Free Festival Again Comes to Columbia, Md. – Get a Sneak Peak of Set-Up Day Before Festivities Begin

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September 23, 2010

(BUSINESS WIRE), September 23, 2010 - Virgin Mobile USA:

 

WHAT:

This year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 25th in Columbia, Md. Once again 35,000 fans will see an A-list music line-up on two main stages and a Dance Forest, and they’ll be treated to surprising circus-like entertainment and amusements.

 
Media are invited to the festival grounds for a sneak peak to give viewers and readers a taste of what to do and see at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest.
 

WHEN:

Friday, September 24th from 12 – 3 p.m. EDT (please call Audrey Schaefer on 240-876-1588 if you need to schedule a different time to tour the facility.)

 

FREEFEST ARTISTS INCLUDE:

M.I.A., Ludacris, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, T.I., Joan Jett, Chromeo, Thievery Corporation, Matt & Kim, Jimmy Eat World, The Temper Trap, Yeasayer, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Trombone Shorty, Wolfgang Gartner, Sharam, Maximum Balloon, Sleigh Bells, Neon Indian and Modeselektor.

More information about Virgin Mobile FreeFest: www.virginmobilefestival.com.

WHAT ELSE:

Virgin Mobile Festival first came to the U.S. in 2006. This is the second year the Virgin Mobile FreeFest and will be hosted on the beautiful 40 wooded acres of Merriweather Post Pavilion. About 25,000 FreeFest tickets were given to fans in less than an hour, and 5000 more were made available to people donating time to youth homeless charities. There is a select number of VIP Pavilion tickets that have just been released and can be ordered on ticketfly.com.

Contact(s)

MEDIA CONTACTS FOR QUESTIONS OR ON-SITE CREDENTIALS:
Schaefer + Co. for I.M.P. & Virgin Mobile FreeFest
Audrey Fix Schaefer
Office: 301-947-1133
Mobile: 240-876-1588
E-mail: Audrey@schaefer.com
or
Virgin Mobile USA
Corinne Nosal
Office: 908-607-4235
Mobile: 973-945-8766
E-mail: Corinne.nosal@sprint.com