Forecastle Festival has enlisted some homegrown talent for its 2015 lineup. Louisville’s own My Morning Jacket will headline this year’s festival alongside Modest Mouse, Widespread Panic, and Sam Smith.
Cage the Elephant and Houndmouth, hailing from Kentucky and Indiana, respectively, added to the regional talent playing Forecastle. Other notable acts include Tweedy, The Tallest Man on Earth, Desaparecidos, First Aid Kit, Portugal. the Man, The Gaslight Anthem, Cold War Kids, Big K.R.I.T., Field Report, Speedy Ortiz, King Tuff, Diarrhea Planet, Twin Peaks, and White Reaper.
Also featured on the initial lineup are Shovels & Rope, The Word, Sturgill Simpson, San Fermin, iLoveMakonnen, The Lone Bellow, The Barr Brothers, People Under the Stairs, Alvvays, Milo Greene, Son Lux, JEFF the Brotherhood, Kiesza, Cherub, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, The SteelDrivers, and Fly Golden Eagle. See the full lineup at Festival Outlook.
Forecastle 2015 will also offer a Bourbon Lodge, regional craft beers, local food trucks, and craft vendors.
General admission and VIP passes go on sale Friday, January 30th at noon EST through the festival’s website.