Forecastle Festival 2013 Lineup


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LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival is excited to announce the initial lineup for its 11th annual three-day music celebration, featuring Grammy Award winners The Black Keys, alongside The String Cheese Incident and the Avett Brothers leading the festival’s rich, eclectic offerings. The event will again take place July 12 – 14, 2013 at Louisville’s scenic, award-winning Waterfront Park.

The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident
The Avett Brothers The Flaming Lips
Alabama Shakes
Jim James
Animal Collective
Old Crow Medicine Show
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, The Forecastle Incident (with special guests), Young the Giant, Big Boi, Matt & Kim, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Purity Ring, The Joy Formidable, Datsik, Dawes, Griz,Kurt Vile & The Violators, Toro y Moi, Bob Mould Band, El-P & Killer Mike, Baauer, Bombino, Moon Taxi, Freakwater, Foxygen, Greensky Bluegrass, Wild Belle, Tift Merritt, TOKiMONSTA, Shovels & Rope, Salva, Night Beds, MNDR, Churchill, Ryan Hemsworth, Rubblebucket, Alasdair Roberts & Friends, Mona, The 23 String Band, Wheeler Brothers, A Lion Named Roar, and The Pass.

Tickets for this year’s festival go on sale this Wednesday, March 6th at Noon EST on Forecastle.com. Purchase tickets in full, or opt for one of our special payment plans, available for both General Admission or VIP tickets.

Highlighted in Rolling Stone as a top event in 2012, and acclaimed by Outside as one of the “Top 15 Outdoor Festivals in the USA,” the Forecastle Festival has evolved into one of the country’s premier festival destinations. The event offers an immersive experience that’s distinctly Louisville- beyond the first-class musical lineup—highlighting the region’s burgeoning culinary and arts scene, Kentucky’s unique bourbon heritage and more. The festival continues to emphasize sustainability practices and conservation initiatives, highlighted through the festival’s non-profit organization, the Forecastle Foundation.

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Indie Underground Playlist for 2-18-13

Indie Underground Hour 2-18-13
    
Frightened Rabbit
– Backyard Skulls (Pedestrian Verse, Atlantic)
Jenny O – Good Love (Automechanic, Holy Trinity/Thirty Tigers)
Dawes – From A Window Seat (Stories Don’t End, Hub Records)
Atlas Genius – Trojans (When It Was Now, Warner Bros)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street (Push The Sky Away, Bad Seed Ltd)
Widowspeak – The Dark Age (Almanac, Captured Tracks)
Jim James – Know Til Now (Regions Of Light & Sound Of God, Removador/ATO)
Foals – My Number (Holy Fire, Warner Bros)
My Bloody Valentine – New You (MBV, self-released)
Beach Fossils – In Vertigo (Clash The Truth, Captured Tracks)
D. Watusi – Little Heller (Dark Party, Nashville’s Dead Records)

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2013 lineup announcement

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Paul McCartney, Mumford and Sons, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Billy Idol,  Passion Pit, Of Monsters and Men, Trombone Shorty, 21 Pilots, Pretty Lights, Wilco, The XX, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, David Burn and St. Vincent, Jim James, The Sheepdogs, Walk the Moon, Lord Huron, Deep Valley, Japaniods, Grizzly Bears, Foals, Portugal the Man, Walk the Moon, Wolfgang Gartner, The Stepkids, Warren Haynes with Gov’t Mule, Beach House, Gaslight Anthem, Local Natives, The National, The Vaccines, Holy Ghost, Death Grips, Dwight Yoakam, R. Kelly, Cat Power, Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros, Milo Greene, Alt-J, ZZ Top, Boy Noise, Purity Ring, Matt and Kim, Animal Collective, Him, Future Birds, Wu-Tang Clan, Bjork……and Weird Al Yankovic

You’ve all been waiting, now here it is… the official lineup for Bonnaroo, happening June 13-16 in Nashville’s own backyard. Can you believe the lineup?

Tickets go on sale this Saturday (2/23) at noon EST. For the complete lineup and ticket information, click here.

Full Lineup posted below!

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Indie Underground Playlist for 2-11-13

Thanks to Justin from Lightning 100, who held down the Indie Underground fort this week so I could focus on getting Grimey’s Too put together. Here’s his playlist:

Indie Underground Hour 2-11-13

Jim James – State of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.) – Regions of Light & Sound of God
Postal Service – A Tattered Line of String – Give Up (Deluxe Edition)
Kishi Bashi – Manchester – Room For Dream
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Let The Day Begin – Specter @ The Feast
River City Extension – Standing Outside A Southern Riot – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger
41st and Home – Hummingbird – Raised By Wolves
Local Natives – Columbia – Hummingbird
People Get Ready – Three Strangers – People Get Ready
Sir Sly – Ghost – (Single)
Lower Dens – Brains – Nootropics
Hey Marseilles – Bright Stars Burning – Lines We Trace
Daughter – Candles – His Young Heart E.P.

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Indie Underground Hour – Monday February 11th

Here’s The Playlist For The Indie Underground Hour I Hosted…

Jim James – State of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.) – Regions of Light & Sound of God
Postal Service – A Tattered Line of String – Give Up (Deluxe Edition) (April 9th)
Kishi Bashi – Manchester – Room For Dream
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Let The Day Begin – Specter @ The Feast (March 19th)
River City Extension – Standing Outside A Southern Riot – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger
41st and Home – Hummingbird – Raised By Wolves
Local Natives – Columbia – Hummingbird
People Get Ready – Three Strangers – People Get Ready
Sir Sly – Ghost – (Single)
Lower Dens – Brains – Nootropics
Hey Marseilles – Bright Stars Burning – Lines We Trace (March 5th) (High Watt on March 23rd)
Daughter – Candles – His Young Heart E.P.

Had a blast and really hope you guys enjoyed it!

Justin Hammel

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Jim James…

Such a cool performance on Jimmy Fallon… Check it!

Jim James – A New Life

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Indie Underground Playlist for 2-4-13

Indie Underground Hour 2-04-13

Jim James – Of The Mother Again (Regions of Light & Sound of God, Removador)
Matt Pond – Love To Get Used (The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand, BMG)
Adam Green & Binky Shapiro – Just To Make Me Feel Good (S/T, Rounder)
Widowspeak – Dyed In The Wool (Almanac, Captured Tracks)
Night Beds – Ramona (Country Sleep, Dead Oceans)
The Cave Singers – Have To Pretend (Naomi, Jagjaguwar)
Leagues – Mind Games (You Belong Here, Bufalotone)
Toro Y Moi – Never Matter (Anything In Return, Carpark Records)
Yo La Tengo – Is That Enough (Fade, Matador)
Marcos Valle – Ele E Ela (Marcos Valle, Light In The Attic)
Foxygen – Shuggie (We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, Jagjaguwar)
Eels – New Alphabet (Wonderful Glorious, Vagrant)
The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Avalon (The Jazz Age, BMG)

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