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Old Crow Medicine Show is ‘Back in the Saddle’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 10

Old Crow Medicine Show is ‘Back in the Saddle’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 10

From a press release: Old Crow Medicine Show started busking on street corners in 1998 from New York state up through Canada, winning audiences along the way with their boundless energy and spirit. They eventually found themselves in Boone, North Carolina, where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front […]

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German metal band Accept gets heavy and ‘Mean’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 2

German metal band Accept gets heavy and ‘Mean’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 2

From a press release: Penn’s Peak adjusted to the pandemic and kept live music alive with socially distanced events, but now that COVID-19 cases are down and indoor restrictions have been lifted, the Jim Thorpe venue is finally welcoming national and international touring acts back to its stage, the first coming 482 days after its […]

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Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen celebrate new single with live concert on May 1

Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen celebrate new single with live concert on May 1

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre blues rockers Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen are set to release a new single, “Broken,” on Friday, April 30, and soon after, the power trio will celebrate with their first theater show of the year. Recorded at 8 Days a Week Studios in Northumberland by revered engineer/producer and former […]

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Director Jeffrey Garcia, the ‘Kong of Wrong,’ shows latest offense at Jim Thorpe Indie Film Festival on April 24

Director Jeffrey Garcia, the ‘Kong of Wrong,’ shows latest offense at Jim Thorpe Indie Film Festival on April 24

Controversial comic filmmaker and music video director Jeffrey Garcia of San Marcos, Texas brings his funny and disturbing first feature, “Henrietta and Her Dismal Display of Affection,” to the Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival at the Mauch Chunk Opera House on Saturday, April 24 at midnight. The boundary-pushing auteur will present his film in person, […]

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Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival returns with 90 films in-person at Opera House April 22-25

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival returns with 90 films in-person at Opera House April 22-25

From a press release: Channeling “the rebellious spirit of the Molly Maguires,” the Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival challenges the boldest, most defiant filmmakers to present their work, shatter convention, and incite spirited debate. The festival credo is “eyes and minds wide open,” and they mean it. After canceling last year due to COVID-19, the […]

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Comedian Rich Vos performs live at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 27

Comedian Rich Vos performs live at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 27

From a press release: Like all Northeastern Pennsylvania music venues, the Mauch Chunk Opera House shut down last March due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it only reopened briefly for a 50 percent capacity show in July before closing again for the rest of the year. With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out now and government […]

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Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe reopens with Celtic rockers Kilmaine Saints on March 12

Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe reopens with Celtic rockers Kilmaine Saints on March 12

From a press release: Like all Northeastern Pennsylvania music venues, the Mauch Chunk Opera House shut down last March due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it only reopened briefly for a 50 percent capacity show in July before closing again for the rest of the year. With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out now and government […]

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Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe adds concerts and comedy to Winter Encore Series in February

Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe adds concerts and comedy to Winter Encore Series in February

From a press release: While Penn’s Peak has been forced to postpone or cancel most of their big concerts due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Jim Thorpe venue has been able to host live music through its Social Listening Series and Peak Fest shows. The socially distanced events have continued with the Winter Encore Series, […]

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Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe continues free Peak Fest concerts with NEPA artists through Nov. 1

Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe continues free Peak Fest concerts with NEPA artists through Nov. 1

From a press release: As Carbon County businesses began to reopen, Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe started a free Social Listening Series in June with regional acts. Taking the place of the venue’s regular summer deck party series, these weekend shows ran through August, and in September, “Peak Fest” took their place. This two-month-long live […]

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Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe hosts free Social Listening Series with NEPA bands every weekend through Aug. 22

Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe hosts free Social Listening Series with NEPA bands every weekend through Aug. 22

From a press release: Following Carbon County’s transition into the green phase on June 12, Jim Thorpe music venues have taken their time to reopen. The Mauch Chunk Opera House will open with a limited capacity show this Friday, July 10, and Penn’s Peak started hosting its weekly Social Listening Series on June 27 with […]

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