There are live concert events scheduled throughout the Napa Valley all summer long, with something for every musical taste.
Festival Napa Valley – Celebrating its twelfth season, this high-end festival features International luminaries in classical music, from vocalists to orchestral groups to dance. Performances are held at the most spectacular wineries throughout the valley, accompanied by premium cuisine and wines. In ten days, more than 60 events are held at 100 wineries. July 14-23, 2017.
Robert Mondavi Winery Concerts – Now in its 48th year, the Mondavi concert series presents headliner performers on the sprawling grass terrace of its iconic winery. This year guest artists include Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Patti LaBelle, The Revivalists, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals. Starts July.
Long Meadow Ranch’s Bluegrass-Fed Concerts – This intimate family venue features country, blues, and rock performers from July 4 to October 1 with a special Independence Day evening concert before the fireworks display.
Music in the Vineyards Festival – If you’re more of a classical music buff, check out this popular festival, celebrating its twenty-second season this summer. From August 4-27, the series presents chamber music in intimate winery settings from Napa to Calistoga.
Musical Picnics in Lyman Park – This delightful series of free, family-friendly concerts is held in St. Helena’s charming Lyman Park. Pack a picnic dinner, a few (low) lawn chairs, and your kids (there’s often also a food truck and free ice cream), then sit back and enjoy an old-fashioned evening of eclectic music. Featuring 6 concerts on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of June, July & August.
Napa City Nights – With terraced seating and beautiful views of the Napa River, the Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater in downtown Napa is the perfect venue for an outdoor musical evening. Musical genres include jazz, rock, country, world, blues, pop and folk. Bring a blanket and a picnic basket and enjoy free entertainment for the whole family. 6:30 pm to 10 pm every Friday, June 9th – August 18th.
Blues, Brews and BBQ – This event is in downtown Napa with two live stages for blues performing artists near First and Main Streets. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Saturday, August 26 from noon to 9:00 pm.