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After three days of cloud cover, Firefly’s final outing unfolded entirely in the hot, hot sun. The crowds thickened up, too, which made maneuvering around the muddy paths a bit of a challenge. But if you’re excited about a particular set, you’ll hoof through anything — mud, rain, spilled liquids of questionable origin — to… More »

The threat of rain hung heavy over Firefly’s third day. Guys in tank tops whispered it to their girlfriends while waiting in line for tacos. Strangers chatted each other up about it while awaiting the next free porta-potty. And then, at around 9:45, festival officials took the main stage to announce that the night’s remaining… More »

There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a green screen in his show’s fancy new studio, and upon being “magically whisked away” to the state, he doesn’t know what to say past, “Hi, I’m in Delaware.” What do… More »

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Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Sunday

Firefly is now officially over, but the buzz lingers. How could it not? The Killers covered Kings Of Leon, Sturgill Simpson had EDM kids do-si-doing
Stereogum | June 22, 2015 - 12:52 pm
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Watch The Killers Cover Kings Of Leon, Who Got Rained Out At Firefly

Saturday night at Firefly was a wash, literally, as festival organizers canceled Kings Of Leon's headlining set due to an impending thunderstorm. Last night, though,…
Patrick Hosken | June 22, 2015 - 10:41 am
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Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Saturday

Firefly’s third day began with a massive Paul McCartney hangover. Luckily, that quickly gave way to a new batch of talented artists on the festival’…
Stereogum | June 21, 2015 - 12:29 pm
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Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Thursday & Friday

Since it launched in 2012, Firefly is still a new kid on the festival block, relatively speaking. But that youth gives Firefly the cool power…
Stereogum | June 20, 2015 - 12:23 pm

Firefly Confirms 2015 Lineup That Leaked 3 Weeks Ago

When an alleged lineup for Firefly 2015 leaked three weeks ago, we found it very convincing. That’s because it was real. The Delaware music festival…
Chris DeVille | February 17, 2015 - 3:58 pm
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This Firefly 2015 Lineup Leak Is Very Convincing

Delaware's annual Firefly Music Festival is set to reveal its lineup this week, but it might already be out there in the world. A Twitter…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2015 - 1:37 pm
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Watch Foo Fighters Cover The Rolling Stones, Queen, Van Halen, & Alice Cooper At Firefly

Foo Fighters were the headliners on Friday Night at Firefly in Delaware and they took the occasion to have some fun: after running through a…
James Rettig | June 22, 2014 - 1:42 pm
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Firefly Music Festival 2014 Lineup

Well, now we know three of the 40. The reunited OutKast have pledged to play more than 40 music festivals this summer, and now Delware’…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 2:17 pm
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Firefly Festival 2013 Lineup

The summer-festival news is coming in heavier and heavier lately. Delaware’s Firefly Festival debuted last year, and they’re back again this summer, coming to Dover’…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2013 - 11:11 am
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