Louisville, United States

12 - 14 July 2019

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    Forecastle Nik Moran
    Forecastle Derek Garrison
    Forecastle Staci Seber
    Forecastle Lauren Ev
    Forecastle Christian A Nash
    Forecastle Joseph Tyrone Reed
    Forecastle Lauren Budnick Drinker
    Forecastle Paige Cassidy
    Forecastle Mya Zaplitny
    Forecastle Parker King
    Forecastle Kurt Brommer
    Forecastle Андрей Берн

    About this festival

    Founded in 2002 by Capt. JK McKnight and an ambitious deck crew of young volunteers, The Forecastle Festival has grown from a small community gathering into a major national festival, attracting 75,000 travelers annually. The event has received numerous accolades, like being named one of the "coolest festivals in America" by Rolling Stone and among the "Top 101 Things to do in America" by SPIN Magazine, but it's more than that.

    In nautical terms, a Forecastle is a superstructure at the bow of a ship where the crew is housed. Hard at work in the unruly sea, it’s a place workers gather after a long day to unwind. A place where the people come together, for one whale of a good time.

    As Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips put it after his 2010 performance, “I hope Forecastle lasts 100 years. We’ll play as many as we can.”

    Lineup 2019


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