Louisville’s own Forecastle Festival, celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year, has added more than a dozen acts to its three-day music, art and activism celebration, including Kentucky’s own Sturgill Simpson, electro-dream pop duo Phantogram, indie art veterans Spoon, and many more.
“The 15-year anniversary of Forecastle reflects the eclectic, innovative and stimulating spirit that has propelled us forward since our humble beginnings in Louisville’s Olmsted Parks,” said Forecastle Founder and Captain JK McKnight. “It’s a party with a purpose: a unique cross section of culture and activism, coupled with the most interesting, impactful artists you’ll find anywhere in the country.”
General Admission weekend passes are available at ForecastleFest.com and all Ticketmaster outlets, with a limited quantity remaining at $149.50 + fees. VIP weekend passes, including front stage viewing areas, an air-conditioned lounge, branded merchandise, access to the Bourbon Lodge and more, and General Admission Plus weekend passes, with exclusive air-conditioned lounge access, a private bar and special entrance lines to the festival, are also available along with Payment Plan options for all weekend pass types. Full details can be found at ForecastleFest.com.
We had the honor of covering Forecastle 2016, and it blew our minds! In keeping with tradition, this year’s lineup is nothing less than stellar, and also includes Eo8 faves like Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Conor Oberst, Twin Limb, Rayland Baxter, JD McPherson, Chicano Batman, Lucy Dacus, Mandolin Orange, Big Thief, Quiet Hollers, and *repeat repeat. Don’t miss it!