‘Bluegrass, Bourbon, and Bites’ pairs local BBQ and cocktails with interactive music experiences

A new series of events titled “Bluegrass, Bourbon, and Bites” will take place next month at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. | | Graphic by Owensboro Times

A new event series titled “Bluegrass, Bourbon, and Bites” will launch next month at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The event will offer several interactive experiences, from musical instrument performances and live music to mixology classes, and fare from local barbecue establishments paired with bourbon. .

Co-hosted by the Hall of Fame and Green River Distilling Company, the event premieres on February 24 and runs from 6-9pm.

Mixology classes are offered by Green River and allow attendees to learn the spirit, tools, and techniques of creating signature bourbon cocktails. Guests can carry their cocktails with them as they roam from exhibit to exhibit.

Entertainment is provided by Kentucky Shine, an emerging band in the area.

“Kentucky Shine brings new and innovative music to the bluegrass family while preserving the traditional solitary harmonies and character of the bluegrass sound.

She added that renowned clogging performer and instructor Barry Lanham will lead the square dance sessions.

“Bring your partner and get ready to thump all night,” she said. receive.”

A cash bar is available for visitors to purchase drinks and cocktails, and Green River offers several tasting opportunities at the museum.

Tickets to the event are $80 per person and include one signature bourbon cocktail, tastings, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and access to the full museum experience. Entry to the event is restricted to patrons 21 and older.

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