Louisville Just Got a Little Louder

Massive Music Festival Adding Another Day

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 7, 2018) – Louder Than Life is turning up the volume by adding a third festival day while releasing their colossal music lineup for the 5th annual show September 28-30th. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents bring their self-proclaimed ‘world’s largest rock ‘n roll whiskey festival’ to Louisville’s Champions Park with headliners Nine Inch Nails, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack and Deftones.

Louder Than Life features a selection of award-winning bourbons, whiskey, spirits, craft beer and the best food Louisville has to offer, along with a powerful music lineup of rock legends and breaking talent performing on three stages. The festival celebrates the bourbon culture and culinary heritage of this unique American city.

In addition to performances from top music artists, attendees will enjoy a variety of onsite food and beverage options celebrating the authentic spirits and food of the Louisville region. Festival attendees will be able to experience a taste of Louisville. Selections from the following local and regional restaurants will be available: Bouquet, Boss Hog BBQ, Cellar Door Chocolates, Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar, Citizen 7, Gospel Bird, Longshot Lobsta, Mike’s Kentucky Kitchen, Midway Café, Tumbleweed, 502 Café, and Whiskey Dry.

Attendees 21+ up can explore the enormous Bourbon World presented by the Louisville Courier Journal. With 95% of the world’s bourbon coming from Kentucky, festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents have hand-selected expressions from the top distilleries to create a unique opportunity to enjoy bourbons and exclusive one-time specialty cocktails inside what they’re calling the ‘world’s loudest–and largest–bourbon tent.’

The daily music lineup for Louder Than Life 2018 is as follows:

Friday, September 28: Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit, Breaking Benjamin, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Seether, Black Stone Cherry, Skillet, Underoath, Suicidal Tendencies, Red Sun Rising, Tremonti, Bad Wolves, Turnstile, Jelly Roll, Hyro The Hero, Badflower, Islander, True Villains

Saturday, September 29: Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Bush, Bullet For My Valentine, Hellyeah, Body Count, Pop Evil, Sevendust, GWAR, Dance Gavin Dance, From Ashes To New, Sick Puppies, Cane Hill, Bad Omens, Blacktop Mojo, Awake At Last, Stone Broken, The Jacks

Sunday, September 30: Nine Inch Nails, Deftones, Ice Cube, Primus, Billy Idol, Action Bronson, Clutch, Asking Alexandria, Yelawolf, The Sword, Glassjaw, The Fever 333, Monster Magnet, Spirit Animal, The Dose, The Breton Sound

Watch the Louder Than Life announcement video here 

Ticket sales for Louder Than Life general admission tickets, VIP and Top Shelf VIP Packages, hotel and ticket packages, as well as tent and RV camping begins Friday, June 8 at 12:00 pm. ET. Visit www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com for details.

Make a visit to Louder Than Life part of a unique summer getaway to Louisville. While you’re in town, visit one of the seven distilleries open for public tours or participate in the Urban Bourbon Trail pub crawl highlighting Louisville’s best Bourbon bars and restaurants. The Louisville CVB provides several planning resources, including suggested itineraries, the monthly Lookin’ at Louisville video series, a searchable list events at www.gotolouisville.com, a free Louisville Visitors Guide and complimentary hotel booking service via 1-888-LOUISVILLE.

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Since 1968, the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (LCVB) primary goal has been to enhance the area’s economy through tourism development - to promote and sell Louisville as a world-class destination. Tourism is the third largest industry in Louisville generating an estimated economic impact of $3.5 billion which supports over 27,000 local tourism-related jobs. Guests are coming from around the globe to attend a meeting, convention, special event, as a leisure guest or a combination.  More than 16.4 million visitors are experiencing Louisville’s authenticity, bourbon and culinary scenes and our unique brand of Southerness. The LCVB was one of the first Destination Marketing Organizations in the country fifty years ago and was one of the first to become accredited in 2006, by the independent, international standards program developed by the Washington, D.C. based Destinations International.

About Danny Wimmer Presents: Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which includes Rock On The Range, Aftershock Festival, Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life, Bourbon & Beyond, Rock Allegiance, and Chicago Open Air, among others. www.DannyWimmerPresents.com

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