2019 Forecastle Festival Lineup Will be Exhibiting More Women

Posted by Broke James on May 27th, 2019

This year’s Forecastle Festival takes place from 12 to 14 July. The headliners include the likes of The Killers, The Avett Brothers, and Anderson. Paak & the Free Nationals. Discount Forecastle Festival 2019 Tickets areavailable on Tickets4festivals.

This year too Forecastle's 2019 line-up does not have any female headliner. Anyhow, the festival authorities did tried to die down the inequality. There has been 19 by 55 ratio of female performers is included in the acts. Get your Cheap Forecastle Festival Tickets and observe the beauty of the venue set for the festival the Louisville Waterfront Park.

Many critics backlash at the Forecastle for not including even a single female artist to their three-day lineup last year. It was especially noticeable as most of the world’s famous festivals had assured to have gender-equal line-ups by 2022.

Why does it matter? Well, for one nearly 50% percent of the festivalgoers to almost all the festivals are women. The Nielsen Company’s 2015 report cleared in with their latest data available. Another reason for this is Women need more openings to stand out.

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Regarding inequality in the festival lineups, The Former Forecastle performer declared she it was inequality that prohibited merit-based success. She went on and said people with merit can’t get a chance to earn their spot till this inequality exists.

Pitchfork an American music magazine made a record of gender balance in 2018. This record included more than 20 U.S top music festivals like Bonnaroo in Tennessee and Lollapalooza in Chicago. Among them, Forecastle was ordered at fourth position starting from the bottom. This means it got fourth in its absence of female and mixed gender acts. The 2019 lineup, however, might aid it to move a few spots up this year. Those of you interested in attending the festival should get Cheapest Forecastle Festival Tickets till they are still available.

According to a social media account, named “Book More Women”, only 24% of the Forecastle 2018 lineup included female performers. Those were likes of Maggie Rogers, Chvrches, First Aid Kit, Lucius, Noname, Calpurnia, Mt. Joy, Chelsea Cutler, Jenny Lewis, Margo Price and many more. This year they have tried and get ahead than that, jumping to 35%. Not enough but still better than before.

In January, they recorded the percentage of female performers that are to be included in eight main U.S. festivals in 2019. And it seems Forecastle ranked higher than four festivals, including Bonnaroo and Firefly, and stands equal to Coachella.

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