Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Returns September 12 & 13, 2020 to Louisville, KY for 2nd Annual Event

After welcoming a sold-out crowd of over 70,000 fans to the inaugural Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, Danny Wimmer Presents is excited to announce the dates for the 2nd Annual event, September 12 and 13, 2020 at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in…

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Posted on December 19, 2019

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After welcoming a sold-out crowd of over 70,000 fans to the inaugural Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon FestivalDanny Wimmer Presents is excited to announce the dates for the 2nd Annual event, September 12 and 132020 at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Part of Danny Wimmer Presents’ Louisville TrifestaHometown Rising will kick-off the three-week festival series, with Louder Than Life occurring September 18 – 20 and Bourbon & Beyond wrapping up the month on September 25 – 27.

Hometown Rising was our first venture into country music, and we could not be more thrilled with how 2019 went. Delivering great music and incredible bourbon – two of Louisville’s cornerstones, was a highlight of our year. We can’t wait to be back in 2020 and are excited to bring another tremendous lineup and experience to the country music community,” shared DWP Founder Danny Wimmer.

The lineup for Hometown Rising will be announced in February, with early bird passes for Hometown Rising, along with the return of the Trifesta pass, both on sale in late January. Fans can expect the same elevated festival experience in 2020, including top-notch food and beverage options, line dancing in the Kroger’s Big Bourbon Bar, access to on site camping and unique one-of-a-kind activations.

Local news station WHAS 11 said of Hometown Rising, “[Danny Wimmer Presents]…hit the right note. They have combined Louisville’s food scene with an incredible bourbon experience. They made sure a part of the city is ingrained in every single piece of the festival sights. It’s a splash of southern with Kentucky culture, bringing the traditional feel of country but adding a modern flair.”

The Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center are located at 937 Phillips Lane in Louisville.

Hometown Rising is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination rock music festivals in America. DWP events include Aftershock Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, Epicenter Festival, Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, and Welcome To Rockville.

For more information on Hometown Rising, please visit:
2019 Festival Recap Video
Website: HometownRising.com
Facebook: @HometownRising
Instagram: @HometownRising
Twitter: @HometownRising
Hashtag: #HometownRising

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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