Dant Crossing

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SMOKING and FIREARMS are banned at The Amp and across the Dant Crossing campus.

GETTING HERE

The Amp at Dant Crossing is centrally located in beautiful Gethsemane, Kentucky, and just an hour’s drive from Louisville and Lexington.

  • Take US-60/Versailles Rd for 8.7 miles  
  • Use the right lane to take the Bluegrass Pkwy ramp to Lawrenceburg/Elizabethtown  
  • Continue onto Ky-9002 W/Bluegrass Pkwy for 50.2 miles  
  • Take exit 21 toward Hodgenville  
  • Turn left onto US-31 E S, continue for 6.2 miles  
  • Turn left onto State Hwy 247, and stay for 4.3 miles  
  • Continue onto KY-52 E for 0.3 miles  
  • Then turn right on Dee Head Rd 
  • Merge on I-40 W/I-65 N via the ramp to Memphis/Louisville  
  • Stay on for 0.7 miles  
  • Then keep right to continue on I-65 N, follow signs for I-24 W/Louisville/Clarksville for 11.2 miles 
  • Keep left at the fork to stay on I-65 N (entering Kentucky)  
  • Stay on I-65 N for 107 miles  
  • Take exit 81 for Ky-84 toward Sonora and turn right onto KY-84 E  
  • Stay on KY-84 E for 6.8 miles  
  • Turn Left onto Tanner Rd, stay on Tanner Rd for 2.5 miles  
  • Then turn left on S Lincoln Blvd  
  • Continue on S Lincoln Blvd for 0.4 miles, then at the traffic circle, take the 1st exit on US- 31 N  
  • Stay on US-31 N for 11.3 miles 
  • At the light, turn right onto KY-52 E  
  • Continue straight for 3.5 miles on Ky-52 E 
  • Then take a slight right toward KY-52 E  
  • Continue straight on Ky-52 E and in 0.5 miles turn right on Dee Head Road 
  • Merge onto 1-24 East, continue for 24.5 miles  
  • Take exit 42 toward Provincetown/Elizabethtown, stay on for 0.8 miles  
  • Continue onto 1-69 N for 37.5 miles  
  • Keep right at the fork to continue on Wester Kentucky Pkwy, follow signs for Elizabethtown (99.1 miles ) 
  • Take exit 137B to merge onto 1-65 N toward Bardstown/Lexington for 0.6 miles   
  • Continue onto KY-9002 E/Bluegrass Pkwy/Rte 9002 E for 7.1 miles  
  • Take exit 8 for State Hwy 583 toward US-62 
  • Turn right onto State Hwy 583/Youngers Creek Rd, continue for 6.5 miles  
  • Continue onto Ky-52 E/Lyons Station Rd for 2.7 miles  
  • Turn right on N Main St  
  • in 0.3 miles turn left at the left on KY-52 E/Center St 
  • Continue straight for 3.5 miles on Ky-52 E 
  • Then take a slight right toward KY-52 E  
  • Continue straight on Ky-52 E and in 0.5 miles turn right on Dee Head Road  

Experience Dant crossing

Live music at The Amp is just the beginning of what you can experience at Dant Crossing. Our little slice of Kentucky is a one-of-a-kind destination for unforgettable weddings, memorable corporate events, day trips, and weekend getaways.

Dant Crossing is anchored by Log Still Distillery and includes a 12-acre lake for fishing and several unique lodging options. More attractions will open soon at Dant Crossing, including a network of wooded walking trails, fully functional private train depot, farm-to-table restaurant, and The Legacy, a premier wedding and events venue.

Whether you’re looking to escape for the evening or the weekend, we’re ready to welcome you.

eat and drink

At Dant Crossing, you can enjoy small bites and generous pours of our signature Monk’s Road bourbons and gins at The Tasting Room at Log Still Distillery. Additional local food and lodging options include:

New Haven:

New Haven Pizza Shoppe (502) 549-3000 

Bardstown:

The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge
(502) 348-2832

Old Talbott Tavern
(502) 348-3494

Scout & Scholar
(502) 268-1234

Mammy’s Kitchen & Bar
(502) 350-1097

Bullitt’s Winery & Bistro
(502) 595-8879

Kreso’s Restaurant
(502) 548-3038

Fresh Coffee, Pastries & More
(502) 331-6345

where to stay

We hope you’ll consider booking a stay in our newly renovated lodging amenities, The Homestead Bed & Breakfast and The Poplar Cottage. Additional lodging options include:

Bardstown:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
(502) 350-6720

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
(502) 849-4667

Lebanon:

Hampton Inn
(270) 699-4000 

area attractions

We’re proud to call Nelson County home and hope that when you visit Dant Crossing you’ll make time to enjoy some of the other great attractions our community has to offer.

In New Haven, don’t miss the Kentucky Railway Museum.

Museum Events & Train Rides

For the best of Bardstown, check out Visit Bardstown’s roundup of can’t-miss attractions and historical landmarks.

Things To Do in Bardstown, KY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Physical Address: 225 Dee Head Road, Gethsemane, KY 40051
  • A wide variety of alcoholic beverages are available for purchase during your time at the venue. You are not permitted to bring any alcoholic beverages into the venue. A valid and current driver's license or state ID card is required to purchase alcohol; guests will be required to show ID every time they purchase.
  • Service animals (as defined by ADA standards) are permitted inside the venue during events. Only registered working animals are permitted.
  • All bags are subject to search upon entry. Guests have the right to refuse a bag search and the venue has the right to refuse entry. If you have any items that are not allowed into the venue, please return them to your vehicle.
  • To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, we have implemented the following bag policy: We will allow clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC tote bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” and/or small clutch bags (4.5”x 6.5”). No other bags of any type will be allowed.
  • Signs larger than 8.5 X 11" in are not permitted into the venue. This size is a standard sheet of paper. We do not allow in banners or signs that are larger than this due to the potential to block other guests' view of the performance. All signs must be appropriate in nature and not be a distraction to the artist.
  • SUBJECT TO CHANGE- The standard venue policy allows camera phones, disposable cameras, and small digital cameras. Any camera that has a detachable lens will be considered professional and not allowed in. If the camera lens zooms out of the camera more than 1 inch, it will be considered a professional camera and will not be allowed in. Some artists do not permit cameras, so please check back for the show you will be attending to ensure that we will be allowing cameras in.
  • The venue does not allow camping or overnight parking of any kind.
  • Cancellations will only occur in the event of severe weather, artist cancellation, or an act of God. In the event of a cancellation, local media will be notified and any information about a potential reschedule will be made available. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
  • Generally, cellphones are permitted in the venue. On occasion, comedy shows in particular, cellphone usage may not be allowed due to artist requests.
  • All of our events are all ages unless stated otherwise. Children 2 and under do not require a ticket but must sit on a parent's lap.
  • The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing does not allow weapons of any kind in the venue. No patron will be allowed to enter the venue with a weapon. The venue will not secure weapons and will not take responsibility for any weapons left in vehicles.
  • The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing offers a wide variety of concession options through the venue and local food trucks.
  • All main concession stands take Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Smaller stands and portable concessions may be cash only. All merchandise stands take all major credit cards.
  • Guests are permitted to bring in one (1) factory-sealed bottle of water up to 1 gallon in size. This policy is subject to change based on artist requests or safety considerations. Empty Aluminum bottles and refillable plastic water bottles are not permitted. Camelbacks are not permitted. Water fountains are located near all restroom locations.
  • In the event of an emergency while on-site, The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing has trained paramedics to assist with any medical issues. First aid is located on the west side of the venue near the restrooms and Gate 3, but any staff member with a radio can dispatch First Aid to the location needed. Local law enforcement officers are also on-site for every event and can assist if needed or requested. Venue management works closely with all appropriate emergency agencies and services to ensure that we are up to date on any dangerous weather or potential crowd-related issues. In the event of a weather emergency, we will communicate with guests who are inside of the facility as well as guests on their way to the venue.
  • Gate times vary but are usually 90 minutes prior to show time. Please check the specific event page as these dates are subject to change. Please do not attempt to enter the venue any earlier than the designated times.
  • For group sales information, please information, please contact our Venue Sales Department at (502) 917-0200.
  • Guests are expected to behave respectfully and in accordance with venue policy, state, and local laws. Any guest who is acting in a manner that venue management deems unsafe can be subject to eviction. If a guest violates a state or local law, they will be subject to any tickets or punishment deemed necessary by local law enforcement.
  • The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing strives to ensure that all our guests have a great time at our venue. If you need additional assistance while you are here, please make sure you let us know. Accommodations: all venue bathrooms, concession stands, and merchandise stands are accessible. 
  • Bags: To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, we have implemented the following bag policy: We will allow clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC tote bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” and/or small clutch bags (4.5”x 6.5”). No other bags of any type will be allowed.
  • Cameras – nonprofessional only, no detachable lenses
  • Water – up to 1 gallon in a factory-sealed or empty bottle
  • Blankets
Items include, but are not limited to:
  • ANY BAGS that do not meet our bag policy as stated above 
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal drugs/substances
  • Lawn chairs
  • Glass containers
  • Cans
  • Hard-sided/large coolers
  • Laser pointers
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Fireworks
  • The lawn is always first come, first-served. Guests may notice a row or seat number on their lawn ticket, but that is only used for tracking purposes. There are no assigned seats on the lawn.
  • Any media inquiries can be directed to (615) 259-4000.
  • Merchandise will be available for all concerts at our Concert Gear tents located on the west side of the venue in the plaza near the concession stand. All concert gear is property of the artist, and the venue has no responsibility related to the craftsmanship or style of any merchandise. Please make sure you check that you have the correct size and there are no defects in the shirt before you walk away from the stand. The venue cannot assist with replacing or refunding any merchandise after the event has ended.
  • General Parking is located at 3191 New Hope Road. ADA and VIP ticket holders will park at the Log Still Distillery Tasting Room. Parking charges will vary.
  • Local law enforcement is on-site for every event and are responsible for directing all traffic into the venue. On-Duty law enforcement officers are the only individuals able to carry a weapon on our property. We do not allow conceal and carry weapons to be brought onto our property, nor will we secure them.
  • If you are interested in purchasing a VIP Box or Reserved Seating, please contact our Venue Sales department at (502) 917-0200.
  • Our incredible space is the perfect location to host your next corporate event, private concert, conference, fundraiser, or graduation. For more information about renting, please click here.
  • Reentry is not permitted at The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing. Please ensure that everything you will need for the event is brought in with you. If you do leave at any point in the evening, you will not be allowed back in without a new ticket.
  • The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing participates in a venue-wide recycling program. You will find recycling bins located thoughout the venue. Please recycle where possible.
  • Portable restrooms are available at the venue. Accessible restrooms are in all locations as well.
  • Contracted security and law enforcement are located throughout the facility to ensure a safe and secure environment. All security personnel can assist with any questions or concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact our on-site staff if any assistance is needed.
  • When coming through the gates, please plan on security using metal detectors and/or a physical pat-down for our search procedures. All bags are subject to inspection. If you have a medical reason for not wanting to be searched via metal detectors, please visit our First Aid station located on the west side of the venue near Gate 3 and they will give you an alternative to our metal detectors.
  • The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing is a NON-SMOKING facility. Guests wishing to smoke will need to exit through the designated gate during event. Violation of smoking policy will result in ejection without refund.
  • All sponsorship inquiries should be directed to our office. Please reach out via our website. Any handouts or presence on-site needs to be cleared with venue sponsorship. If you do not have permission to be on-site, you will be escorted off property immediately.
  • BALC and PATIO tickets are part of The Amp at Dant Crossing’s VIP section. These seats are located on the patio and balcony of the Log Still Distillery Tasting Room and overlook The Amp. VIP ticketholders have full and exclusive access to The Tasting Room building during shows, including bathrooms, air conditioning, and dedicated bartenders for your drink purchases. VIP tickets also include a Dant Crossing merchandise gift.
  • RESV are reserved seats in the rest of The Amphitheater.
  • GA tickets are general admission, which is located behind and to the sides of the reserved seating area.
  • GOLD tickets are reserved seats located within the first seven rows of the amphitheater.
  • Umbrellas are never permitted in the venue.
  • The VIP Club is a private lounge with an outside patio for our box seat ticket holders and season ticket holders. The club will open its doors and remain open until one hour after the event has ended. VIP Club guests will have access to restroom facilities, premium liquor, and beer selections. For select shows, a limited number of VIP Club passes may be available via our sales staff at The Log Still Tasting Room.
  • All shows will go on rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather, we will keep our fans notified via our venue Facebook page. An event may be delayed, postponed, or canceled depending on the severity of the weather expected.
  • Will call tickets are available for pickup at the box office located outside Gate 1. Please make sure that you have a photo ID matching the purchaser's name to pick up tickets. Any name changes need to go through Ticketmaster Customer Service at 800-653-8000. Guests are not permitted to put tickets in will call for other guests to pick up. You will need to arrange to meet your party at the facility to deliver tickets. If tickets or passes are being left for you, they will only be left at the box office. This includes meet and greet passes, backstage passes, press passes, and tickets from the tour or any other promotional company. We do not get these tickets until late in the afternoon the day of the event, so please do not try to pick them up earlier. If your tickets/passes are not at will call, you will need to contact the person who left them for you to determine where they are. The box office cannot contact any member of the tour for you.
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