Three of the biggest music festivals in Kentucky, Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life, and Bourbon & Beyond, are being cancelled for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although the festivals were all scheduled to take place on back-to-back-back weekends in September, the planning of the three so close together plus health officials' advice determined the event planner's course of action.

Here is the festival organizer's official statement:


And here are highlights of last year's Hometown Rising:

Fans will get full refunds and they will be notified of their options next week. Festival organizers hope to bring back most of the 2020 lineups for 2021.


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