Forecastle festival happens at Louisville’s Waterfront Park, May 27th-29th. Festivities include music acts, food, and locally produced commodities.
The annual Forecastle gathering had a gainful impact on the Louisville economy. The Lane Report is a publication that analyses economic impact and business activity in Kentucky.
JK McKnight founded Forecastle in 2002. Since 2012, the event in Louisville, KY has been produced by Knoxville, TN company AC Entertainment. This year’s music lineup for Forecastle weekend includes major and smaller acts from across the globe, including:
Friday - May 27th
- Jack Harlow - of Louisville
- Wale - of Washington D.C.
- Charlotte Sands - of Massachusetts
and many more.
Saturday - May 28th
- Phoebe Bridgers - of California
- Flamingosis - of New Jersey
- Wax Motif - of Sydney Australia
and many more.
Sunday - May 29th
- Tyler the Creator - of California
- JpegMafia - of New York
- Lucille Croft - of Australia
Forecastle.com is selling tickets for the event now. Tickets can be purchased as a weekend pass, or patrons can select their choice of day to visit the event, with a daily ticket purchase, at a lower rate.
Visitors wanting a full VIP experience for the weekend, can view the shows alongside other VIPs in the Boom Stage viewing area, get complimentary spa services, and more. Visit the Forecastle ticket page for more options.
The Lane Report gathered that in 2018, 70,000 people attended the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, generating $20 million in economic activity for the city. In 2018, 54% of festival visitors were non-local tourists.
The Forecastle festival begins on Friday May 27th and ends Sunday May 29th, 2022. Festivities begin daily at 12:00 PM EST at Waterfront Park in Louisville, KY.