Highland Festival Grounds | September 19 - 22, 2024

Bourbon & Basketball

Bourbon & Basketball Moderator: Chris Blandford Panelists: Members of the 1980 and 1986 University of Louisville NCAA Championships, Robbie Valentine ’86, Chris West ’86, Wiley Brown ’80 and Scooter McCray ’80 Description: Bourbon isn’t the only thing Kentucky is known for around the country.  Bring up college basketball and everyone has a story to tell in this […]

Darnell SuperChef Ferguson x SelvaRey’s Brian Klemm

Darnell SuperChef Ferguson x SelvaRey’s Brian Klemm Talent: Darnell Ferguson and Brian KlemmHost: Chris BlandfordDescription: Darnell ‘SuperChef’ Ferguson will take on the Monogram Culinary Stage with Brian Klemm of SelvaRey. These two will dish out delightful bites and beverages featuring the highest rated and most awarded Rums ever from SelvaRey Rum.

Pappy and Company with Chef Ed Lee

Pappy and Company with Chef Ed Lee Talent: Pappy and CoHost: Ed LeeDescription: Pappy and Co will take center stage to share how Bourbon can shape the taste Beyond what’s poured in a glass!


Fred Minnick’s BLIND BOURBON FINALE: THE B&B23 FAN FAVORITE IS…?? Moderator: Fred Minnick, Celebrity Critic and Bestselling Author Pouring: FIVE bourbons chosen by fans during B&B weekend Description: World-renowned bourbon authority, author and ascot aficionado FRED MINNICK will survey the FIVE bourbons voted on by patrons during Bourbon and Beyond 2023 and will blind-fold select […]

The Firkin Podcast LIVE

The Firkin Podcast LIVE Hosts: Chris Blandford & Brian Probus Special Guest: HAILEY WHITTERS (confirmed by Del) Description: Give me a ‘FIRKIN’ break! B&B patrons will be the very first to see this popular podcast LIVE ON STAGE as hosts Chris Blandford & Brian Probus welcome special guests you won’t want to miss – musicians, […]

The Perfect Pairing: Bourbon & Cheese

The Perfect Pairing: Bourbon & Cheese Panelists: Bernie Lubbers, Heaven HillLisa Ueltschi, Murray’s Cheese ShopDewanna Walker, Murray’s Cheese ShopChef Amanda Freitag Description: A chef, a bourbon expert, and a cheesemonger walk into a bar…you can imagine what happens next. It’s a food fight of the flavorful kind as the rich flavors of several bourbons are […]

Badass Bartenders & Bourbon

Badass Bartenders & Bourbon Moderator: Ian Sulkowski, Brown-Forman Brand Ambassador Panelists:SC Baker, Epiphany Bar and Winner of the B&B Cocktail Competition for “The Louisville”Susie Hoyt, The PearlLily McCabe Lambert, Galaxie BarSherri Jenkins, Epiphany Bar, Freelancer, 2023 USBG Member of the Year Pouring: Cocktails TBD – only BF products used! Description: In 1948 a United States […]

Pixie & The Partygrass Boys

Pixie & The Partygrass Boys Hailed as “the hottest band in the Wasatch” by the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association, Pixie and The Partygrass Boys is composed of lifelong professional musicians drawn together by a common love of bluegrass and skiing in the Wasatch. Featuring soulful, often harmonic vocals and solid strings and rhythm, this tight-knit […]

The Arcadian Wild

The Arcadian Wild The Arcadian Wild is a four-piece indie folk/pop group from Nashville, TN. Led by songwriters Isaac Horn and Lincoln Mick and Bailey Warren on fiddle, The Arcadian Wild confidently inhabits and explores an intersection of genre, blending the traditional with the contemporary. Combining elements of progressive bluegrass, folk, and formal vocal music, […]


MAGGIE ROSE The third album from Maggie Rose, Have a Seat is the work of a phenomenally gifted artist showing the full extent of her power. After years of honing her chops and making her name as a force-of-nature vocalist, the Nashville-based singer/songwriter has dreamed up her own unbridled collision of rock-and-roll, soul, folk, funk, […]