Bourbon & Beyond Preview


LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration and honor of the great state of Kentucky and its spirit and soul: bourbon, Danny Wimmer Presents is proud to announce the first-ever Bourbon & Beyond, a festival taking place on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. Blending the best elements of a bourbon festival, a food festival, and a music festival into an all-encompassing, unforgettable weekend, Bourbon & Beyond will be an enriching weekend featuring master distillers, Michelin-starred chefs, world-class musicians, and other craftsmen and craftswomen. 

And so begins the countdown to Louisville’s newest music festival.

610 Magnolia was host to the Bourbon and beyond preview this past Tuesday night, sponsored by Rabbit Hole Distilling here in Louisville.

Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents, based in Los Angeles made the announcement along with a commitment to invest several million dollars in similar ventures in the next few years with the addition of more festivals. The event was attended by many bourbon writers, magazine execs and other sponsors and partners in the venture.

Visit the website for the latest news, the lineup and to purchase tickets:

Janice Cates, Claire McCormick and Cheryl Guanci
Sarah Riley & Joel Christopher
610 Magnolia
Dedra McDowell and Jamar Mack with KOBBE; Kentucky's first African-American bourbon enthusiast club
Matthew Cottrell and Bridgette Williams with Sophisticated Living Magazine
Lindsey Hagan and Ashley Shadburn
Veronica Stivers and Brian Gelfo with Rabbit Hole Distillery - sponsors of the event
Chef Edward Lee with 601 Magnolia
Kentucky Straight Ice
Emily Hagedorn and Josh Johnson with - a great blog to watch
Danny Hayes makes the announcement
Chef Lee and Kaveh Zamanian
......aaaaand BOURBON
Danny Hayes CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents, FredMinnick, Bourbon Writer and curator, and Michael Young with the Courier Journal