Live After Five

Friday and Saturday Evenings, May 22–October 31, 2015*

Join us at Antler Hill Village for the perfect weekend festivities with live music, food, and fun for everyone!  The whole family can relax and enjoy summer evenings on the Village Green as you watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains. We'll feature live music, wine and beer, and fun for the kids throughout the village.

For a romantic evening meal, enjoy a farm-to-table dinner at the Bistro, or Cedric’s Tavern (indoors or patio). Chef-inspired cookout favorites are now available from our new grill station next to Cedric’s Tavern. Seasonal salads and sandwiches are also offered at The Creamery.

Access to Antler Hill Village & Winery is included in your Biltmore admission. Passholders can bring friends to Antler Hill Village for free after 5:00 p.m.


Please note, no outside food and beverage is permitted in the village area, and no outside alcohol is permitted on Biltmore grounds.


Performing This Month*

May 22—Freeport Jazz

Freeport Jazz offers a combination of Smooth Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, and Jazz Standards. Visit their site.

May 23—Emporium

Emporium is a six-piece variety dance band based in musically vibrant Asheville NC. Emporium’s vast catalog of music, consisting of multiple styles from the 1950s to the present, appeals to a wide variety of age groups and musical tastes, and provides a memorable night of dancing and entertainment for virtually any event or function.

May 29—French Broad Playboys

The French Broad Playboys are an Asheville-based swing band playing the classic country and western swing of such monumental American musical icons as Bob Wills, Hank Williams, George Jones, Buck Owens, and Lefty Frizzell.They also play original honky-tonk songs.

May 30—Drayton and the Dreamboats

This Asheville-based group plays an irresistible mix of cool jazz, hot swing, and original pop tunes. Visit their site.

*Schedule subject to change without notice.

Performing Next Month*

June 5—Gypsy Swingers

The Gypsy Swingers is an up-tempo jazz quintet playing in a style reminiscent of the European swing jazz scene started by Django Reinhardt in the 1930s featuring diverse vocal styles in an acoustic format. Visit their site.

June 6—96.5 House Band

Whether performing a high-energy set of classic oldies or providing five decades of pulsating grooves, the 96.5 House Band always leaves its audience wanting more. Visit their site.

June 12—Firecracker Jazz Band

With jubilant vigor that spills from the stage to the streets, these six musicians revitalize traditional jazz with unbounded energy. In paying homage to the pioneers of early 20th Century Jazz, including that of Dixieland and New Orleans, Firecracker Jazz Band carries the torch that was once lit by such greats as Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and Bix Beiderbecke. Visit their site.

June 13—Kelley and the Cowboys

Kelley and The Cowboys are a 5 piece band led by female vocalist Kelley Breiding. The band puts their signature sound on the old standards as well as original music, in a style influenced by early forms of western swing, rockabilly, country, and blues. Visit their site.

June 19—Eliott and the Untouchables

From the first note to the last note, Elliott and the Untouchables deliver deep blues drenched with raw emotion. From gritty Chicago boogie to swampy Delta blues to Texas shuffles to West Coast jumpin' blues. The Untouchables serve up thick guitar tones, a smokin' horn section, and sizzlin' keys on top of a red-hot rhythm section. Powerful music soaked with energy and soul. Visit their site.

June 20—Asheville Jazz Co-Op

The Co-Op is known for creating alternate versions of well-known tunes that may take the listeners a few moments to recognize. Examples include a Jamaican-flavored version of the Bossa Nova standard, "Girl From Ipanema," aptly renamed "Girl From East Montego," and a dreamy, ballad-like rendering of the Turtles' hit, "Happy Together."

June 26—Bruce Lang Band

The Bruce Lang Band is known for their highly danceable and upbeat mix of Swing, Classic Rock and other styles. Whether dancing, dining or just listening, the band's top notch musicianship and diverse repertoire are sure to entertain you! Fronting the band on vocals and guitar, Bruce Lang grew up as a professional musician in New York City, moving to the mountains of Western North Carolina in 1991, where he operates Big Creek Music and Big Creek Recording.

June 27—Gypsy Swingers

The Gypsy Swingers is an up-tempo jazz quintet playing in a style reminiscent of the European swing jazz scene started by Django Reinhardt in the 1930s featuring diverse vocal styles in an acoustic format. Visit their site.


*Schedule subject to change without notice.