Forecastle 2016 Lineup Additions

By on January 27, 2016

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January 25,  2016

FORECASTLE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 LINEUP ADDITIONS

Over a Dozen Acts Join The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Ryan Adams, Death Cab for Cutie and More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival has added over a dozen acts to its three-day music celebration, including electro-funk duo Ghostland Observatory, Dan Auerbach-fronted The Arcs, Americana genre benders Pokey LaFarge, beatmaster Baauer and more. Now in its 14th year, Forecastle Festival will take place July 15–17, 2016, at Louisville’s Waterfront Park.

Of note, Teddy Abrams, Music Director for the Louisville Orchestra, joins the lineup and will curate a special Louisville-centric showcase with artist collaborations, orchestral arrangements and more. The youngest music director in the orchestra’s 78-year history, Abrams has received international acclaim as both as a composer and director, and a champion for making symphonic music accessible to the masses.

Other additions include Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Hudson Mohawke, Alunageorge, Tourist, Heartless Bastards, Patrick Watson, Sarah Jarosz, Banners, Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear, River Tiber, Seratones, Black Pistol Fire, Joan Shelley, Future Thieves, and Myzica. The full festival lineup can be found below.

Weekend passes are currently on sale through ForecastleFest.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. VIP experiences and payment plan options are also now available. Full details can be found atForecastleFest.com.

Late-night programming, the daily schedule of artists, and single day tickets will be available in the coming months. For the latest news and updates from Forecastle Festival, fans can visit ForecastleFest.com, FacebookTwitterInstagram, and sign up for the Forecastle newsletter.

The Forecastle 2016 lineup includes (lineup additions appear in bold):

The Avett Brothers
Alabama Shakes
Death Cab For Cutie
Ryan Adams
Walk The Moon
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Grouplove
Brandi Carlile
Gary Clark Jr.
Glass Animals
Big Gigantic
Ghostland Observatory
The Arcs

Dr. Dog
Blackberry Smoke
Sylvan Esso
Moon Taxi
Danny Brown
Phosphorescent
Shakey Graves
Washed Out
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
Pokey LaFarge
Baauer

Femi Kuti & Positive Force
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Hudson Mohawke
AlunaGeorge

White Denim
Tourist
Heartless Bastards
Patrick Watson
Teddy Abrams and Friends

Bully
Speedy Ortiz
Sarah Jarosz
Caveman
All Them Witches
Liz Vice
Anderson East
Wild Child
Banners
Nothing
Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear
Steve Gunn
The Suffers
Alex G
Saintseneca
Los Colognes
Jazz Cartier
River Tiber
Seratones
Black Pistol Fire
Joan Shelley

1200
Future Thieves
Myzica

 

About AC Entertainment:
AC Entertainment is recognized as one of the foremost independent promoters in the United States. Founded in 1991 by Ashley Capps, the company books, markets and presents more than 1,000 events per year. In addition to the Forecastle Festival, AC Entertainment is the force behind internationally renowned events including Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival®, Big Ears Festival, and Sloss Music and Arts Festival. For more information on AC Entertainment, visit ACEntertainment.com.

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