The Raconteurs, Hozier and Brandi Carlile to Headline Railbird Festival

The Raconteurs
Steven Sebring

The Raconteurs

The debut festival will feature music, bourbon and horse racing.

Debut Kentucky music festival Railbird has announced The Raconteurs, Brandi Carlile, Hozier and Tyler Childers as headliners for its 2019 edition. The two-day festival in Lexington will also see performances from Gary Clark Jr., Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Lucinda Williams, Mavis Staples and Mandolin Orange.

More than 30 artists will perform between Aug. 10-11 at the Grounds at Keenenland with sets from Robert Earl Keen, I’m With Her, Grace VanderWaal, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Jade Bird and Ruston Kelly.

Presented by AC Entertainment, will offer a wide variety of premium experiences, from horse racing, to the culinary world, and beyond. Renowned chefs including James Beard nominee Ouita Michael (Holly Hill Inn & more), Top Chef season 16 runner up Sara Bradley (freight house), Master Chef alumnus Dan Wu (Atomic Ramen), Cole Arimes (Cole 735 Main), Toa Green (Crank and Boom) and others come together to create up-close-and-personal culinary experiences during the festival weekend.

All festival-goers will enjoy wagering, lounging and a taste of horse culture at the Lucky Day Plaza. Fans can get in on the action and wager on off-track betting, with coast-to-coast simulcast from Del Mar to Saratoga on the festival grounds. Keeneland's own BETologists will be on-site with tips for winning big.

The festival will also feature the Rickhouse, a highly-curated Bourbon experience with hand-selected barrels from Kentucky's finest distilleries and immersive whiskey experiences.

General admission, VIP and Superfecta weekend passes will be available to the public beginning at 10am on Thursday (March 28) via A very limited number of Superfecta weekend passes will be available including all of the amenities and perks of GA, VIP and more. These fans will have access to the Limestone Stage's private pit viewing area and bar.

Check out the full lineup below.



Festivals 2019

Festivals 2019


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