Embarking on its 18th year at sea, the Forecastle Festival will return this July 17-19, 2020, featuring iconic acoustic rocker Jack Johnson; 2020 Grammy-winning Kentucky natives Cage The Elephant; and pop rock sensation The 1975.
Additional music acts include Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Grace Potter, Jack Harlow, Third Eye Blind, Umphrey’s McGee and many more. A full list of confirmed artists from the 2020 lineup can be found below.
Stay onboard long after the festival lights go down with Forecastle Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville, presented by Against the Grain and Four Roses Bourbon.
Grammy-nominated duo Chromeo will host a DJ set aboard the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 12, bringing together funk, R&B and modern pop to produce high-powered beats sure to make you dance long into the night. Read more
Embarking on its 17th year, the Forecastle Festival will return this July 12-14, 2019, including one of the most iconic alt-rock bands of the past decade, The Killers; high-energy folk rockers, The Avett Brothers; and 2019 Grammy-winning hip-hop, funk and soul performers Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals. Read more
Forecastle, the annual summer music festival set at Louisville’s scenic Waterfront Park, will reveal its 2019 lineup on Monday, February 11 with tickets available starting Wednesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Read more
Forecastle is spreading holiday cheer to festival goers with pre-sale priced tickets – including access to new festival perks – starting on Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m.
A limited allotment of General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP weekend passes will be available starting at $144.50 + fees via ForecastleFest.com. New this year, the pre-sale will include an enhanced layaway plan that offers ticket buyers the opportunity to purchase weekend passes for less than $38 down, with the remainder paid in installments. Read more
Forecastle’s acclaimed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, The Forecastle Bourbon LodgeTM, will return in 2018 with a unique lineup of offerings, education and entertainment.
Set to take place July 13-15, 2018 at Waterfront Park, Forecastle will feature a diverse collection of Kentucky Bourbon Trail brands, offering dozens of selections within the Forecastle Bourbon Lodge experience, including Four Roses, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Coopers’ Craft, Bulleit, Blade and Bow, Larceny, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Basil Hayden’s, Maker’s Mark, Michter’s and Wild Turkey. The full list of selections can be found at ForecastleFest.com. Read more
The Forecastle Festival, led by Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and Modest Mouse, will offer General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP single day tickets beginning Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The three-day music celebration, embarking on its 16th year at sea, will take place July 13-15, 2018 at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville, Ky. Read more
Embarking on its 16th year at sea, the Forecastle Festival will return this July 13-15, 2018, led by Grammy-winning and nominated artists, including Southern rocker and Kentucky native Chris Stapleton, prismatic indie rockers Arcade Fire and alt-rock icons Modest Mouse. Read more
Stay onboard long after the festival lights go down with Forecastle Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville presented by Rhinegeist and powered by Do502.
Yacht Rock Revue™ will take over the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 14. Known as the Greatest Show on Surf, this nautical-themed group will feel right at home on the Ohio River, taking their act to the high seas with epic (spot-on) covers of classics by Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, and so much more. Read more
The Forecastle Festival, led by LCD Soundsystem, Weezer, Odesza, Sturgill Simpson and Cage the Elephant, will offer General Admission, General Admission Plus and VIP single day tickets beginning Friday, March 31 at 10:00am EDT. The three-day music celebration, celebrating its 15th year at sea, will take place July 14-16, 2017, at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville.