The world’s largest bourbon and music festival, Bourbon & Beyond, is set to return to Louisville from September 19 to 22, 2024, promising a four-day celebration of music, whiskey, and southern hospitality. Hosted at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center, this annual event has become a staple in the festival circuit, attracting thousands of attendees from across the country eager to immerse themselves in an unforgettable experience.
Bourbon & Beyond is renowned for its unique blend of specialty bourbon bars and a diverse lineup of musical performances that cater to a wide range of tastes and preferences. This year, the festival boasts an impressive roster of over 100 musical acts, with headliners like Neil Young, Beck, Dave Matthews Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Zach Bryan, Cody Jinks, Tyler Childers, and My Morning Jacket leading the charge.
The festival kicks off on Thursday with a bang as legendary musician Neil Young takes the stage alongside Beck, promising an electrifying opening night filled with iconic hits and memorable performances. Friday sees the likes of Dave Matthews Band and Tedeschi Trucks Band headlining, delivering soulful melodies and captivating performances that will have audiences on their feet.
As the weekend unfolds, Bourbon & Beyond continues to impress with a diverse lineup of musical talent spanning various genres and styles. Saturday features rising stars like Zach Bryan and Cody Jinks, showcasing the best of contemporary country music, while Sunday closes out the festival with powerhouse performances from Tyler Childers and My Morning Jacket, along with a stellar lineup of artists including Matchbox Twenty, The National, Whiskey Myers, Black Pumas, Fleet Foxes, The War On Drugs, Mt. Joy, The Beach Boys, Young the Giant, Maren Morris, The Head and the Heart, Melissa Etheridge, Teddy Swims, and more.
Beyond the music, Bourbon & Beyond offers attendees the opportunity to explore the rich heritage and craftsmanship of Kentucky bourbon through a variety of specialty bars and tasting experiences. From rare and limited-edition releases to classic favorites, festival-goers can sample a wide selection of bourbons and whiskey varieties, gaining insight into the artistry and tradition behind America’s native spirit.
In addition to the musical performances and bourbon tastings, Bourbon & Beyond also features a diverse array of food vendors, artisanal vendors, and interactive experiences that celebrate the culture and culinary delights of the region. Attendees can indulge in mouthwatering dishes from local chefs and food trucks, browse unique crafts and merchandise, and participate in engaging activities and workshops throughout the festival grounds.
As the sun sets over the Highland Festival Grounds, Bourbon & Beyond comes alive with the infectious energy of live music, the tantalizing aroma of bourbon in the air, and the warm hospitality of the Kentucky community. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a whiskey aficionado, or simply looking for a weekend of unforgettable experiences, Bourbon & Beyond promises an immersive celebration of music, whiskey, and southern charm that is not to be missed.
So mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable weekend at Bourbon & Beyond, where music and whiskey converge to create memories that will last a lifetime. Tickets are on sale now, so secure your spot and get ready to experience the magic of Bourbon & Beyond in Louisville, Kentucky. Cheers to a weekend filled with great music, delicious bourbon, and unforgettable moments!