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Everything you need to know about Bourbon & Beyond 2023: Tickets, musicians, parking

Bourbon & Beyond will take over Louisville Sept. 14-17.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Whether you're into bluegrass, rock, pop, country or rap music, there is surely something for you at the 2023 Bourbon & Beyond festival.

Starting Thursday, Sept. 14 the festival will be back at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center until Sept. 17. 

Here's everything you need to know. 


Tickets for each day of the festival range in price. 

Single day general admission tickets for Thursday are $119.99, for Friday they are $129.99, for Saturday they are $119.99 and for Sunday they are $129.99, not including the additional fees. Weekend 4-day general admission tickets are available for $299.99, not including the additional fees. 

Single day GA tickets can be purchased here, and weekend 4-day GA tickets can be purchased here

Re-entry into the festival is not permitted unless you are camping on-site and have a camping wristband. Once you have entered the venue each day, you will not be allowed to leave and come back in, so plan accordingly.

Be advised that there will be elevated security measures in place for Bourbon & Beyond.  

For a full list of items that are/aren't allowed into festival grounds, please click here

Parking & Hours

Advanced parking is available for purchase for single-day or 4-day at the Exposition Center. Festival organizers said they strongly encourage buying your parking pass in advance. 

You can purchase single day or 4-day parking here

For more information on parking, please click here

Festival organizers said gates open at 11:30 a.m. daily.

Who's performing this year?

Dozens upon dozens of big-name artists will be performing at this year's festival.

Here are some of the performer's broken up by day:


  • Brandi Carlile 
  • Billy Strings
  • Train


  • The Killers
  • Duran Duran
  • Hozier


  • The Black Keys 
  • The Black Crowes
  • The Avett Brothers


  • Bruno Mars
  • Blondie
  • Jon Batiste

For a full list of performers and to see what time and what stage each musician will play at, please click here

NOTE: Line-up, schedule and set times are subject to change.

In addition, there will be plenty of other experiences for festival-goers to participate in. 

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