2018 Biltmore Concert Series
Published Friday, May 4, 2018 by Jason Tarr
Performance Lineup Announced for 22nd Annual Biltmore Summer Concert Series
Each summer in Asheville, N.C., the South Terrace of Biltmore provides the stage for one of the most picturesque and unique outdoor music venues in the country. The stunning grandeur of America's Largest Home and the Blue Ridge Mountains are the backdrop for the annual Biltmore Concert Series, which welcomes a number of legendary performers every year.
The first performance this summer is by American rock band Credence Clearwater Revisited, which features founding members of Credence Clearwater Revival. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Stu Cook and Doug "Cosmo" Clifford launched the band in 1995 to once again perform live in concert their hit songs. What has followed are world tours and a platinum selling album.
Grammy Award-winning Christian duo, for KING & COUNTRY will take the stage with Grammy-nominated artist Lauren Daigle. For KING AND COUNTRY is known for hits such as "Priceless" and "Run Wild."
The lineup features music legends including Lyle Lovett, who fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues. He's a four-time Grammy Award winner. And, the R&B sounds of The Temptations and The Four Tops who have delighted audiences with classics such as "My Girl," "Ain't Too Proud to Beg," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone," "Baby I Need Your Loving," and "I Can't Help Myself."
In addition to great music, this year's lineup features a stand up comedy show with Jay Leno, one of America's favorite entertainers. Leno is a Television Academy Hall of Fame inductee and multi-Emmy Award-winning talk show host and comedian. He dominated late night television for more than two decades as the host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Here is the full 2018 Biltmore Concert Series Biltmore as announced on May 4:
- August 2 -- Credence Clearwater Revisited and Night Ranger (Arena Rock)
- August 3 -- Jay Leno (Stand Up Comedy)
- August 9 -- for KING & COUNTRY and Lauren Daigle (Contemporary Christian)
- August 11 -- Lyle Lovett and his Large Band (Country/Folk/Western Swing)
- August 16 -- The Temptations and The Four Tops
*All concerts are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets go on sale May 23. Tickets may be purchased online on Biltmore's website, or by calling 866-336-1255. You can also purchase tickets in person at Biltmore's Reservation and Ticketing Sales Center (1 Lodge Street, Asheville).