Live music is happening this summer in the Napa Valley. From small intimate winery settings and local traditions to large live concert venues, there is music to be heard through the grapevines. We love bringing you the best of the best in wine country, not only in your wine tour experiences but everything in between. Let us help you plan an unforgettable vacation this summer.
Calistoga Concerts in the Park
Thursday Nights 6:30 – 8:30
Pioneer Park – 1308 Cedar Street, Calistoga
Warm weather is here and you know what that means to Calistogans? Calistoga Concerts in the Park is a series of free concerts scheduled every Thursday night from June 23 through August 25, 2016. They kick off June 23rd with Kingsborough. Along with your best group of friends or you significant other bring your blankets, chairs and picnic dinner to enjoy Calistoga’s favorite summer celebration. Adult beverages are allowed and select, local wines available for purchase, highlighting a different winery each week.
Local’s Tip: For boxed dinners head to Brannans, Busters Southern BBQ, Checkers, Tanit Pan-Asian Cuisine and Evangeline Calistoga and get dinner to go, all ready for the park!
Blue Grass Fed Summer Concert Series
Long Meadow Ranch
July 4th-October 1st
This quintessential Napa Valley venue features blue grass bands July 4th to October 1st with a special Independence Day evening concert before the fireworks display. Check out the full season line-up here: http://www.longmeadowranch.com/Bluegrassfed
Following a live performance on July 4th, their back yard will be open for some of the best viewing of fireworks in Napa Valley. Concessions include American classics by Chef Stephen
Barber, craft beers and LMR wines. Celebrate the tradition with an unforgettable view and a lively atmosphere on the lawn at Farmstead.
Local’s Tip: Stop in The General Store pre-concert for a Whiskey Flight of three different spirits; whiskey, bourbon and rye. http://www.longmeadowranch.com/Tours-and-Tastings/Culinary-Wine-flights
Festival Napa Valley
July 15th – Jul 24th, 2016
Festival Napa Valley has helped to put wine country on the map as a cultural destination. The annual summer festival artfully blends the world’s finest classical, jazz, opera, theater and dance artists with culinary, wine and fitness pursuits, staged in Napa Valley’s most iconic settings. More than 150 wineries, hotels, resorts, theaters, restaurants, and vintners take part in Festival Napa Valley annually.
Local’s Tip: Buy tickets to one of the many patron dinners happening throughout the week. For an unforgettable evening melding music and the best of Napa Valley food and wine.
Robert Mondavi Concert Series
For nearly five decades, Robert Mondavi Winery has hosted legendary artists for their annual Summer Concert Series. These not-to-be-missed musical events will begin with a kick-off concert on July 2nd along with fireworks. Grammy Award-winning rock group Blues Traveler, singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and American rock band O.A.R. will hit the stage this summer to round out its popular 2016 Summer Concert Series. Tickets are on sale now for the series of wine, food and music events that are the highlight of summer in the Napa Valley.
In addition to the musical performances, food trucks and local restaurants will make their way to the winery to add to the lively atmosphere of each concert. Participating food vendors include: Ring of Fire, Villa Corona, Cousins Lobster, Dabba, Marks the Spot and Bruschetteria.
Local’s Tip: Grab a bottle of Mondavi’s Limited Edition 2013 Maestro Red Blend to enjoy on the lawn. http://www.robertmondaviwinery.com/2013-Robert-Mondavi-Winery-Maestro-Napa-Valley
The Uptown Theatre Napa is downtown’s ultimate destination for live entertainment. Nestled in the West End district, this stunningly restored art deco masterpiece from 1937 showcases only the finest acts in music and comedy. A historic landmark, the Uptown offers an intimate live show experience with world-class sound and site lines. Distance from the last row to the stage is only 98 feet making every seat truly a great seat!
The Uptown has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Boz Scaggs, Willie Nelson, BB King, George Thorogood, Lyle Lovett, Chris Isaak, Glen Campbell, Citizen Cope, Jeff Beck, Gregg Allman, Joe Satriani, Craig Ferguson, Hugh Laurie, Beck, Chris Cornell, The Indigo Girls, Snoop Dogg, Jewel, Kathy Griffin, Keb’ Mo, Rosanne Cash, Clint Black, Chris Cornell, Ron White, Gavin DeGraw, Brandi Carilile, Los Lobos, Tears for Fears and many more.
Whether you’re just coming in for the weekend or planning a longer stay we want you to have a comfortable and luxurious experience, start to finish. Not only do we provide wine tours and VIP dinner transportation, we also do airport pick-up from all surrounding airports. Our well-trained chauffeurs ensure you make the best possible time to make you journey smooth, comfortable and relaxing.