Forecastle Fest Announces 2014 Lineup

logoThe Forecastle Festival returns this summer led by hip hop royalty, Outkast; 21st-century rocker Jack White and alt-rock renaissance man, Beck. The three-day music celebration, now in its 12th year, will take place July 18-20, 2014, at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River, framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville.


The Replacements, Ray Lamontagne, Band of Horses, Spoon, Nickel Creek, Dwight Yoakam, Twenty One Pilots, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Local Natives and Gary Clark Jr., plus more than 40 others round out the lineup. Louisville-based post-rock outfit, Slint, will also reunite for their first hometown show in nearly 10 years. A full list of confirmed acts can be found below.


A limited number of weekend passes go on sale this Friday, March 7 at noon EST at, and all Ticketmaster outlets. Weekend passes start at $144.50 plus applicable service fees. VIP experiences, travel packages and payment-plan options will also be available. Full details are available at


The Bourbon Lodge, Forecastle’s slice of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, will return in 2014 with a full lineup of bourbon offerings, bourbon education, a bourbon-inspired culinary experience and much more. Fans of bourbon will have the option to purchase advanced Bourbon Lodge memberships with their weekend pass through Ticketmaster.


A full list of activities will be announced soon, including the Kentucky Landing, a new feature which will offer a variety of craft beer breweries, local food trucks and a selection of non-profit organizations and craft vendors selling Kentucky-made goods.



The confirmed Forecastle 2014 lineup includes:



Jack White




The Replacements


Ray Lamontagne


Band of Horses




Nickel Creek


Dwight Yoakam


Twenty One Pilots


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings


Local Natives


Gary Clark Jr.


Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit


Jenny Lewis


Trampled By Turtles


Lord Huron




JJ Grey & Mofro


Action Bronson






Against Me!


Sun Kil Moon


Sharon Van Etten


The Black Lips


St. Lucia


Brett Dennen






Nightmares On Wax (live)


Charli XCX


Claude VonStroke


Spanish Gold


Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors


The Soul Rebels


Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks






Chrome Sparks


Hayes Carll


Willie Watson


Foy Vance


Hurray For the Riff Raff


The Districts


Benjamin Booker






Old Baby


Blue Sky Black Death




Mount Moriah




The Weeks


JaLin Roze


Young & Sick


Jill Andrews


The Wans


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