Ted Nugent, who has has carved a permanent place in rock and roll history as the guitar-shredding showman, selling more than 40 million albums, performing more than 6,400 high-octane concerts, is making a visit to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.
He will be at the venue at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Opening will be Laura Wilde.
Tickets ar $34 in advance and $39 at the door.
From the ground breaking Amboy Dukes' hit "Journey to the Center of the Mind", to classics like "Stranglehold" and "Cat Scratch Fever", Damn Yankees chartbuster "High Enough," and cult classic "Fred Bear", Ted's no-holds barred career spans five decades.
He has been featured on A&E's Biography and on VH1's Behind the Music.
Named Detroit's greatest guitar player of all time by readers of MLive!, Nugent performed for 55,000 marines, sailors and families at Camp Pendleton's Rockin' the Corps, was honored to join fellow musician Toby Keith on a USO Tour of the Persian Gulf, and has donated in excess of 6000 concerts and backstage passes to individual troops stateside.
Wilde, the 22 year old fast-rising rock talent is armed with killer guitar riffs and a surly attitude to match. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Laura is determined to create a fresh interpretation of traditional rock and roll for a new, younger generation of fans.
In other Penn's Peak news, three new concerts have been booked for the venue. They are:
Ÿ Hinder & Candlebox with Devour the Day and Open Air Stereo on Sunday, Sept. 29. Tickets are $24 in advance and $29 day of show.
Ÿ Dark Star Orchestra Fall Tur East 2013, Wednesday, Nov. 27. Tickets are $24 advance and $29 day of show.
Ÿ Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Saturday, March 22, 8 p.m. Tickets $22 advance and $27 day of show. Tickets for this concert go on sale Saturday.
Upcoming events at the Peak are as follows:
Ÿ 14 - Ted Nugent with Laura Wilde, 8 p.m. Tickets $34 advance, $39 day of show.
Ÿ 23 - Big Night Out featuring Hoobastank, Lit, and Alien Ant Farm, 8 p.m. Tickets $25 advance, $30 day of show.
Ÿ 6 - Live Wire, 8 p.m. Tickets $17 advance, $22 day of show.
Ÿ 26 - Josh Turner with Ayla Brown, 8 p.m. Tickets $37 and $42.
Ÿ 27 - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m., Tickets $24 advance, $29 day of show.
Ÿ 29 - Hinder & Candlebox with Devour the Day and Open Air Stereo, 7 p.m. Tickets $24 advance, $29 day of show.
Ÿ 4 - Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Tickets $24 and $29.
Ÿ 10 - Marvin Seals & JGB, 8 p.m. Tickets $17 advance, $22 day of show.
Ÿ 18 - Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl, 9 p.m. Tickets $17 advance, $22 day of show.
Ÿ 25 - Real Diamond, 8 p.m. Tickets $17 advance, $22 at door.
Ÿ 26 - Gordon Lightfoot's "50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour," 8 p.m. Tickets $42 and $37.
Ÿ 2 - America, 8 p.m. Tickets $35 and $40.
Ÿ 9 - Get the Led Out, 8 p.m. Tickets $33 Pit, $28 reserved seating, $23 standing room only.
Ÿ 16 - .38 Special, 8 p.m. Tickets $37 pit, $32 rserved seating.
Ÿ 27 - Dark Star Orchestra, 8 p.m. Tickets $24 advance, $29 day of show.
Ÿ 22 - Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, 8 p.m. Tickets $22 advance, $27 at the door. Tickets on sale Saturday.Deck Parties
Ÿ 15 - Billy Bauer Band, 6:30-9 p.m.
Ÿ 16 - Shades of Grey Band, 6:30-9 p.m.
Ÿ 18 - Ostrich Hat, 2-5 p.m.
Ÿ 22 - Steal Your Face Band, 6:30-9 p.m.
Ÿ 25 - Coal County Express, 2-5 p.m.
Ÿ 29 - Who Knows Band, 6:30-9 p.m.
Ÿ Sept. 17, 18 & 19 - The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Doors open 11:30 a.m., showtime 1 p.m., lunch noon.
Ÿ Oct. 1, 2, and 3 - The Swing Dolls - A Tribute to the Andrews Sisters and the McGuire Sisters. Doors open 11:30 a.m., showtime 1 p.m., lunch noon.
Ÿ Oct. 15, 16, and 17 - King Henry and the Showmen - One More for the Road, The Farewell Tour. Doors open 11:30 a.m., showtime 1 p.m., lunch noon.
Ÿ Oct. 24 - Real Diamond. Doors open 11:30 a.m., showtime 1 p.m., lunch noon.