Bourbon and barbecue festival comes to Greenville.

Tickets are now available for Greenville's firstHog and Barrel Festival, a three-day event celebrating all things bourbon, barbecue and bacon.

From Nov. 5 to Nov. 7 at the Old Cigar Warehouse,High Spirits Events, founder of the Tacos 'N Tequila festival, will host exclusive bourbon tastings, Sunday brunch and live music performances featuring the Jake Bartley Band, 3 & Twenty and Corey Stephenson.

"This is three days of some of the best barbecue and the best bourbon from across the Southeast," Tammy Johnson, president of High Spirits Events, said in a news release. "This isn't just a pig-picking. This isn't a wine tasting. This is a festival for those who want a new and one-of-its-kind experience."

The first two-hour session of the Hog & Barrel Festival starts at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, with a "Meet The Makers" event, where sponsors and Super VIP ticket holders can meet distillers and national brand ambassadors over bourbon tastings.

The showcase event of the festival will be Saturday's "Bourbonpalooza," from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., featuring bourbon cocktails crafted by local mixologists and games. Priority and VIP ticket holders can also sample more than 30 different bourbons through The Bourbon Experience.


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