ST. HELENA, CA – August 7, 2013 – Hot on the heels of a successful July performance, RockNapa today confirmed that Robert Foley and Austin Pitzer, winemakers by day but rock stars at night, will again take the stage Thursday and Friday, August 15-16, at the RockNapa event being held on the grounds of the historic Charles Krug Winery. Culinary ace, Chef Cindy Pawlcyn will round out the roster of local superstars, again serving up delectable dishes for VIP attendees.
Coinciding with the 44th anniversary of Woodstock, Thursday’s event features headliners Xceptional Woodstock and CSN&Y Tribute which include musicians who formerly performed with both Johnny Cash and Kenny Loggins. Grammy Award winning artists Blood, Sweat & Tears will perform Friday supported by Natisha Lyne and The Eve Selis Band.
RockNapa promises live music, fine wines, beers and food. Local crafts and drawings for Napa Valley wines and more will be available for purchase. VIP Experience ticket holders will sample some of Napa Valley’s most coveted wines, from twelve producers including Charles Krug Winery, in the beautifully restored 132 year-old Carriage House.
Gates and on-site parking will open at 4:00 p.m. each day. Opening acts will take the stage at 4:30 p.m., with two stages providing constant entertainment until 10:00 p.m. Headlining acts will perform starting at 8:30 p.m.
Each two-day RockNapa festival, produced by The Xceptional Music Company, marries non-stop entertainment, including live rock music and stage presentations, with gourmet food trucks, wine pouring stations and a craft beer garden. Armed with world-class equipment and the expertise of President and entrepreneur turned musician, Ray McKewon, The Xceptional Music Company, taps a long history of producing top caliber events in the Western United States including the annual summer extravaganza, the Xceptional Catalina Concert Series on Catalina Island.
About Charles Krug Winery
Charles Krug Winery, Napa Valley’s first winery established in 1861, has been owned and operated by Peter Mondavi, Sr. and his family since 1943. With four generations of the Peter Mondavi family leadership and involvement spanning over seven decades, the family has consistently continued their dedication to producing the finest Bordeaux style wines in the Napa Valley.
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Adrianne Buchta for RockNapa