July 12, 2010 - 4:03pm
Forecastle ended with the joyful spectacle of a Flaming Lips show that featured songs of peace and love, grizzlies, balloons, and dancing girls. What more could you want?
Planted amongst the crush of photographers' by the stage and fearing electrocution as my feet tangled among the coiled cables, every now and then Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips would pop out to check the mikes and oversee the stage logistics, which is something I usually don't see performers do...
July 12, 2010 - 12:11pm
Washington D.C. rock and roll band don't let small Forecastle crowd keep them from covering the '90s and having fun.
Washington D.C. piano rockers Jukebox the Ghost aren’t unfamiliar with the Louisville area. The piano/guitar/drums trio has played the Vernon Club twice since June of last year, and though the crowd was small at their second stage Forecastle Festival time slot (overlapping main stage sets by Minus...
July 12, 2010 - 11:30am
News roundup for July 12, 2010
July 12, 2010 - 10:26am
The rock t-shirts were out in full force (without Cult Jam) Sunday afternoon at Forecastle Festival.
The guy with the face paint making his way through the huge crowd Saturday evening was nowhere to be seen Sunday afternoon at Forecastle
Festival. Instead, Frisbee throwers, corn hole tossers, and a guy dressed like
a banana helped make up the colorful crowd on a sunny and hot July day. And while...
July 12, 2010 - 12:32am
Dar Williams may only have performed eleven songs in her hour set on Sunday at Forecastle Festival 2010, but her stories and conversation gave the already vivid songs even more life.
The two massive disco balls which hung over the stage were so not Dar Williams. In place presumably for Sunday night's Flaming Lips grand finale to Forecastle Festival 2010, they just wouldn't work for Williams. (By the way, 90% of the disco balls in the US are made here in Louisville).