| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:45 AM
How's this for a challenging role? A young girl travels through time with her younger sister. Oh, and she's determined to kill God.
Still, Lauren Saunders was down for playing Lucy in Single Carrot Theatre's "A Beginner's Guide to Deicide."
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:03 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Howard County police are advising motorists to expect traffic congestion and delays in the area of Merriweather Post Pavilion and The Mall in Columbia due to the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which is expected to draw more than 30,000 to the area.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A few years ago, Ernest Greene received an email from Fred Armisen, then on the cast of “Saturday Night Live.” They had never communicated before, but Armisen had a question: Could he use one of Greene's songs as the theme song to his new...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Robin Thicke, MGMT and Vampire Weekend will be among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, organizers announced Monday.
Names of the top acts were set to be revealed on a wall mural on the Sasha Bruce RE*Generation House homeless...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:14 PM
UPDATE: As of 5:52 p.m., the "Freemium" tickets, which cost $49.50, were sold out, according to festival publicist Audrey Fix Schaefer. She says there will be an announcement Monday morning on how to get a ticket by volunteering or donating.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:56 AM
The Virgin Mobile FreeFest will return to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 21, organizers announced today.
While this year's lineup is still under wraps, it will be the festival's fifth year as a free event at the Columbia amphitheater.
| May 22, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The Virgin Mobile FreeFest — the annual, all-day music festival that brought Jack White, Skrillex, Alabama Shakes and more to the area last October — will return to Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion this year, spokeswoman Audrey Fix...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
For years, the Virgin Mobile FreeFest has been the biggest annual concert with the most consistently impressive lineup in Maryland. Sweetgreen's Sweetlife: A Music and Food Festival has been a recent challenger since it held its first concert four years...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:00 AM
We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year.
For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Howard County Police are advising motorists to avoid the area around Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday as a crowd of 30,000 is expected to descend on the Columbia music venue for Virgin Mobile FreeFest.
Starting at 10 a.m. and ending at midnight,...