LMF: FireflyFebruary 19th, 2013 at 11:36 am by Kyle Bloom under THRS Live Music
No, I’m not taking about the Owl City song but of one of the best music festivals in the country: The Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE. Only in it’s second year, Firefly just announced today it’s impressive lineup that includes Alabama Shakes, The Lumineers, Passion Pit, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. You might be asking why I’m writing about this? Well, one it’s just a 4 hour drive up the Eastern Shore but more importantly, it has some local flair to it.
Among the 70+ performers are our very own, Kishi Bashi and The Last Bison. Just another step in the national spotlight for our local stars. The festival is June 21-23 and tickets go on sale this Thursday at 12p. I can’t think of a better way to spend a weekend and support our local musicians by packing their performances and just having a good time.
The lineup was just announced today, so they will be soon announcing the full lineup of activities that will go along with the music. Last year they had an arcade, a hammock station and a design your own TOMS booth. Also, my personal favorite, Dogfish Head Brewery had a pretty nice setup and I’m sure it will be just as tasty this year.