Florence Welch took her chamber pop collective to Merriweather Post Pavilion recently, and so Florence and the Machine arrived in the DC metro area for another show in support of High as Hope, the band’s fourth studio album.
South London’s Florence + the Machine, whose massively acclaimed fourth album High as Hope was released last year, continues on a world tour to perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Monday, June 3.
With Florence Welch’s vocals and positive messages of love, and her band’s energy permeating the concert hall, Florence and the Machine delivered a dramatic and romantic performance that left concert-goers satisfied and returning fans confirmed that Florence and the Machine was worth experiencing again in a sold-out show at The Anthem on Friday.
In June, Florence and the Machine released High as Hope, the band’s fourth studio album, via by Republic Records and Virgin EMI Records. Florence and the Machine scheduled a show for The Anthem, which promptly sold out! But tickets are still available for a second night, Saturday, Oct. 6.
The fifth annual Firefly Music Festival (June 16-19) is fast approaching. The full schedule is now available here.
With seven different stages and 134 bands and artists over four days, each day of this year’s festival will bring an impressive display of musical power.
Some highlights I’m looking forward to include; Ellie Goulding, CHVRCHES, Florence + The Machine, Silversun Pickups and Mumford & Sons.
Single day passes are also available if you can’t attend the full festival.
In addition to all the music you can handle, the food and alcohol options look promising. Nearly 30 restaurants will be available, from tacos to schnitzel to curry to BBQ to chicken and waffles and more.
Of course, since the festival is in Delaware, the partnership with Dogfish Head Brewery continues in the form of a grand tent, The Brewery. This year, the specialty beers are:
- Alternate Takes #1: a double IPA (ABV: 7.8)
- Alternate Takes #2: a Belgian-style brown ale (ABV: TBD)
- Biere de Provence: a summer saison (ABV: 8.3)
Firefly Music Festival
The Woodlands of Dover (Delaware)
Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19
See full schedule for set times
$119 Single Day Pass ($319 4-Day Pass)
VIP: $699 4-Day Pass (Super VIP: $2499)
Red Frog Events today announced the lineup for the 2016 Firefly Music Festival, to be held at The Woodlands in Dover, Del., on Thursday, June 16, through Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Returning even bigger for its fifth year, Firefly headliners will include Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Florence & The Machine, and Deadmau5.
“We wanted the 2016 lineup to reach a wide audience while resonating with our core Firefly community,” said Christiane Pheil, Talent and Experience Director at Firefly Music Festival. “We’re confident this lineup does just that, and we look forward to celebrating our fifth year with music fans from around the world.”
Other prominent musicians performing at the four-day music festival include Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, Blink-182, Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Tame Impala, The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Of Monsters and Men, Major Lazer, and Chvrches (my personal favorite on this list).
Early bird general admission and VIP passes go on sale this Friday, Nov. 20.