Blue Note Jazz Festival 2022: what to know about the first Napa Valley fest, hosted by Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle is scheduled to host the evening shows of the Blue Note Jazz Festival Napa Valley. Photo: David Richard / Associated Press

Wine Country is getting another major music festival. The premiere Blue Note Jazz Festival Napa Valley is the first U.S. event of its kind presented as an outdoor, multiday and multistage event. It was inspired by the long-running East Coast version of the festival that has taken place at major venues across New York City for the past 11 years.

The three-day concert, set to take place Friday-Sunday, July 29-31, at the Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena, is slated to be hosted by controversial comedian Dave Chappelle, who has also scheduled four sold-out shows in Santa Rosa prior to the festival. Grammy-winning pianist and festival artist-in-residence Robert Glasper is billed to headline and perform with special guests including Erykah Badu, Ledisi, D Smoke, Terrace Martin and

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