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Original Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung sings hits at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 11

Original Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung sings hits at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 11
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From a press release:

It was announced today that former Styx frontman and solo artist Dennis DeYoung will perform with his band at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Tickets, which are $35 for regular seats and $40 for premium seats, go on sale this Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. and will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak box office (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe), and Roadies Restaurant and Bar (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe). Penn’s Peak box office and Roadies Restaurant ticket sales are walk-up only; no phone orders.

Born in Chicago, Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of Styx and the lead singer and writer on seven of the band’s eight Top 10 hits. His live concert with a six-piece band showcases all the Styx greatest hits, spanning the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. The set includes all eight Top 10 hits, including “Lady,” “Babe,” “Come Sail Away,” “Too Much Time on My Hands,” “Best of Times,” “Mr. Roboto,” plus classic rock anthems “Renegade,” “Blue Collar Man,” “Suite Madame Blue,” “Rockin’ the Paradise,” and more.

DeYoung is a legendary singer, songwriter, keyboardist, composer, and record producer with a career spanning over 40 years. His voice is one of the most recognizable in the music world today and continues to inspire new generations of fans. All the classic hits… all the memories… one unforgettable evening… one original voice.

Penn’s Peak, a beautiful mountaintop entertainment venue, can comfortably host 1,800 concertgoers with a spacious dance floor, lofty ceilings, a concert bar/concession area, and a full-service restaurant and bar aptly named Roadies. Complete with a broad open-air deck for summertime revelry, Penn’s Peak patrons enjoy a breathtaking overlook of nearby Beltzville Lake, plus a commanding, picturesque 50-mile panoramic view of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Mountains.

Geographically convenient to residents of major population zones in Hazleton, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Stroudsburg, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia and New York City, it is located only four miles from Exit 74 of the northeast extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.