The Black Keys, String Cheese Incident on board for Forecastle Festival

The Black Keys, String Cheese Incident and The Avett Brothers are among the acts slated to helm the 12th annual Forecastle Festival this summer.

The Black Keys, String Cheese Incident and The Avett Brothers are among the acts slated to helm the 12th annual Forecastle Festival this summer.

For three days in mid-July (7/12-7/14), nearly four dozen acts will take over Louisville, KY's 85-acre Waterfront Park. The Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes, Jim James, Young the Giant, Big Boi and Grace Potter & the Nocturnals are some of the outfits on the summer schedule.

Three-day passes are on sale now at the festival website, while single-day tickets will go on sale at a later date.

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Late-night shows will also take place at the nearby historic Belle of Louisville steamboat, as well as the Paramount Theater, which will host String Cheese Incident July 13. More information about those events is available at the event's website.

The full lineup:
The Black Keys
String Cheese Incident
The Avett Brothers
The Flaming Lips
Alabama Shakes
Jim James
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
Animal Collective
Old Crow Medicine Show
The Forecastle Incident
Young the Giant
Big Boi
Matt & Kim
Sharon Jones
Purity Ring
The Joy Formidable
Datsik
Dawes
Griz
Kurt Vile & The Violators
Toro Y Moi
Bob Mould Band
El-P & Killer Mike
Baauer
Bombino
Rubblebucket
Moon Taxi
Freakwater
Foxygen
Greensky Bluegrass
Tift Merritt
Tokimonsta
Shovels & Rope
Wild Belle
The Pimps of Joytime
Night Beds
MMDR
Churchill
Ryan Hemsworth
Salva
Alasdair Roberts & Friends
Mona
The 23 String Band
The Wheeler Brothers
A Lion Named Roar
The Pass

 

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