John Legend, Jill Scott & Extra Set for Blue Be aware Jazz Competition Presents: The Black Radio Expertise

John Legend, Jill Scott & Extra Set for Blue Be aware Jazz Competition Presents: The Black Radio Expertise

Artist in Residence Robert Glasper will curate the occasion that includes headliners John Legend, Jill Scott, André 3000 and extra.

Robert Glasper performs at Los Angeles Chapter Nominee Celebration 2024 at NeueHouse Los Angeles on January 27, 2024 in Hollywood, California.

Robert Glasper performs at Los Angeles Chapter Nominee Celebration 2024 at NeueHouse Los Angeles on January 27, 2024 in Hollywood, California.

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Blue Be aware Leisure Group and Black Radio Productions have unveiled the lineup for his or her newly introduced Napa Valley occasion, Blue Be aware Jazz Festival Presents: The Black Radio Expertise, hosted by Sway Calloway, Aug 30 to Sept 1.

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Impressed by the occasion’s Artist in Residence — Grammy-winning pianist, artist, producer and jazz nice Robert Glasper — The Black Radio Expertise “is an immersive journey into the soul of music, transcending boundaries and celebrating the wealthy tapestry of Black tradition,” a press launch asserting its launch explains.

“Yearly our competition in Napa brings a novel vibe, and this yr we’re bringing you the Black Radio Expertise throughout Labor Day weekend with a dope listing of artists for an unique grasp,” Glasper mentioned in a press release.

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In contrast to new competition properties which have sprung up current years like Mates in Lovers competition in Las Vegas and Lionel Richie and Diana Ross’s inaugural Idiot In Love Competition in Los Angeles – which characteristic greater than 100 artists unfold out over an enormous competition floor — The Black Radio Expertise is a smaller, intimate expertise snuggled in to the The Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa. Headliners embody John Legend, Jill Scott and André 3000, and performances by Andra Day, Common, Nile Rodgers, Ledisi and extra.

“This yr’s occasion guarantees an much more boutique, intimate, and unique vibe than ever earlier than, presenting an unparalleled caliber of iconic artists,” mentioned Alex Kurland, director of programming of Blue Be aware. “Robert Glasper’s imaginative and prescient and inspiration form the expertise and tone of your entire expertise,” said Kurland.

The inaugural competition befell on June 1, 2011, to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the Blue Be aware Jazz Membership in New York Metropolis. In 2022, a Napa Valley Blue Be aware Jazz Competition was launched at Charles Krug Vineyard in St. Helena.

The subsequent Black Radio Expertise occasion will characteristic three full days performances throughout two levels and a wine cave venue with music icons towards the backdrop of Napa Valley. The occasion will embody Chef Darryl Bell’s ‘Within the Winery’ Stateline Street Smokehouse, the place he combines his Kansas Metropolis roots with Michelin coaching and entry to Napa Valley’s latest premier steakhouse, Ember Steak, for all three days of the occasion and with extra unique meals experiences to return.

Lodge packages run from $2,250 per particular person to $3,400 per particular person, with three-day GA passes beginning at $499 happening sale Thursday, Might 16, 2024. Go to the web site here for extra info.

The Black Radio Experience

The Black Radio Expertise

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