Following last year’s sold-out debut, Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, produced by premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents, returns to Louisville, KY on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center.
Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Old Dominion lead Hometown Rising’s music lineup with additional appearances from Jon Pardi, Chris Janson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Clint Black, CAM and many more artists across the festival’s three stages. The two-day festival also features exclusive bourbon tastings and workshops, line-dancing, art activations, speakeasies and more.
The music lineup for Hometown Rising is as follows (subject to change):
SATURDAY: Blake Shelton, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Clint Black, Russell Dickerson, Riley Green, Jessie James Decker, Shenandoah, Caylee Hammack, Jon Langston, Aubrie Sellers, Noah Schnacky, The Josephines, Ross Ellis, Emily Ann Roberts, Stephanie Quayle, Lakeview, Kaitlyn Kohler
SUNDAY: Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Mitchell Tenpenny, CAM, Matt Stell, Blanco Brown, Kassi Ashton, King Calaway, Tennessee Jet, Lainey Wilson, Adam Doleac, Chris Bandi, Sean Stemaly, Tyler Booth, Madison Kozak, Alex Hall
Always love coming to play Louisville because you love your country music and having a good time. Look forward to seeing y’all in September at Hometown Rising!
says Blake Shelton.
Old Dominion add:
We’ve had the pleasure of playing shows in Kentucky and the crowds always have so much energy. We’re looking forward to returning and getting back on that stage!
and Billy Ray Cyrus shares:
“I’ve always said I’m a singer-songwriter from Flatwoods, Kentucky, so I’m looking forward to coming back to my home state and playing Hometown Rising.
New this year, Hometown Rising will be introducing sections within the site for fans to determine where they want to experience the event. Festival goers can choose between the following pass options:
Top Shelf VIP Passes include access to the limited capacity Top Shelf Hang area which features a tiered shaded deck with a view of both the Oak and Barrel stages, all-inclusive premium drinks, an air-conditioned lounge with live audio/video of the Oak and Barrel stages, a shaded area with a dedicated bar and comfortable furniture, access to the VIP front-of-stage viewing area in front of the Oak and Barrel stages, a dedicated Top Shelf entrance lane inside the festival grounds, complimentary hors d’oeuvres during lunch and dinner hours, dedicated air-conditioned, flushable restrooms, complimentary lockers with cell-phone chargers, complimentary Wi-Fi access, dedicated merch stand, concierge staff, a commemorative laminate and access to all other festival areas, including VIP, The Rodeo, The Ranch and The Range Festival Grounds.
VIP Passes include access to the VIP Hang Area featuring a front-of-stage viewing area of the Oak and Barrel stages, a shaded hang area with dedicated bars, comfortable furniture and live audio/video streams of the Oak and Barrel stages, air-conditioned, flushable restrooms, premium, dedicated food offerings (for additional purchase), a merchandise stand for shorter shopping lines, dedicated entrance lanes into the festival, designated chair zones in the VIP Hang Area and a commemorative laminate. VIP’s also have access to The Rodeo, The Ranch and The Range Festival Grounds.
The Rodeo General Admission Passes offer the perfect vantage point to both the Oak and Barrel Main Stages. The Rodeo is located directly behind the VIP pit and is standing room only (chairs not allowed). The Rodeo pass purchasers also have access to The Ranch and The Range Festival Grounds.
The Ranch General Admission Passes offer access to the area directly behind The Rodeo which includes designated chair zones as well as standing room. The Ranch pass purchasers also have access to The Range Festival Grounds.
The Range Festival Grounds General Admission Passes provide a super affordable option (with single day passes only $35 and weekend $59) to experience the festival’s amazing activations and sponsors, line dance in the Big Bourbon Bar and more. Designated chair zones are also available in The Range Festival Grounds.
Hometown Rising single day, weekend and camping passes go on sale Friday, February 21 at 10:00 AM EST. Pass prices for Hometown Rising start at the following levels:
● The Range Festival Grounds Single Day General Admission: $35.00*
● The Range Festival Grounds Weekend General Admission: $59.00*
● The Ranch Weekend General Admission: $149.00*
● The Rodeo Weekend General Admission: $199.00*
● VIP Single Day Admission: $159.00*
● VIP Weekend Admission: $299.00*
● Top Shelf VIP Weekend Admission: $699.00*
*plus applicable fees and taxes