Festival Noize: Bourbon & Beyond, Riot Fest, Lost Lake

Bourbon & Beyond announces its initial performers including Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, and Steve Miller Band … Riot Fest Chicago rolls out its first wave of bands, boasting Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age … Lost Lake Festival shows off its lineup, including The Killers, and Chance The Rapper.

Bourbon & Beyond is making its debut on the festival scene Sept. 23-24 at Champions Park in Louisville, Ky.

Brought to you by Danny Wimmer Presents, the event promises to blend “the best elements of a bourbon festival, a food festival, and a music festival into one all-encompassing celebration in honor of the soul and spirit of Kentucky.”

Stevie Nicks
Rich Fury / Invision for Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation / AP Ima
– Stevie Nicks
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, Calif.

Festivalgoers will have plenty of options when it comes to F&B, with more than 50 of the best Kentucky bourbons showcased and more than 20 Louisville restaurants represented on site, offering “one-of-a-kind delectable creations.”

The musical lineup features Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Steve Miller Band, Band of Horses, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Clark Jr., Paul Rodgers, Amos Lee, Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang, G. Love & Special Sauce, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, ZZ Ward, Nikki Lane, Shawn James & The Shapeshifters, Fantastic Negrito, Kiefer Sutherland, Dave Cavalier, bluegrass favorites curated by The Bluegrass Situation, and more.

Tickets are on sale now, starting at $69.50 for single-day GA passes and $119.50 for weekend GA passes. Visit BourbonAndBeyond.com for more details.

Riot Fest is ready to rock Chicago’s Douglas Park Sept. 15-17, with Nine Inch Nails headlining Friday, Queens Of The Stone Age closing out Saturday, and Jawbreaking wrapping things up on Sunday.

The first wave of artists features more than 70 artists, including New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Beastie Boys’ Mike D (DJ set), Bad Brains, A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Dirty Heads, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr., New Found Glory, FIDLAR, Bad Brains, Death From Above 1979, Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill, X, and Peaches.

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
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– Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Three-day GA passes are on sale now, currently priced at $169.98. Once that allotment runs out, the price will go up to $179.98 and then $189.98. VIP tickets are also available.

Head over to RiotFest.org for more details.

The inaugural Lost Lake Festival arrives in Phoenix Oct. 20-22, brought to you by the co-creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands in partnership with cultural leaders in the Phoenix community.

The event is held at Steele Indian School Park, offering more than 40 musical acts, signature culinary experiences, and interactive games. Festival organizers plan on showing off the best in local food, cocktails and breweries, as well as art.

Chance The Rapper
Bruce Ely / Rose Quarter
– Chance The Rapper
Moda Center, Portland, Ore.

The musical lineup includes The Killers, Chance The Rapper, Major Lazer, Odesza, The Roots, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Haim, Ludacris, Huey Lewis & The News, Big Gigantic, Juanes, Lil Jon, Crystal Castles, Kongos, Lil Yachty, Superjam, Snakehips, Danny Brown, Highly Suspect, Carla Morrison, and Calexico.

Three-day passes go on sale April 20, starting at $164.50 for early bird general admission. Tickets include access to the Valley Metro Light Rail for free transportation to and from the festival.

Visit LostLakeFestival.com for more information.