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Courtyard Sessions LIVE Summer Music Series is BACK!

Throughout any summer, the atmosphere of exciting Napa Valley is filled with the sounds of live musical performances.

Back by popular demand, Handwritten Wines, a boutique winery in Yountville, is once again presenting its ever-popular Courtyard Sessions Summer Music Series. The program features spectacular Wine Country evenings of performances by well-known regional artists, handcrafted wines by Handwritten Wines, plus snacks and cheese and charcuterie boards available for purchase.

Tickets are $35 per person for each event and may be purchased separately for each event.

2022 Courtyard Sessions Summer Music Series Lineup

Three separate events are scheduled for this summer. The Courtyard Sessions are held at Handwritten Wine’s Yountville location at 3494 Washington Street in downtown Yountville. Featured performers will be:

  • Justin Diaz, Friday, July 29 from 6-8 P.M.

The kickoff Courtyard Session for Handwritten boutique winery will be Justin Diaz, an incredibly talented musician skilled in guitar, ukulele, piano, trumpet, and drums. Initially influenced by the music of such diverse musicians as Led Zeppelin, Bee Gees, Billie Holiday, Al Green, and even Sinatra. Justin’s performances feature both vocal and instrumental renditions.

Justin also will perform some of his original compositions while listeners can enjoy Handwritten’s exquisite, handcrafted wines.

Tickets for the Justin Diaz performance at the Courtyard Sessions Series may be purchased by visiting the following website: https://www.exploretock.com/handwrittenwines/event/350647/courtyard-sessions-summer-music-series-featuring-justin-diaz

  • Lisa Marie Johnston, August 12 from 6 to 8 P.M.

Also known as LMJ, Lisa Marie Johnston will be the guest star for Handwritten Wine’s second installment of the Courtyard Sessions Live Summer Music Program. This delightful Oakland-based singer/performer/songwriter will feature her unique and energetic blend of Country, Americana, and Blues that she terms “Stomp and Groove.”

Lisa Marie is a self-managed independent performer who performs regularly at the historic Fillmore music venue and theater in San Francisco. To hear a sample of LMJ’s music, visit this website.

Tickets for the Lisa Marie Johnston performance at the Courtyard Sessions Series may be purchased by visiting the following website:  Courtyard Sessions Summer Music Series Featuring Lisa-Marie Johnston – Handwritten Wines – Yountville, CA | Tock | Tock (exploretock.com)

  • Renee Lubin, September 15 from 6 to 8 P.M.

Back by popular demand, Renee Lubin returns after having thrilled all the guests at last summer’s Courtyard Series presented by Handwritten Wines. With her smooth vocal renditions and stunning star presence, Rene has been dubbed “San Francisco’s resident diva” by the San Francisco Chronicle.

Rene has performed in the long-running musical revue Beach Blanket Babylon for over 30 years, making her the longest-running performer in any musical revue! She has also performed with stars like Quincy Jones and played important theatrical roles in shows like Ain’t Misbehavin, Tintypes, Their Playing Our Song, Merry Wives of Windsor, and more.

To view some samples of Rene Rubin’s outstanding talent, click on this website.

Tickets for Rene Lubin’s performance at the Courtyard Sessions Summer Series may be purchased by visiting the following website:  Courtyard Sessions Summer Music Series Featuring Renée Lubin – Handwritten Wines – Yountville, CA | Tock | Tock (exploretock.com)