The Forecastle Festival in Louisville, KY have announced that LCD Soundsystem, Weezer and Odesza will headline this years festival July 14-16! Cage the Elephant, PJ Harvey, Run the Jewels, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, GRiZ + Dozens More Round Out First Wave of Artists.
Embarking on its 15th year, the Forecastle Festival will return in 2017 led by celebrated dance rock legends LCD Soundsystem, alt-rock royalty Weezer, and the infectious grooves of electro-pop duo Odesza. The three-day music celebration will take place July 14–16, 2017, at the award-winning Waterfront Park, situated on 85 acres of green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville.
Additional acts include Cage the Elephant, PJ Harvey, Run the Jewels, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, GRiZ, X Ambassadors, Vince Staples, NEEDTOBREATHE, Teddy Abrams & Friends, Conor Oberst and many more. A full list of confirmed artists from the initial lineup can be found below. A number of additional acts will be announced in early 2017.
Often referred to at the fourth headliner, bourbon will play a prominent role at the festival. The Forecastle Bourbon Lodge and Gonzo Bar will return with a full lineup of bourbon offerings from across the
General Admission weekend passes are available now at ForecastleFest.com and all Ticketmaster outlets with a limited quantity starting at $149.50 + fees. VIP weekend passes include front stage viewing areas, an air-conditioned lounge, branded merchandise, access to the Bourbon Lodge and more. New to 2017, Forecastle will offer a General Admission Plus option, featuring exclusive, air-conditioned lounge access, a private bar and special entrance lines to the festival. Payment plan options for all ticket types are available now. Full details can be found at ForecastleFest.com.
The Kentucky Landing will return and feature a variety of local craft beers, food trucks, businesses and a selection of non-profit organizations and craft vendors selling Kentucky-made goods.
Highlighted in Rolling Stone as “One of the Coolest Festivals in America” and acclaimed by Garden and Gun as the “Greatest Show for Earth,” the Forecastle Festival has evolved from a small community event into one of the country’s premier festival destinations.
The Forecastle experience presents Louisville’s rich culture through equal parts music, art and activism®. Beyond the first-class musical lineup, the event showcases the city’s burgeoning culinary and arts scene, Kentucky’s unique bourbon heritage and more. Sustainability and conservation initiatives are guided by the festival’s 501c3 non-profit organization, the Forecastle Foundation.
The Forecastle 2017 lineup includes:
LCD Soundsystem Weezer
Cage the Elephant PJ Harvey
Run the Jewels
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Teddy Abrams & Friends
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
Judah and the Lion
Waka Flocka Flame
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Ages and Ages
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