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Published: 2013/07/13

Forecastle Festival Evacuated Due to Bad Weather

The Forecastle Festival has been temporarily evacuated due to bad weather. A statement on the festival’s Facebook page reads:

Due to impending inclement weather we are temporarily evacuating the festival. Proceed to your nearest exit and seek shelter. Stay tuned to social media and WFPK (91.9FM) for additional information. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

Dawes, Alabama Shakes, Jim James, The Black Keys and many more are set to perform at the festival today. There is currently no word on when fans will be allowed back into the festival grounds, and no statement has been made regarding potential refunds.


The festival gates have reopened. A statement on the event’s Facebook page reads:

Festival gates are now open. Thanks for your patience. Stay tuned for an updated schedule via social media and app.


There are 3 comments associated with this post

shaun July 14, 2013, 15:18:16

evacuated for 5 mintues

rusty July 14, 2013, 16:35:59

and there wasn’t even any bad weather!!

Todd July 15, 2013, 19:02:31

didn’t start raining until they had re-opened the gates. apparently the storm changed course. sucked to be evacuated for nothing, sucked to sit out in the car in the parking garage for an hour, but Forecastle was very professional with the situation.

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