A Look at Louisville Kentucky’s Louder Than Life Festival [Fan Photos]
Last weekend, thousands of rock fans from all over the world descended on Louisville, Kentucky for an epic, four days of live music. For those of us that didn't get to make it to this year's Louder Than Life Festival, we've got a look into what we missed from some locals who were there. Plus, you can keep scrolling to see some pro shots from Louder Than Life as well.
"Greatest Weekend Ever"
I asked my Facebook friends to share their Louder Than Life experiences with me, so I could share them here with you. The overall consensus is that the weekend at Louisville's Highland Festival Grounds was nothing short of amazing.
One of the greatest weekends ever in my life! Paul Stanley zip lined straight over to a stage next to my wife and best friend and even pointed at us multiple times! All 4 days was a lot (almost too much) but I’d do it all again in a heartbeat without a second thought other than hellyeah! - Andrew Mackey
Things Can Get Physical
If you've ever been to a music festival, especially one with multiple stages, there is a lot of walking and standing and walking... It can get pretty physically demanding at times - Even emotionally demanding, especially, if you're surrounded by a sea of screaming fans.
We love Louder Than Life. It can be ALOT physically and emotionally so once a year is plenty. That said Danny Hayes and DWP are awesome promoters. NINE INCH NAILS and KISS were PRIMO! From the food, to the bands, and most of the attendees - it's perfect. - Christopher McDaniel
Best Experience Ever
One of the really great things about attending music festivals like Louder Than Life is the shared camaraderie among festival-goers and the way everyone looks out for each other.
This was my first festival..and I gotta say it was the best experience ever..the energy you felt from everyone else was adrenaline pumping. Everyone cared for one another. I even seen a woman in a wheel chair crowd surfing and everyone made sure she made it safe to the other side. Wish I had a time machine to go back and start day 1 all over again - Chris McGraw
It's Worth It To Go All Four Days
Louder Than Life used to be just a three-day festival, but organizers upped their game making the annual event into a four-day affair, and added in even more artists to the lineup. While you can buy single-day passes, you may want to go all in, and get the full weekend passes for 2023.
It was my first festival since the Warped Tour years and i was completely in awe! The environment was friendly, fun and i will always recommend to go at least once, then you'll just want to go again next year. I only went for a day, but I am definitely going next year for all four days - Sierra Belle
Fun For Everyone
One of the cool things about Louder Than Life is the way that anyone and everyone is made to feel comfortable when they attend. Like most festivals, there is definitely a lot of alcohol sold but even those who don't drink can still feel comfortable and welcome at the event.
This was the first time I’ve been to this festival and it was a blast! Great people, energy, food, drinks (including special non-alcoholic beverages), and a good mix of bands. I will definitely go back! - Jennifer Mundy
Make It A Tradition
I am a firm believer in traditions. That one special thing that you do every single year with the people you care about most. It gives you something to look forward to and is a great bonding experience.
LTL was my first concert experience back in 2021. My fiancé and I have attended the last two years and plan on going every year. Going to shows with your best friend is the best experience ever and I recommend everyone to try it! There’s nothing like thousands of strangers coming together for a common interest. It’s just a beautiful experience. - Tori Browning
Discover New Music
While Louder Than Life is known for bringing together the biggest names in rock music - Nine Inch Nails, KISS, Slipknot, Shinedown, and more were on the lineup this year - it is also a fantastic place for finding music you may not have experienced yet.
Great time, great people, great memories, you get to see bands you might not known of.. every band pretty much killed it,even the not known bands, like the warning and the strangers
Definitely a once in a lifetime that everyone should experience! - Luis Lopez
Planning For Next Year
It is never too soon to start planning for Louder Than Life 2023. In fact, they have already announced the dates for next year's festival so go ahead and mark September 21 - 24, 2023 on your calendar. You may even want to go ahead and book your hotel room if you plan to attend. The best way to keep up with the latest festival news like band lineups and ticket sales is to follow Louder Than Life on Facebook or check out their website.