Sunday, July 5, 2015

Penn's Peak

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Blue Oyster Cult will be performing at 8 p.m. Friday at Penn's Peak. It's one of three concerts this weekend at the Jim Thorpe venue.

There's quite a lineup of entertainment this weekend at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Blue Öyster Cult, the hard rock/heavy metal band listed by VH1 as one of the greatest hard rock bands of all times, will be performing at 8 p.m. on Friday.

On Saturday night, The Lettermen will bring their Christmas tour to the venue for a show at 8 p.m.

Sunday at 7 p.m., Grammy Award nominee Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, who have performed at Billy Graham Crusades, make their Penn's Peak debut bringing a concert of Christmas music.

Blue Oyster Cult

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Travis Tritt

The Christmas season has arrived at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Several seasonal concerts are scheduled this month at the venue, starting with a show by country music star Travis Tritt on Friday night.

Tritt brings his Christmas show to Penn's Peak, with Lyndsey Highlander opening for him at 8 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased in advance or are available at the door, are just $37 and $42.

Travis Tritt fell in love with music as a child and taught himself how to play guitar at the age of 8 and was writing songs by the age of 14.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Country band Lonestar, celebrating its 20th year, will be appearing Friday night at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

This marks the 20th anniversary of the country band Lonestar, a quartet that has had enormous success.

On Friday night, Lonestar makes a visit to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe with a concert starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $40.

Lonestar is best known for the love ballad, "Amazed," a song played at many weddings, which hit number one on the Billboard 100 chart, and which has received many awards.

Other hits by Lonestar include the whimsical "Mr. Mom," "I'm Already There," and "My Front Porch Looking In."

Thursday, November 1, 2012

A concert scheduled for tonight at Penn's Peak by the British band Uriah Heep has been cancelled.

A statement on the band's Web site said the concert is off because the band hasn't been able to fly into JFK airport.

The statement reads that the band was willing to fly into Raleigh instead of JFK, but the airline wasn't able to accommodate the entire band.

The Penn's Peak stop was the first on Uriah Heep's U.S. tour.

The band also says on its Web site:

Friday, October 26, 2012

Arguably the biggest concert weekend of the year occurs tonight through Sunday at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

* Tonight, Paul Revere and the Raiders brings its 60s and 70 music - and its fancy attire that it wears even when it isn't Halloween weekend - to the venue.

* Tomorrow, Ambrosia with special guest Firefall debuts at Penn's Peak.

* Sunday, country superstar Martina McBride plays before a sellout crowd.

In a phone interview, Paul Revere said the audience can expect to hear all the bands hits from the days of the legendary Dick Clark.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits will be entertaining at Penn's Peak, Jim Thorpe on Friday night. Tickets are available at

Alert "Noonatics" - Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone will be at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe this coming Friday night.

Noonatics are those crazy people who will come at all costs and distances to be at a Hermit's Hermits concert. These fans of all ages, sizes, shapes, genders and nationalities will jump through hoops, fly from England and Florida, Texas and California to join to gather together for the fun.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8 p.m.

Monday, October 1, 2012

For fans of pop music, October brings them a treat at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

This coming Friday night, Oct. 5, Peter Noone will be with Herman's Hermits for a concert at 8 p.m.

Herman's Hermits, as anyone with just a basic knowledge of 60s music knows, had such hits as "Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter," "Kind of a Hush," and "Henry the Eighth."

On Friday, Oct. 26, Paul Revere and the Raiders make an appearance on Carbon County largest stage.

They're best known for the hits "Louie, Louie," "Indian Reservation," and "Him Or Me, What's It Gonna Be."

Thursday, September 27, 2012

The 80's are back with Rubix Kube!

The band has taken New York City by storm and are making another return to Penn's Peak.

Rubix Kube will e at the Jim Thorpe venue Friday night at 8 p.m.

Rubix Kube is more than just a cover band; they are a totally awesome 80's experience. Totally decked out in their 80's attire, Cherie Martorana and Scott Lovelady lead the band, along with Eric Presti, David Z., Drew Mortali, Sky, John LaSpina and Michael Maenza.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Nitty Bitty Dirt Band will be performing at 8 p.m. Friday at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will be performing at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, Friday night.

This is the first appearance at the local venue for the group.

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has had two constants since their start in 1966, Jeff Hanna and Jimmie Fadden, with a third founding member, John McEuen eventually returning after a 14 year absence.

One thing that has definitely remained steadfast over time is their sound of country rock/American roots music.

Saturday, September 8, 2012
SafetySuit performs Sunday night at Penn's Peak. Opening will be Go Radio and Taylor Berrett. The concert event starts at 8 p.m.

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

Tonight, Live Wire performs an AC/DC tribute. Opening for Live Wire is Completely Unchained.

The music gets underway at 8 p.m. and admission is $27.

Sunday night, SafetySuit brings its pop/rock sound to the venue. This is SafetySuit's first appearance on the mountaintop stage. Opening will be Go Radio and Taylor Berrett.

The event begins at 7:30 and tickets at the door are $20.