Sipping wine on a warm summer evening while listening to live music is the perfect ending to a wine tasting getaway. Up and down the Yakima Valley, our wineries offer special events and concerts throughout the summer, and we’ve put together a huge list of all the concert series that are coming this summer. Don’t forget to check out the Yakima Valley Winery Event webpage for a complete list of events the next time you’re planning a visit to Washington Wine Country.
LOUNGING AT THE LOFTS 2016 CONCERTS
Set in Vintner’s Village in the heart of Prosser, this group of wineries offers up live music every other Saturday from 6-9pm. There is a $10 cover charge and small plates are available for purchase.
July 9 - Martinez & Martinez Winery Presents Fino.
July 30 - Mckinley Springs Presents Pony Boys.
August 30 - Martinez & Martinez present Café’ Blanco.
August 13 - Coyote Canyon Winery Presents Missy G Band.
August 20 - McKinley Springs Present Pony Boys.
August 27 - Coyote Canyon Winery Swing Shift.
September 3 - McKinley Springs Night Train.
September 17 - Martinez & Martinez Presents TC Fusion.
This well-known winery features special live music and wine release events throughout the year, and is a great way to spend a warm summer evening in Prosser!
June 18 - Winemaker’s 1st Seasonal Release 10:00am-5:00pm. Our 2015 Seasonal White Blend, from the Horse Heaven Hills, will be hand-bottled in our barrel room at 14 Hands throughout the day. Seasonal release is limited to one-barrel production. Meet Winemaker Keith Kenison, who will be in the tasting room from 12pm–2pm. Highway 12 will entertain with live music from 12pm–4pm. All ages welcome.
July 2 - Independence Day Weekend Celebration . 10:00am-5:00pm. Enjoy music by the Olson Brothers Band in our courtyard from 12pm-4pm. Small bites and wines by the glass will be available for purchase.
July 23 - Day of the Cowboy. 10:00am-5:00pm. Celebrate Western Heritage! Relax in our courtyard while listening to music by Matthew Hundley from 12:00-4:00pm.
August 6 - Music in the Courtyard. 12:00-4:00pm. Enjoy music by the Knutzen Brothers. Small bites and wines by the glass will be available for purchase. All ages welcome.
August 19 - Cellar 14 Fall Release Pick-Up Party. 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Cellar 14 members can enjoy appetizers paired with our newly released club wines, 2015 Rosé of Grenache and 2013 Reserve Mourvedre-Syrah-Grenache, both from Horse Heaven Hills, while enjoying live music by Jamie Nasario. Attendance is complimentary for Cellar 14 members. You must be 21 or older to attend this event.
August 27 - Winemaker’s 2nd Seasonal Release. 10:00am-5:00pm. Seasonal release is limited to one barrel production. Meet Winemaker Keith Kenison, who will be in the tasting room from 12:00-2:00pm. Guests will enjoy live music by Nuketown from 12:00-4:00pm.
At Gilbert Cellars' Hackett Ranch, west of Downtown Yakima, you can enjoy amazing live music surrounded by vineyards and orchards.
June 17 - Nite Wave (Seattle's Favorite New Wave 80's Band)
June 24 - Mbrascatu (Italian folk Indie Fusion)
July 15 - Yogoman Burning Band (Jamaica/New Orleans/Dance)
July 29 - Creme Tangerine (Beatles music experience)
August 12 - Chatham County Line (Americana)
August 19 - Hey Marseilles (Indie Pop)
Time to relax to the sounds of live jazz while you enjoy the European ambiance of their intimate courtyard, the roaring fire pit and the fire-lined tables! Music runs from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. Arrive early for the best seat and enjoy the food for purchase.
June 11 - KCJ Jazz Company KCJ Jazz Company will take you on a musical adventure to Brazil's Ipanema Beach and back for a fresh take on America’s best jazz classics.
June 25 - Three Rivers Saxtette. Join us for an evening of fine Jazz and Fine Wine.
July 9 - Jazz Abbey. Tastefully arranged jazz standards for an evening of dancing & drinking.
July 23 - Trio Subtonic. Join us for an evening of Jazz Instrumentals.
August 13 - Joe Brooks Quartet. Join us for an evening of the smooth and relaxing sounds of Joe Brooks and his band.
August 27 - Heather Keizur. Relax in the courtyard and enjoy the smooth sounds of Heather Keizur.
September 10 - The Ben Macy Quartet with James Gregg. House Favorite - for the Best in Jazz and pair it with the Best in Wine - Our Premium Hand Crafted Signature selections.
September 24 - The Bylines. Enjoy an evening of relaxing Jazz and Premium Hand Crafted Wines.
Enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Hood from the 4000 seat amphitheater on the bluff overlooking the Columbia River.
August 20 - Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy Doors: 5 pm / Show: 7 pm. All Ages $55.00 - $250.00
September 3 - Chris Isaak: First Comes the Night Tour Doors: 5 pm / Show: 7 pm. All Ages 39.50 - $91.
There are many more wineries that offer entertainment on the weekends, such as Naches Heights Vineyard, Wilridge Winery, Kana Winery, Antolin Cellars, Gilbert Cellars, Treveri Cellars, Silver Lake Winery, and Chandler Reach Winery.
So come visit our Yakima Valley wineries and enjoy a relaxing summer evening concert!