The annual summer tradition returns to The Woodlands to celebrate its fifth year
DOVER, DE (Nov.18) – Firefly Music Festival is returning to The Woodlands for the fifth year on June 16-19, 2016. Along with headliners Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Florence & The Machine, and Deadmau5, the lineup also includes Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, Blink-182, Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Tame Impala, The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Of Monsters and Men, Major Lazer, Chvrches, and more than 100 additional acts. Full lineup below.
General Admission and VIP pass options go on sale Friday, Nov. 20 at 11am EST through FireflyFestival.com. General Admission passes start at $279. Camping packages will also be available for purchase at this time.
“We wanted the 2016 lineup to reach a wide audience while resonating with our core Firefly community,” says Christiane Pheil, Talent and Experience Director at Firefly Music Festival. “We’re confident this lineup does just that, and we look forward to celebrating our fifth year with music fans from around the world.”
In 2016, guests can expect the return of favorite attractions such as the Dogfish Head Brewery, The Beercade, The Coffee House, The Market, The Thicket, and Hammock Hangout. New experiences will also debut at the festival in June.
Firefly is partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the fifth year through their Music Gives to St. Jude Kids program. Festival attendees can support the lifesaving work of St. Jude on-site and leading up to the event through a variety of digital, mobile and live donation opportunities. In addition, Firefly is donating a percentage of proceeds from two pass options to St. Jude. Donations from Firefly fans will go towards Red Frog Events’ $25 million commitment to the St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center, opening in late 2015 on St. Jude’s campus in Memphis.
For additional information, contact Lauren King at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit FireflyFestival.com.
Firefly Music Festival is a 4-day music experience featuring renowned headliners and emerging artists set among lush wooded landscapes. 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.
About Red Frog Events: Red Frog Events is an event production company and pioneer of the experiential entertainment industry, recognized for its award-winning company culture. Since 2007, the company has developed innovative brands including the Warrior Dash obstacle race series, Firefly Music Festival, and American Beer Classic. Red Frog also provides event services ranging from food and beverage to its ticketing platform, EventSprout. Red Frog has been named one of Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies in America”, has appeared consecutively on Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies” list, and was recognized on Chicago Tribune’s “Top Workplaces” from 2011-2014, among other honors. In recognition of its philanthropic efforts, the company was selected as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s “Corporate Partner of the Year” and to date has raised over $12 million of a $25 million dollar fundraising commitment. Visit RedFrogEvents.com for more information.
About Goldenvoice: Goldenvoice, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival, also operates successful Los Angeles music venues including the Fonda Theatre, El Rey Theatre, Shrine Auditorium, Club Nokia and Microsoft Theater L.A. LIVE. Beginning as an independent punk rock promoter in the early 1980s, Goldenvoice grew to be the preeminent alternative promoter in Southern California by forging strong relationships with both bands and music fans. Goldenvoice promotes over 1500 concerts a year in California, Nevada, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii and Canada.
About Dover Motorsports, Inc.: Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) is a leading promoter of NASCAR sanctioned motorsports events whose subsidiaries own and operate Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tenn. The company also hosts the annual Firefly Music Festival and Big Barrel Country Music Festival, both of which are produced by Red Frog Events and Goldenvoice. For further information, visit www.DoverMotorsports.com.
The 2016 Firefly Music Festival Lineup (in alphabetical order):
Boy & Bear
Catfish & The Bottlemen
Death Cab For Cutie
Earth Wind & Fire
Fitz & The Tantrums
Florence & The Machine
Kings Of Leon
Louis The Child
Mail the Horse
Major and the Monbacks
Mumford & Sons
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Of Monsters And Men
Rufus Du Sol
Strangers You Know
The Lonely Biscuits
The White Panda
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Two Door Cinema Club
Whilk & Misky