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Prog metal supergroup Sons of Apollo performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 7

Prog metal supergroup Sons of Apollo performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that Sons of Apollo, a new progressive metal supergroup featuring members of Dream Theater, The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, Guns ‘N Roses, and Journey, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at 8 p.m. with special guest Tony MacAlpine, an instrumental […]

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Glam metal hitmakers Warrant and FireHouse play at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 23

Glam metal hitmakers Warrant and FireHouse play at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 23

From a press release: It was announced this past week that glam metal bands Warrant and FireHouse, known for multi-platinum hits in the late 1980s and ’90s, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $34 in advance or $39 the day of the show, […]

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Grammy-winning country band Diamond Rio plays hits and holiday songs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 6

Grammy-winning country band Diamond Rio plays hits and holiday songs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning Nashville country band Diamond Rio will bring their Holiday & Hits Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m., playing their hit songs along with holiday favorites. Tickets, which are $25 for regular reserved seating and $35 for […]

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’90s hitmakers Big Head Todd and the Monsters return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 14

’90s hitmakers Big Head Todd and the Monsters return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 14

From a press release: It was announced this week that Colorado rock band Big Head Todd and the Monsters, best known for hits like “Broken Hearted Savior,” “Bittersweet,” and “Circle” from their platinum-selling 1993 album “Sister Sweetly,” will bring their winter tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. […]

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Southern rockers Molly Hatchet return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 7

Southern rockers Molly Hatchet return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 7

From a press release: It was announced this week that multi-platinum ’70s Southern rock band Molly Hatchet, known for hits like “Flirtin’ with Disaster,” will return Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. Longtime Molly Hatchet singer Phil McCormack passed away on April 25, 2019 at the age of 58; […]

 Jamie Nelson and Michelle Christopher

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

“A little bit behind the beat. I mean, just enough to turn you on…” – Prince, “Joy in Repetition” Come with us and take a glimpse Behind the Beat, a new column on NEPA Scene where we – Jamie Nelson (owner and operator of 1Up Games in Forty Fort) and Michelle (Belly) Christopher (art teacher […]

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Country star Wynonna Judd brings the Big Noise to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 4

Country star Wynonna Judd brings the Big Noise to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 4

From a press release: It was announced this week that multi-platinum country singer Wynonna Judd and her band, the Big Noise, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $30 for regular reserved seating and $35 for premium reserved seating, go on sale this Friday, […]

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Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival screens porn murder movie ‘Mope’ and more at Opera House April 25-28

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival screens porn murder movie ‘Mope’ and more at Opera House April 25-28

From a press release: The Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival returns for its third year with 90 new films, including dozens of Pennsylvania and United States premieres from all over the world, on Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, April 28 at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe. This years’ films were culled […]

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George Thorogood and the Destroyers return to rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 29

George Thorogood and the Destroyers return to rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 29

From a press release: It was announced this week that legendary “Bad to the Bone” blues rock band George Thorogood and the Destroyers will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. as part of their Good to Be Bad Tour. Tickets, which are $45 for regular reserved seating […]

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Kick & Banjo featuring Cabinet’s Pappy Biondo plays at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 28

Kick & Banjo featuring Cabinet’s Pappy Biondo plays at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 28

From a press release: Two folk/Americana/jam musicians known for their bands and their nicknames – Patrick “Pappy” Biondo and Brian “Nugget” Gorby – have teamed up to blend groove and tradition as Kick & Banjo. Formerly with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Cabinet and the Hackensaw Boys from Virginia, respectively, they are uniquely qualified to perform this music. Playing […]

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