Tyler, the Creator, Tame Impala, Jack Harlow to Headline Kentucky's Forecastle Festival

Differing from past years, the festival’s lineup is lighter on Rock and Folk bands and heavier on Hip Hop and Electronic Acts.

click to enlarge A previous Forecastle Festival - Photo: Jesse Fox
Photo: Jesse Fox
A previous Forecastle Festival

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Forecastle will return this May, with Tyler, the Creator, Tame Impala and Jack Harlow headlining.

The lineup announcement also features notable acts such as Phoebe Bridgers, Earl Sweatshirt, Porter Robinson, 6lack, Rüfüs Du Sol and Black Pumas.

Differing from past years, the festival’s lineup is lighter on Rock and Folk bands and heavier on Hip Hop and Electronic Acts. 

click to enlarge Tyler, the Creator - Photo: wecarealotpr.com
Photo: wecarealotpr.com
Tyler, the Creator

Forecastle 2022 will take place over Memorial Day weekend — May 27-29 — at Waterfront Park. Pre-sale tickets are currently available, and buying options open up to the general public on Thursday, Jan. 6. Three-day general admission tickets to the festival will start at $185 but will gradually move up in price as tickets sell. One-day general admission tickets will start at $100. 

Forecastle also announced that the Ocean Stage — which has traditionally been located underneath the highway overpass at the park — will be moved to the wharf, and will also be fully tented. 

Forecastle 2020 was canceled due to the COVID pandemic. Before it was called off, Jack Johnson, Cage The Elephant and The 1975 were scheduled as headliners. Festival operators decided not to book the festival in 2021.

Here's the full daily lineup:


Jack Harlow
Porter Robinson
Still Woozy
Earl Sweatshirt
Wale San Holo
Maxo Kream
Noizu b2b Dombresky
Dr. Fresch
Indigo De Souza
Maddy O’Neal
Charlotte Sands
The Homies


Tame Impala
Phoebe Bridgers
Quinn XCII
Lane 8
Chelsea Cutler
100 Gecs
Princess Nokia
Tai Verdes
Wax Motif
Paris Texas
DJ Mel 


Tyler, the Creator
Rüfüs Du Sol
Black Pumas
Alison Wonderland
Oliver Tree
Jai Wolf
Joel Corry
Mob Rich
Lucille Croft

Get more info and tickets at forecastlefest.com.

This story was originally published by CityBeat sister paper LEO Weekly.

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