Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan Set For Debut Hometown Rising Festival


The music and bourbon pageant will hit Louisville, Ky. in September.

Independent pageant producer Danny Wimmer Presents has introduced the lineup for the inaugural Hometown Rising weekend in Louisville, Ky. Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Little Big Town will headline the debut occasion at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center from Sept. 14-15.

Dwight Yoakam, Brett Young, Jake Owen, Bret Michaels and Frankie Ballard may also be a part of the roster of greater than 30 artists taking part in throughout three phases.

"I can't consider a greater location to launch a rustic music pageant than proper right here in bourbon nation," mentioned Danny Wimmer in a launch. "Mayor Fischer and the Louisville neighborhood proceed to be nice companions as we take this subsequent step within the marriage of nice music, meals and bourbon."

Bourbon authority and best-selling writer Fred Minnick is the pageant’s official spirits curator and has helped assemble onsite experiences, together with bourbon tastings and workshops for followers 21+ throughout Bourbon Heritage Month. The Big Bourbon Bar introduced by Louisville Courier Journal will function greater than two dozen hand-selected bourbons from prime distilleries with particular cocktails and tastings.

The brand-new pageant may also see Fred Minnick’s Mini Bar introduced by The Bourbon Women Association and Louisville whiskey bar The Silver Dollar will function The Hunter’s Club, the place attendees can discover classic bourbons relationship way back to the 1930s.

"Hometown Rising is a mix of the music and tradition I grew up round, in a spot I now think about a second house,” added Wimmer. "While DWP is greatest identified for our rock festivals, I used to be surrounded by nation music rising up in Jacksonville, Florida, and I'm excited to be increasing our portfolio with a style and a spot which can be each near my coronary heart."

Hometown Rising shall be adopted by two consecutive weekends of DWP festivals in Louisville together with Bourbon & Beyond (Sept. 20-22) and Louder Than Life (Sept. 27-29). New this yr, followers should buy a particular “Trifesta” Pass for the discounted price of solely $229.00 plus charges. The move permits General Admission weekend entry to all three DWP fall festivals in Louisville.

For extra info on Hometown Rising together with a full record of bourbon distributors and tickets, head to HometownRising.com.