Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Penn's Peak

Thursday, August 6, 2015
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Jonny Lang will take the stage at Penn's Peak on Sept. 27.

Jonny Lang with The Record Company will perform at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. Sept. 27.

Sixteen years ago, at the age of 16, Lang found success with the release of his major label debut album "Lie To Me."

Fame does not seem to have impacted him from being the same country farm boy from Fargo, North Dakota, who got his start in the local clubs of Minneapolis.

He survived the passage of youth to adulthood, fell in love, began a family, and in the process passed through the life lessons we all endure.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

"45RPM A Tribute to the '70s AM Radio Hits" at Penn's Peak has been rescheduled to 8 p.m. Oct. 24.

All tickets for the concert, which was scheduled for this Friday, will be honored for the October show.

The band formed in September of 2010 after six seasoned musicians found themselves stuck in a rehearsal room. They challenged each other to a game of "What's the cheesiest song you remember from the good old days of Top 40 AM radio?" The result? 45RPM.

The band is know for playing note-perfect renditions of songs from the heyday of AM radio.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lee Greenwood, whose hit "God Bless the USA" has been voted the most recognizable patriotic song in America, will perform Friday at Penn's Peak.

The country music superstar could easily talk about the accomplishments in his life, but this high-energy entertainer prefers to continue writing and recording with the same passion and integrity that has always fueled his stellar career.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Graham Nash has announced he will be bringing his intimate solo concert, "An Evening With" to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe. Tickets are now on sale.

Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash has added additional dates to his upcoming series of "An Evening With" concerts he will be playing throughout the United States this summer, including Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 18.

Nash will continue his longtime tradition of raising money for charity through the Guacamole Fund's special benefit seats; in addition, he will be donating $1 per ticket sold to charity.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
SUBMITTED PHOTO The Weight, featuring former members of The Band, will perform the music of The Band June 12 at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Come and take a load off June 12 at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe with The Weight.

Replicating the music of The Band is a tall order. But interpreting the music of The Band is an art. Songs that have reverberated across history for decades continue to speak to millions of us.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Travis Tritt will perform at Penn's Peak next Thursday.

Country music superstar Travis Tritt will perform at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 28.

No sky is bluer, no air crisper, no leaf greener than after a storm, and Tritt is adding a musical addendum to that list with the release of "The Calm After ..."

Part metaphor and surprisingly literal, the title is reflective of a fresh and focused start for one of the most successful and acclaimed musical creators of his era.

"I feel so humbled and blessed to be where I am right now," says Tritt, who released the album on his own Post Oak Records.

Monday, March 16, 2015

America, the band which had the hits "Horse With No Name," "Ventura Highway" and "Tin Man," is returning to Penn's Peak.

The band still consists of founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. This is their 45th anniversary of performing.

America will be in concert at 8 p.m. July 2.

Tickets are $37 and $42.

This is one of two concerts announced this week for Penn's Peak.

The other is Jam on the Mountain at 7 p.m. May 31. Tickets cost $14 in advance and $19 on the day of the show.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
TIMES NEWS FILE PHOTO Matt Ryan performs as Bruce Springsteen in previous "Bruce in the USA" concert at Penn's Peak. He'll be returning to the Peak this Friday, Feb. 21.

Who hasn't heard of Bruce Springsteen?

"The Boss," as he is also known, had such great hits as "Born in the USA" and "Dancing in the Dark."

You can hear the hits of Springsteen at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday night when Matt Ryan, from the World Famous "Legends In Concert" cast, brings his "Bruce in the USA" show to the venue.

Ryan began playing the Springsteen character in 2000, in the Legends "full scale" Las Vegas show. The great success with "Legends" evolved his character into the Bruce In The USA show.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The band Remember When will be performing at Penn's Peak on Valentine's Day.

Penn's Peak has announced its Valentine's concert.

The valentine's dinner dance has become a perennial attraction at the Jim Thorpe area venue with dinner followed by a concert.

The oldies band Remember When will put on a dinner show on Feb. 14.

Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. with the Remember When show at 7 p.m.

Reservations are required in advance and tickets went on sale today. The reservations can be placed through the Penn's Peak box office at 866-605-7325 or by calling Deb Biege at 610-826-9663.

Monday, November 10, 2014
Martina McBride

One of country music's premiere talents will be performing Thursday at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Martina McBride, who has had many number one hits, has won virtually every possible award in country music, and has sold out major arenas over the years, is making a stop with her "Everlasting Tour."

This is the second time McBride has come to Penn's Peak. Two years ago she attracted a capacity crowd.

She is best known for the moving song about domestic violence, "Independence Day," whose video was ranked number two country video of all time by CMT.