Forecastle Festival Announces 2018 Daily Lineups



The Forecastle Festival, led by Chris StapletonArcade Fire and Modest Mouse, will offer General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP single day tickets beginning Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The three-day music celebration, embarking on its 16th year at sea, will take place July 13-15, 2018 at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville, Ky.

A limited number of single day General Admission tickets will be available starting at only $69.50 plus fees. Single day VIP tickets, as well as the newly-introduced Yacht Club ticket option, will also be available to single day buyers. The full breakdown of the lineup by day can be found below.

The Forecastle experience presents Louisville’s rich culture through equal parts music, art and activism®. Beyond the first-class musical lineup, the event showcases the city’s burgeoning culinary and arts scene, Kentucky’s unique Bourbon heritage and more. Sustainability and conservation initiatives are guided by the festival’s 501c3 non-profit organization, the Forecastle Foundation.

General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP weekend passes are currently available at and all Ticketmaster outlets, starting as low as $169.50 plus fees. Payment plan options and full details for all ticket types can be found at

More information and expansion details of the fan-favorite Bourbon Lodge, Kentucky Landing and Party Cove areas; Bourbon lineups and Late-Night shows will be announced in the coming months. For the latest updates from Forecastle Festival, fans can visit ForecastleFest.comFacebookTwitterInstagram, and sign up for the Forecastle newsletter.

Friday, July 13
Modest Mouse
Father John Misty
Vance Joy
Kurt Vile & The Violators
Louis the Child
Rainbow Kitten Surprise
I’m With Her
Teddy Abrams and Friends
Jai Wolf
Devon Gilfillian

Saturday, July 14
Chris Stapleton
The War on Drugs
Jimmy Eat World
Jenny Lewis
Margo Price
Hippie Sabotage
Hiss Golden Messenger
Westside Gunn + Conway
Morgan Saint
The Spencer Lee Band
Brent Cobb

Sunday, July 15
Arcade Fire
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Courtney Barnett
Vic Mensa
Oh Wonder
Punch Brothers
White Reaper
Quinn XCII
Colony House
Ron Gallo
Matt Maeson