Bourbon & Beyond - September 14-17, 2023

Bourbon & Beyond Festival rolls into LouisvilleKentucky this week with a colossal music, culinary and of course bourbon lineup. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents have announced the full lineup of bourbon and culinary programming, as well as the daily schedule for the event’s spectacular music lineup, plus additional onsite entertainment and unique food offerings for the World’s Largest Bourbon & Music Festival, September 14-17 at Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center.

The festival’s incredible music lineup features Brandi Carlile and Billy Strings on Thursday, The Killers and Duran Duran on Friday, The Black Keys and The Black Crowes on Saturday, and a very special closing night Sunday with Bruno Mars and Blondie, along with many more top artists such as Train, Hozier, The Avett Brothers, Jon Batiste, Ryan Bingham, Spoon, Brittany Howard, Bastille, Midland, Buddy Guy, Wayne Newton, Mavis Staples, First Aid Kit, and Old Crow Medicine Show.

Bourbon & Beyond 2023 Final Lineup

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Hosting the culinary demonstrations on the Monogram Culinary Stage are Chef Chris Santos (Chopped), Chef Edward Lee (The Mind of a Chef) and Chef Amanda Freitag (Top Chef, Chopped). They will be joined by renowned chef personalities including Darnell “SuperChef” Ferguson (Louisville native, Food Network’s Superchef Grudge Match), Sara Bradley (Top Chef contestant), special guest Joe Kwon of Avett Brothers, among others.

Bourbon expert Chris Blandford will host The Bourbon Experience on the Kentucky Venues Bourbon Stage and will be joined by special guests including the world’s leading bourbon authority Fred Minnick, Chef Amanda Freitag, actors Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley (behind Brother’s Bond Bourbon), actor Graham McTavish (Outlander, Men in Kilts), singer Wayne Newton, country music artist Hailey Whitters and more.
The schedule of music performances on the T-Mobile Barrel Stage, SelvaRey Oak Stage and The Bluegrass Situation Stage, as well as the full culinary and bourbon workshop schedule for Bourbon & Beyond is below, and is also available on the festival app and online.

Come Hang Out with 140k of Your Bourbon Buds

Bourbon & Beyond 2023 Daily Schedule

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Having welcomed 140,000 fans in 2022, Bourbon & Beyond has become the premier destination event of the fall, combining incredible nonstop music with the best food and spirits Kentucky has to offer – with Forbes exclaiming, “It’s the inclusion of great food and unique bourbon experiences that set Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond apart from a crowded American destination scene.”
Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center is located at 937 Phillips Lane in Louisville, Kentucky.

Bourbon & Beyond is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination music festivals in America. 2023 events include Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival and Welcome to Rockville.

Limited weekend General Admission and single day passes are still available.

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