderstorms and a slight chigger invasion didn't dissuade thousands of fans from around the country from flocking to the shores of Clinton Lake for the most ambitious (and successful) local music festival of the year.