After teasing us for weeks with a pirate themed guessing game, the Forecastle Festival has finally decided to just flat out tell us who’s playing this July 17-19, 2015. Confirmed headliners include My Morning Jacket, Sam Smith, Widespread Panic, Modest Mouse, and Cage the Elephant.
Also on their way to Louisville, Kentucky:
Houndmouth / Tweedy The Tallest Man On Earth / Portugal. The Man Rl Grime / First Aid Kit / Desaparecidos Shovels & Rope / Big K.R.I.T. The Word (John Medeski, Robert Randolph, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Chris Chew) Cold War Kids / The Gaslight Anthem Sturgill Simpson / St. Paul & The Broken Bones Cherub / Ilovemakonnen / San Fermin / Kiesza Over The Rhine / The Lone Bellow People Under The Stairs / The Barr Brothers Alvvays / Milo Greene / The Steeldrivers Field Report / Speedy Ortiz / Son Lux Jeff The Brotherhood / King Tuff / Noah Gundersen Twin Peaks / Cathedrals / Fly Golden Eagle Diarrhea Planet / The Revivalists / Empires White Reaper / Broncho / Twin Limb Knox Hamilton / Parker Millsap
Weekend passes go on sale this Friday at noon EST. Ticket are going to be anywhere from $144.50 for a GA pass to $399.50 to go VIP. More details on the official website.
And here’s a super trippy lineup video: