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Penn's Peak

Monday, July 28, 2014
Special to the Times News The rock band Firehouse will be performing at Penn's Peak with Winger on Friday, Sept. 5

Ziggy Marley, a six-time Grammy winner, and Emmy winner, humanitarian, and singer-songwriter, makes a visit to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe Thursday.

The Fly Rasta Tour concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $24 in advance and $29 at the door.

Ziggy Marley has released 12 albums to much critical acclaim. His early immersion in music came at age 10 when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley.

Friday, July 18, 2014

B.B. King, whose name is as synonymous with blues as Hank Williams is to country, will make a special appearance at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe this evening.

The concert starts at 8 p.m., and tickets will be available at the door. Ticket prices are $45 and $55.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A music double-header comes to Penn's Peak this evening, when John Hiatt and The Combo appear with The Robert Cray Band.

Concert time is 8 o'clock and tickets are $45 reserved and $55 premium.

The concert by Hiatt, one of rock's most astute singer-songwriters, comes one day after the release of his new album, "Terms Of My Surrender."

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Dark Star Orchestra, in its 16th year of doing Grateful Dead tribute concerts, returns to Penn's Peak at 8 p.m. Friday.

Friday night, Dark Star Orchestra makes a return visit to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

They keep coming back because they draw very well at the local area's largest venue.

Dark Star's shows are built off the extensive catalog of the Grateful Dead. On any given night the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use the catalog of original songs and often played covers to create a unique set list for the show.

This allows music fans both young and old to share in the experience.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Tommy James and the Shondells, whose hits include "Crimson and Clover" and "I Think We're Alone Now," will be coming to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 18. It's one of five new shows announcedfor the mountaintop venue. Tickets go on sale Saturday.

Five more concerts were added to the calendar of Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

They are:

The Zombies, Aug. 17, 8 p.m.

Ana Popovic, Sept. 13, 8 p.m.

Tommy James & the Shondells, Oct. 18, 8 p.m.

Robin Trower, Oct. 31, 8 p.m.

The Tubes, Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

Tickets for all five concerts go on sale Saturday.

The Zombies are an English rock band. Formed in 1961 in St. Albans and led by Rod Argent on piano and Colin Blunstone on vocals, the band scored hits in the mid- and late-1960s with "She's Not There," "Tell Her No" and "Time of the Season."

Monday, April 28, 2014
Blue Oyster Cult will be returning Friday night to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Next up at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe is the double-header concert, Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat, on Friday, May 2.

For nearly four decades, Blue Oyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs. The Long Island based band is revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for its pioneering work.

Blue Oyster Cult occupies a unique place in rock history because it's one of very few hard rock/heavy metal bands to earn both genuine mainstream critical acclaim as well as commercial success.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Two concerts are featured this weekend at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Tonight, the rock band Queensryche will be performing at 8. Opening will be Red Dragon Cartel.

At 8 p.m. Saturday, Sha Na Na is presenting its 45th anniversary show and will highlight songs from the movie "Grease." Sha Na Na was cast as Johnny Casino and the Gamblers in the iconic film.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Larry Chance and the Earls will be appearing Friday night at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe in a benefit concert for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

"Re-mem-mem, re-mem-mem-mem-ber."

It was a catchy beat; an oldies song that was up-tempo and made a name for a group from the Bronx called Larry Chance and the Earls.

Friday night, Larry Chance and the Earls will headline a benefit concert at Penn's Peak for the Carbon-Tamaqua Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

Also performing will be the local oldies band Remember When and Eddie "Mr. Ed" Collins.

Tickets for the event are $15 if purchased in advance and $20 at the door. Showtime is 7 p.m.

Monday, March 17, 2014
Country singer Don Williams will be performing Friday night at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

It's a full menu of country music at Penn's Peak over the next two weeks.

Among the events is a concert Saturday night by Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, who do traditional country and bluegrass. This is Vincent's first appearance at Penn's Peak and it comes at the dawn of her newest album release, which is already her most successful album of the many she's recorded.

Here's whats coming up:

Ÿ Friday - The legendary Don Williams will be performing at 8 p.m. Tickets are $34 and $39. Opening will be Colm Kirwan, a native of Ireland.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Four more concerts were added to Penn's Peak line-up for 2014.

They are:

Ÿ Sunday, May 4 - The Winery Dogs, 8 p.m. Tickets $22 advance and $27 day of concert.

Ÿ Sunday, May 18 - Paul Barrere and Fred Tacket of Little Feat with special guest, The New Orleans Suspects, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 advance and $25 at door.

Ÿ Friday, June 13 - Live Wire, The World's ULTIMATE AC/DC Concert Experience, with special guest, Exciter, Judas Priest Tribute, 8 p.m. Tickets $17 advance and $22 day of show.