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The Head and The Heart Daily: Forecastle, & Newport Folk Festivals announced, and more

by Daniel on March 1, 2012

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Forecastle Festival:

The Head and The Heart will be gracing the stage of 10th annual Forecastle Festival this summer. The 3 day festival will be held at Waterfront Park in Louisville, Kentucky, July 13-15, 2012. Also making appearances are My Morning Jacket, Bassnectar, Wilco, Dr. Dog, and many more. The full lineup is available here.

Ticketing options for this event are plentiful. 3 day general, and VIP tickets are available now, and single day tickets (THATH are playing on Friday the 13th) go on sale Friday, March 2nd at Noon est.

For more info on all options check out the official ticketing page.

Newport Folk Festival:

The Head and The Heart are returning the Newport Folk Festival after a successful showing last year. The 2 day festival in Fort Adams State Park,
Newport, RI will take place Sat, Jul 28, 2012 – Sun, Jul 29, 2012. The lineup includes – My Morning Jacket, Jackson Browne, Conor Oberst,Iron & Wine
Patty Griffin, Guthrie Family Reunion, Dawes, Punch Brothers, Alabama Shakes, and many more. The full lineup can be found at the festival’s official site.

Tickets for the 2 day event are $144.10 each and are on sale now – HERE (Last years event sold out!)

FROM AROUND THE WEB:

Pressure builds for The Head and the Heart – Leoweekly.com (Feature Article)
- A nice piece with quotes from Josiah on the pressures of coming up with new material, and the fears of living up to their own standards.

For a real in depth look at whats going in their minds you should check out the Musician on Musicians podcast/interview with Josiah which can be found here – Josiah Johnson (The Head and the Heart) (It’s so good I decided to link back to it a second time)

The Head and the Heart: The Head and the Heart – Bgdailynews.com (Album Review) – It’s been a little while since we have seen an album review, but it’s always nice when another pops up. A short but well written positive review from the author worth a quick read.

Mentions in passing:

Keeping up with regional music festivals – NwaTunedin.com – Round up of festivals in the regional Arkansas area.

Forecastle Festival 2012 Lineup: MMJ, Wilco, Andrew Bird, Bassnectar, Girl Talk, Flying Lotus – Livemusicblog.com

Forecastle announces lineup: MMJ, Wilco, Sleigh Bells, Girl Talk + more! – youaintnopicasso.com/

My Morning Jacket and Jackson Browne to Headline Newport Folk Festival – artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com – This made it in for two reasons; first it’s The New York Times, and second because just like they spell The New York Times with a capital “T” they should have done the same for The Head and The Heart. Personally it makes no difference, but it’s The New York Times.

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