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Delaware’s Firefly Festival has announced its 2019 lineup – and it’s trending on Twitter, which is pretty cool.
But you might feel a bit differently if you’re a fan of the Joss Whedon sci-fi Western also called “Firefly.” You know, the one that got cancelled on Fox sometime in the aughts and was saved by the sheer power of its fans’ love.
Those fans didn’t take it well when they saw “Firefly” trending and found out it was just a crummy music festival in Delaware.
please don't name your things firefly. I just had a heart attack before the crippling disappointment pic.twitter.com/yE1L2zWj6p
— mig (@wtfmig) December 10, 2018
When you see Firefly trending and you think you’re about to get a reboot you can get behind, but it’s just a music festival pic.twitter.com/hKeXtm0JNg
— Evelyn Joyce (@EvelynF60553074) December 10, 2018
— Natalie (@natstev) December 10, 2018
you CANNOT just have Firefly trending in this era of tv reboots. you CANNOT play me like this. pic.twitter.com/WifleJDrr7
— katy 🍓💕 (@katybugz_) December 10, 2018
When you find out the Firefly they talking about is a music festival… pic.twitter.com/e7ZN2rQOKY
— Jay Jay (@MonstaGD) December 10, 2018
— Anna Banana (@tatertotnachos) December 11, 2018
And the winner of this Twitter meltdown:
oh god, i just clicked on Firefly in trends because I thought the show was coming back, but instead it just means Post Malone is coming to Delaware and now I have to move again
— keithlaw (@keithlaw) December 11, 2018
The Firefly Festival, held at The Woodlands in Dover June 21-23, is going to be headlined by Panic! At The Disco, Travis Scott and, yes, Post Malone, along with dozens of other bands.
Proudly presenting the #Firefly2019 lineup. ✨
2019 Passes, as well as The Great Atlantic Campout at #FireflyMusicFestival and all Glamping, RV and Hotel Options go on sale Friday at 12 Noon Eastern at https://t.co/aM6D5Iovou! pic.twitter.com/UPr6y3jdWh
— Firefly Festival (@LiveAtFirefly) December 10, 2018
Tickets go on sale this Friday.
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