Islanders always enjoy the free summer concert Mostly Music in the Park Series, but when it comes to brand-name, big-time touring musicians and rock bands, winery is the place to be. Their 29th annual Summer Concert Series kicks off Saturday, June 16 with a performance by John Fogerty.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/and through all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Chateau Ste. Michelle wine shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
The 2012 Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series will offer 17 concerts spanning the range of pop, jazz, rock and blues from June 16 through Sept. 16. Each concert takes place in the winery’s outdoor amphitheater with seating for 4,300.
This year’s lineup includes John Fogerty; The Dukes of September, who are Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs; Steve Miller Band; The Beach Boys; Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band; Lyle Lovett & His Large Band; Earth, Wind & Fire; Chris Isaak and Shawn Colvin; Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers and Emmylou Harris; Alison Krauss and Union Station; Diana Krall with Denzal Sinclaire; Blondie and Devo; Bonnie Raitt with Mavis Staples; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Chicago and Huey Lewis and The News.
All shows feature general festival seating on the lawn, as well as reserved seating. Performances take place regardless of weather.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.
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 amphitheater. Concert-goers may also bring their own picnic baskets and non-alcoholic beverages. (The Washington State Liquor Control Board requires that all alcoholic beverages consumed on the winery grounds be purchased at the winery.)
Chateau Ste. Michelle is located at 14111 145th Street N.E. in Woodinville. For more information or directions visit www.ste-michelle.com.
2012 CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE:
Saturday, June 16, 7:00 PM
$45.00 GA / $69.50 Res
Steve Miller Band
Saturday, July 7, 7:00 PM
$49.00 GA / $89.00 Res
The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour
Friday, July 13, 7:00 PM
$69.50 GA / $125.00 Res
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band featuring Steve Lukather (Toto), Gregg Rolie (Journey, Santana), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera and Gregg Bissonette
Saturday, July 14, 7:00 PM
$57.50 GA / $99.50 Res
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Sunday, July 15, 7:00 PM
$47.50 GA / $77.50 Res
Earth, Wind & Fire
Friday, July 20, 7:00 PM
$50.50 GA / $100.50 Res
Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas
Saturday, August 4, 7:00 PM
$45.00 GA / $65.00 Res
An Evening with Crosby, Stills & Nash
Friday, September 14, 7:00 PM
$50.50 GA / $80.50 Res
An Evening with Chicago
Saturday, September 15, 7:00 PM
$49.50 GA / $89.50 Res
Huey Lewis and The News
Sunday, September 16, 7:00 PM
$45.00 GA / $65.00 Res