Music fans at BottleRock Napa Valley will see an increase of performer traffic at the Williams-Sonoma Culinary Stage this year, with members of some of the biggest bands in the world participating in presentations by Michelin Star-rated and celebrity chefs.
Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers,Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters, and Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day lead the musical guest lineup at the stage. Additionally, BottleRock festival performers like GROUPLOVE, Michael Franti, X Ambassadors, Atlas Genius and MisterWives will participate.
For sports fans, San Francisco 49er greats Dwight Clark and Vernon Davis, former Oakland Raider Charles Woodson, Denver Bronco Mark Sanchez and baseball legend Vida Blue will cameo. Other guests include Cheech and Chong and Travel Channel host Adam Richman.
The stars of the Williams-Sonoma Culinary Stage are the chefs, which include Gordon Ramsay, Michelin-Starred chefs Michael Mina, Ken Frank, Mourad Lahlou, Top Chefs Michael Voltaggio and Mei Lin, and Charles Phan of San Francisco’s Slanted Door.
“There’s no other music festival that matches the culinary star power that BottleRock Napa Valley provides,” festival CEO Dave Graham said in a prepared statement. “When you produce a festival in the Napa Valley, you better bring it with your culinary programming. We are presenting many of the finest chefs, restaurants, wineries and craft brews found anywhere, creating a food and wine festival within a music festival for our attendees.”
BottleRock Napa Valley, headlined by Stevie Wonder, Florence + The Machine and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, takes place May 27 to 29 in downtown Napa.