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Firefly releases daily lineup, one-day passes available Friday

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Not everyone wants to trudge through the mud and muck for all four days of Dover’s Firefly Music Festival. For those who don’t, organizers on Monday released each day’s lineup, including headliners.  Single-day passes will go on sale Friday, July 15.  The annual festival, which takes place at The Woodlands of Dover Motor Speedway, will be held from Thursday, Sept. …

Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Dua Lipa, Halsey to headline Firefly Festival

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Dua Lipa and Halsey will headline the 2022 Firefly Festival, which will return to the Woodlands at Dover between Sept. 22 and 25. The 2022 festival will be only the second to be held in the early fall. The event — previously held annually in June — was moved to September in 2021 due to …

For many artists, Firefly first live show since start of COVID-19

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

There wasn’t a cloud in sight Friday at Firefly Music Festival in Dover, after a stormy Thursday delayed entries.   Firefly Music Festival felt a lot like a giant release party on Friday. Multiple artists said the festival was their first performance in a year or more because of COVID-19 restrictions.  During that time, alternative-folk band Judah and the Lion …

Firefly fans quickly put storm, delays behind them as music starts

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly Music Festival’s attendees happily crowded into the Dover grounds Thursday night.   It didn’t take long for Firefly visitors to forget about Thursday’s brutal weather and subsequent delays. Inch by inch, admission lines edged their way into the festival after the gates were opened around 7:30 p.m. For a moment, the Woodlands at Dover felt unexpectedly calm. The dimly …

Firefly fans start to flow through gates about 7:30 p.m.

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Thousands of fans were waiting anxiously to admission into the Firefly Music Festival late Thursday. Thousands of wet and tired concertgoers began flowing through the entry gates to the Firefly Music Festival in Dover about 7:30 p.m., seven hours after admissions were expected to begin. Early in the day it was clear the event’s start would be marred with weather …

Firefly start delayed as storms strafe Dover Woodlands

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly campers already in the grounds are having to deal with the rain as they wait for the music to start. DOVER — Firefly Music Festival is off to a slow start after heavy thunderstorms forced organizers to delay the beginning of the festival.   Entrances to the festival have been temporarily closed and festival-goers are not being admitted at …

Firefly’s back Thursday with Lizzo, Billie Eilish, vaccine/testing mandate

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly returns to Dover Thursday after a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Firefly.   After taking a year off due to the pandemic, Firefly Music Festival is returning to the Woodlands at Dover, bringing a star-studded lineup headlined by Billie Eilish, The Killers, Tame Impala and Lizzo.  The event will begin Thursday, Sept. 23 and run …

State, courts, Firefly say masks, vaccines, tests mandatory as Delta rises

Betsy Price Headlines

Photo by Mika Baumeister/Unsplash   As new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continued to rise, Gov. John Carney, the state, Delaware courts and Firefly Music Festival made a lot of moves. Carney said schoolchildren must wear masks indoors and that state employees and workers at long-term care facilities and healthcare facilities must be vaccinated or be tested weekly for the coronvavirus. …

DelawareLive July 17

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines House, Senate offer different options to remove McGuiness Pettyjohn, Briggs King secure exception to magazine ban, save jobs Fate of Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase up to Delaware court Lawmakers praise formal application process for state grants Trolley Square project turns utility boxes into art …

Auditor Kathleen McGuiness

McGuiness’ daughter testifies in auditor corruption trial

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Prosecutors called State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness’ daughter to the stand Wednesday to testify about her employment with the office, her personal bank account and her use of a state-owned vehicle.  Elizabeth “Saylar” McGuiness’ testimony followed that of Christie Gross, a political consultant to whom McGuiness is accused of structuring payments to avoid regulator oversight.  McGuiness is defending herself against multiple …