Biltmore Announces 2016 Concert Lineup
Another season of music under the stars kicks off in July at America's largest home. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this all-star concert series, and with the recent announcement of the 2016 lineup, it promises to be another stellar year for concert-goers.
July 28 - Daughtry
From the American Idol stage to the top of the Billboard charts, Daughtry is one of the top rock bands in the music scene today. Their first album in 2007 broke records as the fastest-selling debut rock album ever.
August 12 - Casting Crowns with special guest Jeremy Camp
Contemporary Christian Rock group Casting Crown has been making music since 1999 and their albums have repeatedly topped Billboard charts. They'll be performing with Jeremy Camp, a platinum-selling recording artist whose music has been nominated for three American Music Awards and a Grammy Award.
August 14 - Emmylou Harris and Mary Chapin Carpenter
The stage is going to light up with two powerful singer/songwriters. With a career spanning four decades, Emmylou Harris has won 13 Grammy Awards and is legend in the folk/country scene. Mary Chapin Carpenter has been rocking country music since the 1980s and since then has won five Grammy Awards and had an album go quadruple platinum.
August 16 - Boz Skaggs and Michael McDonald
Two Grammy winning R&B artists take the stage back-to-back. Boz Skaggs brings a fusion of R&B and Rock and Roll. That musical combination helped him win a Grammy in 1976 for Best R&B song ("Lowdown"). Around that time, Michael McDonald joined the Doobie Brothers and helped the group rise into the Top 40 charts. He went on to have a successful solo career. McDonald is a five-time Grammy winner.
August 19 - The O'Jays and Chaka Khan
With a legacy of excellence in R&B music, the O'Jays and Chaka Khan pack a powerful one-two punch of soul. The O'Jays are perhaps best known for their single "Lovetrain," which rose to No. 1 on both R&B Singles and Billboard Hot 100 charts. They have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and the R&B Music Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, Chaka Khan's voice has powered her to a 40-year career and a World Lifetime Achievement Award. She's a ten-time Grammy winner with ten #1 Billboard songs to her name.
August 23 - Rick Springfield with special guests Night Ranger and the Romantics
Musician, actor, and Grammy Award winner Rick Springfield will be performing alongside two bands who helped define rock music. Night Ranger, an 80's hair band known for their high-octane performances have produced multi-platinum albums and their first five albums sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. The Romantics came into the pop-rock scene in the late 70s, and have produced hits like "That's What I Like About You," "Talking in Your Sleep," and "When I Look in Your Eyes."
Visit Biltmore's concert information page to learn more about the shows and how to purchase tickets, which go on sale to the general public starting May 18.