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.
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.
Lightning 100 had a great 2012….for in-studio performances! We made a list of our some of our favorite performances from the year, click here to see the full list.
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive We gave 20 lucky fans the chance to see a private performance with Imagine Dragons before their sold out show at Cannery Ballroom. One of our listeners included lead singer, Dan Reynolds, younger brother who won tickets during the lunch request hour. Watch Imagine Dragons performs “Radioactive” live at Lightning 100. Click here to see the band perform their big single “It’s Time” live in our studio.
Alabama Shakes – Hold On Band of Horses used to wear the crown for biggest crowd at Live On the Green until Alabama Shakes performed in 2012. Check out Alabama Shakes performance “Hold On” at Live On the Green. Filmed and edited by Make It Pop
Passion Pit – Take A Walk Passion Pit performs in front of a few fans in Griffin Technology’s Pre-Show Live event at Marathon Music Works. The band was running late, so we had to cut out the interview. Michael Angelakos, lead singer of Passion Pit was a little offended by this. Check out this live version of “Take A Walk”. We’ve also recorded “Constant Conversations” and “Sleepyheads” at the show.
The Lumineers – Classy Girl
If you heard The Lumineers first on Lightning 100, you’ve got Wells Adams to thank for that. After a few weeks of playing “Ho Hey” during our music meetings, the song made it to the airwaves. Lightning 100 was one of the first stations in the country to play The Lumineers…..and now you hear them everywhere.
Walk The Moon – Anna Sun
The young up-and-coming band Walk the Moon stopped by the studio without their face paint. Check out their performance “Anna Sun” live at Lightning 100. We’ve also got a recording of “Tightrope” on our HD On-demand Page. Read more
The good ol’ boys from Old Crow Medicine Show stopped by the studio to play a few new tunes from their recently released album Carry Me Back. Old Crow Medicine Show was in the mood to debut 3 new tunes before the album release and Lightning 100 has the only videos! Click here to check out “Levi”, “Mississippi Saturday Night”, and “Ain’t It Enough”. The last time the guys visited the studio was in 2009! Click here to check out the videos from back then where the guys performed “Next Go Around”, “Mary’s Kitchen”, and “Alabama High Test”.
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JEFF The Brotherhood – Wood Ox (Hypnotic Nights, Infinity Cat/Warner Bros) Laetitia Sadier – Auscultation To The Nation (Silencio, Drag City) Passion Pit – Take A Walk (Gossamer, frenchkiss/Columbia) Pop Etc – Keep It For Your Own (Pop Etc, Rough Trade) Alberta Cross – Magnolia (Songs Of Patience, ATO) Sugar – If I Can’t Change Your Mind (Copper Blue expanded reissue, Merge) Old Crow Medicine Show – We Don’t Grow Tobacco (Carry Me Back, ATO) Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – That’s What’s Up (Here, Vagrant) Husky – Tidal Wave (Forever So, Sub Pop) Lawrence Arabia – The Listening Times (The Sparrow, Bella Union) Jimmy Cliff – One More (Rebirth, Universal) Rodriguez – Sugar Man (Searching For Sugar Man OST, LITA/Columbia Legacy) Michael Kiwanuka – I’m Getting Ready (Home Again, Communion/Polydor)
Eminem – Arcade Fire – Widespread Panic – The Black Keys
Buffalo Springfield feat Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale
My Morning Jacket – Ray LaMontagne – String Cheese Incident
Robert Plant & Band of Joy – Mumford & Sons – The Strokes
The Decemberists – Lil Wayne – Bassnectar – Iron & Wine – Girl Talk – Primus
Dr. John and The Original Meters performing Desitively Bonnaroo – Alison Krauss & Union Station Pretty Lights – Florence + the Machine – SuperJam with Dan Auerbach and Dr. John – Atomsphere Explosions In The Sky – Gogol Bordello – Beirut – Big Boi – Scissor Sisters – Gregg Allman Ratatat – Global Gypsy Punk Revue curated by Eugene Hütz – Robyn – Warren Haynes Band
Deerhunter – Opeth – STS9 – Old Crow Medicine Show – Bootsy Collins & the Funk University Wiz Khalifa – Matt & Kim – Grace Potter & The Nocturnals – Mavis Staples – Cold War Kids
The Del McCoury Band & the Preservation Hall Jazz Band – Wanda Jackson – The Walkmen
Justin Townes Earle – Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones – !!!
Jovanotti – Bruce Hornsby – Loretta Lynn – Neon Trees – The Drums – Sleigh Bells – Amos Lee
Best Coast – Dãm-Funk & Master Blazter – The Sword – Portugal. The Man- The Black Angels
School of Seven Bells – J. Cole – Nicole Atkins & the Black Sea – Wavves – Chiddy Bang – Junip
Freelance Whales – Deer Tick – Band of Skulls – Sharon Van Etten – Abigail Washburn
Omar Souleyman – Twin Shadow – Kylesa – Man Man – The Low Anthem – Alberta Cross
Railroad Earth – Jessica Lea Mayfield – Smith Westerns – The Head and the Heart – Karen Elson
Beats Antique – 22-20s – Phosphorescent – Clare Maguire – Hayes Carll
The 2011 event marks the 10th year for the legendary festival, which began in 2002 as a remarkable idea to serve a passionate yet underappreciated and overlooked fanbase, and ended up becoming the premier multi-day concert destination of the summer whose dynamic and eclectic programming paved the way for the age of the great American music festival.
Paul Simon Foo Fighters Widespread Panic
The Black Keys My Morning Jacket Flaming Lips
Cee Lo Green Primus Michael Franti & Spearhead
Pretty Lights Bassnectar Girl Talk Ween
Matisyahu Warren Haynes Band Umphrey’s McGee
Slightly Stoopid Drive-By Truckers Amos Lee
Old Crow Medicine Show G. Love & Special Sauce
Medeski, Martin & Wood Keller Williams Galactic
Xavier Rudd Minus the Bear
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Portugal. the Man Beats Antique
Dead Confederate Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights Easy Star All-Stars
Mariachi El Bronx Truth & Salvage Co Kristy Lee Civil Twilight
Rich Aucoin A Thousand Horses Jon Black
Cas Haley Roman Street
The one-of-a-kind music festival takes place May 20th – 22nd on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama – just minutes from the Florida border. Tickets go on-sale this Wednesday at 9 am CST. A confirmed lineup is listed below. More bands, amenities and activities will be announced in the coming weeks. The Hangout Music Festival debuted in 2010 and set itself apart from other festivals by featuring a blockbuster lineup of bands performing on stages located directly on the beach. Thousands of condominiums within walking distance add to the exceptional experience shared by music enthusiasts and beach lovers. This year, the festival is adding a fifth music stage under an air-conditioned tent and creating Hammock Beach, a replenishing salt-water lagoon where music fans will find shade, hammocks, and art installations. Another feature of Hammock Beach will be the Sky-bar tower, a structure built specifically for Hangout offering 360-degree views of the festival. For fans interested in taking their festival experience to the next level, VIP ticket holders are invited to take a dip in Hangout’s new resort style in-ground pool with views of the main stage (deck side bar service is included). Other new attractions include an extended kids’ area, family events, late night deejays, and shuttle service between stages.
Lightning 100 videos from Hangout Music Festival 2010