#MixxLive: A @Forecastle Preview

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Everyone is going to see Outkast. So outside of the greatest Southern Hip Hop duo of all time, who else is performing? After researching every band in Forecastle’s lineup here’s a list of those definitely worth checking out.

Friday

Mim0sa 3pm Ocean Stage
An electronic producer and DJ from Oakland, CA, Mimosa has been touring on the festival circuit for the past year. A perennial crowd favorite, check out his latest album Future Trill vol 1.

St Paul & The Broken Bones 1:30am Headliners’ Music Hall

A Seven piece Soul Band from  Birmingham, Alabama. Formed in 2012, their latest album Half The City dropped this February. Check out their hit single Call Me below.

Action Bronson 8pm Ocean Stage

A respected gourmet chef from Queens, NY Action Bronson’s talents cover a wide spectrum. Check out his Munchies show “Fuck, That’s Delicious.”

 Curtis Harding 12am Headliners’ Music Hall

A Gospel insired soul musician from Atlanta, GA. Curtis Harding’s voice might be recognizable from his days as a back up singer for CeeLo Green. Check out his latest jam “Keep On Shining” below.

Saturday

Jalin Roze 4pm WFPK Port Stage

One of the most anticipated performances of Forecastle, local headliner Jalin Roze secures his place at the top of Louisville’s rap scene. A live band, DJ Znyce and maybe a few other suprises can be in store for his set. Check out some of his hits below.



Kygo 6:30pm Ocean Stage

A 23 year old electronic remix dj from Norway who gained success by garnering over 80 million views on youtube and soundcloud. He has since then worked with the likes of Coldplay and remixed popular Ed Sheeran song “I See Fire.”

Soul Rebels 2pm Mast Stage

An 8 piece New Orleans’ Brass Band who’ve performed live collaborations with everyone form Metallica to Slick Rick.

The Wans 1:30pm WFPK Port Stage

A Grudge Rock Band from Nashville, TN described as “whisky soaked rock-n-roll” by USA Today. They have a really cool vintage sound that should sound great live.

JohnnySwim 7:00pm WFPK Port Stage

Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez are a Folk-Soul duo formed in Nashville, Tn. Sudano, whose mother is Donna Summers and Abner met at a songwriter’s workshop. Married in 2009 the duo’s first LP Diamonds is set to drop this year.

Chancellor Warhol 12am Mercury Ballroom

Another Nashville native whose rap style is influenced by N.E.R.D., Oukast, Kanye West and Kid Cudi. Chancellor’s debut ablum “Japanese Lunch Box” was voted best rap album by the Nashville scene & he has been gaining momentum ever since.

Sunday

Flume 8:45pm Ocean Stage

An Austrailian electronic dj whose self-titled debut album peaked at #1 in his home country, eventually reaching 2x platinum status.

Reignwolf 6:45pm WFPK Port Stage

Reignwolf’s bio reads

F*ckin’ REIGNWOLF is invading the streets unleashing throaty soulful howls, bleeding guitars plugged into smokey half stacks, and stomping on a vintage Ludwig bass drum. Joined by the low end of brother Stitch, and drum destroyer,
Texas Jo. The Reignwolf experience is best summed up by one of his lyrics – “I gave you my soul, and I can’t give you anything more”… and onstage Reignwolf undoubtedly
gives “it all”.

So yeah, i’m going to see them.

The Weeks 2pm Boom Stage

A Southern Rock Band from Jackson, Ms. The Weeks are currently signed to Kings of Leon’s Serpents and Snakes Records.

Tune Yards 7pm Ocean stage

A experimental pop music project from New England who create live loops on the spot during performances.

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