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The Top 10 Moments of Firefly Music Festival 2013

on June 26, 2013, 12:14am
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Brittany Howard

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While Kendrick Lamar’s Saturday set just prior at The Lawn Stage more than quenched everyone’s hip-hop fix, it was Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes that stole the afternoon. Draped in a long blue dress, the frontwoman’s sweet Southern bellow gave the sticky crowd a second wind after enduring the 95-degree heat all day long. Bassist Zac Cockrell, meanwhile, looked like a trucker about to start his next shift dressed in baggy overalls and a white t-shirt. This taste of Muscle Shoals fit right in next to the backwoods surroundings and swampy atmosphere. Though it was “Hold On” that proved to be one of the highlights of the weekend, they did also manage to slip a new song into their all-too short set.

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