Kick-Off & Late Night

  • Official Forecastle Kick-Off

    at Against the Grain

    Forecastle Festival and local craft brewery & smokehouse, Against the Grain, are again teaming up once again to host the Official Forecastle Festival Kick-Off on Thursday, July 12.

    Fans will experience local eats, drinks and live music from James Lindsey, Dirty Flannel Dave, and Night Visions Radio on the patio of Against the Grain, located just around the corner from Waterfront Park at 401 E Main Street at Louisville Slugger Field. All General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP weekend pass holders, plus VIP Friday daily ticket holders may pick up their wristbands in advance at the event. Check-in runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m and live music begins at 7 p.m.

  • Late Night on the Belle

    presented by Four Roses and Goodwood Brewing Co.

    Stay onboard long after the festival lights go down with Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville, presented by Four Roses and Goodwood Brewing Co.

    Louis the Child will take over the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 13. On Saturday, July 14, Forecastle gets funky as Lettuce blends their smooth and soulful grooves with hip-hop-inspired spirit on the historic Belle of Louisville. Doors to both shows open at 11 p.m. with the show starting at Midnight for those 18+.

    New to 2018, Late-Night shows will be available to Forecastle weekend pass and daily ticket holders only, providing an exclusive experience for those looking to come aboard. Late-Night Show tickets will go on sale to current Forecastle weekend pass and daily ticket holders Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m. EDT. Ticket holders will receive an email with a link to purchase at that time. Late-Night Show tickets will be available as an add on to new weekend pass and daily ticket buyers during the purchase process starting Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m. EDT as well.

  • Late Night at Headliner's Music Hall

    BOA and T. Hardy Morris & the Hard Knocks

    with The Ego Trippers

    Friday, July 13 | Doors 11 p.m.

    Get tickets here!

    Goodtimers presents Silent Party Louisville Forecastle Edition

    featuring Samosa, Kaos, AK, and more!

    Saturday, July 14 | Doors 10 p.m.

    Get tickets here!


  • Late Night at the Mercury Ballroom

    The Wailers

    Friday, July 13 | Doors 11 p.m.

    Get tickets here!


    Saturday, July 14 | Doors 11 p.m.

    Get tickets here!

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