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. The 2018 concerts will be held in August.
Staged on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, all shows start at 7:30 PM with stunning views of Biltmore House and the mountains. See our tips for attending the concerts below.
The 2018 Biltmore Concert Series line-up:
- August 2: Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Night Ranger, Arena Rock. These enduring arena rock legends are known for classics such as “Proud Mary,” “Fortunate Son,” “I Put a Spell on You,” “Sister Christian,” and “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me.” General Admission $65, Reserved Seating $75, Premium Seating $90
- August 3: Jay Leno, Stand-Up Comedy. Television Academy Hall of Fame inductee and multi-Emmy Award-winning talk show host and stand-up comedian Jay Leno is one of America’s favorite entertainers. Leno dominated late night television for more than two decades as host of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” General Admission $70, Reserved Seating $80, Premium Seating $90
- August 9: for KING & COUNTRY and Lauren Daigle, Contemporary Christian. Known for such hits as “Priceless” and “Run Wild,” for KING & COUNTRY is a Grammy Award-winning Christian duo. Also appearing is Grammy-nominated, Billboard Music Award-winning artist Lauren Daigle, who has garnered acclaim with her hit singles “O Lord” and “First.” General Admission $60, Reserved Seating $70, Premium Seating $80
- August 11: An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, Country/Folk/Western Swing. Texas-based Lyle Lovett fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. His accolades include four Grammy Awards, the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and being named Texas State Musician. General Admission $65, Reserved Seating $75, Premium Seating $90
- August 16: The Temptations and The Four Tops, R&B. R&B specialists The Temptations and the Four Tops hit the South Terrace stage for performances of their classics “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” “Baby I Need Your Loving,” and “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch).” General Admission $65, Reserved Seating $75, Premium Seating $90
Ticket sales begin May 23 at 8 AM on the Biltmore Website. Passholders can purchase tickets a day early, starting at 8 AM on May 22.
A special bonus in 2018 will be the Chihuly glass sculptures in the gardens, so arrive early to see them. A variety of ticket, dining and lodging packages will be available for the concerts. Tickets do not include or require Estate admission. Performers and dates are subject to change. For more information & tickets, go to the Biltmore Estate website 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!
- Arrive at the entrance to Biltmore at least 45 minutes in advance to allow time to drive to the parking area and take a shuttle to the house.
- Dining reservations and picnic options are available; call toll-free 1-866-336-1255 for more information.
- Seating for general admission is on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6:15 PM.
- Tickets held need to be picked up at Reception Center by 7 PM.
- Shuttles to the concert area are available from the parking lots.
- Events are rain or shine. Umbrellas not allowed, so bring a poncho if showers are expected.
- 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.
- Plan your daytime visit with our Biltmore Insider's Guide.
The sunset behind the Blue Ridge Mountains provides an amazing show of its own.
For more information, check back here for updates in April.