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.
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!
Mondays from 9-10pm CST on WRLT/Lightning 100, Nashville’s Independent Radio
Indie Underground Hour 9-17-12
Grizzly Bear – Yet Again (Shields, Warp)
David Byrne/St Vincent – The One Who Broke Your Heart (Love This Giant, 4AD)
Ben Folds Five – Michael Praytor, Five Years Later (The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, ImaVeePee)
Bright Little Field – Achin’ To Be (Treatment Bound, Bar/None)
Band Of Horses – How To Live (Mirage Rock, Columbia)
Patterson Hood – Leaving Time (Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance, ATO)
Bob Dylan – Pay In Blood (Tempest, Columbia)
The Avett Brothers – I Never Knew You (The Carpenter, American Recordings)
The xx – Chained (Coexist, Young Turks)
Purity Ring – Lofticries (Shrines, 4AD)
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Get Your Pants Off (Meat & Bone, Mom+Pop)
ZZ Top – Chartreuse (La Futura, American Recordings)
Tim Maia – Que Beleza (Nobody Can Live: World Psychedelic Classics 4, Luaka Bop)