APRIL 28, 1997

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series Jazz, folk and contemporary music will be featured this summer at Chateau Ste. Michelle's 1997 "Summer on the Green" in Woodinville. Tickets are on sale now for all the concerts.
   Kenny G, Chris Issak, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, the nationally syndicated radio program hosted by Garrison Keillor, are among the top attractions in the series that begins June 6. The Seattle Symphony will conclude the series September 13.
   The popular series, now in its 14th year, is held outside, rain or shine, in the winery's amphitheatre. In recent years, the stage has been expanded, and advanced lighting and audio improvements have been completed.
   "Wine and art share a common bond, from the creative expression used to develop the product to the social and aesthetic enjoyment of the end form. The concert series is our way of giving a large number of people the opportunity to experience the educational benefits, the beauty, and the sheer pleasure of music that is unique to these art forms," said Allen Shoup, president of Chateau Ste. Michelle.
   The series includes:   Tickets for the series are on sale at all Ticketmaster Northwest outlets or can be charged by phone at 206-628-0888. Tickets are available at the Chateau Ste. Michelle wine shop daily from 10-5. For up-to-date information, ticket buyers can call the winery's visitor information line at 425-488-3300. For more information, call 488-1133.