Yountville Live To Feature Renowned Chefs Stephanie Izard, Bob Blumer And More; Pourings By Some Of The Most Revered Vintners And Wineries; Headline Performances By  X Ambassadors, Foy Vance, #NEEDTOBREATH, and More; Events Hosted By Joy Bauer from the Today Show and Eat Travel Rock TV Host Kelly Rizzo

The fourth annual Yountville Live, the ultimate, luxury getaway event, featuring exquisite cuisines from world-class restaurants and Award-winning rock star chefs, exclusive intimate performances from some of today’s hottest recording artists and a unique variety of some of Napa Valley’s most celebrated wineries and finest beers and spirits available, is set to take place in Yountville, California from March 15-18, 2018. Considered the culinary heart of Napa Valley, Yountville is the ultimate luxury get-away. With its world-class restaurants and accommodations, and many of the Valley’s most celebrated wineries, Yountville marries a breath-taking setting and small-town ambiance with a sophisticated Wine Country lifestyle. Tickets are now available for Yountville Live by going to
Yountville Live will feature James Beard celebrity chef Stephanie Izard, chef and Food Network host Bob Blumer and local renowned chefs as well as celebrated chefs from across the country including Bob Hurley, Chris Kollar, Morgan Robinson, Frank Bonnano, Tiffany Sewell, Lisa Dahl, Rob Connolly, Nick Ritchie, Nate Lindsey, Cindy Pawlcyn, Anita Cartagena and more. The four day event will include headline performances by X Ambassadors, Foy Vance, and NEEDTOBREATHE and intimate performances throughout the weekend by Dave Barnes, Emerson Hart, Marc Broussard, Jon McLaughlin, Logan Brill, Keelan Donovan, High Noon, Kingsborough, Sawyer, Maggie Rose, Jillian Jacqueline and more. Health and  wellness guru from the Today Show, Joy Bauer and “Eat Travel Rock” TV host Kelly Rizzo will host events throughout the weekend. Also set to be featured are some of the most celebrated wineries all featured on the site.

James Beard Award-winning Chef Stephanie Izard, who recently won Food Network’s Iron Chef challenge, will be the featured chef for the  March 16th Yountville Live Gala. With three Award winning Chicago restaurants under her ownership (Girl & the Goat, Little Goat, and Duck Duck Goat), Izard is a true master at her craft. Attendees will be treated to a four course meal prepared by her that will be paired with some of Napa Valley’s finest wines. The evening will be capped by an intimate performance by multi-Platinum selling group X Ambassadors who are best known for their hit singles “Jungle,” “Renegades” and “Unsteady” from their debut LP VHS and their new string of singles from their forthcoming second studio album including “Ahead of Myself,” which is climbing the charts. The evening will be hosted by Kelly Rizzo, who is host of ‘Eat Travel Rock TV,” the popular on-demand entertainment series where she goes behind the scenes and off the cuff with master chefs, rockstars, and other creative industry heavyweights, while traveling the world. In 2017, she was named “Travel Queen” by Modern Luxury’s Michigan Avenue Magazine for her jet-setting career.You can also find her coast to coast as a food, travel & lifestyle expert, featured everywhere from from national talks shows on ABC & VH1 to regional broadcasts Fox Good Day Chicago and WCIU The Jam.

Foy Vance will headline the opening reception on March 15th at V Marketplace Pavilion. Foy, signed to Gingerbread Man Records, Ed Sheeran’s label division within Atlantic Records, recently released his third studio album The Wild Swan, which was Executive Produced by Sir Elton John. His music video for the lead single “She Burns” featured “Pretty Little Liars” and People’s Choice Award winner Lucy Hale. His music video for “Coco” featured the inspiration for the song title, Coco Arquette, the daughter of Courteney Cox and David Arquette, and was directed by Cox as well. Foy’s re cent collaborations include “Moonshine” with Kacey Musgraves, the credits track from Ben Affleck’s film “Live By Night,” four tracks including “Galway Girl” on Ed Sheeran’s latest album ÷, as well as cuts on recent music by several well-known artists.
Yountville Live welcomes guests to celebrate the conclusion of Yountville Live on March 18th at Somerston Winery with the “The Bubbles Brunch” that will feature an intimate performance by GRAMMY-nominated group NEEDTOBREATHE. Their album H A R D L O V E, released in 2016, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Albums, Top Current Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts and #2 on the Billboard 200, their greatest debut yet. The band is currently donating all proceeds from their single “WALKING ON WATER” to victims of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma. H A R D L O V E is the follow-up to 2014’s Rivers In the Wasteland, which debuted at #3 overall on the Billboard 200 and spawned the RIAA-certified Gold single “Brother (feat. Gavin DeGraw).” The hit earned the group their first GRAMMY nomination as well as a pair of Billboard Music Award nominations. The Bubbles Brunch will also feature a soulful brunch buffet of craft foods inspired by a passion for open-fire cooking, provided by Executive Chef Morgan Robinson of Smoke. Guests can celebrate with a Stella Artois specialty bar, a build-your-own bloody mary bar, and an elegant sparkling wine and mimosa bar with fresh squeezed juices and local garnishes.
Yountville Live is the next generation of food and wine events with a vast array of events for attendees to choose between, especially the newly revamped “Taste of Yountville” experience on March 17th and 18th that marks the 25th year of this event. Yountville Live has something for everyone that will not only compliment and highlight all the best that Yountville and the Napa Valley has to offer in the culinary and winemaking world with truly incredible music infused,  but also the best across the country has to offer in all three.  This four day event is an up close and personal experience while being on a larger scale as touted by press outlets including the Wine Journal, The Daily Meal, San Francisco Chronicle, Grape Collective, Girls On Food, SF Station and more.
Yountville Live is produced by LITV Entertainment Group who also handle the private festival in Napa, CA “Live In The Vineyard,” which over the last nine years has become one of the most sought-after tickets across the country. People who have long wanted to attend the Live In The Vineyard festival can now purchase tickets to this publicly ticketed festival that has an even larger focus on culinary events but still highlights and celebrates music and wine.

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