Ukuleles to Help Soothe Nerves in Earthquake-Damaged Napa Region

WineFor earthquake-rattled Napa Valley, the Wine Country Ukulele Festival should provide some welcome relief.

The festival, which is held in St. Helena, California, comes less than two weeks after a 6.0 earthquake caused and estimated $1 billion in damages to the fabled wine-growing valley.


Scheduled performers and workshop leaders  include Heidi Swedberg & the Sukey Jump Band, Janet Lenore, luthier Rick Turner, Ukulenny, Daniel Ward, Dani Joy, Stu Herreid, Paul Hemmings, Steven Espaniola, David Egan, Kevin Carroll, Andy Andrews, Faith Ako, and Kumu Hula Pomaika’i Gaui.

The event kicks off on September 4 and runs through the 7th.