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Music, Food and Celebrities at Inaugural Bourbon and Beyond Festival

When I was first approached to cover the first Bourbon & Beyond Festival , I was attracted to the unique combination of music, food, and bourbon, in a city known for the latter.   Once I received the itinerary, I was sold, and contacted Louisville Tourism about making a trip. The huge list of performers for Bourbon & Beyond had a lot of great names, but there were two in particular that sealed the deal for me: Stevie Nicks and Eddie Vedder, both on my bucket list. Brittany, Jamie, and I had breakfast in the lounge at the Louisville Marriott East . Lounge access for breakfast and snacks before dinner was a great benefit to staying on the executive floor. We drove over to Champions Park so we could arrive and get settled early for the first day of Bourbon & Beyond. It was a good thing we did. The only major complaint I had about this festival did not change during the weekend: the parking. It was just a giant mess. Fortunately, just about ever