Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Penn's Peak

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Rock, folk, country, blues — you want it, you got it.

There’s a terrific lineup of entertainment coming up at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe. Make sure to mark your calendars.

• Aug. 19, The Smithereens and Martha Davis and The Motels, 8 p.m.

• Aug. 24, Ted Nugent, 8 p.m.

• Sept. 9, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, 8 p.m.

• Sept. 10, Dwight Yoakam, 8 p.m.

• Sept. 29, Trace Adkins, 8 p.m.

• Sept. 30, Jim Breuer, 8 p.m.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Blues Traveler is coming to Penn’s Peak July 29. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Blues Traveler lands at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. July 29.

After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, Grammy award-winning band Blues Traveler continues to chart new musical directions as evident on their latest recording, “Blow Up The Moon.”

A clever collaboration between various artists, “Blow Up the Moon” sees Blues Traveler keeping an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters influenced by the band’s remarkable 25-plus year career.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The audience at Penn’s Peak Old Crow Medicine Show July 21 may not know Margo Price yet but after listing to her personal lyrics and classic country style, they will be hooked.

“I’m just writing the music I want to hear,” said Price of her solo debut album, “Midwest Farmer’s Daughter.”

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.