I am an unabashed fan of Biltmore Estate and think Asheville is fortunate that it is in our midst. The gardens are stellar, the French Chateau stands as a monument to George Washington Vanderbilt's awesome vision of a self sustaining residence not to mention his conservation efforts which were far ahead of his time.
One of the most beautiful evenings I've spent in Asheville was at a concert on Biltmore Estate. Al Jarreau was the act, the moon was full placed high in the sky, the home in silhouette and the evening simply perfect.
Many of my guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast have attended them and report the same feelings of magic.
Wanted to take a moments to offer this years line up. They book quickly and I wouldn't want you to miss setting the night to magic:
July 29 2011-Natalie Grant with comedian Jeff Allen on the South Terrace
July 30 2011-Michael W. Smith on the South Terrace
Aug 5 2011- Smokey Robinson and the South Terrace
August 11 2011-Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers and Bela Fleck & The Flecktones
August 12-Alison Krauss & Union Station on the South Terrace
August 27 2011-The Beach Boys on the South Terrace
September 3 2011-Styx on the South Terrace
October 7-Eddie Money at Diana
October 14 2011-The Fab Four
October 21-The Chairmen of the Board and The Embers
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