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Forecastle Pre-Sale Announced

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on January 8, 2013

Forecastle Festival

July 12-14, 2013

Specially priced weekend passes available beginning January 11


LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival – one of the nation’s premier weekend music experiences – will offer a very limited number of specially priced weekend passes beginning Friday, January 11 at Noon EST exclusively through


The $100 ticket includes all applicable fees and service charges.


The 3-day event will take place July 12 – 14 at Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Full ticketing options, including VIP, travel packages and single day tickets as well as the festival lineup will be revealed in early 2013.


Forecastle is held at Louisville’s scenic, 85-acre Waterfront Park. Since 2002, the Festival has featured over 500 bands, 100 artists, and 150 environmental and outdoor recreational organizations. Previous musical guests include The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, Bassnectar, Wilco, The Flaming Lips, The Smashing Pumpkins, Widespread Panic, The Avett Brothers, Pretty Lights, Sleigh Bells, Spoon, DEVO, Band of Horses, She & Him, Big Boi, Girl Talk, A-Trak, Sleater-Kinney, Umphrey’s McGee and many more.


The 2013 event marks the third year of the partnership between The Forecastle Festival and AC Entertainment, one of the largest independent concert promoters in the country.


About The Forecastle Festival:

In a sea of change, the Forecastle Festival is a port-of-call where the world gathers to experience the best in Music, Art and Activism®. A celebration of sights, sounds and sustainability, Forecastle connects travelers North, South, East and West. Merging entertainment with education, Forecastle inspires a voyage of personal growth and global change.


Outside Magazine – “Top 15 Outdoor Festivals in the Country”

Spin Magazine – “Top 101 Things to do in America”

Rolling Stone – “Top 33 Festivals and Tours of 2012”


About AC Entertainment:

Founded in 1991, AC Entertainment presents, books and markets more than 750 events per year, including internationally renowned festivals such as Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Gentlemen of the Road, Moogfest and Big Ears. AC Entertainment is based in Knoxville, TN.



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The Forecastle Festival 2013 Dates Have Arrived!

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on November 19, 2012


The Forecastle Festival 2013 Dates Have Arrived!

Grab your calendars! Time to pencil in the dates for your yearly voyage to Louisville’s Waterfront Park!

Forecastle 2013 will take place July 12-14. Details on the festival lineup will be revealed in early 2013 and ticketing options will be available in the coming weeks.

Forecastle was met with rave reviews in 2012, which marked the festival’s 10th anniversary. More than 30,000 fans from 48 states and 7 countries enjoyed performances by more than 65 artists, including a magnificent Saturday headlining set by Louisville’s own My Morning Jacket, hailed as one of their most unique and energetic shows to date.

For 2013, the festival will continue to boast the hallmarks of Kentucky culture with an expanded Kentucky Bourbon Lodge, Louisville Village, and other experiences to highlight the best of the Bluegrass State.

Relive the magic of 2012 here including special, behind the scenes performances from Deer Tick, The Features, and Houndmouth!

Stay tuned to Facebook and Twitter for the latest news on everything Forecastle!


Rolling Stone – “Top 15 Festivals in the Country”
Spin Magazine – “Top 101 Things to do in America”
Outside Magazine – “Top 15 Outdoor Festivals in the Country”

The Forecastle Festival 2013 Dates Have Arrived!