WhiskeyX LA


60+ Whiskies to Taste

World class music mixed with LA’s best chefs and food trucks, and other unique experiences

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Live Music

Feat. Dawes

Joining us for our kickoff event of 2018 is Dawes, an LA-born rock group whose sounds feels at once familiar and yet modern, eclectic, and uniquely their own. Their prowess has earned them the respect and favor of legends like Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, and Jackson Browne, all of whom they have opened for. Yet, their music is as much an homage to the past as it is to what music, and rock, can and will become.

Dawes is delightfully hard to define. They are a rock band, a folk band, an alternative band, but none of them exclusively. Their sounds and experimentation with music, and their dedication and discipline to the music, define their genre-bending music that is perhaps the best of all worlds of music. Their newest album, We’re All Gonna Die, saw Dawes with longtime friend and Grammy nominated producer Blake Mills at the helm. Mills guided Dawes into much deeper waters, crafting a record that is much more bass-heavy and keyboard-centric than any of their others, recalling some of the sonic explosions that Kanye West and Bon Iver have set off on their recent albums.

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The Event

Meet The Whiskies

You’ll discover and taste some of the world’s most notable whiskies including California’s finest. Tastings, including some cocktails, are led by expert brand ambassadors and distillery representatives.

Aberlour • Ardbeg • Basil Hayden’s • Bird Dog • Bruichladdich • Bulleit Bourbon • Calumet Bourbon • Clyde May’s • Compass Box • Crown Royal • Dewar’s • Four Roses • Glenmorangie • Guinness • Highland Park • Jim Beam • Johnnie Walker • Knob Creek • Loch Lomond • Lot 40 • Maker’s Mark • The Macallan • The Sexton • Powers Irish Whisky • Q Drinks • Scotch Malt Whisky Society • Teeling Whiskey • The Singleton • Westland • WhistlePig • Wild Turkey • Wyoming Whiskey • And More…

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Chef Tastings

The WhiskyX has partnered with some of LA’s favorite chefs, to bring you a next-level culinary experience that is just as impressive as our selection of whiskies. Complimentary culinary samples from each chef available for VIP Ticket Holders.

Featured Chefs Serving VIP Ticket Holders

To Be Announced Soon

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Food Trucks

The WhiskyX will feature some of LA’s best food trucks, with food available for purchase throughout the evening. Confirmed food trucks will be announced soon.

Food Trucks Curated by Roaming Hunger

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New Experiences

Taste some whisky-inspired treats. Be pampered and get a haircut with men’s barber club Blind Barber. Discover Q Drinks our craft mixer partner who makes mixers as great as our whiskies. Visit The WhiskyX Cigar Lounge to learn about pairing whisky with featured cigars. Learn more about how you can get a safe ride to and from The WhiskyX with our special discount, and anywhere around LA anytime, with Lyft.

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  • WhiskyX LA - General Admission Tickets

  • Whisky Tasting – 60+ premium brands
  • GA Concert Access
  • Food truck entrees available for purchase
  • $75
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Event Details

The Venue

The Barker Hangar plays host to some of the most exclusive events in Southern California. It is located in Santa Monica, California on the South side of the Santa Monica Airport (SMO). The venue is a unique space where clients are limited only by their imagination.

The historic Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport is known as one of Southern California’s premier venues for charity, corporate and private events as well as video and film shoots. With its dramatic 43 foot high ceiling, the 35,000 square foot hangar is one of the biggest and most versatile venues in Los Angeles.

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Barker Hangar