Vampire Weekend @ Firefly

Well, it’s too bad that all the acts couldn’t be winners this weekend. Vampire Weekend had a prime slice of stage time on Sunday evening, yet were unable to fulfill expectations plagued by bad sound and an incompatibility to the outdoor environment. Everything just sounded empty as the songs lacked their musical backbone and resembled […]

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers @ Firefly

Tom Petty and the heartbreakers stepped up in a big way on Saturday night, closing the second day of the festival on the main stage. Decades of touring and records have not taken their toll as they submitted a very groovy set. All of the classics with “Running Down a Dream” “Last Dace with Mary […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Firefly

Words cannot describe the amount of love that I have for this band. Last night’s set was one of the most majestic musical experiences of my life. A bright shining stage within the Delaware woods was a scene wrought out of imagination and fantasy. The energy delivered throughout the performance made one forget that these […]

Firefly Countdown – Grizzly Bear

Starting off our countdown to Firefly series is the band Grizzly Bear. A breezy Brooklyn based outfit, Grizzly Bear crafts songs perfect for daydreaming, relaxing and drifting away. The songs are so easy on the ears and peaceful to listen to that you may find yourself drifting off. Not to suggest they are boring, but […]