.BottleRock Napa Valley Unveils Lineup for 2021 Festival

It’s been a long road to BottleRock Napa Valley this year, though the massive music, food and wine festival’s return is now taking shape.

Several months ago, BottleRock Napa Valley organizers officially moved the festival’s 2021 dates from its traditional Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, September 3 to 5, 2021.

Now, the three-day event has it’s musical lineup, featuring some headlining acts that were scheduled to perform in 2020, as well as new additions to the party.

Guns N’ Roses, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, G-Eazy and Run The Jewels and more than 80 other musical acts will appear at the Napa Valley Expo on September 3-5, 2021. Three-day festival tickets go on sale at 10am on Thursday, May 20, and single-day tickets go on sale Thursday, May 27, at BottleRockNapaValley.com.  

“We’re thrilled to be bringing live music back to the Napa Valley this fall, arguably the most beautiful time of the year in wine country,” says Dave Graham of BottleRock Napa Valley in a statment. “We are happy to reward our loyal fans with a lineup that once again features a wide variety of genres, combining legendary performers with up and coming bands and some of the most talked about artists in the world.” 

The BottleRock Napa Valley lineup also includes Brandi Carlile, Cage The Elephant, Portugal. The Man, Young the Giant, Maren Morris, Black Pumas, Future Islands, James Murphy (DJ Set), Jimmy Eat World, FINNEAS, Polo G, Jack Harlow, Milky Chance, Jessie Reyez, Dominic Fike, Chromeo, Mavis Staples, Jon Batiste, Walk Off The Earth, Olivia O’Brien, MAX, Digable Planets, Kota the Friend, MOD SUN, Turkuaz w/Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew: Remain in Light, Village People, Gracie Abrams, Matt Nathanson, Watchhouse, Hobo Johnson & The LoveMakers, Lawrence,  Hamilton Leithauser, Absofacto, Joywave, Big Freedia, MUNA, Atlas Genius, White Reaper, Mondo Cozmo, Ripe, Meg Myers, North Mississippi Allstars, Spafford, DeVotchKa, BabyJake, Donna Missal, Reignwolf, JJ Wilde, 99 Neighbors, Smith & Thell, Full Moonalice, Suki Waterhouse, DJ Z-Trip (Silent Disco), Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, The Last Bandoleros, Valley, Six60, In the Valley Below, Oliver Riot, The Alive, Crimson Apple, HOKO, Molly Moore, Chris Pierce, Pacific Radio, Buffalo Gospel, S8NT ELEKTRIC, Peter Harper, Lily Meola, Sam Johnson, OTTTO, Grass Child, Obsidian Son, The Silverado Pickups and Napa Valley Youth Symphony.

BottleRock Napa Valley will also present its popular Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage each day. The culinary stage has itself become an attraction at the festival for its exciting showcase of cooking demonstrations featuring renowned chefs, celebrities and festival performers. Details on the 2021 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage will be announced at a later date.

With the new 2021 dates and updated lineup, festival organizers have informed all existing ticket holders that their current tickets are valid for the September dates, along with their ticket return options.

To offer a safe festival experience, BottleRock Napa Valley will follow all local and state Covid-19 health and safety guidelines required at the time of the festival’s return in September. BottleRock Napa Valley is produced by Latitude 38 Entertainment and presented by JaM Cellars.

For more information, visit www.bottlerocknapavalley.com.

Charlie Swanson
Charlie Swanson is a North Bay native and an arts and music writer and editor who has covered the local scene since 2014.
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