The Forecastle Festival is a three-day music, art, and environmental activism festival held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, since 2002. The festival originated as a small gathering of local musicians in Louisville’s Tyler Park, and steadily grew into a national attraction that now includes major touring acts, national art collectives, outdoor industry partners, prominent speakers, and more.
Forecastle was selected in 2012 as one of Rolling Stone’s “Coolest Festivals” and has an annual attendance of over 75,000 fans at Louisville Waterfront Park. In 2014, the festival attracted attendees from 49 states, 2,192 cities, and 7 countries.
Past headliners include The Black Keys, Jack White, Sam Smith, Outkast, Beck, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic and more.