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Forecastle 2014


A shot of the festival grounds at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, July 20, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

The 2015 Forecastle Festival is this weekend at Riverfront Park in Louisville, Kentucky and we’ll be on site giving you all the highlights. While this year’s festival includes artists like Sam Smith, Cage the Elephant, Widespread Panic and My Morning Jacket, last year featured impressive sets from Jack White, Beck, The Replacements and more. Gear …

A shot of the festival grounds at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, July 20, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / Dylan Skye Aycock)

Check out our photos from the festival grounds of the  2014 Forecastle Festival: For our full archive of Forecastle coverage, click here. Follow Dylan Skye Aycock on Instagram at @DylSkye. For more book reviews, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John Connor Coulston, email lifestyles@mtsusidelines.com

Beck performs at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, July 20, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Beck brought the 2014 Forecastle Festival at Riverfront Park in Louisville, Kentucky to a close with an eclectic headlining set. While Beck’s latest release, Morning Phase, was more focused on stripped-down ballads, his performance focused more on the upbeat tracks that have filled a majority of his career. He opened with the 1996 track “Devil’s …

Sara Watkins, left, and Chris Thile, right, of Nickel Creek perform at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, July 20, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / Dylan Skye Aycock)

Bluegrass trio Nickel Creek performed at the 2014 Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. Check out our photos from the performance below: For our full archive of Forecastle coverage, click here. Follow Dylan Skye Aycock on Instagram at @DylSkye. For more book reviews, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John …

The Replacements perform with Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, July 20, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Alt-rock legends The Replacements performed at the 2014 Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. The band, who is currently on a reunion tour, were joined by Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong for a majority of their set. Check out our photos from the performance below: For our full archive of Forecastle coverage, click …

Jack White performs at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, July 19, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

By John Connor Coulston // Lifestyles Editor While we missed out on sets from artists such as OutKast, Gary Clark Jr. and Twenty One Pilots on the first day of the 2014 Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, we more than made up for it Saturday and Sunday by catching some of the best sets of …