Arcade Fire, Chris Stapleton & Modest Mouse Lead 2018 Forecastle Festival Lineup

Guy Aroch
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The summer festival season just got hotter, because Forecastle Festival announced its 2018 lineup with headliners Arcade Fire, Chris Stapleton and Modest Mouse.

The three-day festival will take place July 13-15 at Kentucky’s Waterfront Park. The bill includes a wide array of artists, including The War on Drugs, T-Pain, Father John Misty, Vance Joy, Louis the Child and Jimmy Eat World.

For the first time ever this year, festivalgoers have the option of purchasing a Yacht Club ticket option, which grants access to an exclusive bar and music experiences onboard the Mary M. Miller Steamboat and Boathouse. A Yacht Club gift is also included in the deal.

In celebration of the lineup announcement, Forecastle Festival and Against the Grain brewery are teaming up for a special edition of the company’s The Local Lineup concert series. The event takes place Wednesday (Jan. 17) at Mercury Ballroom with performances by local acts Boy Toy Division, Goodfellas and Bite My Wire.

Forecastle Festival tickets go on sale Friday. Check out the lineup below.

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