Nearby: Forecastle Fest in Louisville, KY

June 27, 2016 | Advertising Disclosure | Our Partners may be mentioned in this article.

Forecastle Festival - Louisville KY

Forecastle Fest 2016 is from Friday, July 15 thru Sunday, July 17 in Louisville, Kentucky. Expect a full weekend of music, art, incredible food, Kentucky Bourbon, and good times. We know it isn’t in Nashville, but this is one of the best 3-day music festivals that takes place nearby. The entire festival is set-up at Waterfront Park located in downtown Louisville walking distance from several hotels. Forecastle Festival is now in its 14th year! It’s worth the 2.5 hour drive from Nashville if you’ve never been.


Headliners include The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie, Ryan Adams, Walk the Moon, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, Grouplove, Brandi Carlile, Gary Clark Jr., Big Gigantic, and so many more. See the entire lineup here!

Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 4.03.25 PM


Louisville is only 176 miles and about 2.5 hours from Nashville, so grab your tickets and have a weekend getaway!

Where to Stay:

Forecastle takes place at Louisville Waterfront Park, which is located Downtown. Staying at a hotel within walking distance is ideal. See hotels near Waterfront Park. 


Forecastle 2014 - Louisville, KY-3

Copyright Notice:
© Nashville Guru, Inc. All rights reserved.