NEWS AND TRIBUNE
Despite the cold temperatures and snow covering the ground, the area’s largest summer music festival is gearing up.
Forecastle Festival announced it will offer a limited number of specially-priced weekend passes starting at noon Friday, Dec. 13, exclusively through forecastlefest.com.
Tickets for Louisville’s three-day music, art and environmental activism festival will be available for $119.50, plus applicable fees and service charges. The festival will be held Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20, in Louisville’s Waterfront Park.
Full ticketing options, including VIP, travel packages and single day passes, as well as the festival lineup, will be revealed in early 2014, according to a news release from the Forecastle Festival. Special Forecastle weekend hotel room rates are currently available through forecastlefest.com.
This year’s dates will commemorate the birthday of Kentucky’s native son, Hunter S. Thompson, who was born in Louisville on July 18, 1937. The event will be in its 12th year and in previous years has featured musical guests The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips and many more.