Festival Briefs: Spring Awakening Drama, Festival Ambassadors, and New 2019 Dates For Firefly, FORM, Wireless, and LaureLive


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Spring Awakening Forgets to Ask Parents’ Permission Before Holding Party
Chicago’s Spring Awakening announced a move earlier this week to Douglas Park, but it’s looking like they forgot to check in with local resident groups. Check out the full story over here.

Annie Mac Named Festival Ambassador of Malta
First off, there’s a “festival ambassador” position handed out by countries? And more importantly, how do I get that gig? Because if it involves passing out in the middle of the day and taking blurry photos, then I’ve got this gig on lockdown.

Video of the Day
Let’s go to the desert! FORM Arcosanti dropped 2019 dates (May 10-12, 2019) along with a teaser trailer this afternoon.

New Dates Announced
Firefly (Delaware): Confirmed dates for June 21-23, 2019
Rolling Loud (Miami): Announced dates for May 10-12, 2019
Wireless Festival (Germany): The Frankfurt edition will be held July 5-6, 2019
LaureLive (Ohio): June 8-9, 2019

Lineup Additions
Mad Cool (Spain): The Cure
Floydfest (Virginia): Brandi Carlile, Phil Lesh, String Cheese Incident
A Summer’s Tale (Germany): Elbow, Maximo Park

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