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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:53 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

7 East Coast Music Festivals You Won't Want to Miss

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that music festival season is also right around the corner. We've rounded up seven of the East Coast's most popular music festivals.View gallery »

  • Broccoli City
  • Moogfest
  • Boston Calling
Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 5:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Shenandoah Music Festival Runs All Summer Long

Shenandoah Music Festival Runs All Summer Long

The all-summer-long Shenandoah Valley Music Festival starts July 18 and doesn't end until early September. The festival features bluegrass, country and symphonic music. Read »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:45 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Snoop Dogg Due at Baltimore's Moonrise Fest

Snoop Dogg Due at Baltimore's Moonrise Fest

If you like dance music and prefer a little dub in your step, make your way to Baltimore's Moonrise Festival, June 8-9. Snoop Lion is. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

This September 15-16, choose from two like-minded fests. Read »

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Virginia Is for (Music) Lovers at FloydFest 2012

Virginia Is for (Music) Lovers at FloydFest 2012

FloydFest brings 100+ bands, kids' workshops and outdoor adventures to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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By Yvonne Ivey

Firefly Music Festival, July 20-22

Firefly Music Festival, July 20-22

Head up to Dover, Del., for what could be the highlight of your summer. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.