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Virgin Mobile FreeFest

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  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?
    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...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest now sold out of 'Freemium' tickets as well

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest now sold out of 'Freemium' tickets as well
    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. -----------...
  • Robin Thicke, Vampire Weekend to headline Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Robin Thicke, Vampire Weekend to headline Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    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...
  • Sweetlife Festival to feature Phoenix, Kendrick Lamar, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Passion Pit and more

    Sweetlife Festival to feature Phoenix, Kendrick Lamar, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Passion Pit and more
    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...
  • Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs. This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
  • Police expect traffic delays for Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Police expect traffic delays for Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    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,...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest releasing 1,000 extra tickets

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest releasing 1,000 extra tickets
    We didn't see this coming: Virgin Mobile just announced they will release 1,000 extra FreeFest tickets on Friday. The $20 "Karma" tickets will only be available at the Merriweather Post Pavilion South box office and the 9:30 Club box office from noon...
  • At Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Future Islands deliver dramatic opening set

    At Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Future Islands deliver dramatic opening set
    With Das Racist calling out sick (the rap group took to Twitter to clarify Heems had strep throat), Baltimore trio Future Islands kicked off Virgin Mobile FreeFest's West stage a little before 1 p.m. at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Lead singer Sam Herring...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest brings thousands to Merriweather

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest brings thousands to Merriweather
    Perhaps the strangest, most dizzying scene at Saturday's Virgin Mobile FreeFest at Merriweather Post Pavilion unfolded in the Dance Forest. Some young women wore just glitter, body paint and underwear, while other concertgoers dressed as Teenage Mutant...
  • Miami nights: Plenty to see and do after dark

    Miami nights: Plenty to see and do after dark
    In a couple of weeks, hordes will descend upon Miami again. It seems people are always mobbing Miami — for international art fairs, for Martin Luther King Jr.weekend, for sporting events, and of course, for those famed beaches, which always seem...
  • Jack White, Skrillex, Nas to headline Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2012 at Merriweather

    Jack White, Skrillex, Nas to headline Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2012 at Merriweather
    Indie rocker Jack White, dubstep king Skrillex and rapper Nas will headline the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest at Merriweather Post Pavilion, organizers announced today. Scheduled for Oct. 6 at Merriweather Post Pavilion, the festival's lineup also includes...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest will return this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest will return this year
    Details are scarce (actually, make that non-existent), but it's been confirmed to Midnight Sun that the Virgin Mobile FreeFest will return for its seventh year, according to spokeswoman Audrey Fix Schaefer. For the fourth straight year, it will take...