2016 Passes & Tickets

All GA and VIP weekend pass and daily ticket options are on sale now!

Late-night shows go on sale Friday, April 29 at 12pm ET.

Don’t forget: you can also purchase your Bourbon Lodge membership in advance! Click here for details.

  • Weekend Passes

    Holiday Presale, Weekend Pass Level 1, and Weekend Pass Level 2 are available in very limited quantities. Once each price tier is sold out, tickets will continue to be sold at the Weekend Pass Level 3 price, while supplies last.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

    Each VIP pass includes:

    • 2016 branded Forecastle merchandise item
    • Special entrance lanes in to the festival
    • Mast and Boom stage viewing areas
    • Air conditioned lounge in an exclusive hang area
    • Exclusive bar
    • Exclusive bathrooms
    • Free access to the Bourbon Lodge *Must be 21 or older to drink*
    • Commemorative Bourbon Lodge cup *Drink tickets NOT included*

    VIP 3-day passes/tickets available while supplies last.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

  • Payment Plans

    PAYMENT PLANS ARE NOW CLOSED AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

    General admission passes/tickets are available for purchase in multiple payments through our payment plan for 4 payments of $47.50 each ($190.00 total), plus applicable fees and while supplies last.

    Payment dates:

    1st Payment: Date of Purchase, Due before Monday, March 14, 2016

    2nd Payment: Charged Monday, April 18, 2016

    3rd Payment: Charged Monday, May 23, 2016

    Final Payment: Charged Monday, June 27, 2016

    PAYMENT PLAN SALES ENDS ON MONDAY MARCH 14, 2016 AT 11:59 PM EASTERN.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

    ADDITIONAL PAYMENT PLAN INFORMATION

    Your first payment will serve to secure your ticket(s). All subsequent payments will be automatically charged based on the schedule above to the credit card used for the initial purchase. Your ticket(s) will not be mailed to you until you have made your last payment. 

    IMPORTANT: If, for any reason, any of your payments are declined, in whole or in part, then all of the following will apply: (i) your order and your tickets will be cancelled (ii) any payment received as of that date will be kept by Forecastle as partial offset for your default, (iii) you will still owe the balance of the full amount due for each ticket and you authorize Ticketmaster and Forecastle to charge your credit card for any balance due, (iv) Ticketmaster and Forecastle will be entitled to pursue all of their legal and equitable remedies to recover the full payment from you, and (v) you agree to pay all costs of collection incurred by Ticketmaster or Forecastle, including legal fees, that they may incur in collecting the balance of each ticket price. Payment plan tickets are subject to all of the other terms of the ticketing agreement.

    PAYMENT PLANS ARE NOW CLOSED AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

    Each VIP pass includes:

    • 2016 branded Forecastle merchandise item
    • Special entrance lanes in to the festival
    • Mast and Boom stage viewing areas
    • Air conditioned lounge in an exclusive hang area
    • Exclusive bar
    • Exclusive bathrooms
    • Free access to the Bourbon Lodge *Must be 21 or older to drink*
    • Commemorative Bourbon Lodge cup *Drink tickets NOT included*

    Includes VIP access to all 3 days of Forecastle 2016. VIP passes/tickets are available for purchase in multiple payments through our payment plan for 4 payments of $100.00 each ($400.00 total), plus applicable fees and while supplies last.

    Payment dates:

    1st Payment: Date of Purchase, Due before Monday, March 14, 2016

    2nd Payment: Charged Monday, April 18, 2016

    3rd Payment: Charged Monday, May 23, 2016

    Final Payment: Charged Monday, June 27, 2016

    PAYMENT PLAN SALES ENDS ON MONDAY MARCH 14, 2016 AT 11:59 PM EASTERN.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

    ADDITIONAL PAYMENT PLAN INFORMATION

    Your first payment will serve to secure your ticket(s). All subsequent payments will be automatically charged based on the schedule above to the credit card used for the initial purchase. Your ticket(s) will not be mailed to you until you have made your last payment. 

    IMPORTANT: If, for any reason, any of your payments are declined, in whole or in part, then all of the following will apply: (i) your order and your tickets will be cancelled (ii) any payment received as of that date will be kept by Forecastle as partial offset for your default, (iii) you will still owe the balance of the full amount due for each ticket and you authorize Ticketmaster and Forecastle to charge your credit card for any balance due, (iv) Ticketmaster and Forecastle will be entitled to pursue all of their legal and equitable remedies to recover the full payment from you, and (v) you agree to pay all costs of collection incurred by Ticketmaster or Forecastle, including legal fees, that they may incur in collecting the balance of each ticket price. Payment plan tickets are subject to all of the other terms of the ticketing agreement.

  • Friday Tickets

    Level 1 is available in limited quantities. Once Level 1 is sold out, tickets will continue to be sold at Level 2, while supplies last.

    General Admission Single Day ticket holders will not be allowed re-entry.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

    Each VIP pass includes:

    • Special entrances into the festival
    • Mast and Boom stage viewing areas
    • Air-conditioned lounge in exclusive hang area
    • Exclusive bar
    • Exclusive bathrooms
    • Free access to the Bourbon Lodge *Must be 21 or older to drink*
    • Commemorative Bourbon Lodge Cup *Drink tickets NOT included*

    VIP Single Day passes/tickets available while supplies last

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

  • Saturday Tickets

    Level 1 is available in limited quantities. Once Level 1 is sold out, tickets will continue to be sold at Level 2, while supplies last.

    General Admission Single Day ticket holders will not be allowed re-entry.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

    Each VIP pass includes:

    • Special entrances into the festival
    • Mast and Boom stage viewing areas
    • Air-conditioned lounge in exclusive hang area
    • Exclusive bar
    • Exclusive bathrooms
    • Free access to the Bourbon Lodge *Must be 21 or older to drink*
    • Commemorative Bourbon Lodge Cup *Drink tickets NOT included*

    VIP Single Day passes/tickets available while supplies last

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

  • Sunday Tickets

    Level 1 is available in limited quantities. Once Level 1 is sold out, tickets will continue to be sold at Level 2, while supplies last.

    General Admission Single Day ticket holders will not be allowed re-entry.

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

    Each VIP pass includes:

    • Special entrances into the festival
    • Mast and Boom stage viewing areas
    • Air-conditioned lounge in exclusive hang area
    • Exclusive bar
    • Exclusive bathrooms
    • Free access to the Bourbon Lodge *Must be 21 or older to drink*
    • Commemorative Bourbon Lodge Cup *Drink tickets NOT included*

    VIP Single Day passes/tickets available while supplies last

    With each pass/ticket purchase, $1.00 will be donated to the Forecastle Foundation. Click here to learn more.

  • Friday Late-Night Shows

    Friday night at Headliners Music Hall

    General Admission. Ages 18+.

    Tickets are $30.00 plus applicable ticket fees.

    • All Late Night Shows are ages 18 and up only. Please be prepared to show photo ID on entry to venue.
    • There is a limit of eight (8) tickets per person to all late night shows.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at The Belle of Louisville, please call 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster’s help site here.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at Headliners, please call 1-502-584-8088 ext. 104 or visit Etix’s help site here.

    Friday night at The Belle of Louisville

    General Admission. Ages 18+.

    Tickets are $25.00 plus applicable ticket fees.

    • All Late Night Shows are ages 18 and up only. Please be prepared to show photo ID on entry to venue.
    • There is a limit of eight (8) tickets per person to all late night shows.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at The Belle of Louisville, please call 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster’s help site here.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at Headliners, please call 1-502-584-8088 ext. 104 or visit Etix’s help site here.
  • Saturday Late-Night Shows

    Saturday night at Headliners Music Hall

    General Admission. Ages 18+.

    Tickets are $15.00 plus applicable ticket fees.

    • All Late Night Shows are ages 18 and up only. Please be prepared to show photo ID on entry to venue.
    • There is a limit of eight (8) tickets per person to all late night shows.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at The Belle of Louisville, please call 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster’s help site here.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at Headliners, please call 1-502-584-8088 ext. 104 or visit Etix’s help site here.

    Saturday night at The Belle of Louisville

    General Admission. Ages 18+.

    Tickets are $22.50 in advance and $25.00 day of show plus applicable ticket fees.

    • All Late Night Shows are ages 18 and up only. Please be prepared to show photo ID on entry to venue.
    • There is a limit of eight (8) tickets per person to all late night shows.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at The Belle of Louisville, please call 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster’s help site here.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at Headliners, please call 1-502-584-8088 ext. 104 or visit Etix’s help site here.

    Saturday night at Mercury Ballroom

    General Admission. Ages 18+.

    Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $22.00 day of show plus applicable ticket fees.

    • All Late Night Shows are ages 18 and up only. Please be prepared to show photo ID on entry to venue.
    • There is a limit of eight (8) tickets per person to all late night shows.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at Mercury Ballroom, please call 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster’s help site here.
    • For questions regarding a previously placed order at Mercury Ballroom, please call 502-583-4555.
  • All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
  • Each attendee will be required to exchange his or her pass/ticket for a festival wristband upon arriving at the event. Bands are not transferrable once applied to patron’s wrist.
  • Patrons of all ages are welcome. Passes/tickets will be required for patrons age 6 and older.
  • For questions regarding a previously placed order, please call 1-800-653-8000 or visit Ticketmaster’s help site here.
  • All acts advertised have confirmed their appearance at Forecastle 2016; however, acts and performance times are subject to change without notice.
  • Passes/tickets lost or stolen cannot be replaced.
  • There is a limit of ten (10) general admission and four (4) VIP passes/tickets per order.
  • Management reserves the right, without the refund of any portion of the pass/ticket purchase price, to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of the venues, local, state or federal law, or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by management.
  • Persons entering the venues are subject to search for contraband, unauthorized merchandise, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, firearms, fireworks, cameras, video equipment, or recording devices, which are expressly forbidden.  Any persons found attempting to enter the venues with forbidden item(s) will be refused access, or, at venue’s discretion, allowed to give up the forbidden item(s).  Confiscated items will be destroyed or given away at venue’s discretion.
  • Pass/Ticket/Wristband user assumes all risks of personal injury incidental to the event, whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the event.
  • The resale or attempted resale of passes/tickets/wristbands at a price higher than that appearing on the face of the pass/ticket is prohibited and if discovered will result in the ticket being voided without refund.
  • The sale of unauthorized merchandise is not permitted.  Purchaser agrees he/she may be ejected from the event if found selling unauthorized merchandise.
  • Passes/tickets/wristbands may not be used for advertising, promotion (including contests and sweepstakes), or other trade purposes without the express written consent of Forecastle.
  • Pass/ticket/wristband user consents to Forecastle and its affiliates’ use of his/her image or likeness incidental to any video display, transmission, or recording of the event.