Monday, June 17th: Hudson Airport Bookstore Kick Off
6 stops, 1 day! Catch Fawn Weaver for book signings at
Stop 1: BNA – Nashville, TN
Stop 2: MSY – New Orleans, LA
Stop 3: ATL- Atlanta, GA
Stop 4: JFK – New York, NY
Stop 5: EWR – New Jersey, NJ
Stop 6: LGA – New York, NY
Washington, DC
Tuesday, June 18th
National Press Club
at 5:30 pm EST
          SOLD OUT
Tampa, FL
Wednesday, June 19th
Hard Rock Hotel
at 6:30 pm EST
          SOLD OUT
Atlanta, GA
Friday, June 21st
Hyatt Regency
at 6:30 pm EST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
Chicago, IL
Tuesday, June 25th
DuSable Black History Museum
at 6:30 pm CST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
Birmingham, AL
Thursday, June 27th
Hudson – BHM Airport
at 6:30 pm CST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
Indianapolis, IN
Saturday, June 29th
Newfields
at 6:30 pm EST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
Shelbyville, TN
Sunday, June 30th
Nearest Green Distillery
at 3:00 pm CST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
Portland, OR
Monday, July 15th
Portland Center Stage
at 6:30 pm PST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
St. Louis, MO
Wednesday, July 24th
21 C Art Museum Hotel
at 6:30 pm CST
Ticket Sales – Buy Tickets
 
 

The story behindLove & Whiskey

Embark on a captivating journey with “Love & Whiskey,” where New York Times bestselling author Fawn Weaver unveils the hidden narrative behind one of America’s most iconic whiskey brands. This book is a vibrant exploration set in the present day, delving into the life and legacy of Nearest Green, the African American distilling genius who played a pivotal role in the creation of the whiskey that bears Jack Daniel’s name.

Set against the backdrop of Lynchburg, Tennessee, this narrative weaves together a thrilling blend of personal discovery, historical investigation, and the revelation of a story long overshadowed by time. Through extensive research, personal interviews, and the uncovering of long-buried documents, Weaver brings to light not only the remarkable bond between Nearest Green and Jack Daniel but also Daniel’s concerted efforts during his lifetime to ensure Green’s legacy would not be forgotten. This deep respect for his teacher, mentor, and friend was mirrored in Jack’s dedication to ensuring that the stories and achievements of Nearest Green’s descendants, who continued the tradition of working side by side with Jack and his descendants, would also not be forgotten.

“Love & Whiskey” is more than just a recounting of historical facts; it’s a live journey into the heart of storytelling, where every discovery adds a layer to the rich tapestry of American history. Weaver’s pursuit highlights the importance of acknowledging those who have shaped our cultural landscape, yet remained in the shadows.

As Weaver intertwines her present-day quest with the historical threads of Green and Daniel’s lives, she not only pays homage to their legacy but also spearheads the creation of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey. This endeavor has not only brought Nearest Green’s name to the forefront of the whiskey industry but has also set new records, symbolizing a step forward in recognizing and celebrating African American contributions to the spirit world.

“Love & Whiskey” invites readers to witness a story of enduring friendship, resilience, and the impact of giving credit where it’s long overdue. It’s an inspiring tale of how uncovering the past can forge new paths and how the spirit of whiskey has connected lives across generations. Join Fawn Weaver on this extraordinary adventure, as she navigates through the layers of history, friendship, and the unbreakable bonds formed by the legacy of America’s native spirit, ensuring the stories of Nearest Green and his descendants live on in the heart of American culture.

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