Chateau Ste. Michelle winery in Woodinville, Washington will kick off its 31st annual Summer Concert Series on Saturday, June 13th with a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion with host Garrison Keillor. Tickets for the winery’s concerts will go on sale Saturday, March 28th at 10 a.m. online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Chateau Ste. Michelle wine shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
The 2015 Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series will offer 25 concerts spanning the range of pop, jazz, rock and blues from June 13th through September 12th. Each concert takes place in the winery’s picturesque outdoor amphitheatre with seating for 4,300. Acclaimed artists include: Garrison Keillor, Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tonic, Chicago, Gregg Allman, Sheryl Crow, Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Harry Connick, Jr., John Fogerty, Chris Botti, Bob James, Earl Klugh, Morgan James, Taj Mahal, Blind Boys of Alabama, Charlie Musselwhite, Doug MacLeod, Jackson Browne, Brit Floyd, Steve Miller Band, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Chris Isaak, Gipsy Kings, Randy Newman, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and Mark Knopfler.
Net proceeds from the annual concert series help fund Chateau Ste. Michelle’s charitable contributions program, which supports a broad range of non-profit organizations. In 2014, Chateau Ste. Michelle’s charitable contributions program benefited nearly 400 non-profit organizations.
All shows feature general festival seating on the lawn, as well as reserved seating. Performances take place regardless of weather.
The Chateau Ste. Michelle wine shop is open before all concerts with wine and picnic items available for purchase. In addition, an array of food vendors will offer a selection of menu items for sale in the amphitheatre. Concert-goers may also bring their own picnic baskets and non-alcoholic beverages.
Chateau Ste. Michelle contact information (direction map at bottom of article)
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2015 CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE:
A Prairie Home Companion featuring Garrison Keillor – Live Broadcast
Saturday, June 13
Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tonic
www.smashmouth.com, www.toadthewetsprocket.com, www.tonic-online.com
Friday, June 19
Saturday, June 20
Friday, July 3
Wednesday, July 8
Lyle Lovett & His Large Band
Saturday, July 11
Harry Connick, Jr.
Saturday, July 18
Sunday, July 19
Friday, July 24
Chateau Ste. Michelle Festival of Jazz
Chris Botti, Bob James, Earl Klugh, Morgan James
www.chrisbotti.com, www.bobjames.com, www.earlklugh.com, www.morganjamesonline.com
Saturday, July 25
Wine Country Blues Festival
Taj Mahal, Blind Boys of Alabama, Charlie Musselwhite, Doug MacLeod
www.tajblues.com, www.blindboys.com, www.charliemusselwhite.com, www.doug-macleod.com
Sunday, July 26
Saturday, August 1
Sunday, August 2
An amazing journey through five decades of Pink Floyd
Thursday, August 6
Steve Miller Band
Friday, August 7
Saturday, August 8
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Saturday, August 22
Sunday, August 23
Featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo
Friday, August 28
Saturday, August 29
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Thursday, September 3
Friday, September 4
Saturday, September 5
Friday, September 11
Saturday, September 12
About Chateau Ste. Michelle
Founded in 1934, Chateau Ste. Michelle is the oldest winery in Washington state. The winery combines an ongoing dedication to research with a commitment to classic winemaking traditions and is best known for award-winning Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Chateau Ste. Michelle owns 3,500 acres of vineyards in the Columbia Valley in eastern Washington, including Canoe Ridge Estate and Cold Creek vineyards which are LIVE and Salmon Safe certified. Located on a 105-acre sprawling estate 20 miles northeast of Seattle, Chateau Ste. Michelle offers daily winery tours and tastings, Chef dinners and a popular outdoor summer concert series.