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Firefly Music Festival 2019: Everything You Must Know

Vampire Weekend, Tyler, the Creator, Zedd, Courtney Barnett, Gucci Mane, Brockhampton also recruited for Dover, Delaware festival.

Firefly Music Festival 2019

The Woodlands

Dover, Delaware, USA

June 21-23, 2019

Firefly Music Festival is the East Cast’s largest alt-rock, hip-hop and, especially electronic dance music and camping festival. It is taking place annually at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. The latest edition is Firefly 2019.

Firefly Music Festival
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About Firefly Music Festival

To start off, the Woodlands is the place where Firefly Music Festival fans immerse themselves in amazing activities. From performances, and enjoying a wide assortment of cuisines, also spending late nights with friends in the campgrounds, and of course making memories that last a lifetime. Firefly 2019 will take place June 21-23, 2019. Last year’s edition was pretty cool, too.

Also, people from all ages and backgrounds will gather together for this four-day festival, camp out and enjoy sets from some of the best musical acts in the nation. Furthermore, Firefly Music Festival is centrally located within driving distance of Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington D.C. making the First State an ideal and convenient destination for this premier music festival.

Firefly Music Festival artists by day

All kinds of sounds to be heard. So enjoy them from the Spotify playlist of Firefly Music Festival 2019 as you read through a day by day listing of the artists in the 2019 lineup.

Friday, June 21

Panic! at the Disco, Tyler, the Creator, Zedd, Louis the Child, Awolnation, Courtney Barnett, X Ambassadors, Bob Moses, TLC, Soja, Gunna, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sir Sly, Dennis Lloyd, Chelsea Cutler, The Knocks, Ekali, Gus Dapperton.

From rock music to the laudable EDM we love from DJs like Zedd, there are sounds from many styles and genres to hear. As for Zedd, fans can expect some great electro-house tunes. Among them, his remix of the track “This Year” by Dan Thomas & Mab is just one among his recent releases this May 2019. Certainly, more to come and all the more to enjoy during his set at FireFly Music Festival.

Saturday, June 22

Travis Scott, Kygo, Death Cab for Cutie, Passion Pit, Brockhampton, Young the Giant, Alison Wonderland, $uicideboy$ , Dashboard Confessional, King Princess, Bishop Briggs, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Phosphorescent, Lauren Daigle, Tank and the Bangas, 4B, Hippo Campus.

Got to love Alison Wonderland. Her charisma, her stamina, her music. She just spent a huge among of energy in her Lost My Mind tour delivering some electronic treats to the listeners of her bass music with Dillon Francis. Firefly Music Festival will no doubt attract a crowd when she sets foot on stage.

Sunday, June 23

Post Malone, Vampire Weekend, DJ Snake, GRiZ, Walk the Moon, Lykke Li, Gucci Mane, AJR, Quinn XCII, 3LAU, Car Seat Headrest, Jessie Reyez, Hop Along, Lovelytheband, Nora en Pure, Two Feet, 070 Shake, and Yungblud.

The electronic music artists DJ Snake, and GRiZ have been especially mindful of the music community and its followers over the past year, not just with their music, but with their own initiatives. DJ Snake launched a new label, Premiere Classe, and GRiZ gave back to the community this Christmas past with his coffee brand–the proceeds went to help LGBTQ+ youth. As such, the charity is called It Gets Better. GRiZ even released an uplifting track by the same title. So have a listen to that, below.

Where to Stay at Firefly Music Festival

Likewise, the Great Atlantic Campout is the immersive camping experience at Firefly Music Festival 2019. As such, it offers different options for camping, camping with pre-set-up-tents, glamping, and RV parking. When staying at the Great Atlantic Campout, you will find plenty of added options for enjoying the weekend. These activities include volleyball tournaments and human foosball. There are also multiple ranger stations for water refills, general information, and cell-charging stations.

If camping or glamping is not your style, other accommodations such as hotels in Dover offer easy access to the festival, including:

Glamping it up at Firefly Music Festival

Check out #Firefly2019 Glamping & Pre-Set Camping Packages located at Great Atlantic Campout. It is Carefree Camping, Elevated Camping, and Basic Glamping that are are all suitable for up to four people, and Infield and Super Glamping are suitable for groups of two. If you are thinking of packing wisely, check out some camping essentials and a list of music festival camping ideas here.

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Get Tickets to Firefly Music Festival

There are four different tiers for ticket prices at Firefly Music Festival.

  1. *General Admission Full-weekend $319
  2. *VIP Full-weekend $699
  3. *SUPER VIP Full-weekend $2499
  4. *SUPER DUPER VIP Full-weekend $7199

*Applicable fees may also incur in addition to each option.

Check out more ticket prices and where to buy here. Indeed, tickets are still on sale Friday, June 21, the first day of the festival.

What to do at FireFly Music Festival

There are so many attractions and eats you can check out below. There is more than enough options to eat your fill at FireFly Music Festival 2019.

The Thicket

To emphasize, the Thicket is is the place to be to feel the beat drop at this silent disco tucked between the trees. So grab a pair of headphones and bring the best dance moves to DJ sets in the Woodlands. Keep a look out into their silent disco lineup and scheduling, too, as announced from the Facebook post below.

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The Brewery

Firefly Ale is where it is at. They teamed up with Dogfish Head Brewery to bring out the one-of-kind Firefly Ale, as well as other craft brews and libations from this famous Delaware brew house. Likewise, stop in, grab a beer, and take in the taste of summer.

The Pathway

Likewise, the Pathway connects the Lawn Stage and the Main Stage. Yet, this is much more than just a walk through the woods. Travel from stage to stage and along the way, of course, explore the art at every turn. Also, the Pathway truly comes alive at night. Moreover, this year’s “Brilliant Beacons” Pathway will guide you to the brand new Firefly Bazaar.

The Nook

Step into the trees and discover a peaceful nook where you can rejuvenate during your weekend. Furthermore, feel free to bring your own hammock to add to the hangout. 

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FireFly Eats

Furthermore, all kinds of cuisines can be found among the FireFly Eats vendors. Also, have a look at the vendors from the banner below.

Weather at Firefly Music Festival

June highs in Dover average in the low 80s, while lows sink to the high 60s. More intense heat is a possibility, though small, while rain is a higher possibility. So, it is best to pack both your sunscreen and poncho. Learn how to put a dog to sleep home remedies before the long car ride. Last but not least, make sure to find a dentist near you to show up with some fresh pearly whites.

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