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The Yardbirds reunite with original guitarist at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 1

The Yardbirds reunite with original guitarist at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 1

From a press release: Which British band once included three of the greatest guitarists of all time? That would be The Yardbirds. Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page all served time in the group, with Beck and Page as members at the same time for a little while. The Yardbirds are back with a […]

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Country band Lonestar takes 20th anniversary tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 16

Country band Lonestar takes 20th anniversary tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on July 16

From a press release: A 20-year anniversary is cause for celebration, and Lonestar is marking this career milestone in more ways than one. Reunited with original lead singer Richie McDonald, the multi-platinum country music quartet is working hard on a brand new album and embarking on an extensive anniversary tour, with over 90 dates scheduled […]

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Comedian Jim Breuer performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 30

Comedian Jim Breuer performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 30

From a press release: With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time,” Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, […]

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Jane Lee Hooker puts badass rock spin on the blues in Jim Thorpe on March 11

Jane Lee Hooker puts badass rock spin on the blues in Jim Thorpe on March 11

From a press release: Jane Lee Hooker, a band of five women from New York City who infuse the grit and attitude of their hometown into the blues, will take the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe by storm on Friday, March 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 and available on the Opera […]

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Eric Mintel Quartet plays classic TV scores at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 6

Eric Mintel Quartet plays classic TV scores at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 6

From a press release: If you’re a jazz fan who visits or lives anywhere in eastern Pennsylvania, you’ve probably heard of pianist Eric Mintel. A naturally gifted musician who learned to play Dave Brubeck’s “Take Five” during his earliest piano lessons, he formed his quartet in 1993 and has accumulated a host of accolades since […]

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B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

From a press release: The popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, The B Street Band, will perform at Jim Thorpe’s Mauch Chunk Opera House the day after Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 26, and will feature original E Street Band drummer, Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez. The all-ages show begins at 8 p.m. Recently inducted into the Rock and […]

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KICK take ‘The INXS Experience’ to Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 23

KICK take ‘The INXS Experience’ to Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 23

From a press release: KICK – The INXS Experience is a unique blend of incredibly talented musicians who bring the highest level of musicianship while showing a true passion for the music of INXS, causing the spontaneous eruption of a party in the house – the Mauch Chunk Opera House, that is. KICK performs at […]

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Splintered Sunlight plays Grateful Dead Christmas show in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 18

Splintered Sunlight plays Grateful Dead Christmas show in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 18

From a press release: There was no way that the teenaged Butchy Sochorow would miss the final concert of his first tour with the Grateful Dead, his favorite musical tribe. It was one of many examples of Deadication for Sochorow, who attended more than 200 shows by the Grateful Dead from 1984-1995, the year the […]

 Cami Kyttle

PHOTOS: Dustin Lynch and Adam Sanders at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, 03/27/15

PHOTOS: Dustin Lynch and Adam Sanders at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, 03/27/15

Young Nashville country star Dustin Lynch brought his 10-gallon hat and million-dollar smile to the stage at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, March 27, pleasing both fans of classic and more contemporary country music with songs like his latest hits, “Where It’s At” and “Hell of a Night.” The 29-year-old singer’s self-titled debut […]

 Mark Uricheck

Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone recalls the lasting legacy and ‘magic’ of ‘Pornograffitti’ on 25th anniversary tour

Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone recalls the lasting legacy and ‘magic’ of ‘Pornograffitti’ on 25th anniversary tour

Boston rockers perform album in its entirety tonight in Jim Thorpe and Saturday in New York

t’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the release of Extreme’s seminal hard rock opus, “Extreme II: Pornograffitti.” The record, which sold in excess of two million copies and spawned a pair of Billboard Top 5 singles – the acoustic stomper “Hole Hearted” and the sparse, lip-quivering duet “More Than Words” (the latter […]