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Reservations:
707-987-8225
 
We do not host private events (weddings, anniversaries, parties, etc.)
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Doors open 30 minutes before performance time.
Proof of vaccination and masks required (
masks optional for outdoor performances).
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* The White Barn is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID No. 68-0414651.

Past Events | 2022


MARCH


March 12 & 13
Kith & Kin

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Kith & Kin, Napa Valley's own Celtic band founded in the 1990s by the late, great John Kelley, returns for two rousing performances. Join musicians Kathi Brotemarkle, Ron Brunswick, Linda Howard, Ann Gilleran, and Michael Waterson for a lyrical, lilting, sole-pounding evening of jigs, reels, ballads, and blarney, all accompanied by guitar, fiddle, accordion, mandolin, banjo, Irish bouzouki, and bodhrán. This multi-talented group will awaken in you the spirit of St. Paddy's Day with gorgeous vocals and traditional Irish instrumental tunes.

March 12 at 8 p.m.
March 13 at 4 p.m.
Ticket price: $30.00

JULY


July 23
Sol Flamenco: The Passion and Fire of Flamenco Dance and Music

(on our new outdoor stage – one performance only)

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The White Barn presents an evening of lightning-fast footwork, haunting guitar rhythms, and soulful singing awaits you. Come and experience an electrifying evening of phenomenal music and dance that will carry you ​into a world of passion that is unique to flamenco.

This program features special guest singer, "La Yuli" with dancers Joelle Gonçalves, Damien Alvarez and guitarist, Mark Taylor.

July 23 at 6 p.m.
Ticket price: $35.00

AUGUST


August 27
Nobody from Nashville: Bluegrass and Americana from the Bay Area 

(An OUTDOOR SHOW on our new stage)

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This energetic collective from around the bay covers a panoply of acoustic styles, from bluegrass greats Flat and Scruggs to country giants Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard, with a little folksy rock thrown in. Joan Ritter-Wilson steps up on lead vocals, fiddle, and accordion, accompanied by singer/songwriter/Dobro player Steve Owen, guitarist Ian Epstein, and Kyle Finley on bass. Together, they'll womp up a memorable evening of the best Americana music this side of Appalachia. Refreshments will be served at intermission, and patrons are welcome to bring a picnic or snacks to enjoy during this special twilight show.

Saturday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Ticket price: $35.00

SEPTEMBER


September 17
Dirty Cello Swings Our Way

(One performance only on the outdoor stage)

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Led by crossover cellist Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello brings to the Barn a high energy, unique spin on blues, rock, and Americana. The ensemble has performed around the world, from Iceland to Israel, from Scottish castles to underground caves, presenting a show that's been described as "all over the map: funky, carnival, romantic, sexy, tangled, electric, fiercely rhythmic, and textured" by Oakland Magazine. This band will get your heart thumping and your toes tapping.

Saturday, September 17 at 4:00 p.m.
Ticket price: $35.00

September 18
Le Jazz Hot Quartet

(performing on our outdoor stage)

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Under guitarist Paul Mehling, Le Jazz Hot Quartet breathes new life into standards by Django Reinhardt along with original compositions echoing the swing era. Also highlighting violinist Evan Price, rhythm guitarist Cristophe Carington, and string bassist Dexter Williams, this foursome will deliver the best renditions of gypsy jazz that will leave you dreaming of Paris in the 1930s and '40s.

Sunday, September 18 at 4:00 p.m.
Ticket price: $35.00

OCTOBER


Sunday, October 9
Cosmology of Heaven & Hell

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Cosmology of Heaven & Hell perfectly captures Waterson’s fiery chthonic leitmotif and dark humor, as does the brilliant, “Stooges Apotheosis,” a universe where brutal slap-/ stick chaos calls the tune,/ and laughter is the thunderclap/ of the gods applauding ruin.

—April Ossmann, author of Event Boundaries

Michael’s poetry has won awards and appeared in numerous online and print journals. He currently resides in Napa, California where he is Poet Laureate Emeritus. More at: michaelwatersonpoetry.com

Sunday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m.

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Karen will be joined in conversation with Graeme MacDonald of MacDonald Vineyards and Meghan Zobeck of Burgess Cellers. There will be a wine reception and books for sale.*

Tuesday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Complete event description here »

Sunday, October 23
Soldados, Columpios y Camelias
(Soldiers, Swings and Camellias)

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Come hear works by nine 20th-century poets in Spanish and Portuguese, read in the original language and in English translation by Sara de Luis, Norma Ferriz, Paulo Ferreira, Theresa Whitehill, and Michael Caldarola. These stirring, moving poems will be accompanied by pieces from composers Manuel Maria Ponce, Francisco Tárrega, Jaoquin Turina, and Sergio Assad, played by guitarist Marc Teicholz. This promises to be an afternoon of inspiring words and music, perfect for a late autumn day.

Sunday, October 23 at 4:00 p.m.
Ticket price: $30.00

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Classical Guitarist Joe Galambos

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Delight in a brilliant classical guitar performance by Joe Galambos, the Bay Area guitarist recognized for his technical ability and colorful lyricism. Playing in the tradition of Andrés Segovia, Joe will cover composers spanning traditional Spanish guitar to Latin jazz, as well as contemporary classical pieces and works from the Asian continent.

Short film: David Garden, Aerial video: Brian Nash, Music: The Hot Club of San Francisco