We last mentioned My Morning Jacket heading out on tour this summer and kicking things off by curating the tenth anniversary of the Forecast Festival in Louisville, Kentucky from July 13-15th. Today they announced who they're bringing to Kentucky for the weekend.
Forecast Festival Lineup 2012
Sleigh Bells, Wilco, Neko Case, The Ravenna Colt, Girl Talk, Atmosphere, Clutch, A-Trak, Galactic, Flying Lotus, Beach House, the Head and the Heart, Stax! Soul Revue, Dr. Dog, Deer Tick, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Beats Antique, Real Estate, Justin Townes Earle, Washed Out, Walk the Moon, Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500, Wye Oak, Atlas Sound, Fruit Bats, Daedelus, Ben Sollee, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, JEFF the Brotherhood, the Features, Mike Doughty, Tanlines, Zion I, Sleeper Agent, Floating Action, Wick-It the Instigator, James Vincent McMorrow, Wax Fang, Daniel Martin Moore, King’s Daughters & Sons, Houndmouth, Cheyenne Marie Mize, Rachel Grimes, Nerves Junior, Cabin, Scarlet Smile and Lydia Burrell.
2012 is shaping up to be not only an epic summer of touring but also an epic music festival series. We've previously noted that Sleigh Bells and Andrew Bird have new albums this year adn are touring to support them. They're also joining the festival ranks.
About Forecastle Festival 2012
Forecastle isn't just about music - there will be art installations as well as educational opportunities to learn about sustainability and environmental awareness. For those of you active types, there will be an outdoor extreme park as well as some interesting culinary options.
Currently Three-Day All Inclusive and VIP tickets are for sale, while single day GA and VIP tickets go on sale Friday, March 2nd at Noon. The first price level is $49.50 (plus fees) for GA single day tickets.
Just like Coachella, festival attendees have the option to purchase three day weekend passes via layaway - four installment plans.