Forecastle Festival

Expect to see this kind of crowd on the Waterfront this weekend for Forecastle

LOUISVILLEKY’s The WEEK: Ahoy! It’s Forecastle Weekend

I got a chance to hobnob at the Forecastle Festival’s pre-opening night party at a really unique venue — it’s called LaLa Land, an old house on Lexington Road near those train trestles. It’s listed on Google as a recording studio, and there was plenty of interesting old equipment in there. And it was a great spot to say hello to Rusty Satellite Show friends Chaz Rough, J.K and Holly Weyler McKnight and Gill Holland. Be sure to check out Rusty guest Jecorey “1200” Arthur as the opening act today at 3, and the Avett Brothers are today’s headliners. Honestly, I’m…


Forecastle is almost here LouisvilleKY

Photos from Forecastle Festival’s Facebook page Louisville, KY., – There are just two days to go before Forecastle Festival takes over Louisville’s Waterfront Park. To get you in the mood, the folks at Forecastle have sent out a list of the top 10 things you can’t miss: #1: Bourbon Lodge + Bourbon, Bourbon, Bourbon! There’s lots to enjoy at the Bourbon Lodge, but this year’s Lodge features some exciting new amenities! Enjoy selections from all of your favorite brands at the new flight bar presented by Liquor Barn, and this year, Local chef Jason Brauner of Louisville’s ownBourbons Bistro will be creating a unique, rotating menu…


LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival releases daily schedule

  AVETT BROTHERS, ALABAMA SHAKES, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, RYAN ADAMS AND MANY MORE TO PLAY JULY 15 – 17   LOUISVILLE, KY (June 7, 2016)– Returning this summer, The Forecastle Festival, led by The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie and Ryan Adams, has released its daily schedule, available at Links to the daily schedule are provided below. Gates will open on Friday at 2 p.m. and Saturdayand Sunday at noon. General admission and VIP weekend passes and daily tickets are on sale now. All festival tickets are available at, and all Ticketmaster outlets….


Louisville Ky’s Forecastle Festival announces late night shows

HEADLINING ACTS HOSTED AT HEADLINERS MUSIC HALL AND THE HISTORIC BELLE OF LOUISVILLE INCLUDE RJD2, ROBERT DELONG, DR. DOG AND 23 STRING BAND TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 29 AT NOON ET PRODUCED BY AC ENTERTAINMENT AND PRODUCTION SIMPLE LOUISVILLE, KY (April 26, 2016) – The Forecastle Festival will host a wide array of separately ticketed late-night shows on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16, 2016. The intimate, after-hours events will take place at Headliners Music Hall and the historic, 100-year-old Belle of Louisville steamboat. Headliners Music Hall plays host to dance-pop provocateur and one-man band Robert DeLong on Friday, July…


Louisville Ky’s Forecastle Festival announces new lineup additions

Over a Dozen Acts Join The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Ryan Adams, Death Cab for Cutie and More LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival has added over a dozen acts to its three-day music celebration, including electro-funk duo Ghostland Observatory, Dan Auerbach-fronted The Arcs, Americana genre benders Pokey LaFarge, beatmaster Baauer and more. Now in its 14th year, Forecastle Festival will take place July 15–17, 2016, at Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Of note, Teddy Abrams, Music Director for the Louisville Orchestra, joins the lineup and will curate a special Louisville-centric showcase with artist collaborations, orchestral arrangements and more. The youngest music director in the orchestra’s 78-year history, Abrams…


It’s never to early to plan for Louisville Ky’s Forecastle Festival

Forecastle Festival to be held July 15 – 17, 2016 at Waterfront Park Limited number of specially priced weekend passes available Friday, December 4 at Noon EST LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival, celebrating the best in music, art and environmental activism, returns to Louisville’s Waterfront Park July 15 – 17, 2016. The festival, now in its 14th year, will host a special holiday presale beginning Friday, December 4 at noon ESTthrough A limited number of general admission weekend passes will be available for $129.50 plus applicable fees. The presale will also offer VIP weekend passes for $399.50 plus fees,…

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Forecastle Festival to Offset Carbon Emissions with Clean Energy

Louisville, Ky., — It takes tens of thousands of kWh of electricity to make Forecastle Festival rock and roll each year on the Louisville Waterfront. And this year, a new partnership will ensure the festival’s carbon footprint is smaller than ever. Forecastle Festival will now run on 100 percent pollution-free electricity through a partnership with national Clean Energy provider Arcadia Power. New this year, Forecastle Festival will ensure that for every kWh of electricity used, a kWh is produced and put on the grid by a pollution-free, renewable source – like wind or solar. “Forecastle Festival was built on the…

Forecastle: Lineup Additions, Tickets on Sale April 10

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival rounds out the lineup for its 2015 event with the additions of critically acclaimed Philly rockers The War on Drugs, blues-infused singer-songwriter ZZ Ward, genre-bending experimentalist Robert DeLong, and punk-rockers-turned-Latin-balladeers Mariachi El Bronx, who join Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic, Modest Mouse and more than 50 acts. The three-day music celebration, now in its 13th year, will take place July 17–19, 2015, at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville. The festival also welcomes Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Chris Stapleton, Lower Dens,Lizzo, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Dr. Dundiff & Friends, and Fat Tony to…