Schedule of Events

*2015 Schedule of Events will be announced this fall...


For a complete schedule of events, plus venue information and more, click HERE to view the 2014 digital playbill.

 

Main Concerts: 
 

 

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7-10pm at The Lincoln Theater

 

"Jazz Legends Night"

Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Earl Klugh plus special guests Eric Marienthal & David Benoit

Doors - 6pm
Show - 7pm - 10pm

 

 

Friday, June 13, 2014, 5:30-10pm at The Lincoln Theater

 

"Friday Night Funk Night"

The Ohio Players, special guest comedian Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Brian Culbertson & The Funk Experience
with Eric Darius, Marqueal Jordan & Eric Marienthal
Plus a silent auction for the GRAMMY Foundation and wine reception

Doors/Wine Reception - 5:30pm
Show - 7pm - 10pm

 

 

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 4-10:30pm at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

 

Brian Culbertson's 20th Anniversary Show, Morris Day & The Time, Average White Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band,
plus guest DJ's, The World Famous Rick & Russ Show featuring CJ Flash

Doors/Gates - 3pm
Show - 4pm - 10:30pm

 

 

Sunday, June 15, 2014, 4-10:30pm at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

 

Eric Benét, Mavis Staples, Eric Darius, Jazz In Pink feat. Gail Jhonson, Althea Rene & Karen Briggs,
plus guest DJ's,
The World Famous Rick & Russ Show featuring CJ Flash

Doors/Gates - 3pm
S
how - 4pm - 10:30pm


*artist lineup & schedule subject to change


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

10:00am - 10:45am • 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.


10:45am - 12:15pm • VIP-Only Riedel Glassware tasting with Mi Sueño Winery. 

 

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

Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, EDICT Wines will no longer be pouring at our Riedel tasting. Instead, we invite you to enjoy the wines of Mi Sueño as provided by our creative consultant and Mi Sueño Director of Hospitality, Steve Gage.

Steve Gage and BC at NVJG 2013

Steve Gage and BC at NVJG 2013


1:15pm - 4:15pm • 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 Mason & Hamlin grand piano performances next to the fireplace from David Benoit and Brian Culbertson, 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 who will be celebrating a birthday that night!! This year's venue will be Black Stallion Winery with dinner 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 iconic Silver Oak and Twomey wines. The great gypsy jazz trio Rue Marouche will be performing (they performed at 2012's VIP luncheon at GV).

 

 

SILVER OAK TOWER

SILVER OAK TOWER


3pm - 5pm • 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 Estate, Mi Sueño, Bardessono and Storybook Mountain and will be hosted by Michael Lington as he performs music for you from his new CD, "Soul Appeal." GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. 

 

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

 

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

 

THE LINCOLN THEATER

THE LINCOLN THEATER


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

 

Following "Jazz Legends Night" at the Lincoln Theater we'll return to the Westin for the first Late Night Hang of 2014. This year since we're taking over the whole hotel, come join us in the Westin lobby, Ballroom and Solera Courtyard for some music and drinks! VIP's and Gold Package holders are invited. Please show your GOLD ACCESS CARD for entry. *Late Night prix fixe dining option could have been pre-ordered if you're VIP or Gold. Drinks are separate. 

 

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Hey!


 

Friday, June 13, 2014

12pm - 2:30pm • 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 Terra, Barnett, Holman Cellars and Priest Ranch. Friday's event will feature JAZZRADIO.com. GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. 

 

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. The list of auction items will be made available in advance. Doors open at 5:30pm.

The following partners will be pouring at the Wine Reception: Rutherford Hill Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Prager Port, Napa Smith Brewery, Chimney Rock, Mi Sueño, Jessup Cellars, Silver Oak Cellars, Twomey, Chandon, Newton, and Jamieson Ranch Vineyards. Lucero Olive Oil will also be on hand offering tastings of their products.

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, 'Brian Culbertson & The Funk Experience' will reprise Brian's wildly popular album, "Bringing Back The Funk" for this very special night! 

 

 

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 our guest DJ's, The World Famous Rick & Russ Show featuring CJ Flash! VIP's and Gold Package holders are invited. Show your GOLD ACCESS CARD for entry. *Late Night prix fixe dining option could have been pre-ordered if you're VIP or Gold. Drinks are separate. 

 

 

BC & CJ Flash in The Westin courtyard

BC & CJ Flash in The Westin courtyard


 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

8am - 2pm • 2nd Annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Golf Tournament


Come join us for the 2nd Annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:00am. We're excited to be hosting this year's event at a new location:  Chardonnay Golf Club

The tournament format is an 18-hole scramble. We will begin registration and warm-up on the range at 8:00am the day of the tournament. Shotgun start is at 9:00am. Prizes will be awarded to the best gross and net foursomes as well as proximity prizes for closest-to-the-pin and longest drives.

 

Eric Darius at last year's Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Golf Tournament

Eric Darius at last year's Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Golf Tournament


9am • Yoga class with Nikki Thomas

 

Join KBLX morning show co-host, Nikki Thomas as she leads an invigorating yoga class at The Westin Verasa in the Cepage Conference Room. For those of you who are up early after the Friday Funk Night, come on by for this FREE event as it is open to all. 

Please bring your own yoga mat if possible, but the conference room is carpeted, so a hotel towel will also suffice.

Nikki Thomas

Nikki Thomas


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

 

GOLD ACCESS CARD holders can enjoy FREE wine tasting from Delectus, Falcor Wines, Rocca Family Vineyards and Hope & Grace Wines and will be hosted by saxophonist/vocalist Marqueal Jordan as he performs new music from his "Catalyst" CD. GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. 

 

THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY

THE WESTIN VERASA LOBBY


3pm - 3:45pm • Brian Culbertson wine bottle signing

 

Join Brian as he autographs bottles of his brand new "Culbertson" Pinot Noir in the Jamieson Ranch Vineyards tasting room. Purchase a bottle and he'll  be happy to sign it!

BC in the Jamieson Ranch tasting room

BC in the Jamieson Ranch tasting room


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

 

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, Brian Culbertson's 20th Anniversary Show w/special guests Marqueal Jordan, Michael Lington and Eric Marienthal in addition to The World Famous Rick & Russ Show featuring CJ Flash, our guest DJ's for the weekend.

 

 

The stunning 'Tuscan' entrance to Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

The stunning 'Tuscan' entrance to 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. *Late Night prix fixe dining option could have been pre-ordered if you're VIP, Gold or Silver. Drinks are separate. 

 

HEEEEEY!!

HEEEEEY!!


Sunday, June 15, 2014

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

 

Hosted by Brian Culbertson, GOLD ACCESS CARD holders will enjoy complimentary "Culbertson" Pinot Noir tastings as well as hearing stories and music from Brian's new CD, "Another Long Night Out." GOLD ACCESS CARDS are available to VIP and Gold Package holders only. 

 

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

 

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, R&B superstar Eric Benét in addition to The World Famous Rick & Russ Show featuring CJ Flash, our guest DJ's for the weekend. 

 

The veranda at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

The veranda at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

 *artist lineup & schedule subject to change