July 29, 2012 - 7:57pm
My favorite act at Forecastle was surprisingly not a band, it was the circus!
I attended Forecastle Festival this past Saturday at Louisville's Waterfront Park. My husband and I originally went to see CAKE and then we had planned on leaving the park to go back home and feed our dogs and then return for Smashing Pumpkins. However, to our dismay, there was not reentry for...
July 12, 2010 - 9:35pm
Minus the Bear kicked off the evening's Main Stage shows on the last evening of Forecastle Festival, offering steamy tunes to complement the weather.
Seattle-based indie rock band Minus the Bear got the evening started on the last day of Forecastle Festival on the Main Stage. I wasn't that familiar with the band before this show, but after a few technical issues were cleared up, and I finished getting pictures from the stage, I was able to sit...
July 12, 2010 - 5:52pm
A cool, breezy contrast to the day's heat and psychedelia, She & Him stepped up with retro style and sweet crooning on the Main Stage of Forecastle Festival 2010.
July 12, 2010 - 3:00pm
The Flaming Lips weren't the only band closing down Forecastle Festival 2010. Florida punks, Against Me!, made a strong showing on second stage to their enthusiastic fan base.
“Hi. We’re the Flaming Lips…” smirked Against Me!’s Tom Gabel before punching the first power chord of the Florida punk outfit’s energetic second stage Forecastle Festival set Sunday night.
July 12, 2010 - 5:03pm
Forecastle ended with the joyful spectacle of a Flaming Lips show that featured songs of peace and love, grizzlies, balloons, and dancing girls. What more could you want?
Planted amongst the crush of photographers' by the stage and fearing electrocution as my feet tangled among the coiled cables, every now and then Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips would pop out to check the mikes and oversee the stage logistics, which is something I usually don't see performers do...