The lineup for this year’s Forecastle Festival in Louisville was just announced, and might just be the event’s strongest year yet! With headliners The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident, The Avett Brothers, and The Flaming Lips, along with some of our favorites like Alabama Shakes, Purity Ring, Jim James, Animal Collective, The Joy Formidable, and Shovels & Rope, it looks like it’s going to be a busy festival season for everyone at No Country! Check out the full lineup below:
Forecastle Festival began in 2002, and has grown exponentially ever since. Past performers have included Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Smashing Pumpkins, Band of Horses, and Widespread Panic. The festival takes place at Louisville’s Waterfront Park, and attracts around 30,000 fans annually. The event will take place July 12-14 this year. Tickets for the fest go onsale Wednesday, March 6 at 12PM (eastern) and range from $125-$180, tiered similarly to Bonnaroo. Single day tickets, VIP options, and more are also available. Tickets and more information can be found right here. With a lineup this good, it’s sure to sell out fast, so don’t procrastinate on snagging your passes! We’ll see you in Louisville!