A 20-year-old woman has died on the campgrounds of a popular music festival in Delaware that has drawn tens of thousands of people. More »
Eminem received criticism last week for playing what sounded like gunshot effects during his Bonnaroo set. Last night, he responded to the complaints by ignoring them completely. According to USA Today, his Firefly performance included several “gunshot” sounds and a written message, “If you are easily frightened by loud noises or … More »
With Firefly Music Festival’s seventh year now less than one month away, I thought why not put together a list of seven electronic undercards on this year’s lineup? Not to mention, with tickets running low, but still available, it isn’t too late to plan a trip to The Woodlands. 1) Two Friends A favorite of
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With multiple passes to purchase, camping options to consider, and quite a stacked array of artists to pick and choose from, it’s just that time of year again: festival season. Ultra Music Festival will be the year’s first premiere music festival next weekend, but for those in the Northeast this summer, look no further than
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The Chicago born producer unveiled his take on Brockhampton’s hit track “Stains.” According to a post on Facebook, this is his favorite track by the All-American Boyband. Whethan adds elements of a trap beat to the original, unfurling high-pitched synths and alternating electronic chords as the bass for a harmonizing flip listeners can easily vibe to.
Bolstered by headlining slots from Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, and The Killers, Firefly Music Festival’s recent lineup reveal for its seventh iteration inDelaware’s Woodlands elicited excitement from many music fans enamored with the diversity of the genres represented on the lineup.
And yet Firefly’s genre variation failed to impress a handful who decried a lack of gender variation.
Halsey proceeded to identify R&B vocalist, SZA, as an exception to her complaint. An outlier of the male dominated lineup, the “Love Galore” singer is scheduled to appear alongside other top billing acts including ODESZA, Lil Wayne, Logic, Martin Garrix, Alt-J, and more.
It’s 2018, do better!!!” Halsey advises festival organizers at the conclusion of her first Facebook post on the matter.
Not long after publishing the initial post, Halsey posted another status in response to fans’ urges for the singer to “go off.”
“Who am I supposed to ‘go off’ on?” Halsey questioned. “Festivals ASK artists to play…I’m just raising a point! So many dope women in music right now!”
Festival organizers have not yet responded to Halsey’s posts.
Soon after Firefly Music Festival announced their lineup with Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Artic Monkeys, The Killers, ODESZA, Lil Wayne, Martin Garrix and MGMT, Halsey was quick to respond to the lack of females present on this year’s lineup. Despite SZA getting booked, the festival heavily lacks on the amount of female artists billed for the
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As Dover, Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival prepares to descend upon the Dover International Speedway for its seventh iteration come June 14–17, festival organizers have released the event’s lineup, revealing Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, and The Killers as Firefly’s 2018 headliners. This will be the first year in Firefly history that the festival will have two hip hop headliners. Also contributing to event history are The Killers, the rock band — headliners of the inaugural Firefly Music Festival back in 2010 — charting the record for the most headlining appearances.
Curating a lineup that will appear to music fans’ many tastes, Firefly’s 2018 talent roster additionally includes Odesza, Lil Wayne, Martin Garrix, SZA, Portugal. The Man, San Holo, and more. Cheat Codes, Party Favor, Whethan, and Jax Jones represent a sampling of the lineup’s electronic artists.
Passes to the festival will go on sale Friday, January 12 at 10 AM ET. GA passes will start at $269, while VIP and Super VIP will begin at $749 and $2,499, respectively. Those interested in attending Firefly’s seventh year can purchase passes here.
The people behind Delaware’s Firefly Festival just announced the lineup for this year’s festival, which goes down 6/14-17 at the Woodlands in Dover. And the big news is that Arctic Monkeys are among the headliners. The UK rock rulers haven’t played a live show since a November 2014 gig in Brazil, so this … More »
Lineups have been slinging on a daily basis for 2018 festivals and today we have been delivered one of the best ones yet. The Firefly Music Festival is set to return to Dover, Deleware form June 14th-17th and they are bringing heavier heat than ever before. Aside from delivering and insanely diverse lineup, the Electronic