Net proceeds to benefit regional charities
Chateau Ste. Michelle winery in Woodinville will kick off its 29th summer concert series on Saturday, June 16, with a performance by John Fogerty.
Tickets for the winery’s concerts went on sale Saturday, April 28, online at 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 September 16.
Each concert takes place in the winery’s outdoor amphitheatre with seating for 4,300.
Acclaimed artists include John Fogerty; The Dukes of September: Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald & Boz Scaggs; Steve Miller Band; The Beach Boys; Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band; Lyle Lovett & His Large Band; Earth, Wind & Fire; Chris Isaak and Shawn Colvin; Steve Martin & 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.
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 2011, Chateau Ste. Michelle’s charitable contributions program benefited nearly 700 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. (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: www.ste-michelle.com.
2012 CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE:
• John Fogerty
Saturday, June 16, 7 p.m.
• The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue with Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs
Friday, July 6, 7 p.m.
www.donaldfagen.com, www.michaelmcdonald.com, www.bozscaggs.info
• Steve Miller Band
Saturday, July 7, 7 p.m.
• The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour
Friday, July 13, 7 p.m.
• 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 p.m.
$57.50 GA / $99.50 Res
• Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Sunday, July 15, 7 p.m.
• Earth, Wind & Fire
Friday, July 20, 7 p.m.
• Chris Isaak with Very Special Guest Shawn Colvin
Sunday, July 22, 7 p.m.
• Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers and Emmylou Harris
Tuesday, July 24, 7 p.m.
$49.50 GA / $79.50 Res
• Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas
Saturday, August 4, 7 p.m.
• Diana Krall with Special Guest Denzal Sinclaire
Saturday, September 1, 7 p.m.
• Blondie and Devo
Friday, September 7, 7 p.m.www.blondie.net
• Bonnie Raitt with Very Special Guest Mavis Staples
Saturday, September 8, 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 9, 7 p.m.
• An Evening with Crosby, Stills & Nash
Friday, September 14, 7 p.m.
• An Evening with Chicago
Saturday, September 15, 7 p.m.
• Huey Lewis and The News
Sunday, September 16, 7 p.m.