Forecastle Festival announces new additions to its 2016 lineup - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Forecastle Festival announces new additions to its 2016 lineup

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Forecastle Festival has added over a dozen new acts to its three-day music event, according to a news release. 

Teddy Abrams, the Louisville Orchestra's music director, has joined the lineup, and "will curate a special Louisville-centric showcase with artist collaborations, orchestral arrangements and more," according to the news release. Abrams will be joined by musical guests, though the full Louisville Orchestra will not be appearing.

New additions to the lineup will also include, "electro-funk duo Ghostland Observatory, Dan Auerbach-fronted The Arcs, Americana genre benders Pokey LaFarge, beatmaster Baauer and more."

The Forecastle Festival, which is in its fourteenth year, will take place July 15-17 at Waterfront Park in Louisville.

Weekend passes are currently on sale at and all Ticketmaster outlets. VIP experiences and payment plan options are also available.

The complete Forecastle 2016 lineup now includes the following acts (new additions are in bold):

The Avett Brothers
Alabama Shakes
Death Cab For Cutie
Ryan Adams
Walk The Moon
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Brandi Carlile
Gary Clark Jr.
Glass Animals
Big Gigantic
Ghostland Observatory
The Arcs
Dr. Dog
Blackberry Smoke
Sylvan Esso
Moon Taxi
Danny Brown
Shakey Graves
Washed Out
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
Pokey LaFarge
Femi Kuti & Positive Force
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Hudson Mohawke
White Denim
Heartless Bastards
Patrick Watson
Teddy Abrams and Friends
Speedy Ortiz
Sarah Jarosz
All Them Witches
Liz Vice
Anderson East
Wild Child
Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear
Steve Gunn
The Suffers
Alex G
Los Colognes
Jazz Cartier
River Tiber
Black Pistol Fire
Joan Shelley

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