With Napa Valley’s well known ideal climate for growing grapes and enjoying outdoor activities, there’s no better way to spend an evening than listening to your favorite musicians. Open-air concerts come in a variety of options, from large-scale music festivals to small-town band nights, intimate lounge-style acts to one-of-a-kind outdoor winery stages.

Here’s a rundown of the concerts and live music coming up in 2024 over the summer and into early fall.

Outdoor Venues

Napa Valley has several large-format concert programs throughout the summer every year.

Blue Note Napa Summer Sessions

The Blue Note Napa Summer Sessions offers luxury accommodations and an ideal setting for live performances. This year’s summer series takes place at The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa and the outdoor events start in May and run all throughout summer. Some of the outstanding performers in 2024 include:

Blue Note Napa Summer Sessions at The Meritage Resort


Town Concert Series

Many of the towns in Napa Valley host localized performances in scenic parks throughout summertime. These outdoor concert series are hometown favorites with grassroots ties attract both locals and visitors to the region.

Thursdays, June – August

The summertime Calistoga Concerts in the Park program kicks off in June on Thursday nights in Calistoga’s Pioneer Park. You can bring your own wine and picnic dinners, or purchase local beers and wines from one of the vendors.

St. Helena
Wednesdays, June – August

The St. Helena Summer Concerts Series takes place under the gazebo in Lyman Park in St. Helena on Wednesdays. Bring your own chairs, blankets, and picnics. Another great option is to get a take-out meal from one of the local restaurants on concert night!

Every other Sunday, June – September

Yountville’s Sundays in the Park Summer Concerts is where music lovers bring their comfy blankets and lawn chairs to Veterans Memorial Park and listen to local bands play under a gazebo. The concerts are held every other week from June – September. Different bands and food trucks are scheduled for each week.

Downtown Napa
Fridays, July

The adored Napa Friday Nights in the Park Summer Concerts is a summer tradition in Napa Valley, and is possibly the most bustling of the concert series. They take place every Friday in July in Downtown Napa, in Veterans Memorial Park along the Napa River. This crowd-pleaser of a show attracts a good crowd. With live music as the sun sets, be sure to bring a picnic dinner…and don’t forget the wine!


St. Helena

Downtown Napa


Special Music Events

Napa Valley hosts several special outdoor music events every year, as well – multi-day programs extend and amplify the appreciation of music and culture throughout Napa Valley.

Festival Napa Valley
July 6–21, 2024

Festival Napa Valley is comprised of exceptional chamber, vocal, and dance performances that are paired with unparalleled food, wine, and unforgettable memories, taking place July 6–21. The performances are held at various locations throughout Napa Valley, including under the stars at locations like the amphitheater at The CIA at Copia. In 2024, Festival Napa Valley headliners will feature soprano Pretty Yende and tenor Jonathan Tetelman with Festival Orchestra Napa conducted by Carlo Montanaro, Lionel Richie will headline at the Arts for All Gala, and contemporary dance group BODYTRAFFIC returns for the annual Dance Gala.

Music in the Vineyards
August 2–25, 2024

Another option for acclaimed live chamber music set at various Napa Valley wineries is the Music in the Vineyards series. Running for three weeks this event features world-class artists from around the world performing new and classic chamber music repertoire in stunning winery settings.

Blue Note Jazz Festival's Black Radio Experience
August 30 – September 1, 2024

The Blue Note Jazz Festival will return in 2025, and in its place this year, the Blue Note Jazz Festival introduces The Black Radio Experience on August 30 – September 1. With renowned, GRAMMY-winning musician Robert Glasper at the helm, The Black Radio Experience is a celebration of the rich tapestry of Black culture. This exclusive weekend getaway is a celebration of artistry, highlighting signature culinary events, wine tastings, and artist-led experiences.

Festival Napa Valley performance at The CIA at Copia

BottleRock Music Festival
May 24–26, 2024

What started 10 years ago has grown to be the largest and most well-known three-day live music, wine, food, and brew festival in Napa Valley.

BottleRock Napa Valley is held at the Napa Valley Expo in Downtown Napa, on Memorial Day weekend (May 24–26). Doors open at 11:30am and approximately 120,000 patrons will make their way through on Memorial Day Weekend.

As usual, the lineup is stacked with some of the biggest names in the music business – this year's headliners are Stevie Nicks, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Megan Thee Stallion, Maná, and Queens of the Stone Age, and many more.

Each year the show has multiple stages, all with different set times, and different genres. BottleRock is a festival filled not only with exceptional music but also exceptional food and wine, as dozens of Napa Valley top restaurateurs and wineries put out their best all in one location!

La Onda Music Festival
June 1–2, 2024

Festival La Onda by BottleRock is a brand new festival featuring 2 days of the best in Latin live music, cuisine, and beverages, taking place at the Napa Valley Expo in Downtown Napa. There’s so much beyond the music at La Onda – you can relax in the spa, head to the dance club, throw on some headphones and dance at the silent disco – all while enjoying local and regional Latin cuisine and specialty beverages that will keep you fueled all weekend long!

This year's headline artists include Maná, Alejandro Fernández, Fuerza Regida, Junior H, Eslabon Armado, and Farruko.

BottleRock Napa Valley


Other Venues with Music

Indoor Music Venues

In addition to outdoor venues, Napa Valley is a great place to see live music indoors as well. We can’t forget some of our noteworthy venues that bring some well-known big-name acts that perform year-round at these venues, all located in Downtown Napa:

Wineries, Hotels, Restaurants

Many wineries, hotels, and restaurants have live music nights, as well. Among the best:


If world-class wines, top-tier cuisine, luxurious spas, and pristine hotels and inns were not reason enough to bring you to Napa Valley, then the music and entertainment sure will. The incredible world-class artists and performers that pass though Napa Valley, in summertime and throughout the year, have just made your reasons to visit even more compelling. You’re welcome!