This three-day event brings rock music to the Napa Valley. Over 80 performers represent various kinds of music, from hip-hop to blues and some orchestra performances, making it a music fest for everyone. The line-up features veterans of the music scene as well as new stars. Held in beautiful park-like area alongside the river in downtown Napa, the festival is famous for its scenic concert locations. Though no camping is allowed at the site, there are plenty of places to stay in the area.
During the festival, you can also see the top chefs and vintners paired with musicians and other celebrities at the culinary stage. Delicious paella with fresh oysters will perfectly go hand in hand with local brews and wine. The festival entrance fee is one of the lowest among other musical events.
The first BottleRock Napa Valley took place in May of 2013, With 3 stages and 60 bands, it has become the Valley's first large-scale music festival. Past lineups of the festival included The Cure, OutKast, Weezer, Heart, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant, No Doubt, Public Enemy, Gipsy Kings, Los Lobos, The Avett Brothers, Snoop Dogg, Bruno Mars, The Killers, MUSE, Eric Church, Jackson Browne, Train, The Black Crowes, Zac Brown Band, The Shins, Primus, Cake, Jane's Addiction, The Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, The Iron Heart, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite.