Halfway To Forecastle Mini-Fest Announced For 01/23


Kid Sister
The Forecastle Festival has announced the lineup to the third annual Halfway to Forecastle mini-fest, January 23, 2010 in downtown Louisville, KY. The event will feature an all-electronic music lineup for the first time in the festival's history, with artists performing on three stages inside the 20,000 square foot industrial warehouse, The Electric Blue. This will be the first ever concert held inside the building. In addition to live music, the event will feature a nautically-themed fashion show, light and laser shows, live graffiti artists, ice sculptures, break dancing, poster signings, and more. The event will kick-off at 9 p.m.

Chicago's Kid Sister, whose debut studio album Ultraviolet was released November 17 and received three and a half stars from Rolling Stone, will join Los Angeles-based duo LA Riots as co-headliners. Performing alongside will be Midwest electro artists Trash Yourself, Jesse Jamz, Kid Color, and many more.

An evening silent auction and raffle will be held for signed merchandise, a signed poster from artist Jeff Gaither, a copy of DJ Hero, and a pair of VIP and after-party passes to the 2010 Forecastle Festival. All proceeds will benefit The Surfrider Foundation - an environmental non-profit dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the world's beaches and oceans through conservation, activism, research, and education.

Advance tickets are $15 and can be purchased online here or locally at ear X-tacy records, located at 1534 Bardstown Rd in Louisville.

If available, day-of-show tickets can be purchased at the venue. Organizers note the previous two Halfway events have sold out in advance.

For more information, please visit the Forecastle site.

Halfway to Forecastle 2010 Lineup
Kid Sister
LA Riots
Trash Yourself (DJ set)
Jesse Jamz
Lady Foursquare
Kid Color
DJ Amtrak
OK DeeJays
The Disco Aliens
Jason Clark (of SKL)
Sam Gracie

The Forecastle Festival is where the Midwest connects®. Founded in Louisville, KY, the annual gathering is equal parts Music, Art, and Activism. A symposium for musicians, artists, and environmentalists, Forecastle connects the progressive Midwest. The 2010 fest is expected to draw over 25,000 patrons to the Louisville Waterfront - part of a scenic, $60 million dollar riverfront investment which attracts 1.5 million visitors a year. With national headliners and expanded line-ups, the festival will provide an unforgettable experience for all Forecastle travelers, converging in Louisville from the Midwest and beyond.


[Published on: 12/14/09]

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