In the run-up to the East Coast's premier music Festival, Dogfish Head's Firefly Ale is hitting taps around the mid-Atlantic.
Firefly Ale, a 5% ABV English-style pale ale, will first be flowing next week at the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. From there, you'll be able to get a taste at two free shows at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, Del., and at our vinyl and cask-beer fest Analog-A-Go-Go.
Finally, Firefly Ale, along with half a dozen other off-centered ales, will be available at The Brewery presented by Dogfish Head at Firefly Music Festival. Details below!
Monday, March 25, 5 p.m.
Smoke & Barrel, Washington, D.C.
Meet Dogfish Head brewer Jesse Prall at Smoke & Barrel. This casual D.C. hotspot offers a creative take on barbecue, a global look at food-friendly craft beer and a Kentucky bias for fine whiskey. No cover.
Tuesday, March 26, 5 p.m.
Dogfish Head Ale House Falls Church, Va.
Isn't every hour a Happy Hour at the Dogfish Head Alehouses? For sure, but we're kicking it up a notch with Firefly Ale, vintage brews and a visit from Dogfish Head Founder and President Sam Calagione. No cover.
Thursday, March 28, 5 p.m.
Restaurant 55, Dover, Del.
Firefly Ale returns to Dover. The first 24 customers get a Dogfish Head pint glass. No cover.
Thursday, March 28, 4 p.m.
Two Stones, Newark and Wilmington
Both Two Stones locations are welcoming Firefly into their already outstanding lineup of craft beers. Two Stones north or south … your choice. No cover.
Friday, March 29, 10 p.m.
John Wesley Harding at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach
This folk singer, songwriter and author has put out 15 albums, including 2011's "The Sound Of His Own Voice", featuring members of The Minus 5 and The Decemberists. In 1995, he was Bruce Springsteen's first opening act in 20 years. No cover.
Saturday, March 30, 10 p.m.
The Pietasters and The Bullbuckers at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Rehoboth Beach
The Pietasters are a seven-piece ska/soul band hailing from Washington, D.C., that have opened or headlined for such acts as The Reverend Horton Heat, The Ramones, Bad Brains, The Bouncing Souls, Dropkick Murphys, Fugazi, They Might Be Giants, the Skatalites and more. Regional fave ska band The Bullbuckers open at 10, and The Pietasters hit the stage at 11. No cover.
Thursday, May 30, 10 p.m.
Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Rehoboth Beach
Michael Glabicki is the lead singer and guitarist for Rusted Root, a band from Pittsburgh known for their unique fusion of acoustic, rock, world and other styles of music. No cover.
Friday, May 31, 10 p.m.
The Bernie Worrell Orchestra, Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Rehoboth Beach
Bernie Worrell Jr. is an American keyboardist best-known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads. He is a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. No cover.
Saturday, June 1, 10 p.m.
Bill Callahan, Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Rehoboth Beach
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bill Callahan began working in the lo-fi genre of underground rock and has released albums with Drag City and performed under the band name Smog. No cover.
Firefly Music Festival, Dover, Del.
The main event! We're super-proud to once again partner with Firefly on The Brewery. Several of our off-centered ales, including Firefly, will be available on draft, and our massive air-conditioned lounge will be live-streaming festival performances. Be there!