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Forecastle X: Interview with Rachel Grimes

Straight-up Louisville post-rock but with a dash of wooded folk and oft-haunting dual vocals, King’s Daughters and Sons are just one of two avenues for checking out the stylings of Rachel Grimes this weekend.’s Forecastle X preview coverage continues as Louisville-native Rachel Grimes speaks to the differences between solo and collaborative efforts, whether or not a city can have a “sound” and her favorite places to perform.

Wax Fang singer/songwriter/guitarist Scott Carney.

Forecastle X: Interview with Wax Fang’s Scott Carney

Wax Fang’s relatively angst-free, smile-on-your-face jams are exceedingly refreshing in an age dominated by either the stripped-down or overly digitized.’s Forecastle X preview coverage continues with singer/guitarist/songwriter Scott Carney speaking of “quadraphonic love affairs”, the power of the local music scene, forthcoming Wax Fang releases and much more.

Forecastle's first couple, JK McKnight and Holly Weyler.

Forecastle X: Holly Weyler talks of Local Love and Killer Jams continues its Forecastle X preview coverage today via an extended chat with ‘She-Captain of the boat’ Holly Weyler. Wearer of an untold number of hats, Weyler talks My Morning Jacket, the festival’s 10-year-long progression towards big-boy-pants territory, the art of sharing our hometown and other nautical nonsense.


Forecastle X Sets Sail with Monster Lineup

His band having just been announced as the festival headliners, the Louisville-native and decadently-bearded My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James joked of the this summer’s 10th annual Forecastle Music Festival a few weeks back that the theme would be, “Christmas in July”. And yet Christmas came even earlier than promised.


Bomb Drop: My Morning Jacket to Headline Forecastle Fest X

JK McKnight and partner Ashley Capps of AC Entertainment have announced Louisville rockers My Morning Jacket as the headliners for this summer’s 10th iteration of the Forecastle Music Festival, with a limited number of weekend passes on sale this Friday for $100. Full details after the jump.