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Forecastle Festival 2013 to Feature Avett Brothers, Black Keys, Alabama Shakes + More

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The Forecastle Festival is back for its eleventh annual run and will take place from July 12-14 at the scenic Waterfront Park in Louisville, Kent. This year’s lineup showcases the Avett Brothers, the Black Keys, the Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes and dozens more.

Other featured acts include the String Cheese Incident, Jim James, Animal Collective, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Old Crow Medicine Show, Young the Giant, Matt and Kim, Purity Ring, the Joy Formidable, Baauer, Rubblebucket, Moon Taxi, Shovels & Rope, Freakwater, Foxygen, Wild Belle, the Wheeler Brothers, a Lion Named Roar and the Pass.

Previous editions of the fest brought such bands as My Morning Jacket, the Smashing Pumpkins, Wilco, Band of Horses, Sleater-Kinney, Sleigh Bells, She & Him, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Beach House, Neko Case, Spoon, Girl Talk and De La Soul.

In addition to an exciting array of live music, festival-goers will enjoy national art collectives, environmental workshops, a bourbon lodge and other fun activities. Tickets for the event go on sale Wednesday, March 6. Click here for more info on passes, lodging and participating vendors.

See the 2013 Music Festival Guide

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