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Watch rock & roll royalty play iconic Pink Floyd album at stunning Wine Country venue

Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa | Courtesy Silverado Resort

Comedian Dave Chappelle quipped last year that he’d never return to Napa’s “dusty ass” fields, but he’s set to return to wine country nonetheless for the second annual Blue Note Jazz Festival at the Silverado Resort this July. Blue Note’s seasonal supporting concert series, Summer Sessions, will also follow suit, moving to the swanky resort this May with a lineup fit for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

American saxophonist Skerik and Primus bassist Les Claypool perform at the Fonda in Los Angeles on July 29, 2022. | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

After a 20-year hiatus, legendary Primus bassist Les Claypool will reunite with his Fearless Flying Frog Brigade at Summer Sessions’ kickoff concert on May 19. The band is slated to play Pink Floyd’s iconic Animals album in full, which is appropriate considering the group features Harry Waters—the son of Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters. But the rock & roll royalty doesn’t stop there: Sean Lennon is also a member of the group and will be making his Fearless Flying Frogs’ debut. The son of Beatles founder John Lennon has previously shared the stage with Claypool in the Claypool Lennon Delirium. The backdrop for the reunion of rock & roll royalty will be Silverado Resort’s 1,200 rolling acres of vineyards, oak groves and a 36-hole golf course.

Rufus Wainwright performs the main stage at the 2022 All Together Now Festival in Ireland. | Debbie Hickey/Getty Images

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris concludes opening weekend on May 21. Jazz artist Chris Botti and contemporary pop vocalist-songwriter Rufus Wainwright follow up later in the summer. A mini Latin alternative music festival closes out the month of June featuring LA-based rockers La Santa Cecilia and Las Cafeteras as well as Oakland-based La Misa Negra. Folk songwriter Judy Collins stops by for a special performance on July 7 and stand-up comedian and actor Marlon Wayans performs on July 15 to promote his new Netflix special “God Loves Me.”

Marlon Wayans performs during the 2019 Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show in New Orleans. | Erika Goldring/Getty Images

The full lineup is available at, and tickets go on sale Thursday, March 9, at 10 a.m.

Blue Note Summer Sessions at Silverado Resort  

🗓 May 15-Sept. 22 
📍 1600 Atlas Peak, Napa

Concertgoers dance at Blue Note Napa 2022. | Courtesy Blue Note Napa