There is a wide range of events going on in Louisville’s Larger Than Life festival. Things that might interest us Juggalos include performances from GOTJ alumni Jelly Roll, and Sevendust. NXT will be in attendance as well. The NXT schedule for Louder Than Life was recently announced.
WWE®’s NXT® Superstars: LOUDER THAN LIFE will feature live, in-ring matches with WWE®’s NXT Superstars including Finn Bálor™, Tyler Breeze™, Bayley™, Baron Corbin™, The Vaudevillians™, Enzo Amore™, Big Cass™, Carmella™, and more (talent subject to change). NXT is WWE’s developmental division based out of the state-of-the-art WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Over the past two years, NXT has grown into one of the hottest sports entertainment brands in the world, featuring incredible athleticism and compelling storylines that can be seen every Wednesday night at 8 PM ET on the award-winning WWE Network. The current NXT schedule at LOUDER THAN LIFE is as follows:
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: NXT Autograph Sessions
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM: NXT Live Matches
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: NXT Live Matches
Other announcements recently made include
Celebrity Chefs: Celebrity chefs at LOUDER THAN LIFE include Tom Coghill (Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives), who utilizes a power saw to cut ribs for the smoker, and will whip up culinary creations.
Jack Daniel’s Experience: Jack Daniel’s will bring a “Taste of Tennessee” to Louisville as an official sponsor of LOUDER THAN LIFE. The Jack Daniel’s Experience, a mobile museum, is bringing a little of the much-loved distillery from Lynchburg. The Experience is open to all folks, 21 years old and up, for tours free of charge throughout the festival. Stop by the Jack Daniel’s Experience while visiting LOUDER THAN LIFE for personalized Barrelhead Engraving, Jack Daniel’s merchandise for sale, and free Mobile Distillery tours. Tumbleweed Restaurants will also be on site, selling Jack Daniel’s themed food. www.jackdaniels.com
The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience powered by Musicians Institute: The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience is a free, interactive “rock star” exhibit where fans can get hands-on interaction with tons of musical equipment–much of which is used by their favorite artists performing on stage at the show–and attend meet and greets with members of various LOUDER THAN LIFE artists. Participating brands include ESP, LTD, Fender, Takamine, PRS, Jackson, EVH, Gretsch, Charvel, Fender, Michael Kelly, Chauvet, Earthquaker Devices, Guild, Cordoba, Marshall Amps, Marshall Lifestyle, Guitar Grip, Quik Lok, Yamaha, Epiphone, Kramer, Affliction Clothing, Curve Cameras, Sandisk, and Traveler Guitar. The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience will also feature The Student Experience (TSE) for kids enrolled in music programs in the surrounding areas. TSE features a backstage tour for kids to see the inner workings of a festival and all the jobs the music industry has to offer. TSE also offers intimate time with all the instrument manufacturers before the festival opens.
Jäger World and Jägermeister Stage: Jägermeister, the iconic German elixir made from 56 select botanicals, returns for the second year of LOUDER THAN LIFE. This year, the brand is offering band signings in Jäger World, as well as a build your own cocktail experience bar where you can tap your inner mixologist and explore the different nuances of Jägermeister’s complex and balanced flavor. Jägermeister is also presenting the LOUDER THAN LIFE Jägermeister fourth stage, featuring band performances throughout the weekend.
I(NaptownMike) will be hitting up this festival, and I’m looking forward to bringing you highlights and pictures from the weekend. There is a lot more news to follow, so stay close!