Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Music Performance Times

Hometown Rising Country Music Festival is upon us and the weather here in Kentucky is just right for a weekend of country music and bourbon! The performance times are announced and now it’s time to plan where to be, and which artist to watch and where! Scroll on down for the full list of times and stage locations.

A limited number of Hometown Rising exclusive VIP packages, General Admission tickets, camping and hotelpackages, as well as special event tickets are still available atwww.HometownRising.com.


The music schedule for Hometown Rising is as follows (subject to change).


Saturday, September 14
Barrel Stage Oak Stage
9:20 PM Tim McGraw 8:00 PM Little Big Town
6:55 PM Dwight Yoakam 6:00 PM Trace Adkins
5:10 PM Frankie Ballard 4:20 PM The Cadillac Three
3:35 PM Jimmie Allen 2:50 PM Lindsay Ell
2:15 PM The Steel Woods 1:40 PM Clare Dunn
1:05 PM Noah Guthrie 12:30 PM IMAJ
Boots & Bourbon Stage
4:10 PM J.D. Shelburne
3:10 PM The Sisterhood Band
2:10 PM Raelyn Nelson Band
1:10 PM Alice Wallace
Sunday, September 15
Barrel Stage Oak Stage
8:20 PM Luke Bryan 7:00 PM Keith Urban
5:55 PM Brett Young 4:50 PM Jake Owen
3:55 PM Bret Michaels 3:05 PM LOCASH
2:35 PM Drake White And The Big Fire 2:05 PM Mason Ramsey
1:35 PM The Wild Feathers 1:05 PM Gabby Barrett
Boots & Bourbon Stage
5:40 PM Everette
4:35 PM Dillon Carmichael
3:35 PM Jeffrey East
2:35 PM Larry Fleet
1:35 PM Hannah Ellis
12:35 PM Kendall Shaffer


Festival doors open at Noon each day. Download the official Hometown Rising mobile app through the Google Play and Apple stores. The app allows attendees tobuild their own schedules, learn more about the artists and personalities appearing at the festival, and get the latest information through push notifications.


The festival’s centerpiece, Kroger’s Big Bourbon Bar presented by Louisville Courier Journal, will feature more than two dozen hand-selected bourbons from top distilleries, and a unique opportunity to enjoy bourbons and exclusive one-time specialty cocktails from 1792, Angel’s Envy, Barrell Bourbon, Coopers’ Craft,Elijah Craig, Four Roses, Jefferson’s,Jeptha Creed Four Grain Bourbon,Kentucky Peerless, Michter’s, Rebel Yell, Old Forester, Stonehammer andWild Turkey.


Fred Minnick’s Mini Bar–hosted by theHometown Rising bourbon curator, bourbon author/expert, and Amazon Prime host (Bourbon Up)–will showcase craft selections from Louisville’s world-renowned distilleries. Acclaimed Louisville whiskey bar The Silver Dollar will operate The Hunter’s Club, where attendees can find vintage bourbons dating as far back as the 1930s, as well as contemporary collectibles.


In addition to performances from top music artists and various onsite attractions, attendees at Hometown Rising will enjoy a variety of onsite food and beverage offerings that celebrate menus and flavors inspired by Kentucky. Selections from local and regional restaurants were curated by Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC, DWP’s affiliate concessionaire.

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