2014 Schedule of Events



Full Schedule of Events


  

 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

 

3pm - 6pm • VIP Check-in at the Westin Verasa

 

For VIPs arriving on Tuesday June 10, 2014, you'll have the opportunity to check-in to receive your Welcome Gifts, tickets, and credentials for the week.

Our VIP Liaison (Luke Pierce) will be on-site to help with anything you might need.

THE WESTIN VERASA

THE WESTIN VERASA


 

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

10:30am - 11am • VIP Check-in at the Westin Verasa

 

For VIPs arriving on the first day of the Getaway, you'll have the opportunity to check-in to receive your Welcome Gifts, tickets, and credentials for the week.

Our VIP Liaison (Luke Pierce) and Guest Services Manager (René Ralston) will be on-site to help with anything you might need. 

 

The Westin Verasa's lobby.

The Westin Verasa's lobby.


11:15am - 12:30pm • VIP-Only Riedel Glassware tasting with EDICT Wines. 

 

What difference does a wine glass make to the aromatics and flavors of a wine? VIPs attending our Riedel Glass Tasting with EDICT Wines will find out! Carmen from Riedel and Jimmy from EDICT Wines will host VIPs at the Westin for a special event. Each VIP will also receive a set of Riedel glasses!

BC, Carmen & Jimmy

BC, Carmen & Jimmy


1:30pm - 3:30pm • VIP-Only Luncheon at Castello di Amorosa

 

The Castle! For the first time ever, VIPs will enjoy an event at Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga. VIPs will have lunch, take a tour of the castle (including the dungeon!) and end with a private tasting in the stunning Grand Hall.

 

CASTELLO DI AMOROSA

CASTELLO DI AMOROSA


 7pm - 10pm • VIP-Only Round Pond Dinner Performance with David Benoit & Brian Culbertson

 

After an amazing lunch and some down time, VIPs continue with one of the most impressive views in all of the valley from the verandah at Round Pound Estate.

VIPs will enjoy an intimate grand piano performance next to the fireplace from David Benoit and Brian, as well as a delicious selection of heavy hors d'oeuvres, cheese and charcuterie plates, and desserts.

 

 

VIEW FROM THE ROUND POND TASTING ROOM

VIEW FROM THE ROUND POND TASTING ROOM


7pm - 10pm • Welcome Dinner at Black Stallion Winery featuring Cecil Ramirez & Michael Lington

 

We can't wait for another amazing Welcome Dinner featuring entertainment from Cecil Ramirez and his quartet plus special guest Michael Lington. This year's venue will be Black Stallion Winery with food provided by Tra Vigne. Tickets were available on a first-come, first served basis, and are not included as a part of any package. This event is sold out.

Cheers!


 

Thursday, June 12, 2014

1pm - 3pm • VIP-Only Luncheon at Silver Oak

 

We're excited to return to Silver Oak for a private VIP luncheon.

Silver Oak and Twomey CEO David Duncan will join VIPs for a private luncheon accompanied by some delicious Silver Oak and Twomey wines. The great gypsy jazz trio "Rue Marouche" will be performing.

 

 

SILVER OAK TOWER

SILVER OAK TOWER


3:00pm - 5:00pm • Wine Down at the Westin sponsored by JAZZRADIO.com

 

GOLD ACCESS CARD holders can enjoy complimentary wine tasting from new winery partners Rutherford Hill Winery, Grgich Hills, Mi Sueño, and Bardessono and will be hosted by Michael Lington as he performs new music for you. GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. CLICK HERE for Gold Package tickets.

 

THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY

THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY


7pm - 10pm • "Jazz Legends" featuring Earl Klugh, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour plus special guests Eric Marienthal, David Benoit & more

 

We return to the beautiful Lincoln Theater in Yountville for our first main concert event: "Jazz Legends" featuring Earl Klugh, Dave Grusin & Lee Ritenour, plus special appearances by Eric Marienthal, David Benoit and more. CLICK HERE for tickets. Doors open at 6pm. This concert is included with your Gold Package. 

 

THE LINCOLN THEATER

THE LINCOLN THEATER


 10:30pm - 1:30am • "Another Long Night Out" Late Night Hang at the Westin Verasa

 

Following "Jazz Legends" at the Lincoln Theater we'll return to the Westin for the first Late Night Hang of 2014. Come join us in the Westin lobby for some music and drinks. This year since we're taking over the whole hotel, we're bringing in our own DJ for the hangs! VIP's and Gold Package holders are invited. Please show your GOLD ACCESS CARD for entry.

 

Hey!

Hey!


 

Friday, June 13, 2014

12pm - 2pm • Brian Culbertson & David Benoit special 'piano2piano' performance 

 

Performed in the round at Rutherford Hill Winery, this one-of-a-kind dueling piano show is a must-see at NVJG 2014! Tickets include the concert, an all-you-can-eat lunch, and pre-show wine tastingThis event is sold out.

David & Brian 'piano2piano'

David & Brian 'piano2piano'


2pm - 4pm • Michael Lington Cigar & Port Event at Prager Winery & Port Works

 

By popular demand, our Cigar Event is back featuring Michael Lington Cigars, delicious port from Prager Winery & Port works, and performance by Michael Lington with Cecil Ramirez. This event is free and open to the public, so come join our artists and Prager Winery's John Prager for a cigar and some of the best port in Napa Valley! All ACCESS CARD holders receive "2-for-1" tastings as well.

 

 

MICHAEL LINGTON & CECIL RAMIREZ AT PRAGER WINERY

MICHAEL LINGTON & CECIL RAMIREZ AT PRAGER WINERY


3pm - 5pm • Wine Down at the Westin sponsored by JAZZRADIO.com

 

GOLD ACCESS CARD holders can enjoy complimentary wine tasting from new winery partners Hestan Winery, Hill Family Winery, Keever Vineyards, Astrale e Tierr, Barnett and Holman Cellars. Friday's event will feature JAZZRADIO.com. GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. CLICK HERE for Gold Package tickets.

 

THE BAR IN THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY

THE BAR IN THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY


5:30pm - 7pm • Silent Auction & Wine Reception benefiting The GRAMMY Foundation

 

Please join us once again as we help raise money for music education. Many of our esteemed winery partners will also be on site pouring complimentary tastings in support of this great cause. Doors open at 5:30pm.

AUTOGRAPHED WINE BOTTLE AND GRAND PIANO FROM LAST YEAR'S AUCTION


7pm - 10pm • "Friday Night Funk Night" featuring The Ohio Players, special guest comedian Keenen Ivory Wayans and Brian Culbertson & The Funk Experience with special guests Eric Darius, Marqueal Jordan & Eric Marienthal

 

"Friday Night Funk Night" is gonna blow the roof off of the Lincoln Theater with comedy from the legendary Keenen Ivory Wayans of "In Living Color" fame and classic funk from The Ohio Players. In addition, 'BC & The Funk Experience' will reprise Brian's wildly popular album, "Bringing Back The Funk" for this very special night! CLICK HERE for tickets. Doors open at 5:30pm for the Wine Reception. This concert is included with your Gold Package. 

 

 

THE LINCOLN THEATER

THE LINCOLN THEATER


10:30pm - 1:30am • "Friday Night Funk" After Party at the Westin

 

After "Friday Night Funk Night" at the Lincoln Theater, we'll head back to the Westin for the Friday Night Funk After Party! Get your party on with some old school funk with guest DJ (TBA) and enjoy some more wine. VIP's and Gold Package holders are invited. Show your GOLD ACCESS CARD for entry.

 

 

THE FIRE PIT IN THE COURTYARD AT THE WESTIN

THE FIRE PIT IN THE COURTYARD AT THE WESTIN


 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

1pm - 3pm • Wine Down at the Westin Sponsored by JAZZRADIO.com

 

GOLD ACCESS CARD holders can enjoy FREE wine tasting from Delectus, Falcor Wines and Rocca Family Vineyards, and will be hosted by Marqueal Jordan as he performs new music for you from his "Catalyst" CD. GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. CLICK HERE for Gold Package tickets.

 

THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY

THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY


4:30pm - 10:30pm • Outdoor Concert Event at Jamieson Ranch Winery

 

Napa Valley Jazz Getaway moves to Jamieson Ranch Vineyards for its first main concert outdoors! In this beautiful panoramic setting within the grapevines, you'll hear the sounds of New Orleans with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, classic funk by Average White Band and Morris Day & The Time plus Brian Culbertson & Friends featuring Marqueal Jordan, Eric Darius, Michael Lington and Eric Marienthal. CLICK HERE for single day tickets. Doors/gates open at 3:30pm. This event is included with your Gold or Silver Package. 

 

JAMIESON RANCH VINEYARDS

JAMIESON RANCH VINEYARDS


11pm - 1:30am • "Another Long Night Out" Late Night Hang at the Westin

 

Come back to the Westin for the Final Late Night Hang of Napa Valley Jazz Getaway 2014! VIP's, Gold Package holders, and Silver Package holders are all invited to this final hang. Show your GOLD or SILVER ACCESS CARDs for entry.

 

HEY!!

HEY!!


Sunday, June 15, 2014

1pm - 3pm • Wine Down at the Westin sponsored by JAZZRADIO.com

 

GOLD ACCESS CARD holders can enjoy complimentary wine tasting from new winery partners Mi Sueño, Astrale e Tierra and Storybook, and will be hosted by Brian Culbertson as he shares new music with you. GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. CLICK HERE for Gold Package tickets.

 

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4:30pm - 10:30pm • Outdoor Concert Event at Jamieson Ranch Winery

 

We'll close out Napa Valley Jazz Getaway 2014 with four more amazing acts at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards starting with the ladies of Jazz In Pink featuring Althea Rene, Gail Jhonson & Karen Briggs, energetic saxman Eric Darius, soul legend Mavis Staples and R&B superstar Eric Benét. CLICK HERE for single day tickets. Doors/gates open at 3:30pm. This event is included with your Gold or Silver Package. 

 

BC in the Jamieson Ranch Vineyards tasting room.

BC in the Jamieson Ranch Vineyards tasting room.

 *artist lineup & schedule subject to change