The 2022 Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, marking the first-ever Blue Note Jazz Festival presented as an outdoor, multi-day/multi-stage event, made its unforgettable, sold-out debut this past weekend at Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena, CA. With its electrifying mix of top-tier hip hop, jazz and comedy performances set amid the laid-back beauty of California wine country, the festival provided a unique and intimate experience for its 6,000 attendees.
The debut of the Blue Note Jazz Festival Napa Valley marks the first Blue Note Jazz Festival presented as an outdoor, multi-day and multi-stage event. The especially intimate festival, with limited capacity, will feature top-tier talent at the historic Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena, CA on July 30 and 31.
Fans in the audience Sunday night were treated to impromptu performances from legendary unannounced special guests. Comedic giants Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock took the stage to introduce Robert Glasper, as well as perform an impromptu set of jokes.
Today, New York City’s Blue Note Jazz Club announces the return of multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Robert Glasper to the Blue Note stage for a stacked “Robtober” Fall residency. From October 1 to November 7, Glasper will perform a total of 66 shows across 33 nights, including Halloween weekend. The run of shows continues Blue Note’s historic 40th anniversary festivities.
New York City’s Blue Note Jazz Club announces the return of Grammy Award-winning trumpet icon Chris Botti to the Blue Note stage for his 17th annual holiday residency. From December 6 to January 2, Botti will perform two shows a night at 8 pm and 10:30 pm ET. The schedule includes performances on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2022 and rounding out Blue Note’s historic 40th anniversary celebration.