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'Muddy fun' at Virgin FreeFest
'Muddy fun' at Virgin FreeFest

The inevitable came midway through MGMT's set on Merriweather Post Pavilion's main stage Saturday. After two hours of continuous rain, a handful of Virgin Mobile FreeFest attendees were finally ready to embrace the muddy terrain. Around 6:30 p.m., men and women happily slid down the venue's hills as others snapped photos on their phones. If this FreeFest, the fifth at Merriweather, is remembered for anything, it will not be for the music but for the rain that arrived during City of Colour's drowsy 4:30 p.m. set and never ceased. With the constant presence of rain, Maryland's most high-profile music festival became a true battle against the elements. If you were...

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