July 29, 2012 - 7:57pm
My favorite act at Forecastle was surprisingly not a band, it was the circus!
I attended Forecastle Festival this past Saturday at Louisville's Waterfront Park. My husband and I originally went to see CAKE and then we had planned on leaving the park to go back home and feed our dogs and then return for Smashing Pumpkins. However, to our dismay, there was not reentry for...
July 21, 2010 - 6:43pm
Louisville’s Forecastle Festival has come a long way. Ten years ago it was 100 people hanging out listening to some local music. This year, it was 30,000 people listening to over 100 bands. Here’s a roundup of the best and worst of this year’s Forecastle Festival.
Louisville’s Forecastle Festival has come a long way. Ten years ago it was 100 people hanging out listening to some local music. This year, it was 30,000 people listening to over 100 bands. That’s a heck of a lot of progress for a grassroots festival.
On their 10th anniversary, here’s a roundup of...
July 12, 2010 - 11:04pm
Sunday at Forecastle Festival 2010, Sara Watkins showed off her virtuoso fiddle playing and emotive voice and proved she has a bright future with or without Nickel Creek.
If you are known for your acoustic, bluegrass-inspired country-folk, opening your set with a Fleetwood Mac song may seem odd. Not if you're Sara Watkins. The fiddle-playing third of NickeL Creek has recently stepped out on her own with a self-titled debut solo album released last year. Sunday at...
July 12, 2010 - 9:35pm
Minus the Bear kicked off the evening's Main Stage shows on the last evening of Forecastle Festival, offering steamy tunes to complement the weather.
Seattle-based indie rock band Minus the Bear got the evening started on the last day of Forecastle Festival on the Main Stage. I wasn't that familiar with the band before this show, but after a few technical issues were cleared up, and I finished getting pictures from the stage, I was able to sit...
July 12, 2010 - 5:52pm
A cool, breezy contrast to the day's heat and psychedelia, She & Him stepped up with retro style and sweet crooning on the Main Stage of Forecastle Festival 2010.