2018 Artist Lineup

Brian Culbertson
& friends

Sinbad, The Commodores, Faith Evans, Norman Brown, Bobby Caldwell, Kirk Whalum, Peter White, Avery*Sunshine, Nick Colionne, Jonathan Butler, Eric Darius, The Al McKay All-Stars performing the music of EWF, Marcus Anderson, Lindsey Webster, Adam Hawley, Marqueal Jordan, Jazmin Ghent, PLUS Cecil Ramirez,
and our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show w/CJ Flash!

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Brian Culbertson

Your host, performing all week

Brian is doing 3 shows this year including his "Colors of Love" show on Thursday, June 7th at The Lincoln Theater, in addition to two outdoor shows at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday, June 9th from 4-5:15pm with special guest Faith Evans, and Sunday, June 10th from 5:45-7pm with special guest Lindsey Webster. Plus, he'll be performing for the Platinum Party and at the Welcome Dinner on Wednesday, June 6th too!



Friday, June 8th for Friday Night Funk Night

The legendary comic is back with us Napa this year!

Follow Sinbad on Twitter:  @sinbadbad


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The Commodores

Saturday, June 9th from 5:45-7pm at the Oxbow Commons

We're so excited to welcome this iconic group to Napa Valley for the first time! They'll be closing out the show on Saturday at the Oxbow Commons.



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Norman Brown

Sunday, June 10th, 4-5:15pm

GRAMMY® Winner Norman Brown is back in Napa, this time with legendary vocalist, Bobby Caldwell in a show they're calling "Love & Soul".


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Bobby Caldwell

Sunday, June 10th, 4-5:15pm

We're excited to welcome our friend Bobby to the Getaway for the first time. He's teaming up with Norman Brown for what will be an unforgettable show at the Oxbow Commons.


Faith Evans

Saturday, June 9th, 4-5:15pm

R&B royalty is joining forces with Brian Culbertson on the mainstage at the Oxbow Commons.




Peter White

Saturday, June 9th, 2:30-3:30pm

This time Peter is doing his own show and we can't wait!


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Kirk Whalum

Sunday, June 10th from 2:30-3:30pm

The beloved saxman will be on our mainstage
at the Oxbow Commons this year


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Saturday, June 9th from 1-2pm

Opening the show at the Oxbow Commons! Be sure to check out her PBS special with Dedry Jones HERE.


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Al McKay All-Stars

Friday, June 8th

The Al McKay All-Stars performing the music of Earth, Wind & Fire  are gonna be rocking the Lincoln Theater on Friday Night Funk Night!!



Nick Colionne

Sunday, June 10th from 1-2pm

Our friend from Chicago is coming back! This time, opening the main stage on Sunday. Get ready for the 'Big Windy'


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Eric Darius

Sunday, June 10th from 1-2pm plus more

Eric has been with us for all 7 Getaways, and will be back this June performing with Nick Colionne plus a few other surprises!


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Marcus Anderson

Friday, June 8

Marcus is back this year performing some new tracks at the Friday Wine Down.


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Jonathan Butler

Thursday, June 7th from 7:30-8:15pm

JB is coming back to Napa! This time, he's bringing just his acoustic guitar performing a rare solo set. 


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Lindsey Webster

Sunday, June 10th, 5:45-7pm

We're thrilled to have vocalist, Lindsey Webster back for the 2nd year in a row. After being named the #1 artist of the year on SIRIUS/XM's Watercolors, there's no doubt she is the biggest rising star in smooth jazz.



Adam Hawley

Wednesday & Thursday, June 6 & 7

Guitarist Adam Hawley had a breakout year in 2017. We're excited to welcome him back this year for the Welcome Dinner and the Thursday Wine Down.


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Marqueal Jordan

Performing all week

Our multi-talented friend Marqueal is back in Napa with BC performing at the Welcome Dinner, Thursday night's "Colors of Love" Show, plus on Saturday & Sunday at the Oxbow Commons. 


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Jazmin Ghent

Friday, June 8th, 2-4pm

Rising saxophone star, Jazmin Ghent, makes her Napa Valley debut this year at the Friday Wine Down!


Cecil Ramirez

Wednesday, June 6th, 7-10pm

Our annual host of The Welcome Dinner & Jam Session at The Westin. He also hosts the Cigar Hang in the Back.


The World Famous Rick & Russ Show
with CJ Flash

Spinning at the four After Parties at The Westin...

...the two "Wine Downs" at The Westin...


...at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday & Sunday

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Sterling James from KBLX

Saturday & Sunday, June 9th & 10th

Back for her 6th year, our friend Sterling will once again be hosting our outdoor concerts at the Oxbow Commons...



*artist lineup & schedule subject to change

Past Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Artists:


Marcus Miller, Candy Dulfer, Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle, The Whispers, Peter White, Euge Groove, Keiko Matsui, Morgan James, Pieces of a Dream, Eric Darius, Paul Jackson Jr., Lindsey Webster, Adam Hawley, Marcus Anderson, Nicholas Cole, Julianne Vaughn, Chase Huna, Curtis Brooks, Marqueal Jordan, Cecil Ramirez, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat CJ Flash and our special guest comedian Alonzo Bodden. SEE PHOTOS


Michael McDonald, The Temptations, Fourplay, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliott, Rick Braun, Larry Graham, Average White Band, Eric Darius, Stanley Jordan, Mint Condition, Michael Lington, Morgan James, Vincent Ingala, Marcus Anderson, Marqueal Jordan, Cecil Ramirez, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and special guest comedian Jammin' Jay Lamont. SEE PHOTOS


Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Boney James, Spyro Gyra, Peter White, Mindi Abair, Eric Darius, Fred Wesley, Raul Midón, Chuck Loeb, Eric Marienthal, Kenny Lattimore, Maysa, The Family Stone, Vincent Ingala, Marqueal Jordan, DW3, Cecil Ramirez, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and special guest comedian Alonzo Bodden. SEE PHOTOS


Ohio Players, Earl Klugh, Eric Benét, Morris Day & The Time, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Eric Darius, Mavis Staples, Average White Band, Jazz In Pink feat. Gail Jhonson, Karen Briggs & Althea Rene, Cecil Ramirez, Michael Lington, Eric Marienthal, Marqueal Jordan, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and special guest comedian, Keenen Ivory Wayans. SEE PHOTOS


Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station, Take 6, Ray Parker Jr., Eric Darius, Nick Colionne, Michael Lington, Cecil Ramirez, Selina Albright, DW3, Kim Waters, Paige Bryan plus special guest comedian, Sinbad. SEE PHOTOS


Kenny Lattimore, Oleta Adams, Eric Darius, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, Noel Gourdin, Cecil Ramirez and special guest comedian, Sinbad. SEE PHOTOS