The 2021 Louder Than Life festival will go on.
The event’s organizers announced the lineup and performance times for the festival Tuesday through a news release. The event, now in its sixth year, has expanded to four days from three — Sept. 23-26 — and will feature performances from approximately 70 acts. Single-day and weekend tickets/passes are available here.
Metallica is one of the most notable acts for this year’s festival. The band is scheduled to perform two separate acts on two of the festival’s nights. Also scheduled to take one of the festival’s four stages at this year’s event are acts, such as Another Day Dawns, Disturbed, Korn, Mudvayne, Cypress Hill, and Pennywise.
Along with lots of music, this year’s festival will also feature lots of food and drunk. The Kroger Big Bourbon Bar is the most notable of the features of this year’s food and drink options. It will have more than a dozen hand-selected bourbons from top distilleries nationwide.
Food and drink from a variety and local and regional restaurants (all of which are noted below) will also be available for festival attendees.
502 Café, Angry Bird Grill, Bangarang Bahn Mi, Barrett’s BBQ, Barrett’s Burgers, Bistro Italiano, Blackbeard Espresso, Bru Bros Coffee, Burger Factory, Cheese Louise, Dank Nugs, Ehrler’s Ice Cream, Eli’s BBQ, Gary’s Philly Cheesesteaks, Gelato Gilberto, Hole Mole Tacos, Island Noodles, Jammin Concessions, Longshot Lobsta, Mac Attack, Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen, Mike’s Kentucky Kitchen, My Olympus Greek Food, Overloaded, Phat Daddy’s Creole, Pie Baby Wood Fired Pizza, Pizza Lupo, Potato Tornado, Ramiro’s Cantina, Shady Grove Wraps, Spicy Pie, Strawberry Field, The Cookie Lady, Tica’s Tacos, Tickle Pickle, and Tumbleweed.
Additional bourbon, food & beverage, and other experiences available onsite include:
· Caduceus Wine Garden
· The Blackened Bar
· Jack Daniel’s No. 7 Sports Bar, where guests can enjoy NFL and college football games
· Heavy Tiki Bar presented by Jim Beam
· Budweiser Beer Garden
· Jim Beam Garden
· The Well– IV hydration, juice bar and overall wellness lounge to recharge all weekend long
· Silver Dollar Hunter’s Club- featuring vintage bourbons dating as far back as the 1930s, as well as contemporary selections
· Mortus Viventi – Live Tarot Card Readings
· Jack’s Char Housepresented by Jack Daniel’s
· Milagro Cantina Bar
· Larceny Trailer Lounge
· Tito’s Handmade Vodka VIP Airstream
· The Speakeasy
· Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program
· Pegasus Experiences – Louisville’s Finest Distillery Experiences
· Take Me Home
· The Music Experience
Louder Than Life is put on by Danny Wimmer Presents. The festival’s partners are noted below:
Bud Light, Bud Light Seltzer, Kroger, Marriott, Crowne Plaza, Jack Daniel’s, Jim Beam, Elijah Craig, Bulleit Bourbon, Angel’s Envy, Larceny, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Evan Williams, Milagro Tequila, Sailor Jerry, Pegasus, ESP, Mortus Viventi, The Music Experience, Louisville Tourism, Kentucky Venues, Ehrler’s Ice Cream, The Well, TickPick, Fxck Cancer, Revolver, Inked, Blackcraft, Fanatics, Headcount, TWOLA and Take Me Home.