The What, the Where, and the When

After a two year hiatus, the 2022 Forecastle Festival returns to Waterfront Park on the beautiful bank of the Ohio River in the downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

Forecastle 2016. Photo by Brian Bruemmer,

For the 20th anniversary of the Forecastle, the festival has moved its dates to Memorial Day Weekend – Friday, May 27th through Sunday, May 29th.

The Who

The 2022 festival headliners are Jack Harlow and Porter Robinson on Friday, Tame Impala and Phoebe Bridgers on Saturday, & Tyler, the Creator and RÜFÜS DU SOL on Sunday.

Other familiar names include Black Pumas, 6lack, Alison Wonderland, Quinn XCII, Lane 8, Clairo, Still Woozy, Oliver Tree, Chelsea Cutler, 100 Gecs, Earl Sweatshirt, Coin, & Wale.

Looking for something different? Here are our sleepers to check out – Brian the Photog’s pick is New York singer-songwriter Evan Giia, while your humble writer recommends catching alternative hip-hop duo Paris Texas.

The What Else 

Need a break from the music? Check out the hello lounge and refresh with hello products  deos and lip balms or stop into the Liquid Death Country Club for a can of Liquid Death mountain water or a delicious cocktail. Other sponsor amenities include the Mamitas Tequila & Soda located at the Ocean Stage, Sierra Nevada’s Hazy Little Lounge, the Tito’s Handmade Vodka Airstream Lounge, and the Verizon Deck at the Mast Stage.

 The How

Order your 3-Day Festival and Single Day tickets HERE and then get to Louisville, KY.

For the full lineup, schedule, hotels & parking information, a list of vendors and a little of everything else, visit