Pictured above: Lee Brice performs during 2022 Live In The Vineyard Goes Country, presented by Visit Napa Valley, VIP Tailgate at Peju. Photo Credit: Live In The Vineyard Goes Country/JETBLACK/Alec Savig
Event Featuring Recording Artists, Top Tier Winemakers,
and World-Renowned Chefs Held April 26-28
Performances by Kassi Ashton, Tyler Braden, Lee Brice, BRELAND, Ashley Cooke, Ashland Craft, Jessie James Decker, Hannah Ellis, Charles Esten, Morgan Evans, Joe Nichols, Caroline Jones, Griffen Palmer, Chase Rice, Jameson Rodgers, Mitchell Tenpenny, Hailey Whitters, and so many more spanned Napa Valley during the 3-day event.
(May 2, 2022) – Live In The Vineyard Goes Country (LITVGC) wrapped up the 2022 exclusive festival, featuring music, food, and wine. The three-day event, spanning Napa Valley, ended on Thursday, April 28, amidst the lush scenery of boutique wineries in Napa, California. Attendees were treated to intimate performances in a beautiful countryside setting while enjoying specially made, locally-driven cuisines and award-winning wines from partner wineries.
Performances held during Live In The Vineyard Goes Country 2022 were Jessie James Decker, Mitchell Tenpenny, and Joe Nichols at the Opening Reception at Charles Krug, on Tuesday, April 26; Hannah Ellis, Jameson Rodgers, and Lee Brice at the VIP Tailgate at Peju, and Kassi Ashton, Tyler Braden, BRELAND, Charles Esten, Morgan Evans, Caroline Jones, and Chase Rice, at the Mainstage event at The Uptown Theatre on Wednesday, April 27. Then capping off the multi-day event on April 28 was the Send-Off Brunch at Domaine Chandon, featuring Ashley Cooke, Ashland Craft, Griffen Palmer, and Hailey Whitters.
For the first time ever in Live In The Vineyard Goes Country history, the event featured a hologram performance. Walker Hayes performed hits “Fancy Like” and “AA” before headliner Chase Rice’s Mainstage performance at The Uptown Theatre. Hayes appeared through cutting-edge Proto Hologram technology.
During the event, Curb recording artist, Hannah Ellis, took a ride in a hot air balloon ride, provided by Napa Valley Balloons. A tradition in the region, the hot air balloon soared over Napa Valley, providing Ellis a birds-eye view of wine country. A video clip of Ellis performing an in-air performance will be available in the coming days.
The event also included private VIP sponsored events that took place at wineries throughout Napa Valley, including Beringer Winery, Celadon, Charter Oak Winery, Hyde Winery, Louis Martini Winery, The Prisoner Wine Company, Shadybrook Winery, Stags Leap Wine Cellars, Trefethen Winery, Whetstone Winery, William Hill Estate Winery, and ZD Winery. Performers at the private events included Easton Corbin, Tim Dugger, Ian Flanigan, Jordan Fletcher, Ray Fulcher, Ryan Griffin, Ty Herndon, Rayne Johnson, Erin Kinsey, Brooke Moriber, Nashvillains, O.N.E The Duo, Restless Road, Caitlyn Smith, Matt Stell, Thompson Square, and Cali Tucker.
In addition to the many performances held during the event, over $77,000 was raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the official charity partner of Live In The Vineyard Goes Country, around the event.
Known as one of the most exclusive and sought-after events across the country, LITVGC gives attendees intimate access to recording artists, premier Napa Valley wineries, and world-renowned chefs during a “once-in-a-lifetime” event. The 3-day private event brings together music supervisors, radio programmers, DSP curators, label executives, VIPs, corporate hospitality groups, and more from around the country to celebrate and hear brand new music by today’s most successful artists as well as the most popular emerging artists in a unique arrangement. What sets LITVGC apart from other events is the exclusivity, the intimacy, and tailored curation praised by fans and critics alike, coupled with the stunning vineyard-filled hillsides, world-class wine, and culinary features that Napa Valley offers.
Live In The Vineyard Goes Country is a private event and only open to invited industry guests, including music supervisors, radio programmers, label executives, corporate partners, and sweepstakes winners. National radio promotions aired around the event where fans entered for a chance to win a chance to attend the event.
Other upcoming events include Live In The Vineyard Elevation in Beaver Creek, Colorado on Oct 2-5, 2022; Live In The Vineyard (Hot AC, Pop, and other formats to be announced), presented by Visit Napa Valley on Nov. 1-3, 2022; and Live In The Vineyard Goes Country, presented by Visit Napa Valley on April 25-27, 2023.
LITVGC is produced by FF Entertainment, a related-party company of Forefront Networks. Forefront Networks entered into a strategic partnership with Live In The Vineyard in 2018. For more information and up close and personal coverage of the event on Live In The Vineyard, follow LITVGC on social media (Instagram | Facebook |