Biltmore Estate Outdoor Summer Concerts

Biltmore Estate Summer Outdoor Concerts

Biltmore House and the Blue Ridge Mountains serve as the backdrop for amazing musical experiences during the annual Biltmore Concert Series each summer. The series offer you an incomparable setting for enjoying an eclectic variety of music under sunset and a canopy of stars.

Biltmore House Outdoor Concert

Staged on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, all shows start at 7:30 PM with stunning views of Biltmore House and the mountains. Ticket sales begin on May 18, 2016.

2016 Biltmore Concert Series Bands

July 28, 2016: Daughtry
Since forming, Daughtry has released four studio albums, garnered four Grammy nominations, and sold more than 8.2 million albums and 16 million singles worldwide. The band has also earned four No. 1 radio singles, including the multi-format No. 1 song “It’s Not Over.” Tickets $62-$72. 7:30 PM

August 12, 2016: Casting Crowns with special guest Jeremy Camp
Christian rock band Casting Crowns has won Grammy, Dove, and American Music Awards, along with multiple chart-topping radio singles. Casting Crowns’ focus remains on discipleship through music. Jeremy Camp is a contemporary Christian musician and songwriter with 12 years of accolades and accomplishments, including 4 million albums sold and a Grammy nomination. He has scored 32 No. 1 hits on Christian Radio, including the track "Let It Fade." Tickets $60 general admission, premium tickets with hotel packages. 7:30 PM

August 14, 2016: Emmylou Harris and Mary Chapin Carpenter
Emmylou Harris’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans more than 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums, and has lent her talents to countless fellow artists’ recordings. In recognition of her remarkable career, Harris was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008. Mary Chapin Carpenter is a five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee. Hits include “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her.” Most recently, in 2014, Carpenter released her acclaimed debut orchestral album, “Songs from the Movie.” General admission sold out. Premium tickets remain with Biltmore hotel packages.

August 16, 2016: Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald
Boz Scaggs is a pioneer in fusing rock and roll with R&B, with hits that include “It's Over,” “Lido Shuffle,”and “Lowdown,” which won a Grammy for Best R&B Song in 1976. His later hits include “Breakdown Dead Ahead,” “Jojo,” and “Miss Sun.” In the mid-1970s, Michael McDonald joined The Doobie Brothers and helped the band redefine their funky R&B sound with Top 40 singles like “Takin’ It To The Streets,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Minute By Minute,” and “What A Fool Believes.” A successful solo career followed, resulting in hits such as “I Keep Forgettin’” and “Sweet Freedom.” McDonald is a five-time Grammy Award winner. Tickets $65-$90. 7:30 PM

August 19, 2016: The O’Jays and Chaka Khan
The O’Jays have been performing with electrifying energy for over 50 years. “Lovetrain,” perhaps their most memorable single, rose to #1 on both the R&B Singles and the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Other chart-topping hits include “Backstabbers,” “For The Love of Money,” and “Use Ta Be My Girl.” Chaka Khan’s powerful voice and show-stopping stage presence have sustained her 40-year career. She is a ten-time Grammy Award winner with ten #1 Billboard songs, eight RIAA certified gold singles, and eleven RIAA certified gold and platinum albums. Tickets $83-$108. 7:30 PM

August 23, 2016: Rick Springfield with special guests Night Ranger and The Romantics
Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and musician Rick Springfield has sold 25 million albums with 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” Night Ranger is celebrating 34 years with more than 17 million albums sold, and more than 2,500 live shows. Hits include “Sister Christian,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” “When You Close Your Eyes” and “(You Can Still) Rock in America.” The Romantics are known for having scored hits with “That’s What I Like About You” and “When I Look In Your Eyes.” Tickets $65-$75. 7:30 PM

A variety of ticket, dining and lodging packages will be available for the concerts. Tickets do not include or require estate admission (add $25 to spend the day and tour the house). Performers and dates are subject to change.

For more information, go to the Biltmore Estate Web site or call 1-866-336-1255 to reserve tickets.

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Tips For Concerts
All sales are final; tickets may not be exchanged if better seats open up at a later date.

  • Ticket prices are for the concert only and do not include admission to Biltmore House. Concert tickets may be upgraded to include daytime estate admission for the following day.
  • Your concert ticket permits estate entry at 4:30 PM, unless you have dinner reservations for an earlier time. Arrive in time to stroll through the adjacent Biltmore Gardens!
  • Dining reservations and picnic options are available; call toll-free 866-336-1255 for more information.
  • Seating for general admission is on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6:15 PM.
  • Shuttles to the concert area are available from the parking lots.
  • Children must be age 10 or older.
  • Accessible seating for scooters and wheelchairs is available on the Library terrace. Scooters and wheelchairs are not permitted in the general seating area due to safety concerns

Biltmore House Concert Sunset

The sunset behind the Blue Ridge Mountains provides an amazing show of its own.

For more information, go to the Biltmore Estate Web site or call 1-866-336-1255 to reserve tickets.

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