Blue Note Napa
Locals Night Feat: Grammy winning Slackers in Paradise – Ken Emerson and Jim “Kimo” West

Grammy®-winning slack key and steel guitar masters Jim “Kimo” West and Ken Emerson - The Slackers In Paradise Tour

Jim “Kimo” West and Ken Emerson are both living legends in the world of Hawaiian slack key and acoustic steel guitar. They strive for freshness and spontaneity in their duet shows in keeping with the true Hawaiian “kanikapila” style.

Their diverse musical influences venture beyond the islands toward the land of blues, ragtime, and jazz. Both Ken and Kimo have several Grammy® recordings and touring credits.
 
BLUE NOTE NAPA is in the historic Napa Valley Opera House and is an intimate 180-seated live music club and restaurant.  Before and during the show, you may order from the dinner & drink menu.

Bay Area musicians are featured on the stage and Locals are free.

Napa County Locals:
Upon presentation of a Napa County ID, tickets do not need to be purchased. However, purchased tickets will guarantee you have a seat in the location you prefer.

Non-Napa County Local:
Tickets will need to be purchased.

HOUSE POLICIES:
  • Tickets are priced per person.
  • Seating is First-come, First-seated in the purchased section.
  • PAIRS ARE SEATED OPPOSITE EACH OTHER UNLESS AT HIGH OR SIDE BAR SECTIONS.
  • 2 Drink Minimum (coffee/sodas/mocktails) if not ordering food.
  • Ages 8 + unless otherwise specified.
  • No Infants
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BOOTHS: Not available as singles or pairs
Booth for 4: Requires 4 seats to be purchased. (dark green)
Booth for 5 or 6: Requires 5 or 6 seats to be purchased. (light green) 

STANDARD SEATING:
Floor Tables: Table Seating on the floor. Pairs sat opposite each other (dark blue)
High Bar: Great view! Tall chairs with padded seats, sat side by side (bright blue)
Center Platform: Elevated viewing section with good sight lines. Tall table & Chair seating. Pairs sat opposite each other (light blue)

ADA for those that require accessible seating. Companions purchase Floor Table. (dark blue)
 
SIDE SEATING:
Side Stage: 
Stage level table seating. Pairs sat opposite each other. (purple)
Rear Bar and Side Bar: Tall chairs with padded seats, sat side by side (red)

Please contact our Box Office with any inquiries or special needs requests.
1030 Main Street, Napa CA 94559
Box Office: boxoffice@bluenotenapa.com or 707.880.2300

  • Slackers in Paradise Feat Jim KIMO West and Ken Emerson

    SLACKERS IN PARADISE - KEN EMERSON AND JIM “KIMO” WEST
     
    Jim Kimo West and Ken Emerson are both living legends in the world of Hawaiian slack key and acoustic steel guitar. They strive for freshness and spontaneity in their duet shows in keeping with the true Hawaiian “kanikapila” style. Their shows often feature world-class hula dancers and special guests.

    Their diverse musical influences venture beyond the islands toward the land of blues, ragtime and jazz. Both Ken and Kimo have a number of Grammy, recording and touring credits. Ken was composer/guitarist on Hawaii's first Grammy-winning album “Slack Key Guitar Vol 2” and also featured guitarist on “Morph The Cat” by Donald Fagen  (Steely Dan).

    His many other touring and recording credits include Jackson Brown, Boz Scaggs, Charlie Musselwhite, Todd Rundgren, Darryl Hall and Elvin Bishop as well as Hawaiian slack key legends Gabby Pahinui, Moe Keale, Genoa Keawe and Raymond Kane.
    Kimo is a two-time Grammy nominee and 2021 Grammy winner for his CD, “More Guitar Stories”. He is also a winner of the Hawaii Music Award and has four Na Hoku Hanohano ( the Hawaiian ‘Grammy’) nominations as well as two LA Treasures Awards. Kimo’s twelve slack key CD’s have garnered him much praise and well over 75 million streams on Pandora and Spotify.
    Besides his solo slack key career, Kimo is long-time guitarist on CD’s and tours for the world’s most famous musical satirist, “Weird Al” Yankovic whose recent CD, “Mandatory Fun” debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts and won the Grammy for Best Comedy Recording, his fourth Grammy award.


     
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