RUTHERFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celebrating a quarter century of raising funds and awareness for brain-related disorders, The 25th Music Festival for Brain Health will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Staglin Family Vineyard in Rutherford, Napa Valley, California. The year’s musical performer is American music icon and nine-time GRAMMY award recipient Sheryl Crow.
The Music Festival for Brain Health is America’s most important fund-raising event focusing on brain disorders, with an historical total, including leveraged grants from U.S. government agencies and private organizations, approaching $400 million. Last year alone, the event and ongoing efforts raised over $6 million to support the research to find treatments and cures for brain disorders. The Music Festival for Brain Health benefits One Mind™, leading research, education, treatment, and to eliminate discrimination surrounding brain disorders.
The Festival kicks off with the scientific symposium, featuring keynote speaker John Krystal, MD, Chair of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Krystal is a world leader in research on post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, and depression. Following the keynote will be featured presentations by One Mind’s 2019 Rising Star Awardees. Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will moderate the symposium.
The symposium is followed by the world’s greatest cult wine tasting paired with hors d’oeuvres provided by Bettina Rouas of Angèle Restaurant in downtown Napa. The day continues with an intimate concert performance by Nine-Time GRAMMY Award Recipient Sheryl Crow. Immediately following the concert is the VIP post-concert dinner created by Chef Nina Compton of Compère Lapin and Bywater American Bistro restaurants in New Orleans, paired with Staglin Family Vineyard wines.
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 July 15, 2019 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 July 15, 2019. Proceeds will benefit brain health research projects throughout the nation. Admission to the symposium only is free with prior registration.
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