Forecastle Festival Announces 2019 Lineup: The Killers, Anderson .Paak, The Avett Brothers to Headline

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Forecastle Festival Announces 2019 Lineup: The Killers, Anderson .Paak, The Avett Brothers to Headline

Louisville’s Forecastle Festival has announced its full lineup for 2019. The weekend-long Kentucky festival will feature headlining performances from The Killers, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, and The Avett Brothers.

Forecastle Festival will take place July 12-14 at Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Other notable performers at this year’s festival include Noname, Playboi Carti, Maggie Rogers, Portugal. The Man, Hop Along, CHVRCHES, Andrew Bird, Chromeo, Dawes and First Aid Kit, among others.

The festival was founded by J.K. McKnight in 2002 as a small community gathering and has since grown to attract tens of thousands of fans from around the world each year. It has featured performances from artists like Jack White, Outkast, The Black Keys, LCD Soundsystem, The Flaming Lips and Wilco. Last year’s headliners were Modest Mouse, Chris Stapleton and Arcade Fire.

Check out the full lineup below, beneath a 2008 Avett Brothers performance from the Paste archives.

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Forecastle 2019 Lineup:

Friday
The Killers
Portugal. The Man 
Judah & The Lion 
Highly Suspect
Chromeo
Jungle
Lucius 
Noname
Snakehips
The Midnight
Hop Along
The Band Camino
Leikeli47
Liz Cooper & The Stampede
Julia Jacklin
Waax
GRLwood
The Artisanals
Spazz Cardigan

Saturday
Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
Maggie Rogers
Playboi Carti
Midland
Moon Taxi 
Nelly
Lauv
Big Wild
Calpurnia
Chelsea Cutler
Teddy Abrams & Friends
PJ Morton
Caamp
Penny & Sparrow
Israel Nash
The Marías
Bblasian

Sunday
The Avett Brothers  
Tyler Childers
Chvrches 
First Aid Kit
Andrew Bird 
Dawes
Anderson East 
Lettuce
Denzel Curry
Mt. Joy
Whethan
Yungblud
Sunflower Bean
The Ruen Brothers
Carly Johnson
BOA
Erin Rae
Evan Giia
Bendigo Fletcher

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