I’m not naive enough to think the three would be anywhere close to equal, but when art is one of the attractions of a festival I expected to see more than what I could get in a housewife’s Etsy shop.
If you thought the Forecastle Festival was just hand dyed cotton dresses and t-shirts made from recycled water bottles, check out the hipsters, lolitas, and people in random costumes we saw this weekend.
The Flaming Lips weren't the only band closing down Forecastle Festival 2010. Florida punks, Against Me!, made a strong showing on second stage to their enthusiastic fan base.
I found equal numbers of glass artists creating jewelry and selling pipes. Go ahead and guess what sold better.
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?
Washington D.C. rock and roll band don't let small Forecastle crowd keep them from covering the '90s and having fun.
News roundup for July 12, 2010
The rock t-shirts were out in full force (without Cult Jam) Sunday afternoon at Forecastle Festival.
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.
Forecastle's Speakeasy Cinema was silent every time I tried to visit. Better luck next year?
Free air conditioning is ironically the best possible advertisement for polluting my lungs.
Louisville.com takes you on a video tour of the Conciousness Carnival at this year's Forecastle Festival. It's like a kid's fair made of pure guilt.