A 3-day event located in the heart of wine country, Bottlerock Napa is easily one of the best music festivals in the nation. Not only do producers curate a lineup that mixes a variety of genres from classic rock to hip hop, but they also create an experience that really complements the region. Aside from the 5 stages of music, the festival features gourmet food from local restaurants, vendors booths with tons of unique products and, of course, lots of opportunities to taste Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley wines. Another unique feature of the festival is the addition of a culinary stage, which partners up celebrities of all types with famous chefs to do some live demonstrations. This popular festival attracts over 120,000 attendees as well as over 60 bands, more than 40 wineries and more.
The 2023 Bottlerock Music Festival will take place over Memorial Day Weekend from Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28. The lineup includes a diverse lineup of musicians from a variety of genres from country to hip-hop, with artists like Bastille, Wu-Tang Clan, Lizzo, Duran Duran, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Japanese Breakfast, Phantogram and more taking the stage throughout the weekend. Make sure to check the daily lineups and set times to make sure you don’t miss anything.
Bottlerock Napa 2023 Event Details:
Dates: Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28
Times: Festival opens at 11:30AM and ends at 10PM
VIP: Includes access to the VIP Village and special viewing areas
Skydeck: Includes access to the elevated Skydeck
Marriott Bonvoy + American Express VIP Viewing Suite: For cardholders only. Includes access to VIP Village and VIP viewing areas plus a dedicated entrance with in and out privileges
Suites: Private Suite for 30-50 people. Includes wine, beer and cocktails and VIP Benefits like access to VIP Viewing Areas and the VIP Village.
Platinum: The ultimate Bottlerock Experience. Includes access to on-stage viewing areas, meet & greets with artists, early access to the festival, access to the Platinum lounge and more.
Bottlerock 2023 Lineup
Lizzo, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran,The Smashing Pumpkins, Japanese Breakfast, Post Malone, Lil Nas X, Wu-Tang Clan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Los Lobos, Phantogram, Nile Rodgers & Chic, The Airborne Toxic Event, The National, Billy Strings, Leon Bridges, Sheryl Crow, Bastille, Tove Lo, Moonalice, GARZA, The Struts, Quinn XCII, Beach Weather, Lucius, Ashe, Thievery Corporation, Caamp, Dayglow, Teddy Swims, The Stone Foxes, Jax, Nicky Youre, Warren G (Silent Disco), KennyHoopla, MEUTE, Danielle Ponder, Particle Kid, Little Stranger, Cautious Clay, Jean Dawson, Joey Valance & Brae, Tom Odell, half•alive, Álvaro Díaz, Starcrawler, The Wrecks, Maude Latour, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs, Lupe Fiasco, War, The Alive, Cimafunk, Taj Mahal, Yung Gravy, Arden Jones, The Unlikely Candidates, Ayleen Valentine, paris jackson, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Monophonics, Great Northern, Peter Cat Recording Co., Sgt. Splendor, Honeyboys, Sudan Archives, The 502s, Mac Saturn, Spring Summer, Napa Valley Youth Symphony, Oke Junior,The Silverado Pickups, Mama Said, High Noon, Thunderstorm Artis, East Forest
Getting to Bottlerock
Getting to wine country any day of the year is usually a little difficult due to small, curvy roads and traffic congestion, however it is particularly bad during the Bottlerock Music Festival. Driving to the festival can be stressful and your designated driver will have to miss out on all the amazing Napa wines and Ubers can be a little pricey, especially with surge pricing after the festival ends. If you want to make your experience better, the Bottlerock Shuttles are the best option. With round-trip service each day of the festival from San Francisco and Mill Valley, you won’t have to worry about transportation at all. Simply hop aboard a luxury bus, crack open a bottle of wine and enjoy the trip to the festival. Shuttle bus details available HERE.
About BottleRock Napa Music Festival
The BottleRock Napa Valley Festival is a three-day music, food, wine, and brew extravaganza that takes place annually in Napa, California, one of the world’s premier wine-growing regions. Since its inception in 2013, BottleRock has been dazzling attendees with an unmatched combination of world-class music, culinary delights, and some of the best wines and craft beers available.
What is BottleRock Napa Valley Festival?
BottleRock Napa Valley is a celebration of life and culture that unites music lovers, food enthusiasts, and wine connoisseurs from around the world. For three days each year over Memorial Day weekend, Napa Valley Expo’s grounds transform into an incredible festival site teeming with multiple stages for music performances, culinary stages for cooking demonstrations, and numerous stalls and lounges for wine & beer tastings.
Why is BottleRock a Great Festival?
BottleRock distinguishes itself from other music festivals through its distinctive blend of elements that resonate with the Napa Valley’s ethos.
Music: BottleRock’s music lineup appeals to a broad range of tastes, with performers ranging from globally recognized artists and bands across rock, pop, alternative, hip hop, and more. Previous line-ups have included powerhouse names like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, and the Foo Fighters, to name a few.
Culinary Delights: Reflecting the culinary prestige of Napa Valley, BottleRock features a gastronomic playground. Here, festival-goers can enjoy gourmet food from some of Napa’s finest restaurants and food vendors. The festival also hosts a culinary stage where renowned chefs and celebrities engage in live cooking demonstrations and collaborations.
Wine & Brew: In the true spirit of Napa, BottleRock offers a wide array of choices for wine and beer enthusiasts. From rare vintages poured by world-renowned vintners to craft brews, attendees can savor exceptional beverages while enjoying the festival’s energy.
Why Should You Go to BottleRock?
BottleRock is more than just a festival; it’s an experience, a celebration of music, food, and the finer things in life. This unique combination of world-class music, culinary excellence, and superb libations sets it apart from many other festivals. It’s an opportunity to discover new music, taste delicious food and wines, and make lifelong memories.
What to Expect at the Festival
At BottleRock, expect to be immersed in a lively, sensory-filled experience.
Music: Multiple stages host continuous live music from a diverse lineup of bands and artists. Whether your preference is rock, pop, indie, or something else entirely, you’ll find something to love in the eclectic mix.
Food: The festival offers a vast array of food choices to cater to every palate. Whether it’s a quick snack from a food truck or a gourmet meal from a high-end restaurant, your taste buds are in for a treat.
Wine and Brew: With a variety of booths offering selections from the region’s finest wineries and breweries, your only problem might be choosing what to try next.
Art: Expect to see creative installations scattered throughout the festival grounds, contributing to the festival’s vibrant atmosphere.
Extras: VIP experiences, silent discos, and aftershows are just a few additional elements that contribute to the BottleRock experience.
BottleRock Napa is a must-experience event for anyone with a passion for music, food, and fine wine. Offering an unforgettable, sensory-filled journey in the idyllic surroundings of Napa Valley, it’s a festival that truly offers something for everyone.