LIVE MUSIC. AMAZING BOURBON. SAVORY BARBECUE.
The Four Roses Kentucky Music & Bourbon Experience - a new experience that is guaranteed to close out the summer in style. This Labor Day Weekend – Saturday, September 2nd and Sunday, September 3rd – will be a two-night “Celebration of Kentucky” featuring a unique blend of Commonwealth favorites including bourbon, BBQ, bluegrass and a few of Louisville’s favorite local bands “crashing” the event on Sunday.
The Four Roses Kentucky Music & Bourbon Experience kicks off on Saturday where the music will focus on a genre that is native to Kentucky -- Bluegrass. Shifting gears on Sunday, we celebrate with some of the hottest and most fun talent in Kentucky to highlight our local music scene.
Tying it all together, will be the product that makes Kentucky world famous – bourbon! There’s no better place to toast summer good-bye than the Kentucky Music & Bourbon Experience. We can’t wait to see you there!
Saturday Band LineUp
Some of the most well-known and popular names in Bluegrass music will be featured on Saturday, beginning at 4:00 pm with Blind Corn Liquor Pickers. Also featured on Saturday will be Hog Operation, Relic, Rachel Baiman, and then The Cleverlys, will take the stage to close out the Bluegrass portion of the Experience.
*Band schedule subject to change
Sunday Band Lineup
On Sunday, the Kentucky Music & Bourbon Experience shifts gears to feature several of Louisville's hottest rock cover bands including Mood Ring Engagement and Tony & the Tan Lines. Putting an exclamation point on the weekend will be The Louisville Crashers. These bands are the perfect trio to rock Labor Day weekend at the water tower!
*Band schedule subject to change
To maintain a safe and fun event, the following items are prohibited from the event:
Weapons / firearms
Backpacks / duffle bags
Drugs / drug paraphernalia
Outside food / drink
Pets (service animals are an exception)
Scooters / skateboards / motorized vehicles
Vending / soliciting (unless previously approved by event promoter)
Note: All prohibited items are subject to confiscation by event promoter and/or staff
Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome!
Digital cameras and cell phones are encouraged… snap some photos and upload to social media using #KYMBE
The event is held weather permitting. If inclement weather is imminent, the promoter will determine proper steps (e.g., cancellation or delay) for safety of all patrons, vendors and staff. Please check our Facebook page for the most current weather-related information.
*For the safety of our patrons, vendors, and staff, we are required by law to evacuate the premises if lightning strikes in the area during the time of the event until it has been declared safe to resume the festival as scheduled.
There will be on-site parking. Handicapped and bike parking will additionally be available.
Saturday, September 2nd: 4:00 – 11:00 pm
Sunday, September 3rd: 4:00 – 11:00 pm
Note: Times are subject to change
Credit cards are not currently accepted, however on-site ATMs are available.
You may also purchase two day passes with a credit card online, prior to the event.
There will be a lost and found. Please contact event staff to locate any lost items.
Camping will not be allowed at the event. Hotels and camp grounds are located nearby.
Re-entry is generally not allowed. Please see event staff for exceptions.
THE EVENT PROMOTER (BISIG IMPACT GROUP), EVENT STAFF, LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY, CITY OF LOUISVILLE, SPONSORS, OR CONTRACTED VENDORS ARE NOT HELD LIABLE FOR INJURY, LOSS, PROPERTY DAMAGE, INCLEMENT WEATHER OR NATURAL DISASTERS ON EVENT PREMISES.