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 12/17/12

Mondays from 9-10pm CST on WRLT/Lightning 100, Nashville’s Independent Radio
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Divine Fits – Would That Not Be Nice (A Thing Called Divine Fits, Merge)
Django Django – Default (Django Django, Ribbon Music)
The Walkmen – Song For Leigh (Heaven, Fat Possum)
My Morning Jacket w/ Brittany Howard – It Makes No Difference (RSD Black Friday EP, ATO)
Jessie Baylin – Holiday (Little Spark, Blonderat/Thirty Tigers)
Kelly Hogan – We Can’t Have Nice Things (I Like To Keep Myself In Pain, Anti-)
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale – The Train That Carried My Girl From Town (Buddy & Jim, New West)
Jim White – What Rocks Will Never Know (Where It Hits You, YepRoc)
Dr. John – Eleggua (Locked Down, Nonesuch)
Jimmy Cliff – One More (Rebirth, Sunpower/Universal)
Best Coast – The Only Place (The Only Place, Mexican Summer)
Dum Dum Girls – Season In Hell (End Of Daze, Sub Pop)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects (Funky 45, Daptone Records)
Irma Thomas & Preservation Hall Jazz Band – May Ev’ry Day Be Christmas (Holidays Rule, Hear Music)

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