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Published: 2012/01/24

My Morning Jacket to Headline and Co-Curate Forecastle Festival X

My Morning Jacket will headline and assist in curating the 10th annual Forecastle Festival, taking place over three days from July 13-15 at Louisville’s, KY’s Waterfront Park. The band—whose original members call Louisville home—will headline Saturday night and also collaborate with producers on the overall festival experience. You can watch the special announcement video below.

“Expect a few surprises,” says Jim James, lead singer of My Morning Jacket. “This is something we’ve wanted to play for a long time, and plan to make it very special. It’s a opportunity to show people what Louisville is all about, and why this is such a special city.”

Full festival details, including a line up featuring additional headliners, will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets go on-sale January 27, including a limited quantity of specially priced, $100 weekend passes. For those who wish to dock up for the weekend, VIP “Captain’s Club” boat slips will also be available.

Previous headlining artists at Forecastle include The Black Keys, The Flaming Lips, The Smashing Pumpkins, Widespread Panic, The Black Crowes, Spoon, DEVO, Band of Horses, She & Him, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Tortoise, De La Soul, Sleater-Kinney, Big Boi, Girl Talk, Z-Trip, Umphrey’s McGee, and many more.

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