The Killers, Anderson.Paak and The Avett Brothers top a star-studded Forecastle lineup

By Matt Wickstrom

The Killers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Killers, The Avett Brothers and Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals – a 2019 Grammy winner for Best Rap Performance – top a diverse lineup for the 2019 edition of Forecastle Festival, to be held from July 12-14 at Louisville’s Waterfront Park.

Produced by AC Entertainment, Forecastle also boasts a stellar lineup of Kentucky grown artists led by rising country star Tyler Childers, Bendigo Fletcher, Carly Johnson, GRLwood and Boa. Louisville Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams once again returns to the Forecastle stage as well, bringing with him several friends and special guests for his performance.

Rounding out the festival lineup are Portugal. The Man, Judah & The Lion, Maggie Rogers, Highly Suspect, Chromeo, Jungle, Lucius, Playboi Carti, Midland, Moon Taxi, Nelly, Chvrches, First Aid Kit, Andrew Bird, Dawes, Anderson East, Lettuce, Denzel Curry, Mt. Joy, Whethan, Yungblud, Noname, Shakehips, The Midnight, Hop Along, Lauv, Big Wild, Calpurnia, Chelsea Cutler, PJ Morton, Caamp, The Band Camino, Leikeli47, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Sunflower Bean, Ruen Brothers, Julia Jacklin, Waax, The Artisanals, Spazz Cardigan, Penny & Sparrow, Israel Nash, The Marias, Bblasian, Erin Rae and Evan Giia.

General admission tickets, weekend passes, VIP passes, Yacht Club and Bourbon Lodge memberships will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. For more information visit


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