Louisville Forecastle Festival acts announed

Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, Avett Brothers among headliners

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2012 file photo, guitarist Dan Auerbach, center, and drummer Patrick Carney of The Black Keys perform at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, in New York. Dan Auerbach received one nomination and the band got five nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, announced Wednesday night, Dec. 5, 2012, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.  (AP Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2012 file photo, guitarist Dan Auerbach, center, and drummer Patrick Carney of The Black Keys perform at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, in New York. Dan Auerbach received one nomination and the band got five nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, announced Wednesday night, Dec. 5, 2012, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

The Black Keys, String Cheese Incident, The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes and Flaming Lips will be among the headliners at the 11th Annual Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky. The festival will be held July 12-14 at Louisville's Waterfront Park.

In addition to performances at Waterfront Park, the Forecastle Festival will feature late night shows on the Belle of Louisville steamboat and other locations in downtown Louisville. The String Cheese Incident will perform at the Palace Theater on Saturday, July 13, but tickets must be purchased in addition to the main Forecastle event.

Tickets for the three-day festival will go on sale on March 6 at www.forecastlefest.com. Tickets prices are on a sliding scale with blocks of tickets available at a certain price and prices increasing after those tickets are sold. The price levels are $125, $145, $165, $180.

Single day tickets and late night show tickets will be available in April. The festival daily schedule is expected to be released in early April as well.

The confirmed Forecastle 2013 line-up:

The Black Keys

The String Cheese Incident

The Avett Brothers

The Flaming Lips

Alabama Shakes

Jim James

Animal Collective

Old Crow Medicine Show

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

The Forecastle Incident (with special guests)

Young the Giant

Big Boi

Matt & Kim

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Purity Ring

The Joy Formidable

Datsik

Dawes

Griz

Kurt Vile & The Violators

Toro y Moi

Bob Mould Band

El-P & Killer Mike

Baauer

Bombino

Moon Taxi

Freakwater

Foxygen

Greensky Bluegrass

Wild Belle

Tift Merritt

TOKiMONSTA

Shovels & Rope

Salva

Night Beds

MNDR

Churchill

Ryan Hemsworth

Rubblebucket

Alasdair Roberts & Friends

Mona

The 23 String Band

Wheeler Brothers

A Lion Named Roar

The Pass

For more information on Forecastle, visit: http://www.forecastlefest.com.

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