My Morning Jacket To Co-Curate And Headline Forecastle Festival

From July 13-15, My Morning Jacket will co-curate Louisville, KY’s 10th annual Forecastle Festival. The Louisville-based rock band will also headline the fest Saturday night. Frontman Jim James hints at the exciting surprises attendees can expect as he explains, “this is something we’ve wanted to play for a long time, and plan to make it very special.”

More details about the festival, including the full lineup, will be announced within the coming weeks. Forecastle Festival tickets go on sale January 27.

James is one of the four contributors to New Multitudes, a new collection of Woody Guthrie lyrics set to music.

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