Flaming Lips, Spoon, Widespread Panic Lead 2010 Forecastle Lineup

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A symposium for musicians, artists and environmentalists, this year’s Forecastle Festival is being held at a new location, Louisville, Ky.’s Waterfront Park, where concert goers can enjoy music from bands like Spoon, The Flaming Lips, Drive-By Truckers and Ted Leo & the Pharmacists in a scenic riverside location. Held July 9-11, the fest features over 75 bands on four stages, in addition to art, an extreme sports park and tons of booths and information about living a sustainable, green lifestyle. Tickets are $150 for a three-day pass and $60 for one day. They are available at Ticketmaster and at some record stores near Louisville, including ear-X-tacy, Shake-It Records, CD Central, Indy CD and Vinyl, and Grimey’s. Check out the initial lineup below, with more acts expected to be added in the coming weeks.

Initial 2010 Forecastle lineup:

The Flaming Lips  
Widespread Panic  
The Drive-By Truckers 
Minus the Bear 
The New Deal
Cap ‘n Jazz
Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek)
Dar Williams 
Break Science
Mucca Pazza
Company of Thieves
Two Fresh
Morning Teleportation