Louisville's Massive Bourbon & Beyond Festival Returns with Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Robert Plant and More

September's three-day event to also feature John Fogerty, The Flaming Lips, Hall & Oates, Trey Anastasio, Leon Bridges and many others

click to enlarge Foo Fighters - Photo: Bradley Gutierrez
Photo: Bradley Gutierrez
Foo Fighters

Louisville, Kentucky's three-day Bourbon & Beyond festival is returning Sept. 20-22 with a jaw-dropping lineup that tops even last year's rain-hindered, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer-filled roster.

Topping the bills each day are arena headliners Foo Fighters, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters (who were to play last year's B&B but had their set canceled due to bad weather) and the Zac Brown Band.

But 2019's Bourbon & Beyond lineup is one that doesn't soon let up the further you scroll down the poster. Also performing: John Fogerty, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Flaming Lips, Hall & Oates, Squeeze, Grace Potter, Alison Krauss, Trey Anastasio Band, ZZ Top, Leon Bridges, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Kurt Vile, Margo Price, Little Steven, Jenny Lewis, Del McCoury Band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Live and many others.

Here is the full lineup by day:

Friday, Sept. 20: Foo Fighters, John Fogerty, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Flaming Lips, +LIVE+, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Greensky Bluegrass, Blackberry Smoke, [artist TBA], Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Pearl, Mipso, Amythyst Kiah

Saturday, Sept. 21: Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Trey Anastasio Band, Alison Krauss, Grace Potter, Squeeze, Jenny Lewis, Del McCoury Band, Samantha Fish, The White Buffalo, Maggie Rose, Patrick Droney, The Travelin’ McCourys, Cedric Burnside, Ben Sollee

Sunday, Sept. 22: Zac Brown Band, ZZ Top, Leon Bridges, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Margo Price, Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, White Reaper, Whiskey Myers, Southern Avenue, Caroline Jones, Dustbowl Revival, The Lil Smokies, Front Country

Tickets for Bourbon & Beyond 2019, which will take place at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo Center, go on sale this Friday. Visit bourbonandbeyond.com for complete details, including the bourbon lineup and food events and offerings.

West Coast promoters Danny Wimmer Presents are doing two others fests at the same location this September: the Country-oriented Hometown Rising (with Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and more) and the Hard Rock fest Louder Than Life (lineup TBA).

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