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Your Guide to the Bottlerock 2023 Lineup

Your Guide to the Bottlerock 2023 Lineup

Be in the know of all the top acts performing at Bottlerock 2023 in Napa. Team


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May 22, 2023

Get ready for a weekend of breathtaking performances and culinary delights in the heart of Wine Country as the annual Bottlerock Festival returns to Napa, California, from May 26 to 28. With a line-up that promises to pack an eclectic punch, the three-day festival boasts both contemporary chart-toppers and seasoned music legends. 

With the event being in Napa, Bottlerock is an opportunity to see rising local California-based groups. There are 20 artists from California performing at the festival, from large acts like the Red Hot Chili Peppers to emerging bands like Great Northern and Oke Junior.

Let's break down this year's schedule day by day, highlighting the noteworthy artists who are headlining this huge event that marks the kickoff the summer festival season.

Post Malone is preparing to release a new album "Austin" that will surely rock the music industry.

Friday, May 26

Kicking off the festival is none other than Post Malone. The Grammy-nominated artist, known for his genre-blending music style, has become a dominant force in the music industry. With chart-topping hits like "Circles" and "Congratulations," Post Malone's performance will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of the festival. He’s gearing up for a new album, “Austin,” releasing on July 28. He’s dropped two singles, “Chemical” and “Mourning,” so fans may get the chance to hear these new songs live.

Alongside Post Malone, Friday's roster features the iconic 90s rock band, the Smashing Pumpkins, and the multi-instrumentalist Billy Strings, acclaimed for his mastery of bluegrass music. Be sure to catch the energetic performances of Bastille, the intriguing sounds of Phantogram, and the viral sensation Yung Gravy.

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Thousands of music fans will descend on Napa for the annual Bottlerock festival.

Saturday, May 27

Day two of the festival is headlined by the charismatic Lizzo. Known for her empowering lyrics and high-energy performances, Lizzo has won four Grammy Awards and garnered a massive fanbase, selling out arenas around the country. Her infectious energy and power-packed vocal prowess make her an act you won't want to miss. She puts on a stellar live show that is perfect for the party vibe of a major music festival.

Among the other performances on Saturday are pop icons Carly Rae Jepsen and Tove Lo, and the legendary British band Duran Duran. Hip-hop fans should look out for a performance by the compelling lyricist Lupe Fiasco, while Sudan Archives, a genre-defying violinist and vocalist, will also grace the stage.

Red Hot Chili Peppers have repped California their entire careers, making them perfect headliners for Bottlerock.

Sunday, May 28

The festival's finale will be headlined by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. With a career spanning four decades, this Grammy-winning band continues to deliver unforgettable performances, blending elements of funk, punk, and rock. Their music is a love letter to California, highlighting the sounds and cultural strengths of The Golden State. They're joined by the breakout pop star and cultural icon Lil Nas X, whose meteoric rise to fame with "Old Town Road" took the world by storm. He’s followed that up with hits like “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby.”

Sunday also welcomes the enigmatic Wu-Tang Clan, hip-hop legends known for their raw sound, uncompromising lyricism, and innumerable member list. Additionally, Warren G, a pioneer of West Coast hip-hop, will be DJing, promising a unique experience for festival-goers.

Though the event is sold out, fear not. Bottlerock has partnered with Lyte to provide an official ticket exchange platform, ensuring fans who missed out on initial sales can still get a chance to experience the magic.

Bottlerock 2023's lineup is a testament to its commitment to providing an unparalleled and diverse musical experience. From hip-hop titans to pop sensations, and legendary rock bands to emerging artists, there's something for every music enthusiast. Prepare for a fantastic celebration of music, food, and wine in the heart of California's picturesque Napa Valley.

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