Firefly Music Festival returns to Dover June 21-23, 2013 with star-studded lineup | Dover International Speedway


February 19, 2013

Firefly Music Festival returns to Dover June 21-23, 2013 with star-studded lineup

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and more to visit Delaware

DOVER, Del. – The second annual Firefly Music Festival is returning to the Woodlands of Dover International Speedway on June 21-23, 2013, with a lineup featuring some of music’s top acts. This year’s bill includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Avett Brothers, Calvin Harris, The Lumineers and 63 additional acts.

Tickets for Firefly Music Festival go on sale Feb. 21 at Noon ET. To purchase tickets, view a complete list of performers or learn more, visit To download a PDF of the complete lineup, click here.

Click the image to view the full lineup for the 2013 Firefly Music Festival.

With 71 bands spread out over four stages, Firefly is set to be an even more impressive destination festival in its second year, after becoming the East Coast’s premier music festival a year ago. Amenities such as The Arcade, the Hammock Hangout, the Dogfish Head Brewery featuring Firefly Ale, The Vineyard wine garden, and a number of enhanced culinary options will return, with a host of new attractions and amenities being added for 2013.

Firefly will again be set in the Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, giving festival-goers a picturesque, wooded setting that is spacious and comfortable to enjoy the three-day event.

“After a highly successful inaugural event, we are excited to welcome Red Frog Events’ Firefly Music Festival back to the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway,” said Michael Tatoian, COO of Dover Motorsports, Inc. “After watching last year’s event blossom into a premier music festival, we’re excited to again partner with Red Frog in expanding on the success of year one and making the second annual event even better.”

In its first year, Firefly hosted festival-goers from 48 states and 11 different countries, and received critical acclaim from major music media outlets such as Rolling Stone Magazine, Virgin, Billboard and others.

Firefly Music Festival is produced by the award-winning event production company Red Frog Events. Based in Chicago, Red Frog Events produces a variety of events across the world, including Warrior Dash, the world’s largest running series. For more information on Red Frog Events, visit



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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 plays host to the Firefly Music Festival, produced by Red Frog Events and Goldenvoice. For more information, visit