There it was: the chance for Dallas-based reggae band Ugly Lion to break free from regional barricades and gain credibility on a national level. The band won the Wakarusa Winter Classic in February, a competition to join the bill at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, which meant they had a golden opportunity to play one of the nation's most reputable music festivals to kick off their summer tour. But enthusiasm about the gig faded in a matter of weeks and, by the time Wakarusa on Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Arkansas, rolled around in June, Ugly Lion's set was a complete flop because more than half of the... More >>>