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FIREFLY ANNOUNCES LINEUP ADDITIONS ALONG WITH VARIETY OF UPDATES
Broken Bells and Big Gigantic to perform at the third-year festival in addition to more than 100 artists
DOVER, DE (Feb. 18) – Firefly Music Festival added two acts to their 2014 bill today along with the announcement of additional experiential items. Alternative rock band Broken Bells, which includes lead singer of The Shins, James Mercer, as well as Brian Burton, also known as Danger Mouse, has been announced through the festival’s social media pages. Big Gigantic will make their second Firefly appearance as well.
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Big Gigantic back to The Woodlands this June,” says Firefly Music Festival Director Greg Bostrom. “Their return, along with the addition of Broken Bells, is adding to our anticipation for June.”
In addition to the artist announcements, on Feb. 18, Firefly also matched all donations (up to $10,000) to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital made through the ticket purchasing process. Firefly merchandise went on sale and a special “Limited” general admission price was introduced for $259. Fans also were surprised with the re-release of the 2014 lineup video, the announcement of the Coffee House artists, the daily llineup, as well as those performing on the Red Bull stages in the camping areas on-site at Firefly.
Another exciting announcement came with the official release of the band Bleachers, the latest project of Grammy award winning artist and songwriter Jack Antonoff, best known for being the guitarist from the band Fun. Bleachers has been on the Firefly lineup since it was announced in January, and will be one of the first live shows of the group.
Firefly Music Festival is a premier music experience set among lush wooded landscapes, featuring renowned headliners and emerging artists. Witness unforgettable performances and discover the engaging attractions nestled around every turn that make Firefly a can’t-miss summer tradition for music fans from around the world.
Red Frog Events is an event production company based in Chicago. The company is best known for its events Firefly Music Festival, a premier music experience on the East Coast, Warrior Dash, the world’s largest obstacle race series, and American Beer Classic, a beer festival held in iconic sports stadiums. Red Frog has received international awards and media attention for its unique company culture and workplace environment, including #18 on Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies in America” list in 2013 and Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies” in both 2012 (#9) and 2013 (#60). In 2013, Red Frog was also named St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s “Corporate Partner of the Year”
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The 2014 Firefly Music Festival Lineup: