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Music Festival for Brain Health Featuring GRAMMY and ACADEMY AWARD Winner Jennifer Hudson September 15, 2018 in the Napa Valley


The 24th Annual Music Festival for Brain Health will be held on
Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Staglin Family Vineyard in Rutherford,
Napa Valley, California. This year's festival features legendary OSCAR
and two-time GRAMMY award winning artist Jennifer Hudson.

The Music Festival for Brain Health is one of America's most important
fund-raising events focusing on brain disorders, with an historical
total, including leveraged grants from U.S. government agencies and
private organizations, approaching $300 million. Last year alone, the
event and ongoing efforts raised nearly $6 million to support
the research to find cures for brain disorders. The 24th Annual Music
Festival for Brain Health benefits One Mind™, supporting research,
education, treatment, and to eliminate discrimination surrounding brain

The Festival begins with the scientific symposium, featuring keynote
speaker Tom Insel, MD, co-founder and President of Mindstrong Health and
former Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. Following
the keynote will be a presentation by Beth Stevens, PhD, Associate
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School. Eric Nestler, MD,
, Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs at the Icahn School of
Medicine at Mount Sinai will moderate the symposium.

The world's greatest cult wine tasting follows paired with hors
d'oeuvres prepared by Chef Victor Scargle, Culinary Director of The
Boisset Collection. The day continues with an intimate concert
performance by Jennifer Hudson.

An exclusive gourmet culinary experience under the stars at the VIP
post-concert dinner created by 3-Star Michelin Chef Christopher Kostow
of The Restaurant at Meadowood and The Charter Oak in St. Helena, paired
with Staglin Family Vineyard wines closes the day.

Scheduled to appear at this year's festival are Congressman Mike
Thompson, Congressman John Garamendi, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy
and other celebrity guests.

Early bird festival passes purchased prior to August 15, 2018 begin at
$750. Individual Sponsor passes including the post concert VIP dinner
begin at $5,000, and VIP sponsor tables of ten, including the post
concert VIP dinner begin at $50,000. Donation levels for all passes
increase on August 15, 2018 and are available at

For sponsor opportunities please call Cindy Dyar at (707) 963-4038 or
email, or visit
Admission to the symposium only is free with prior registration.
Proceeds will benefit brain health research projects throughout the

For more information, please call Cindy Dyar at (707) 963-4038 or email,
or visit,


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