The exclusively female-fronted music festival, has seen its downtown Wilmington summertime crowds grow by more than double year after year. Now the festival will be partnering with The Grand Opera House for a second night of shows.
Thursday July 20th will be at The Lofts at 2nd & LOMA spanning from 2nd to 4th on Market St. and including 3rd street from Market to Shipley and the courtyard at Delaware Tech – Wilmington Campus. We are proud to announce a second day in partnership with The Grand Opera House, Wilmington DE on Friday July 21st. The 800 block of Market St. will have free live music at multiple locations including an outdoor stage, inside the Baby Grand, Chelsea Tavern, Ernest & Scott Taproom, and Brew Ha Ha.
July 20 Headliner: Larkin Poe
Larkin Poe is an American roots rock band from Atlanta, GA fronted by sisters Rebecca Lovell and Megan Lovell. Featuring strong southern harmonies, heavy electric guitar riffs, and slide guitar, they are often touted as “the little sisters of the Allman Brothers”. The band performed at the 2014 and 2016 Glastonbury Festival, and were voted “Best Discovery of Glastonbury 2014” by England’s The Observer.
July 21 Headliner: Nadjah Nicole
Nadjah Nicole from NBC’s Emmy Award winning TV show The Voice, is a Delaware native. She was recently introduced to 10 million viewers during her 10 week run on The Voice.
Nadjah has a soothing, soulful and melodic vocal style that compliments her soulful-pop music. Nadjah’s focus is on making an impact on the music scene, along with her band she performs original music as well as everyone’s favorites. Performances are a standard serving of soul music with a pop twist. Nadjah and her band cite various artists such as Erykah Badu, Esperanza Spalding, Corrine Bailey Rae, Jill Scott, Beyonce, and many others as their inspiration.
July 21 Headliner: June Divided
Philadelphia’s indie rock/pop outfit, June Divided, consists of Melissa Menago (guitar, keys, vocals), Chris Kissel (guitar), Keith Gill (drums), and Lenny Sasso (bass, synth). They have shared the stage with Twenty One Pilots, Rise Against, The Pretty Reckless, Walk The Moon, Tegan and Sara, and were seen on Warped Tour, MTVu and at SXSW.
For the full 2017 Ladybug Festival schedule head to InWilmingtonDE.com.
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