March 10, 2010

Backwoods Bash Music Festival Line-Up Released

Third Annual Backwoods Bash 
Bigger Than Ever

This Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-30) if you're interested in taking the family (or a bunch of good-natured friends) to a music festival that boasts great music and camping for just $20, head to Prue, Oklahoma, as The third annual Backwoods Bash on Keystone Lake at Walnut Creek State Park is where you need to be.

First held in 2008, the yearly outdoor family-friendly music festival that boasts "Good Music. Good People. Good Times." has attracted such diverse acts as Full Service, The Moai Broadcast, The Banner Year, Greg Schroeder, and the Will Evans Project.

It's bigger than ever in 2010. The 27 bands who make up the three day music and camping festival include Tulsa favorites like Steve Liddell and Project Huckleberry, Oklahoma bands like Rock Bottom Ramblers, Ghosts, and HipHopotamus and Austin bands like Eleven Fingered Charlie and The Jeremy Miller Band. Headlining the festival will be the legendary Red Dirt Rangers.

According to a March 9, 2010 Article in Tulsa World Red Dirt Rangers frontman John Cooper had this to say about the festival.

"We're really proud to be a part of this," said Red Dirt Rangers frontman John Cooper during the press conference announcement. "Going indie, being independent, is how we've kept our longevity -- and our identity -- for so many years. It's about supporting your community. ... That's what this festival is all about."
Aside from the music, the festival will also include a Kids Area, Lots of Good Food, Boat Ramp, Swimming Beach, and a Veterans Memorial Service on Sunday.

The full line-up was released at a press conference in Tulsa yesterday. For tickets, visit

For updates, follow Backwoods Bash on their Website, Twitter, Facebook,or MySpace.

Here's the full three-day line-up:

Friday (May 28)
12:30 a.m.: Digital Graffiti (Tulsa) late-night set with light show
11:10 p.m.: Paul Benjaman Band (Tulsa)
10 p.m.: Rock Bottom Ramblers (OKC)
9 p.m.: Dante and the Hawks (Broken Arrow)
8 p.m.: HipHopotamus (Tulsa)
7 p.m.: Roger Jaeger (Tulsa)
6 p.m.: Duende (Tulsa)

Saturday (May 29)
12:30 a.m.: The Moai Broadcast (Tulsa) late-night set with light show
10 p.m.: Red Dirt Rangers (Glencoe)
8:20 p.m.: Eleven Fingered Charlie (Austin, Texas)
7 p.m.: Sam and the Stylees (Tulsa)
6 p.m.: The Jeremy Miller Band (Austin, Texas)
5 p.m.: Steve Liddell (Tulsa)
4 p.m.: Whirligig (Tulsa)
3 p.m.: Parallel Play (Dallas)
2 p.m.: Joel Wade (Tulsa)
1 p.m.: Pillo Talk (Broken Arrow)
12 p.m.: Kayla Fitzgerald Jacobs (Wichita, Kansas)

Sunday (May 30)
12:30 a.m.: Ghosts (Tulsa) late-night set with light show
11 p.m.: Flatland Travelers (Stillwater)
9:30 p.m.: Cody Clinton & The Bishops (Tulsa)
8 p.m.: Project Huckleberry (Tulsa)
7 p.m.: Go Action Team (Austin, Texas)
6 p.m.: Ray Bridgemay (Cabot, Ark.)
5 p.m.: The Move Trio (Tulsa)
4 p.m.: The Televised (Tulsa)
3 p.m.: Joe Mack (Tahlequah)
2 p.m.: Michael Gibson (Austin, Texas)
1 p.m.: Will Porter (Marietta)
11 a.m.: Veterans Memorial Service

Note: Lineup subject to change without notice.

A 2008 Interview with headliners Red Dirt Rangers:

Here's a video recap of 2009's Backwoods Bash:

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