Bourbon & Beyond will return to Louisville, KY for a weekend of songs and spirits September 14th–17th, 2023. Topping this year’s lineup is an eclectic mix of artists including Brandi CarlileBilly Strings, and Bruno Mars.

Other top acts set to perform at the Highlands Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center include The KillersThe Black Keys, The Black Crowes, BlondieTrainDuran DuranThe Avett BrothersJon Batiste, and Hozier. The undercard lineup includes a wide range of styles like blues legend Buddy Guy, soul icon Mavis StaplesAlabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard, ’90s alt-rockers Spoon, folk-pop outfit Old Crow Medicine Show, New Orleans funk staple Dumpstaphunk, Nashville songstress Maggie Rose, and many more.

“Bourbon & Beyond is our love letter to the city of Louisville and the great state of Kentucky,” says Danny Wimmer, founder of Danny Wimmer Presents. “We can’t wait to showcase why Louisville has become our home away from home, so having the opportunity to curate an unbelievable festival experience rooted in amazing musical performances combined with our passion for bourbon and culinary arts is our dream come true.”

The Bluegrass Situation Stage will also return to Bourbon & Beyond for its fifth year this September. The side stage will honor the region’s roots in bluegrass music with performances by Michael Cleveland & FlamekeeperThe Lil SmokiesTown MountainLindsay LouTwisted Pine, and many more throughout the four-day festival.

In addition to four days of music, Bourbon & Beyond will present signature bourbon and culinary experiences. Celebrity chefs Amanda FreitagChris Santos, and Ed Lee will host the culinary programming in addition to a “Blind Bourbon Live” event with author and international whiskey authority Fred Minnick.

Tickets for Bourbon & Beyond 2023 are on sale here. See below for the full lineup.


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