BOURBON & BEYOND “ROCKS ROOM PRESENTED BY ZELLE”
2022 Bourbon & Beyond Returns Bringing Attendees Music, Dining and Bourbon Tastings
· Bourbon & Beyond: The world’s largest bourbon and music festival takes place September 15-18, 2022, at Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
· Music Headliners: Pearl Jam, Chris Stapleton, Kings of Leon, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Greta Van Fleet, The Doobie Brothers’ 50th Anniversary, and many more
· Rocks Room Presented by Zelle®: Inaugural restaurant featuring a Blind Bourbon® tasting experience with the world’s leading bourbon authority Fred Minnick, an onsite dining experience with renowned chef Anthony Llamas, and performances from select music artists including CAAMP, Courtney Barnett, Shakey Graves, St. Vincent.
August 12, 2022: Producer Danny Wimmer Presents celebrates the triumphant return of Bourbon & Beyond with the debut of Rocks Room Presented by Zelle®. Beginning August 12, 2022, attendees can start participating in the festival’s return by using Zelle® through August 31 to receive elite perks such as intimate music performances, food, or bourbon tastings at the first restaurant in the festival’s history.
Held at the Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Bourbon & Beyond features headlining performances from Pearl Jam, Chris Stapleton, Kings of Leon, Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Alanis Morissette, Greta Van Fleet, The Doobie Brothers’ 50th anniversary celebration (featuring Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston and John McFee), plus more rock, Americana, bluegrass, blues and alt-rock artists. As the world’s largest bourbon and music festival, Bourbon & Beyond also includes a variety of unique bourbon and culinary experiences with demos and tastings from master distillers and celebrity chefs.
We always strive to provide amazing experiences for our fans, and it has been my longtime goal to bring a fully functioning restaurant on site,” says producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents. “Through this collaboration with Zelle®, we involve attendees in a 360 experience before and during the event. Attendees will receive an interactive engagement with both brands that will create lifelong memories.”
The Rocks Room Presented By Zelle® features a Blind Bourbon® tasting experience with Fred Minnick (the world’s leading bourbon authority), an exclusive onsite dining experience with renowned Chef Anthony Llamas (Seviche), and intimate performances from CAAMP, Courtney Barnett, Shakey Graves, and St. Vincent.
From now until September 1, fans can unlock exclusive access to one of these elite perks at Bourbon & Beyond by transacting with Zelle®. These perks are free to qualified Bourbon & Beyond pass holders, but space is limited. In addition, participants can earn access to Zelle® Expedited Entry, which is available to all qualified Bourbon & Beyond pass holders.
Bourbon & Beyond pass holders must first complete the opt-in form found here: https://bourbonandbeyond.com/zelle
They will then become eligible to receive perks by completing the following actions, between August 12 – August 31, 2022. All reservations are available on a first come, first served basis. Experiences are limited to one per person, excluding expedited entry.
Expedited Entry for Festival Pass Holders
One Zelle® transaction
● After completing the opt-in form, send money with Zelle® one time before September 1.
● The festival will send you a confirmation email after you’ve unlocked expedited entrance to the festival. You must show your confirmation email at the Zelle® entrance at the main gates to gain expedited entrance access.
Expedited Entry + Access to The Blind Bourbon® Tasting Experience with Fred Minnick
Four Zelle® transactions
● After completing the opt-in form, send money with Zelle® four times before September 1.
● The festival will send you a confirmation email after you’ve unlocked expedited entrance to the festival and access to book the Blind Bourbon® tasting experience with Fred Minnick (festival pass holders only). You must be 21 years old to attend the tasting. You will receive a booking link via email to secure your spot in the experience. Limited space is available while supplies last.
Expedited Entry + Access to The Rocks Room for Four Course Dinner Experience with Chef Anthony Llamas
Six Zelle® transactions
● After completing the opt-in form, send money with Zelle® six times before September 1.
● The festival will send you a confirmation email letting you know you’ve unlocked expedited entrance to the festival and a booking link to secure your spot for the four-course dining experience with Chef Anthony Llamas.
● Visit the Zelle® concierge desk next to the festival’s information booth near the festival entrance, and a Zelle® concierge consultant will help you book your restaurant reservation onsite while supplies last.
● Attendees who complete six transactions must choose between bourbon tasting, or dinner experience.
Expedited Entry + Access to One Exclusive Performance by CAAMP, Courtney Barnett, Shakey Graves, or St. Vincent
Eight Zelle® transactions
● After completing the opt-in form, send money with Zelle® eight times before September 1.
● The festival will send you a confirmation email after you’ve unlocked expedited entrance to the festival and access to book a private performance featuring either CAAMP, Courtney Barnett, Shakey Graves, or St. Vincent.
● You will receive a booking link via email to secure your spot for the exclusive artist experience, while supplies last.
● Attendees who complete eight transactions must choose between bourbon tasting, dinner experience, or one private performance.
How To Redeem Perks During Bourbon & Beyond – September 15 – 18
If you participated in the above pre-festival Zelle® transactions and received a confirmation email(s), show your confirmation email(s) at the festival entrance for expedited entry.
If you booked an Exclusive Artist Performance or a Bourbon Tasting Experience, arrive at the Rocks Room location at the day and time of the event. To book a restaurant reservation, visit the Zelle® concierge desk next to the festival’s information booth near the festival entrance and a concierge consultant will walk you through booking options onsite, while supplies last.
For more information and tickets, please visit:
General Admission and VIP passes: purchase at BourbonAndBeyond.com
About Fred Minnick
World-renowned spirits critic, entrepreneur and best-selling author Fred Minnick continuously revives the age-old traditions and cultures of Bourbon and spirits through his media empire which includes the Bourbon Pursuit Podcast, and his Webby Honoree Podcast The Fred Minnick Show, which features interviews with musicians, athletes and other celebrities including Ian Somerhalder, Peyton Manning, Ludacris, Lindsay Ell, Terry Bradshaw, Killer Mike, Ashley McBryde and more. Minnick, a Louisville, KY-based father of two, is also an avid music fan. He is a longtime judge on the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and founder of the American Spirits Council of Tasters. Minnick co-created Bourbon & Beyond with Danny Wimmer Presents. He has authored several best-selling books, including Bourbon Curious; Bourbon; Rum Curious; and Whiskey Women. For more information about Fred please visit www.FredMinnick.com
About Danny Wimmer Presents
Since 1995, 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 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. The confirmed 2022 festival lineup will include Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville. Previous DWP festivals include Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Chicago Open Air, Northern Invasion and more. Since 2020, DWP has been an innovator in the digital content space with over two dozen international livestreams, acclaimed social series Offstage with DWP and the DWPresents Channel on Twitch featuring That Space Zebra Show, which has garnered over 11 million worldwide views since its launch in mid-2021.
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