“For a while, we couldn’t find the right venue, right part of town, the right night to play. We were about to take Louisville off the list for a while, but then we played Haymarket and the city showed its true colors. Now, this is one of our favorite places to play. There’s a special energy here, where people are at the show both to listen and have a kick-ass time. – Charles Coffeen of Sidewalk Chalk, LEO Weekly, February 25, 2015

“Kentucky bourbon is all about tradition, but this three-year-old upstart wants to give a new face to whiskey.”
– Men’s Journal, The Ten Best Bourbon Bars in America

“Through all those changes, it has remained a fun and cozy space where I love to hang out with my bourbon-loving friends.” – Maggie Kimblr,

Louisville Business First: Southern Living says Louisville has Kentucky’s best bar and shop, but not its best restaurant – March 2017 [link]

The State Journal: Bill would let Kentucky bars buy vintage whiskeys – March 2017 [link]

Insider Louisville: Five bourbon societies unite for ‘Rare Bourbon for Rare Disease’ fundraiser – February 2017 [link]

Insider Louisville: ‘Bourbon for Bottoms’ helps raise funds for Colon Cancer Prevention Project on Thursday – February 2017 [link]

Courier Journal:Haymarket Whiskey Bar celebrates 5 years – January 2017 [link]

Insider Louisville: Bar Belle: Merry Christmas, Mayor … here are five more of the city’s top Old Fashioneds – December 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: ‘Charitable Barrels’ offers up food, music, and bourbon for a good cause – Oct 2016 [link]

Thrillist: Best Places to Eat and Drink Downtown – Oct 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Readers’ Choice Winners 2016  – Oct 2016 [link]

Kentucky Kernel: Concert series promots clean energy – Oct 2016 [link]

WHAS 11: Steve ‘n Seagulls live – Sept 2016 [live]

Business First: Eight of the Country’s Best Bourbon Bars are in Louisville – Sept 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Mark Your Bourbon Calendar – Sept 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Brewfest 2016 – Sept 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Kentucky Kickdown to unite vintage bike enthusiasts – Sept 2016 [link]

Thrillist: The 9 Strongest Bourbons For Your Buck – Sept 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Defining Five feature – Sept 2016 [link]

WHAS Great Day Live: Charitable Barrels benefiting Fairness – Sept 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Bourbon Heritage Month – Sept 2016 [link]

WHAS 11: Celebrating All Things Bourbon – Aug 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Beyond Zero debuts at Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Aug 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: A Guide to Pinball in Louisville – Aug 2016  [link]

WLKY: Rock Aginst Racism segment – July 2016 [link]

The Bourbon Review: America’s Best Bourbon Bars – July 2016 [link]

37 Flood: Rock Against Racism preview – July 2016 [link]

Go To Louisville’s Top 10 Bourbone Bars – July 2016 [link]

Courier Journal: Weekend must see shows – June 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Prince & Bowie tribue adds second show – June 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Dark Market feature – June 2016 [link] Haymarket’s Dark Market celebrates the sinister – June 2016 [link] The Pass release show preview/feature – June 2016 [link]

WAVE 3: The Pass album release preview – June 2016 [link]

Courier Journal: June’s must see shows – June 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Best events under $5 – May 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Defining Five feature – May 2016 [link]

Never Nervous: Black Birds of Paradise review – May 2016 [link]

Never Nervous: Kyle Kinane feature – May 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Kyle Kinane feature – May 2016 [link]

Courier Journal: Top 5 shows of the weekend – May 2016 [link] Derby Week in Louisville feature – May 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly: Haymarket hosts 3 nights of free concerts – May 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Bar Belle’s Mint Julep Month feature – April 2016 [link]

Courier Journal: How to pick a whiskey from a list of 300 – April 2016 [link]

Courier Journal: Your guide to Kentucky Derby music in 2016 – April 2016 [link]

Yelp and WLKY name best bourbon lists for Sip of Derby – April 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly on Mutoid Man – April 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly covers April’s Defining Five – April 2016 [link]

Courier Journal top picks for the weekend, April 15 – April 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly features Torche – April 2016 [link]

LEO Weekly’s top free events of the week – April 2016 [link]

Courier Journal features Drunken Socialism – Mar 2016 [link]

Insider Louisville: Don’t let cupid’s arrow deflate your Mardi Gras celebrations – Feb 2016 [link]

Southern Living names best bars of the South – Jan 2016 [link]

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