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Mohegan Pa. expands Party on the Patio with 23 bands from May 2-Sept. 26 in Wilkes-Barre

Mohegan Pa. expands Party on the Patio with 23 bands from May 2-Sept. 26 in Wilkes-Barre
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From a press release:

Mohegan Pennsylvania will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its popular concert series Party on the Patio with its biggest lineup yet as a record-breaking 23 bands take the outdoor stage over the course of 22 weeks.

The first week begins on Thursday, May 2 with Stayin’ Alive bringing the best of the Bee Gees. Philadelphia Freedom, a tribute to Elton John from Wilkes-Barre, also takes the stage during week one for a special Derby Day edition of Party on the Patio on Saturday, May 4.

Local fan favorites Idol Kings (a tribute to Reo Speedwagon and Journey) and Bon Poison (a tribute to Bon Jovi and Poison) return to the lineup, while new acts like KISS Army (a tribute to KISS), Nightrain (a tribute to Guns N’ Roses), The Faithfull (a tribute to Pearl Jam), and more make their Party on the Patio debut. The Thursday night shows conclude with Led Zeppelin tribute Black Dog on Sept. 26.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the music starts at 7:30 p.m. There is no cover charge for Party on the Patio.

Party on the Patio 2024 schedule

May 2: Stayin’ Alive, a tribute to the Bee Gees

May 4: Philadelphia Freedom, a tribute to Elton John

May 9: KISS Army, a tribute to KISS

May 16: Redneck Castaway Band, a tribute to Kenny Chesney

May 23: Best of the Eagles, a tribute to the Eagles

May 30: Nightrain, a tribute to Guns N’ Roses

June 6: The Amish Outlaws, Pennsylvania’s Hottest Cover Band

June 13: Bon Poison, a tribute to Bon Jovi and Poison

June 20: Lovesong, a tribute to The Cure

June 27: Completely Unchained, a tribute to Van Halen

July 4: Dave Bray, celebrating “patriotic rock”

July 11: Classic Skynyrd Live by Southern Steel, a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

July 18: Idol Kings, a tribute to REO Speedwagon and Journey

July 25: The Faithfull, a tribute to Pearl Jam

Aug. 1: Pop Rocks, the “ultimate party band”

Aug. 8: The Stranger, a tribute to Billy Joel

Aug. 15: Parrot Beach, a tribute to Jimmy Buffett

Aug. 22: Fresh Horses, a tribute to Garth Brooks

Aug. 29: Tusk, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Sept. 5: Hardwired, a tribute to Metallica

Sept. 12: Back in Black, a tribute to AC/DC

Sept. 19: Full Moon Fever, a tribute to Tom Petty

Sept. 26: Black Dog, a tribute to Led Zeppelin

The lineup is subject to change. All guests must be 21+ to attend Party on the Patio. Additionally, most areas of Mohegan Pennsylvania are restricted to guests 21 years of age and older, including the hotel, gaming areas, and several restaurants. Valid, unexpired photo identification is required (driver’s license, passport, military ID). Expired identification will not be accepted. Wristbands issued for Party on the Patio are not valid for the gaming floor. All persons, bags, and personal items are subject to inspection. No portable chairs are permitted.

Mohegan Pennsylvania (1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre), owned by Mohegan, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and has since become one of the premier entertainment, gaming, shopping, and dining destinations in the state. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Mohegan Pennsylvania features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 67,000 square feet of gaming space, including nearly 60 live table games, more than 1,700 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment, and live harness racing. It is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware.