Mindi Abair

Events

Feb 29 Sat
Mindi Abair6:30 PM
Blue Note Napa
Feb 29 Sat
Mindi Abair9:00 PM
Blue Note Napa
Mar 1 Sun
Mindi Abair3:00 PM
Blue Note Napa
Mar 1 Sun
Mindi Abair6:30 PM
Blue Note Napa
She’ll Move You” – Keb’ Mo’
​Join us as we welcome one of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists, two-time GRAMMY® nominee, Mindi Abair to the Napa stage. She has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and sax prowess since her debut album in 1999.   In 2014, Mindi received her first GRAMMY® nomination in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category, followed by a 2015 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for her solo LP Wild Heart, featuring the late Gregg Allman, Joe Perry, Trombone Shorty, Booker T. Jones, Keb’ Mo’, and Max Weinberg.
Photo: James Ragan
Ages 8+

BLUE NOTE NAPA is located on the 1st floor of the Historic Napa Valley Opera House at 1030 Main St. We are an intimate 144-seat Live Music club and Restaurant, where you can enjoy performances of world renowned and local Bay Area artists alike. We offer a full menu with an elegant wine and cocktail list. Enjoy fantastic main courses, sharing plates, and desserts while you take in a show.
  • All ticket prices are per person.
  • Dinner is served in all sections.
  • Your ticket is also your dining reservation.
  • Every Ticket does get a seat in area purchased.
  • Our Seating Policy is First Come, First Seated in area purchased.
  • We recommend arriving 30 min before door time to get best choice of seating. 
  • We do not have a standing room only section
  • Pairs are sat across from each other, not next to each other.
  • No Refunds, Professional cameras or outside food and drink.
  • Ear Plugs are available for free at the Box Office
  • Any special needs or accommodation requests, please call our Box Office.
  • A portion of all ticket fees goes to the historic preservation of the Napa Valley Opera House.
  • Tickets are the same price whether purchased in person, over the phone or online

“Sapphire” Booth Seating: Booth seating for parties of 4, 5- 6 persons
Premier level of seating! Sold only in units of 4 or 5/6, and are not available as singles or pairs. You will be seated when you arrive. (Dark Blue on map)
“Royal Blue” Center Table Seating: Center table area in front of stage: Pairs are seated across from each other.  (Light Blue on map)
Standard Side Table Seating: Side table areas left and right of center section: Pairs are seated across from each other.  (Yellow on map)
Bar Area Seating (only 21+ may sit at bar):
Great View! Bar Chairs are tall with backs and comfy padded seats. Purse hooks too. (Pink on map).

1030 Main Street, Napa CA 94559
Box Office: 707.880.2300 (Wed - Sat, 2:30-9:00 pm, Sun, 1 hr. before doors & 30 min after show begins)

Mindi Abair

She’ll Move You” – Keb’ Mo’
​“Forget You, Who’s Your Sax Player? ” – Steven Tyler on American Idol
​ “21st Century Sophistication, A Gritty, Raucous Spirit, And Exceptional Creative Imagination” –  
Allmusic.Com
 One of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists, two-time GRAMMY® nominee, Mindi Abair has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and sax prowess since her debut album in 1999.  No one since Junior Walker has brought saxophone and vocals in one package to the forefront of modern music.  In 2014, Mindi received her first GRAMMY nomination in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category, followed by a 2015 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for her solo LP Wild Heart featuring the late Gregg Allman, Joe Perry, Trombone Shorty, Booker T. Jones, Keb’ Mo’, and Max Weinberg.
​You might know her as the featured saxophonist on American Idol, sitting in with Paul Shaffer on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, or as the first solo saxophonist touring with Aerosmith since 1973. She has garnered twelve #1 radio hits in the jazz and blues world, two #1 spots on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album Chart and two #3 spots on the Billboard Blues Album Chart.  In 2018, Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers won 8 Independent Blues Awards including Artist of the Year and Best Blues Song fan award for the Independent Music Awards for “Pretty Good For A Girl” featuring Joe Bonamassa.  In 2019, Mindi was nominated by the Blues Music Awards as the Best Instrumentalist: Horn and won the LA Critics Award for Best Holiday Album for All I Got For Christmas Is The Blues. 
​As creator, designer and owner, Mindi successfully launched Reserve Tastings Wine Company in 2019 as a lifestyle concept that brings together the worlds of wine + music through members-only exclusive wines paired with personally curated music playlists, label art and branded wine + music festivals.  www.reservetastings.com
Mindi wrote the book “How To Play Madison Square Garden – A Guide To Stage Performance,” created the website http://www.prettygoodforagirl.net to celebrate women, and has served almost 10 years as an LA Chapter Governor, President and National Trustee for The Recording Academy. 
Mindi has toured and/or recorded with: Aerosmith, Joe Bonamassa, Smokey Robinson, Joe Perry, Trombone Shorty, Booker T. Jones, Gregg Allman, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Fantastic Negrito, Waddy Wachtel, Bobby Rush, Keb’ Mo’, Teena Marie, Lee Ritenour, Adam Sandler, Duran Duran, Bill Champlin, Richard Elliott, Jimmy Webb, Max Weinberg, Dave Koz, Peter White, Gerald Albright, Mandy Moore, Lalah Hathaway and the Backstreet Boys.
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