Blue Note Jazz Festival Napa Valley Set for July

(Photo: Courtesy Blue Note)

Blue Note Jazz Festival Napa Valley premieres this summer with a multi-day, multi-stage festival featuring artist-in-residence Robert Glasper. The keyboardist-bandleader’s set, to be hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle, will include performances by special guests Erykah Badu, Ledisi, D Smoke, Terrace Martin and BJ the Chicago Kid.

The festival will feature three stages hosting sets from Maxwell, Black Star, Flying Lotus, Maurice Brown featuring Anderson .Paak and many more, plus an after-party you won’t want to miss. This limited-capacity event takes place on the grounds of the Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena, California, July 30–31. View the full line-up here. DB

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