Tickets available for 2008 Belleayre Festival


Tickets are now on sale for the 2008 Belleayre Music Festival summer season.

The Belleayre schedule presents an array of country, pop, jazz, Broadway, rock and opera with some of the biggest names in the business featured - including Beach Boy Brian Wilson, the Bacon Brothers, Bebe Neuwirth, Vince Gill and Chris Isaak. Tickets went on sale at Ticketmaster ( on April 15 and will also be available at the Belleayre Music Festival office starting May 1.

The schedule and prices include:

Saturday, July 5 at 8 p.m.: Belleayre Festival Orchestra - followed by fireworks - with special guest Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan. Festival Orchestra - John Covelli, Conductor. Reserved $65-$45, $15 (lawn).

Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m.: Legendary Beach Boy Brian Wilson - The Hits Tour. Reserved $75-$45, $20 (lawn).

Friday, July 18 at 8 p.m.: “The Maestro Plays Beethoven to the Blues” - John Covelli Unplugged - $20 general admission.

Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m.: “Rock-n-Roll Actor” - The Bacon Brothers Band. Reserved seating $65-$45, $15 lawn.

Friday, July 25 at 8 p.m.: “The Post-Neo Trio,” featuring Justin Kolb with Abby Newton and Mikhail Horowitz - $20 general admission.

Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m.: “Star of Stage and Screen,” Bebe Neuwirth. $65-$45, $15 lawn,

Saturday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m.: Belleayre Festival Opera - “Pagliacci” and Opera Choruses. Reserved $75-$45, $15 lawn.

Sunday, Aug. 3 at 1 p.m.: Children’s Opera - “Goldilocks and the 3 Bears.” Free.

Friday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m.: Belleayre Jazz Club - KJ Denhart. $20 general admission.

Saturday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m.: Jazz Piano Great Ramsey Lewis. Reserved $65-$45, $15 lawn.

Friday, Aug. 15 at 8 p.m.: Belleayre Jazz Club - Ken Peplowski.  $20 general admission.

Saturday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m.: “Two Jazz Diamonds” - 75th Birthday Celebration for David “Fathead” Newman & Curtis Fuller with Cedar Walton,  Rufus Reid, Jimmy Cobb and special guests. Reserved $65-$45, $15 lawn.

Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m.: Country Superstar Vince Gill. Reserved $75-$45, $20 lawn.

Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m.: Kaleidoscope - A Children’s Classical Music Experience featuring The Teaching Artists Ensemble of the New York Philharmonic. Free.

Saturday, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m.: Singer/Songwriter/Movie and TV Star Chris Isaak. Reserved $75-$45, $20 lawn.

Ticket info

Ticket for all shows in the 2008 summer concert season at the Belleayre Music Festival are now on sale via and Ticketmaster Express by calling 866-448-7849

For additional information, please call 800-942-6904, ext. 344 or visit: The festival’s e-mail address is:

Belleayre Music Festival concerts are held on the grounds of Belleayre Mountain in Highmount.

For information on where to stay, dine, shop or to simply enjoy the great outdoors when you're in town for the Belleayre Music Festival, please visit:, or