Bourbon and Beyond is an annual music festival that takes place in the heart of Kentucky in the USA. The world’s largest bourbon festival makes it’s anticipated return each year in September for three days of incredible music, culinary events, a range of unique experiences and more.
“Bourbon and Beyond is rolling back in town bringing you incredible bourbon and culinary experiences with an eclectic lineup”
This year’s edition of Bourbon & Beyond will feature more than 40 artists across the three-day event. Popular American rock band Foo Fighters will headline the first day of the event; alongside John Fogerty, Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats, The Flaming Lips and more. Day two will see Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters and Daryl Hall & John Oates headline the musical talent. Trey Anastasio Band, Alison Krauss, Grace Potter and more will also perform on day two. Zac Brown Band and ZZ Top will headline the final day of the festival, sharing the stage with Leon Bridges, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Margo Price and more.
The festival takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Centre in Louisville, Kentucky. You can find the event at 937 Philips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209, USA.
The nearest major airport is Louisville International Airport, located approximately 10 minutes from the city centre and only 5 minutes from the festival. You can take bus route 2 directly to both the festival grounds and the city centre. The Kentucky Exposition Centre is located approximately 13 minutes south of the city centre. You can travel to the event by both car and public transport.
Parking is available on site and information on parking location and prices can be found closer to the event date. You can also travel to the festival by public transport, with bus routes 2 and 18 travelling directly to the fairgrounds; followed by a short walk. Taxis are also readily available throughout the city and rideshare options such as Uber and Lyft are also available during the event.
Bourbon and Beyond offers a number of accommodation options including on-site camping as well as partner hotels. Camping packages are available starting at $145 for a car or tent camping far (which must be purchased in addition to a festival ticket). Camping passes include four nights of camping, access to the campground bathrooms and showers and re-entry to and from the festival grounds.
RV Camping is also available, starting at $250 for a basic RV spot, with higher tier options available. Official partner hotels are also available, offering discounted rates for guests attending the festival. Hotels include Aloft Louisville Downtown, Crown Plaza Louisville Airport, Courtyard Marriott Louisville Airport and Hampton Inn Louisville Airport.
Airbnb’s are also available throughout Louisville and can be found within walking distance or a short drive to the venue. You can find all the partner hotels, as well as other nearby hotel and Airbnb deals on the map below.
The city of Louisville offers a range of things to see and do. You can find a variety of popular museums located throughout the city, including the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, The Speed Art Museum, The Frazier History Museum and the Muhammad Ali Center.
Another popular attraction is the Louisville Zoo, a modest-sized zoo featuring a habitat for animals such as gorillas and tigers; as well as a splash park. Throughout the city, you can also find a number of outdoor areas such as Waterfront Park, a popular city destination with walking paths, water features, play areas, public art and more.
Bourbon & Beyond will take place from September 20-22, 2019.
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