Brian Culbertson’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway

Brian Culbertson at the Napa Valley Jazz Getaway

Brian Culbertson at his Napa Valley Jazz Getaway

Single-day tickets are now on sale for Brian Culbertson’s third annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, a wine and jazz festival set in Northern California’s Wine Country, June 12-15. Tickets are priced at $99 apiece except for the June 13 show, which cost $129 each and includes entry to an exclusive The GRAMMY® Foundation benefit wine reception and silent auction. A limited number of discount tickets for each concert are available to Napa residents (eligible residents receive $20 off per ticket by using an access code provided to local businesses and via a targeted email sent by the Napa/Yountville Chamber of Commerce.)

The five-day VIP Package sold out in one week when they went on sale last October. Until now, tickets for the 2014 festival have only been available in four-day Gold Packages and two-day Silver Packages.

Brian Culbertson’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway offers a full schedule of concerts starring A-list contemporary jazz, funk and R&B artists; daily Wine Down at The Westin wine tastings held at the official Getaway host hotel, The Westin Napa Verasa; a Cigar Event offering cigars and a performance by Michael Lington; and “Another Long Night Out” Late-Night Hangs.

After a pair of sold-out opening night dinner concerts happening simultaneously on June 11, Napa Valley Jazz Getaway will stage four days of concerts with the June 12-13 shows taking place at The Lincoln Theater and the June 14-15 shows to be held on the majestic grounds of the Jamieson Ranch Vineyards. The Thursday night lineup showcases the Legends of Jazz featuring Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour and Earl Klugh with special guest Eric Marienthal and more. Friday Night Funk Night headlines The Ohio Players and special guest comedian Keenen Ivory Wayans. The weekend concerts move outdoors with Saturday spotlighting Brian Culbertson & Friends, Morris Day & The Time, Average White Band and Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Eric Benét, Mavis Staples, Eric Darius and Jazz in Pink featuring Gail Jhonson, Althea Rene and Karen Briggs fill the marquee on the final day of the 2014 Getaway.

Four-day Gold Packages ($499) and two-day Silver Packages ($229) remain available through the Napa Valley Jazz Getaway website at www.NapaValleyJazzGetaway.me. Single-day tickets are available at www.TicketFly.com. For more information, visit www.NapaValleyJazzGetaway.me or www.BrianCulbertson.me.

Culbertson’s 14th album, Another Long Night Out, is scheduled for release on Feb. 25. He will be in Napa on Feb. 27 to perform a short set at a private event for invited tastemakers to celebrate the release of the contemporary jazz record featuring an all-star cast and uncork his new custom-crafted wine, Culbertson Pinot Noir, which he personally blended with Jamieson Ranch Vineyards’ winemaker Nori Nakamura.   

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