As the weekend came to a sobering and screeching halt, so did the close of Forecastle. After a weekend full of drinking in the sun and listening to live music, a fan looks back.
Coming from a this one man band/DJ/whatever you'd like to call this guy, Bassnectar was the unexpected part headliner that blew both my socks and The Smashing Pumpkins off the stage.
Though the two days I hit Forecastle were great, the surge of hippies that engulfed the stage was greater. Good times hanging out with the stench of body odor and live music.
I want to like Devo. I really do. I remember I need to whip it, whip it good. Stephen Colbert taught me it’s time to trade in my red pyramid hat for a blue one. I’m even intrigued by the fact that they based their entire new album on market research. That could be good. Or at least interesting. Or not.
Forecastle Festival's taking over the riverfront and downtown. Why not head to Old Louisville instead for free Shakespeare shows this weekend
Ready for three days of music, art and activism? We’ve got your guide to where to park, what to bring, who’s going on when—and more.
Improvisation is the name of the game with this Toronto band.
Here's your chance to see all your favorite and soon-to-be-favorite local bands on one stage at Forecastle. Bluegrass Catastrophe pulls them all together. Headliners include Paul K. and the Weathermen, Arnett Hollow, The Ravenna Colt, The Pass and more.
Velocity questions Louisville's attractiveness - maybe Forecastle is the answer?
With the music, art, and activism invasion just a couple of months away, things are kicking in to high gear. See the full lineup here.
Forecastle Festival gets great buzz online and in the music community and there is a reason why. The headliners were previously announced and now they've added more bands with names you'd probably know.
The Forecastle Festival was a big deal already, but organizers have opened a new chapter of the history of the event and are bringing in some major heavyweights.
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