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It's Official: BottleRock Napa Valley Inaugural Festival Lineup Announced!

Music, comedy, wine & food May 9 – 12; special preview performance May 8.

 

Some tidbits were but we now have the full lineup to date.

The inaugural BottleRock Napa Valley will be held May 9 - 12, featuring over 50 artists, bands and performers from a variety of genres, including rock, soul/R&B, country, hip-hop, comedy and more during an incredibly diverse, four-day festival.

Scheduled to appear are The Black Keys, Zac Brown Band, Furthur featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, The Shins, Jane’s Addiction, The Black Crowes, Ben Harper, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Alabama Shakes, Primus, Dwight Yoakam, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Cake, Flaming Lips, Bad Religion, Mavis Staples, The Wallflowers, ALO, Donavon Frankenreiter, Charlie Musselwhite, Tristan Prettyman, Allen Stone, Blues Traveler, Brandi Carlile, Cafe Tacuba, and many more. 

On Wednesday evening, May 8, emerging musical artists Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (with special guests) will warm up the festival with their infectious blend of hip hop, humor, and heart. The show is available to all 3 and 4 day BottleRock festival pass holders and individual tickets will be sold to this show as well.

On May 9, BottleRock Napa Valley will officially begin. Each day will include a stellar lineup of many of the most sought-after and established names in music sprinkled with an exciting array of emerging performers, creating a one-of-a kind music and comedy extravaganza that will be the signature of BottleRock Napa Valley.

On Thursday, Furthur featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, The Black Crowes, and Primus  will energize the crowd on the first full night of BottleRock Napa Valley. Friday brings multiple Grammy Award winners and nominees, including The Black Keys, the Shins, Alabama Shakes, and more to the main stages.

On Saturday, the headliners include Jane’s Addiction, Bad Religion, Ben Harper, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros supported by many others. Sunday’s schedule closes the weekend with a full lineup anchored by the Zac Brown Band, Cake, and Rodrigo y Gabriela.

An up-to-date festival lineup can be found at www.bottlerocknapavalley.com, with continued updates as additional acts are added. The full comedy lineup will be rolled out in mid-February.

“The genesis of BottleRock springs from the great live entertainment gift that is the Uptown Theatre," said BottleRock Co-Founder Gabriel Meyers. 

"The long awaited downtown Napa renaissance has inspired us to bring an eclectic and broad group of world class music and performers to our home town,” he said. 

“The Napa Valley has set such a high standard for wine, food and hospitality that we feel that the time is right to add an amazing music festival to the mix," Meyers added.  "It will be great to see foodies, wine lovers and BottleRockers exploring the Valley by day and then coming together in downtown Napa for an evening of after parties."

Limited pre-sale passes go on sale Sunday, Feb. 3 through Feb. 9 (or until sold out) for Napa Valley locals, artist fan club members, community partners, and more.

General 3 and 4 day passes go on sale beginning Feb. 10.

 Pre-sale passes start at $249 and are available from Feb. 3 - 9 or until sold out.

General BottleRock Napa Valley festival passes will be available Feb. 10, starting at $299 for the 3-day (Fri-Sun) festival pass, $399 for the 4-day pass (Th-Sun) and $599 for the 4-day VIP Reserve pass.

All festival passes include access to the May 8 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis show. Single tickets for the May 8 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis show are $29 and go on sale Feb. 10.

VIP Reserve passes come with many benefits, including convenient parking, exclusive viewing sections, access to additional hospitality areas, and limited access to the more than 30 official VIP after-parties taking place every night in downtown Napa.

Festival passes can be purchased at www.bottlerocknapavalley.com.

Situated on three stages spread over 26 acres on the grounds at the Napa Valley Expo in the City of Napa, BottleRock Napa Valley attendees will enjoy the best in wine and food from many of the finest vintner and culinary talents of the legendary Napa Valley.

Approximately 60 vintner partners, along with artisanal micro-brewers, will be paired with dozens of Napa Valley restaurateurs and chefs, ensuring that BottleRock Napa Valley will provide a complementary culinary festival experience second to none.

In contrast to other festivals where tens of thousands are packed into a dusty, crowded field, BottleRock Napa Valley will offer incredible venue sight lines, unsurpassed civility, unparalleled artist access and intimacy, and creature comforts that reflect the hospitable spirit of the Napa Valley.

Doors to the Expo will open at noon, and performances will begin around 12:30pm each day, so attendees can enjoy the beautiful Napa Valley during festival mornings.

After the final encore each evening, the City of Napa will come alive with dozens of VIP after parties at restaurants, art galleries and wine tasting rooms, all along the City of Napa’s Oxbow District, Restaurant Row and West End, and all within an easy four block walking distance from the Napa Valley Expo, the Uptown Theatre, and the many downtown Napa Hotels.

More information can be found at www.bottlerocknapavalley.com, or visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Bottle Rock Napa Valley, or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BottleRockNapa, #bottlerocknapavalley.
BottleRock Napa Valley is a WillPower Entertainment production in association with DeVille Enterprises.

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Paddy February 04, 2013 at 03:59 PM
This will be a watershed event for Napa. My family already has five passes and we're trying how to accomodate a lot of guests at our house. The city of Napa must think outside the box on this one. The empty storefronts on First should be filled with tenants, even short term, that appeal to the thousands of visitors who will descend on Napa. Allow home owners to rent vacation houses. The city will need to recognize that there may be residents who may find their lives are going to be much different than usual for a few days but the global buzz and overall good cheer that this event can generate will be substantial and long lasting. Imaging if the Ritz were up and running! The foot traffic from Silverado-First street south to Third and west to Jefferson might be such that we could consider closing streets to cars and creating one of the largest good-will festivals ever. Nice job to everyone involved here!
Mary Richardson February 04, 2013 at 04:12 PM
May 9 - 1?
Hailey Todhunter February 07, 2013 at 12:19 AM
how when and where can you buy the individual macklemore and ryan lewis tickets
Keri Brenner (Editor) February 07, 2013 at 12:55 AM
May 9-12, was that missing somewhere?
Keri Brenner (Editor) February 07, 2013 at 01:44 AM
Anyone out there know the answer to Hailey's question?
Debra Batchie May 08, 2013 at 02:26 AM
What is location for Employee parking lot and shuttle

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