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The 5 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Sunday

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 »

By: Patrick Hosken / June 22, 2015 - 2:18 pm

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 in the mud, and Morrissey trolled every carnivore in sight. In the quieter moments, Mallory Turner took portraits of some of the festival’s rising stars. Check out her Sunday work… More »

By: Stereogum / June 22, 2015 - 12:52 pm

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, the Killers brought their immense, soaring set to the main stage, which more than made up for the lack of Followills. As a nod to the trouble, Brandon Flowers and… More »

By: Patrick Hosken / June 22, 2015 - 10:41 am

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’s seven stages (and smaller performances scattered throughout). Mallory Turner photographed some of them; see them in the gallery above, and check out more from Thursday and Friday here. More »

By: Stereogum / June 21, 2015 - 12:29 pm

The 5 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Saturday

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 »

By: Patrick Hosken / June 21, 2015 - 12:23 pm

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 of highlighting and magnifying artists that might otherwise still be flying under the radar. Mallory Turner took portraits of some of these artists while they hung around between sets o… More »

By: Stereogum / June 20, 2015 - 12:23 pm

The 6 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Thursday & Friday

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 »

By: Patrick Hosken / June 20, 2015 - 12:09 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 officially announced its 2015 lineup today, and the poster matches our previous information. That means Morrissey, Modest Mouse, Run The Jewels, Spoon, Kings Of Leon, the Killers, Snoop Dogg, Charli… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 17, 2015 - 3:58 pm

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 account called @EDMsecrets shared a leaked poster Friday that appears to be legitimate. If so, Firefly’s lineup will include headliners Paul McCartney, the Killers, and Kings Of Leon plus Morrissey(!),… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 26, 2015 - 1:37 pm

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 16-song set filled with classics, they came back on stage for their encore and introduced themselves as a bar band called the Holy Shits. Then they played some staple bar… More »

By: James Rettig / June 22, 2014 - 1:42 pm

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’s Firefly Music Festival follows Coachella and Governors Ball as the third of those festivals. The festival comes to Dover International Speedway 6/19-22, and OutKast will join perennial rock-fest bill-toppers Foo… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 14, 2014 - 2:17 pm

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’s Woodlands Of Dover International Speedway 6/21-23. Festival organizers were probably smart to make this one heavy on big, middlebrow names, with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tom Petty… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 19, 2013 - 11:11 am