The Blue Note Jazz Festival is expanding into a three-day experience, helmed by Robert Glasper, Dave Chappelle, and friends. Chaka Khan and Snoop Dogg are the latest starts to join the bill for the outdoor festival, which will now take place on July 29-31 in Napa Valley, California.
On Friday, the music collective, Dinner Party—Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington, and Glasper—will be joined by Snoop Dogg in a special performance, hosted by Chappelle.
Chaka Khan is also set to headline the stacked list of acts conquering the first night of the Blue Note Jazz Festival. Alex Isley will also perform and Luminary presents the free, first-ever live audience recording of ‘The Midnight Miracle’—the podcast hosted by Chappelle, yasiin bey, and Talib Kweli.
A limited number of three-day festival passes are currently available for purchase with the general admission package priced at $610 and the VIP package being at $1300. Visit the festival’s official website for further information about the lineup and tickets.
As previously announced, Maxwell will headline Saturday’s performance, kicking off the second leg of his tour. Bey and Kweli will make their return to the stage as Black Star while Thundercat, Anderson .Paak, Corinne Bailey Rae, Keyon Harrold, D Smoke, BJ The Chicago Kid, and more will perform as well. The official after-party with DJ sets from DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Erykah Badu will also take place on Saturday.
Elsewhere in related news, Robert Glasper was recently added to the bill for London’s All Points East 2022. The festival will take place in east London’s Victoria Park between August 19-28 and will feature headliners including Disclosure, Gorillaz, The Chemical Brothers, Kraftwerk, Tame Impala, and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds. The Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and producer Glasper will make his first appearance at the event.