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Firefly Music Festival Announces Impressive Artist Lineup For 2013!


Firefly Music Festival is returning to The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway for the second year, June 21-23. The 2013 lineup includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, The Avett Brothers, Calvin Harris , Yeah Yeah Yeahs and 64 additional acts performing across four stages. Tickets go on sale Feb. 21 at Noon ET on

“We set out to make Firefly the East Coast’s premier music festival and delivered in our inaugural year, with more than 30,000 individuals experiencing 48 performances over three days,” says Firefly Music Festival Director Greg Bostrom . “We couldn’t be more excited to add to last year’s success as we bring Firefly to life for a second year. Between our star-studded lineup, enthusiastic fans and great partners at Dover International Speedway, we plan to bring an even bigger and better festival to The Woodlands this June.”

This year’s lineup includes:

  • A Silent Film
  • Action Bronson
  • Alabama Shakes
  • Amanda Palmer
  • Atlas Genius
  • Azealia Banks
  • Big Gigantic
  • Blondfire
  • Calvin Harris
  • Capital Cities
  • Conner Youngblood
  • Crystal Fighters
  • Dan Deacon
  • Delta Rae
  • Dispatch
  • Django Django
  • Dr. Dog
  • Dragonette
  • Edward Sharpe and the
    Magnetic Zeros
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Foster the People
  • Foxygen
  • Grizzly Bear
  • HAIM
  • Hey Marseilles
  • Imaginary Cities
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Japandroids
  • JC Brooks and the
    Uptown Sound
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Kishi Bashi
  • Kopecky Family Band
  • Krewella
  • Leagues
  • Lord Huron
  • LP
  • Manufactured
  • Matt and Kim
  • MGMT
  • Passion Pit
  • Public Enemy
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Robert DeLong
  • Selah Sue
  • Sister Sparrow
  • St. Lucia
  • The Apache Relay
  • The Avett Brothers
  • The Chevin
  • The Joy Formidable
  • The Last Bison
  • The Last Royals
  • The Lumineers
  • The Neighbourhood
  • The Royal Concept
  • The Spinto Band
  • The Walkmen
  • Tom Petty and the
  • Toro y Moi
  • Trails and Ways
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Wheeler Brothers
  • White Panda
  • Wild Belle
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Young Empires
  • Youngblood Hawke
  • Zedd
  • ZZ Ward

Firefly is adding new attractions to the festival experience this year, along with the returning Arcade, Hammock Hangout, the Dogfish Head Brewery featuring Firefly Ale and The Vineyard. Additions to the festival experience will be revealed through and Firefly’s social media outlets: and @LiveAtFirefly on Twitter.

Firefly is partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the second 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.

Firefly Music Festival is the East Coast’s premier music experience. Firefly offers three days of unforgettable musical performances, dining and interactive entertainment set among The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway. For more information on Firefly Music Festival, go to

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