Ticket sales underway for Philharmonic Bourbonfest

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. today for the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic’s second annual Bourbonfest fundraiser. The event will be 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at The Commons, with VIP entrance starting at 2 p.m.

Bourbon is the event’s featured beverage with top national brands such as Jim Beam, Four Roses, Maker’s Mark, Evan Williams, Woodford Reserve and Buffalo Trace, and local bourbon distilled by Bear Wallow Distillery, Hotel Tango, Old 55 Distillery and Starlight Distillery.

General admission tickets are $30 and VIP tickets are $50 until Feb. 12. Safe-driver tickets (no alcohol) are $15.

The Philharmonic will sell a maximum 200 VIP tickets and 400 general admission tickets, up from a total 423 last year. Tickets are available at the Philharmonic box office at 315 Franklin St. during business hours; by phone at 812-376-2638, ext. 1; or online at thecip.org.

All tickets for the first Bourbonfest, held Feb. 18 this year, sold out within three weeks of going on sale.