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If you’re headed to downtown Napa from May 29-31 for BottleRock Napa Valley 2015, hopefully you used Memorial Day weekend to relax. This three-day festival, now in its third year, promises to be action-packed with music by top touring artists, including Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant, No Doubt and Snoop Dogg, on five different stages, master sommeliers, celebrity chefs, craft brewers and professional athletes.
Three-day VIP and general admission passes are already sold out. As of May 26, 3-Day VIP Plus (SkyDeck) for $975 and 3-Day Platinum for $3000 were still available, along with single day general admission, VIP, VIP Plus and Platinum passes. For more information visit www.bottlerocknapavalley.com.
Not only is the musical lineup at BottleRock Napa Valley exciting but so diverse as well. On the schedule are more than 70 artists, bands and performers, including Imagine Dragons, No Doubt, Robert Plant, The Avett Brothers, Foster the People, Passion Pit, Cage The Elephant, Young the Giant, Gipsy Kings, Capital Cities, AWOLNATION, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Portugal. The Man, American Authors, Public Enemy and dozens more. Here’s the lineup:
This year, BottleRock ramped up its food offerings with a star-studded culinary lineup that will perform on the Williams-Sonoma Culinary Stage. President of Williams-Sonoma, Janet Hayes adds, “Williams-Sonoma’s Culinary Stage will showcase some of the country’s top chefs and sommeliers with musicians and celebrities. We are excited to create unique culinary experiences for festival attendees that will differentiate BottleRock from all other food and music festivals.”
Chefs include Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Michael Mina, Iron Chef Marc Forgione, Dominique Crenn, Michael Voltaggio, Larry Forgione, Mei Lin, Brandon Sharp, Ken Frank, Robert Curry, Tony Gemignani, Bryan Forgione, Rick Moonen, Tyler Rodde and Dario De Conti. Expect to see a few pro athletes, including Charles Woodson of the Oakland Raiders, PGA legend Fred Couples and Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers.
Many of the region’s best chefs, vintners, and breweries will also showcase their talents in the VIP areas and Platinum Lounge. Noted Napa Valley restaurants, including REDD and Redd Wood, Goose & Gander and Atlas Social, will provide exclusive offerings for Platinum guests, paired with rare and cult wines presented by Master Sommeliers and wine experts.
All festival guests will enjoy a global tour of culinary offerings, featuring Japanese, Indian, Italian, Spanish, Mexican, American, Mediterranean, and Vietnamese cuisines. Culinary hotspots and food trucks will be well-represented.
Many of the regions finest wineries will be sharing their finest vintages, including Miner Family Winery, Robert Mondavi Winery, Silver Oak Cellars, Del Dotto Family Vineyards, Schramsberg Vineyards, Rombauer Vineyards, Clos Du Val, Gia by Gia Coppola, Goosecross Cellars, Round Pond Estate, Aviary Vineyards, Hill Family Estate, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, JaM Cellars, JW Thomas Group, NakedWines.com, JCB by Jean Charles Boisset, Ca’Momi Wines, ONEHOPE Winery, Piazza Del Dotto, Starmont Wines, Twomey Cellars, and Vezer Family Vineyards.
Wine cabanas and beverage bars will be conveniently located throughout the festival grounds. All bars will be stocked with delicious pours from title wine sponsor Miner Family Winery and other premium Napa Valley vintners, dozens of craft beers, along with artisanal cocktails made with premium spirits. JCB fans, #followthebubbles on Twitter and social media and look out for the bubble machine on site to find Jean-Charles Boisset‘s cabana where JCB No. 21 & JCB No. 69 will be flowing.