PLAY: The Elkhorn Tavern (KY)

Posted by:  The Elkhorn Tavern  | When:  –  | Where: Lexington, Kentucky, USA

  Booking 10 Sonicbids bands
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The Elkhorn Tavern is a lounge and taproom for the Barrel House Distilling Co. to showcase our inventive cocktails using house-made liquors. We're looking for Sonicbids artists and bands to play our amazing location!

Availability and open slots change consistently, apply to play and we'll find out a day and time that works best for everyone!

The Opportunity

Named after the Town Branch of the Elkhorn river, which flows alongside it, this new lounge and taproom allows Barrel House Distilling Co. to showcase inventive cocktails made from their products: RockCastle Bourbon, Pure Blue Vodka, Devil John Moonshine, Devil John Dark Shine, Oak Rum and Barrel House Rum. A selection of other spirits and a beer and wine menu is also available. The building is the original barreling house of the James E. Pepper Distillery, founded in 1780, and the decor reflects that rustic and historic theme, with natural wood accents and copper bar tops and ceilings. 

The Band

  • We're open to most genres such as rock, country, pop, folk, acoustic, singer-songwriter, blues, etc.
  • Looking for bands and artists that are local and regional area
  • Bands must have a solid online presence
  • Great opportunity to get to know our local music scene
  • Bands should be interacting with fans from our local area

The Gig

  • Standard backline provided: PA, house monitors, speakers, mics and mic stands
  • Bands should bring all their own equipment just incase
  • Payment determined upon time of booking


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking


Apply by May 18, 2023

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