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Bourbon and Beyond Festival 2023

September 14 - September 17 KY Expo Center

The world’s largest bourbon and music festival returns to Louisville with a blockbusting line-up featuring several rock icons, and Kentucky’s finest mash and celebrity chefs.

Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents has pulled out all stops to curate a truly one-of-a-kind weekend and to fit it all in, a full fourth day has been added to the annual multi-day event.

This year’s festival will be held Sept. 15-18 at the Highland Festival Grounds, 937 Phillips Lane, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

Bourbon and Beyond Lineup 2023

This year, more than 65 musical acts in total will perform over the festival, including Bruno Mars, The Killers, Brandi Carlile (who returns after an incredible set in 2022) and The Black Keys will headline. Recent Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Duran Duran plus Billy Strings, The Black Crowes, Blondie, The Avett Brothers, Train, Hozier, Jon Batiste, Brittany Howard and more will also play Bourbon & Beyond 2023.

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Bourbon and Beyond 2023 Tickets

Four-day and single-day passes for Bourbon and Beyond are on sale now via the VividSeats. A variety of VIP and special packages are also available. Those interested can also purchase an Exacta Pass, which will provide entry to both Bourbon and Beyond and the Louder Than Life festival, taking place at the same location in Louisville the following weekend, Sept. 22 through 25 (headliners include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, and Kiss).

General Admission:

  • single-day tickets from $99.99
  • weekend passes from $249.99

VIP Admission:

  • single-day pass from $219.99
  • weekend passes from $629.99

Where to Stay During Bourbon and Beyond 2023

We’ve partnered with the best hotels around Louisville to bring you the lowest rates possible along with a great lodging experience for your Bourbon & Beyond weekend.

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Camping at Bourbon & Beyond 2023

Bourbon & Beyond campgrounds are located adjacent to the festival grounds and come with IN & OUT privileges from the campgrounds to the festival grounds (on foot only). The Campgrounds have complimentary showers, bathrooms, concessions and a general store. Additionally the campgrounds house a box office and are equipped with 24-hour security and medical assistance. Campgrounds open on Wednesday, September 13 at 12:00 PM and close on Monday, September 18 at 12:00 PM.

bourbon & beyond festival

Festival goers can purchase camping tickets that will include:

  • 5 nights of camping (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) in a secured lot. The Bourbon & Beyond campgrounds open at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, September 14.
  • All campers will have access to indoor restrooms, complimentary indoor showers, ice and water sales, access to the General Store with food and beverage options.
  • Campers have in and out access to and from their campsite to the festival during festival hours
  • 24 Hour medical and security staff

Available camping passes:

  1. Car + Tent Camping – $265 + fees
  2. RV Camping – $390 + fees
  3. RV Camping + Companion Vehicle – $440 + fees


Will alcohol be sold?

Yes. Beer, wine and mixed drinks will be sold to those with a valid ID.

The venue is accessible and there will be special viewing areas at the main stages for those with mobility limitations.