Hometown Rising Presents ‘Hometown Week’

Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival is excited to announce “Hometown Week” in the Louisville, KY area, with a series of special events and promotions from July 23-26. Celebrations throughout the city will give attendees the chance to win tickets and celebrate some of the best of Louisville. See below for the full schedule of Hometown Week events.

Tuesday, July 23

Recbar Hometown Happy Hour (4pm-6pm)

  • 10301 Taylorsville Road, Jeffersontown, KY 40299
  • Enter to win one of five pair of tickets.  All registrants will receive 10 free game tokens
  • Join the pinball challenge where players will compete for the high score and a chance to win Hometown Rising tickets and bragging rights
  • Drink specials for all attendees until 6pm

Wednesday, July 24

Hometown Honky Tonk At The Butchertown Social (8pm-midnight)

  • 1601 Story Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
  • Live performances from Louisville artists Tyler Lance Walker Gill and Tim Delonjay
  • Purchase discount Hometown Rising tickets on site and receive a round of complimentary drinks
  • If you’ve previously purchased Hometown Rising tickets, bring your confirmation and receive drink specials all night long

Thursday, July 25

Hometown Rising Bourbon Tasting At Kroger Wine & Spirits Shop Featuring Bardstown Bourbon Company (5pm-8pm)

  • 12501 Shelbyville Rd, Middletown, KY 40243
  • Sip & Greet with special guests: Kentucky bourbon expert Fred Minnick, Danny Wimmer Presents Founder Danny Wimmer and CEO Danny Hayes, and Bardstown Bourbon Company CEO David Mandell and Master Distiller Steve Nally
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring one canned good per person for the complimentary tasting, to benefit Dare To Care Food Bank in support of Kroger’s Zero Hunger / Zero Waste initiative.

Thursday, July 25

Barre3 Pop Up Workout (5:45pm start)

  • Story Louisville, 900 East Main Street, Louisville, KY  40206
  • Enjoy local vendors and a heart pumping workout
  • All attendees will be automatically registered for a chance to win a Hometown Rising ticket 4-pack
  • All ages welcome

Friday, July 26

The Louisville Quest presents Hometown Quest Scavenger Hunt & Afterparty at PBR Louisville at 4th Street Live (4pm-9pm)

  • 432 S 4th Street, Louisville, KY  40202
  • Starting at 4pm, clues leading to some of Louisville’s most iconic locales will be posted on our Instagram and Facebook stories; solve the clue, go to the location and find a hidden token (tokens will be exchanged out for a pair of weekend Hometown Rising tickets)
  • New clues directing questers to new locations will be posted at 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and 7:45pm
  • Multiple tokens will be hidden at each location (one token per person, per location please)
  • Afterparty at PBR featuring Hometown Rising playlist and drink specials from 8pm – 9pm
  • All ages welcome for Hometown Quest; Afterparty 21 & over


Hometown Rising, the first-ever Country Music & Bourbon Festival, will make its debut Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at Highland Festival Grounds. The lineup includes country heavyweights including Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan and Keith Urban with additional appearances from Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, Brett Young, Jake Owen, Bret Michaels, Frankie Ballard, and many more.

Get tickets & VIP passes HERE.