First, a loud siren seared my ears. When I turned, I saw four men draped in bandages standing atop a white hearse. Hmm. It was legendary weirdo rock troupe the Mummies, poised atop their ride as it cruised through Mosswood Park, dodging trees and revelers on their way to perform Saturday night’s headlining set for the sixth annual Burger Boogaloo. The two-day festival was thick with fans of bizarre guitar rock. I’d tell you more, but frankly I’m exhausted from all the fun. So … here are some photos by Deario “Chose” Austin.
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