Category Archives: Forecastle Festival

Forecastle Festival announces day-by-day line-up

The Forecastle Festival will offer single-day tickets on Friday at noon EST. They say, “A limited number of single-day general admission tickets will be available for $74.50, and will increase to $84.50 once the initial allotment is gone. General admission weekend passes are currently available for $184.50, moving to $199.50 in the next and final […]

Outkast, Jack White, Beck, The Replacements, Slint, Nickel Creek headline Forecastle ‘14

Four reunions and two of popular music’s most vital and intriguing artists have been booked to headline this year’s Forecastle Festival at Waterfront Park between July 18 and 20. Outkast, Jack White, Beck, The Replacements, Slint and Nickel Creek are some of the biggest reasons for music fans to look forward to this year’s adventure. […]

Forecastle sighting: early ticket sale announced

Specially priced tickets to the 2014 Forecastle Festival will go on sale this Friday, December 13th, at noon, through their website. The fest is scheduled for July 18-20 at Waterfront Park. Early tickets will go for $119.50 plus “applicable fees and service charges”. Special weekend hotel rates are now available through the fest’s site, as […]

Forecastle 2013: Day Three

In which our protagonist completes his quest only to fall at the gates of Mordor, or, How I Learned to Ignore My Legs and Love the Drum. Forecastle 2013, day the third. Running late due to last night’s inability to write day two’s thoughts, I get onto the grounds 10 minutes into Bombino’s set. And […]

Forecastle 2013: Day Two

Let’s pop a couple more Aleve for the aching feet as we slide in just before show time for Day Two of Forecastle 2013, procure my frozen cappuccino from the Heine trailer (redundant?) and catch just a few minutes of the pleasant but not earth-shattering Sarah Jarosz. It’s a good, mellow way to start the […]

Forecastle 2013: Day One

“9% of the world’s bourbon comes from Kentucky. The other 5% is, well, counterfeit. Don’t trust it.” Thus began Forecastle 2013 with remarks from Mayor Greg Fischer, inside the air-conditioned beauty that is the Bourbon Lounge, home of dozens of brands and flavors and, as importantly, air-conditioned and limited access bathrooms .(This is a three-day […]

Forecastle Fest begins with a press conference

Forecastle founder JK McKnight and AC Entertainment president Ashley Capps spoke in the Bourbon Lounge at the opening press conference. Mayor Greg Fischer also spoke, and Roadkill Ghost Choir played an intimate set. Plus, bourbon. Photos by Cary Stemle.

Animal Collective cancels Forecastle Festival set

Animal Collective is the second band to cancel their Forecastle Festival appearance this week, after Churchill (the latter having been replaced by the Secret Sisters). Sayeth the THE FORECASTLE FESTIVAL: “Unfortunate news from the Animal Collective camp. Hoping that all is well, and while we’re sad they can’t join us this year, we hope to […]

Forecastle parties galore

The Forecastle Foundation will host a benefit at the Monkey Wrench on Saturday, June 1 at 9 p.m. with proceeds benefiting conservation projects. DJs Matt Anthony, Michael Tackett and Eric McCauley will spin at the $5 event. Drink specials, including $4 Four Roses You-Call-It, and $5 Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, will see $1 from each […]

Forecastle Festival unveils schedule

Follow this link to set your own schedule for the 2013 Forecastle Festival.