Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Penn's Peak

Friday, March 22, 2013

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

Tonight, Jefferson Starship will be on stage at 8 p.m.

The band is a spinoff from Jefferson Airplane.

Tickets are $27.

On Saturday night, pop idol Bobby Vinton makes a return appearance at the local venue.

Bobby Vinton, a Canonsburg, Pa. native, is not only a popular and extremely talented singer, but also a theatre owner, movie star, multi-instrumentalist and the host of a highly rated network variety show.

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Think summer at Penn's Peak tonight

Changes In Latitudes, the country's premier tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett, will be performing at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe tonight. The event begins at 8 o'clock and tickets are $20. This nationally acclaimed band travels the country with beach balls and leis flying, dancing conga lines, and "Trop Rock" fun for all. You can expect to hear such classics as "Margaritaville," "Come Monday," "It's Five O'Clocl Somewhere," "Cheeseburger In Paradise," "Volcano," and, of course, "Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes."

Friday, February 22, 2013
Bruce in the U.S.A., a Bruce Springsteen tribute, will be featured at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. Saturday.

It's a great weekend for pop music at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Tonight, the band Jessie's Girl will be on stage at 9 p.m., with its "Back to the 80's" show. Opening will be Hugo, who play's Journey's Steve Perry in the tribute band Voyager.

Then tomorrow night, making a return to the area's largest entertainment venue is "Bruce in the U.S.A.," which is a Bruce Springsteen tribute.

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Jessie's Girl will be performing tunes - and skits - from the 80s on Friday at 8 p.m. at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Tomorrow night, Bret Michaels, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, Rick Springfield, and M. C. Hammer all will be at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Well, not really.

But it will seem that way.

On the vast, open stage of the venue will be "Jessie's Girl," a band which plays 80s music and has costumes like many of the bands they represent. It will be like being in the audience of the aforementioned performers.

This is the first appearance by Jessie's Girl, which consists of four former members of the group Rubix Kube.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Three more concerts have been announced for Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

The Skid Row "United World Rebellion Tour" will arrive on Friday, May 31, at 8 p.m.

With Skid Row will be Saliva and L.A. Guns.

Tickets, priced at $24 in advance and $28 the day of the show, go on sale today.

The other two concerts, of which tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 23, are:

Ÿ Rockapella on Friday, June 7. Tickets are $25 and $20.

Ÿ Gordon Lightfoot, "50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour," on Saturday, Oct. 26. Tickets are $37 and $42.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Penn's Peak will be presenting The Pink Floyd Experience at 8 p.m. this evening.

Tickets are $30 and $35.

Pink Floyd has set high standards for other bands to live up to, especially tribute bands. Most musicians would not even attempt it that is until the band The Pink Floyd Experience happened along.

Annerin Productions scoured the globe for the talent they needed to succeed in the endeavor and they have found it in the six musicians that comprise The Pink Floyd Experience (PFX).

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for two concerts coming this spring to Penn's Peak.

Making his debut is Carl Palmer with his ELP Legacy, 2013 Twist of the Wrist World Tour. This event is scheduled for May 3.

Get the Led Out, a Led Zepellin tribute band which always packs Penn's Peak, has announced a return on April 27.

The following is the schedule of special events for Penn's Peak:


Ÿ 15 - The Pink Floyd Experience, 8 p.m. Tickets $30 and $35.

Ÿ 16 - Valentine's Dinner Dance with Remember When, 5;30 p.m. Tickets with dinner, $45.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for several newly announced concerts at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

They are:

Ÿ Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, Friday, March 8, 8 p.m. Tickets $17 advance and $22 day of show.

Ÿ Satisfaction, Friday, April 5, 8 p.m. Tickets $15 advance and $20 day of show.

Ÿ Jamey Johnson, Friday, April 26, 8 p.m. Tickets $35 Pit (standing room only) and $30 for regular reserved seating.

Ÿ The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute, Friday, June 14, 8 p.m. Tickets $24 advance and $29 at the door.

There is another concert announcement.

Friday, January 11, 2013
Amy Miller/TIMES NEWS Gary Allan in previous concert at Penn's Peak. The country singer is making a return visit to the venue on Wednesday, March 27.

Three more spring concerts have been announced for Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

They are "America's Premier Jimmy Buffet Tribute," Changes in Latitude; country music sensation Gary Allan, and The Fab Four, "The Ultimate Tribute."

Tickets for two of the concerts - Changes in Latitude and Gary Allan - go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Changes in Latitude will perform at the venue on Saturday, March 2. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the concert.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dicket Betts, a found of the Allman Brothers Band, will be appearing with his band Great Southern at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday.

Dickey Betts, best known as a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, is also a guitarist, singer and songwriter.

On Saturday night, Betts, ranked number 61 on the Rolling Stone Music's 100 Greatest Guitar Players list. will be performing at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Tickets are $27 in advance and $32 on Saturday.

Opening will be native Pennsylvanian Scott Weis and the Scott Weis Band.

Betts helped form The Allman Brothers band in 1969 and played second lead guitar behind Duane Allman.