Forecastle Festival: Initial Sched Adds Devo, Umph, Cake, G Potter

75 NEW ACTS ADDED TO JULY FEST ROSTER

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The Forecastle Festival has announced 75 additional artists to the 9th annual festival, taking place July 9-11 at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, KY. Devo, Cake, She & Him, Umphrey's McGee, Against Me!, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Manchester Orchestra and many more bands will join previously announced artists The Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic, Spoon, Drive-by Truckers, Bassnectar, Minus the Bear, a reunited Cap 'n Jazz, and more.

Also making their Forecastle debut is a rare daily/nightly performance by "Cirque Berzerk" – a Los Angeles-based circus extravaganza combining aerial acrobatics and French burlesque with punk rock influences. Forecastle will be the first major festival they have performed at apart from Burning Man in Black Rock, Nevada.

Another major artist announcement is coming soon, as well as art and activism lineups, keynote speaker, film schedule, outdoor activities, kick-off parties, and complete festival schedule including hourly breakdowns of all performances and activities. Big Gigantic and Ana Sia will perform on the Belle of Louisville for the Friday night after party, and EOTO will perform on the Belle of Louisville for the Saturday night after party. After party tickets are on sale now.

The initial schedule is posted below, and is also available on the festival website, along with a breakdown of bands, including live performance videos.

Friday, July 9
Widespread Panic
Manchester Orchestra
Cirque Berzerk
Drive-By Truckers
Lucero
Dead Confederate
Margot & The Nuclear So and So's
All The Day Holiday
Light Pollution
Frontier Ruckus
Kinetix
The New Deal
Savoy
Treasure Fingers
Tony Desaro
Andy B
Garganta
Arnett Hollow
Adventue
Dangerbird
The Tillers
Yardsale
23 String Band
EOTO
The Disco Aliens
Ana Sia
Big Gigantic

Saturday, July 10
Devo
Bassnectar
Cirque Berzerk
Cake
Umphrey's McGee
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Cap'n Jazz
We Were Promised Jetpacks
Cloud Cult
Foxy Shazam
That One Guy
Bear Hands
Civil Twilight
Wax Fang
Mucca Pazza
The Tillers
Black Diamond Heavies
Lucky Pineapple
EOTO
Break Science
Mimosa
Two Fresh
Booty Sweat
Amtrak
The Disco Aliens
Willy Joy
Frontiers
Brett Eugene Ralph's Kentucky Chrome Revue
The Doloreans
The Broken Spurs
Scanners
Madien Radio
Straight A's
Bad Blood
Scott Mertz

Sunday, July11
The Flaming Lips
Spoon
Cirque Berzerk
She & Him
Minus The Bear
Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek
Dar Williams
Joe Purdy
Against Me!
Ted Leo and The Phramacists
Company Of Thieves
Paper Route
Jukebox The Ghost
Morning Teleportation
Death On Two Wheels
500 Miles To Memphis
Dawn Landes & The Hounds
Vandaveer
Pop Empire
Quinn Erwin
Boombox
Papadosio
Heavyweight Dub Champion
Greenskeepers
John Napier
Quantum 38
Sam Gracie
Paul K and The Weathermen
The Ravenna Colt
Parlour
The Fervor
The Pass
Whistle Peak
Lamis
The Commenwealth
Six White Horses

Three day passes, priced at $150, and single day tickets, priced at $60, are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. They are also available at ear-X-tacy in Louisville, Shake-It Records in Cincinnati, CD Central in Lexington, Indy CD and Vinyl in Indianapolis, and Grimey’s in Nashville. VIP packages and other premium ticketing options are also available, as well as campground accommodations and on-site hotel rooms.

http://forecastlefest.com/

[Published on: 5/11/10]

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