The festival scene continues to become more crowded with the announcement of a new event called the Firefly Music Festival, which is set for July 20 to 22 at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware, The new event boasts a formidable lineup that features headliners Killers, The Black Keys, Jack White and Death Cab For Cutie.
Located within driving distance from New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Richmond and Baltimore, event organizers aim to draw fans from throughout the Northeast Corridor with an indie-heavy lineup. In addition to the previously mentioned headliners, the inaugural Firefly bill also includes HT faves Cold War Kids, The Head and The Heart, Charles Bradley And His Extrordinares, Blind Pilot and The Felice Brothers. Here’s the entire initial lineup for the Firefly Music Festival…
KILLERS, BLACK KEYS, JACK WHITE, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, JOHN LEGEND, THE FLAMING LIPS, PASSION PIT, CAKE, LUPE FIASCO, GIRL TALK, YOUNG THE GIANT, OK GO, MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, COLD WAR KIDS, TINIE TEMPAH, THE WALLFLOWERS, CHIDDY BANG, AWOLNATION, THE HEAD AND THE HEART, GROUPLOVE, TRAMPLED BY TURTLES, CHARLES BRADLEY AND HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES, BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB, MAYER HAWTHORNE & THE COUNTY, CULTS, GRAFFITI6, ALLEN STONE, WALK THE MOON, BLIND PILOT, THE FELICE BROTHERS, HEARTLESS BASTARDS, MARIACHI EL BRONX, MATT COSTA, REPTAR, J RODDY WALSTON AND THE BUSINESS, RA RA RIOT, IMAGINE DRAGONS, KIDS THESE DAYS, PENGUIN PRISON
Besides the music, Firefly will offer a wide variety of interactive attractions including enhanced culinary options, craft beer and wine gardens, hot air balloon rides and more. Expect four stages spread out among The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, which is known for its picturesque wooded setting. Early-bird three-day passes are currently on sale for $178.