Summer Sounds, Summer Carnivals and Much More This Weekend!

By June 10, 2022 Music

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, June 10 through Thursday, June 16.

The outdoor live music season is quickly escalating toward full steam ahead, and this weekend and upcoming week offer plenty of outdoor concerts, carnivals, festivals and other events worthy of your consideration.

First, downtown Altoona’s “Summer Sounds” concert series gets under way on Friday evening, kicking off with Shallow 9 at Heritage Plaza. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. The music kicks off at 6 p.m., and admission is free.

Several communities have carnivals and festivals taking place this weekend. The Patton Fire Company No. 1 hosts their 14th annual Firemen’s Jubilee from Friday night through Sunday afternoon. Taking place in front of the fire station on Magee Avenue in downtown Patton, the Jubilee will feature food, refreshments, a pet and bicycle parade on Friday, a community parade on Saturday, fire truck rides, a cornhole tournament and “Battle of the Barrel” on Saturday, basket giveaways and a classic car show on Sunday. Live music will be a part of the festivities as well, with Blairsville-based rock group Hy-5 entertaining on Friday, and the debut of Altoona’s Autumn Rising – featuring most of the roster of the former This Albatross – on Saturday night. Admission to the Jubilee is free.

Nanty Glo hosts their annual Community Days celebration from Friday through Sunday afternoon at the Nanty Glo Fire Department. This festival will also feature food and refreshments, along with cornhole tournaments on Friday and Saturday, basket giveaways, the 9th annual Paul Galko 5K (2 mile) Family Walk on Saturday morning, a kids’ “Battle of the Barrel” and duck race on Saturday, and live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Friday’s music will be country, as Kevin Dale takes the stage at 9 p.m., while Johnstown’s Octane brings the rock on Saturday starting at 9 p.m. Admission to Community Days is free.

Hollidaysburg’s Legion Park will be the site for an event on Saturday to bring awareness and raise funds to address soldier suicides. Presented in honor of Pete Dannenberg, American Legion Post 516 Hollidaysburg presents “For Pete’s Sake: Let’s Put an End to Soldier Suicide.” The day’s events will kick off at 10 a.m. with a Catholic Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Hollidaysburg. The gates at Legion Park will then open at 4 p.m., with an opening ceremony at 5 p.m. featuring suicide awareness and education speakers, and live music from Felix & the Hurricanes. Food trucks will be on hand, and adult beverages will be available for purchase. For more information about the event, visit the website www.4pete.org.

High Profile Talent Agency will present the “Self Expression Festival” on Saturday afternoon at downtown Altoona’s Heritage Plaza. Beginning at 2 p.m., this event will feature arts displays and vendors, Rebelz food truck and Street Treatz, and live music from Dr. Chance Bartleby & the ?! and Neon Hotel. Admission is free.

And Felix & the Hurricanes will kick off the 2022 season of Downtown Hollidaysburg’s summer concert series on the Diamond on Thursday evening. The music kicks off at 6 p.m., and downtown Hollidaysburg businesses and food vendors will be open, and refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

There is plenty of live music to see and enjoy over the next seven days, so browse the listing below, and – as always – SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC!

(Listings in chronological order by event start time)

FRIDAY 6/10:

The Kupchella Brothers at Classic Elements, Johnstown (Grand Opening, starts 1 p.m.)

“33 On Mac Grand Opening with The Nerves (3 p.m.) and Acoustic Express (4:30 p.m.) at 33 On Mac, Altoona

“Pride Family Fun Day” with Anchor & Arrow and The Evergreens at Tussey Mountain, Boalsburg (starts 4 p.m.)

Ryan Carter Trio at 814 Cider Works (J.L. Farm & Cidery), State College (starts 5 p.m.)

John “JT Blues” Thompson at Centre Hills Country Club, State College (starts 5:30 p.m.)

“Summer Sounds ’22” with Shallow 9 at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

“Summer Acoustic BBQ” with Coltt Winter Lepley at Blue Knob Clubhouse, Blue Knob All Seasons Resort (starts 6 p.m.)

Samantha Press at Bella Terra Vineyards, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

Lauren & Joe at Olde Bedford Brewing Co., Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

Donny Burns Duo at University Wine Co., State College (starts 6 p.m.)

Corner Brothers at Cafe 210 West, State College (starts 6 p.m.)

Vision Manifest at Lloyd Street Brewing Co., Ebensburg (starts 6 p.m.)

Jeffrey Webb at Asiago’s Tuscan Italian, Johnstown (starts 6 p.m.)

Chris Daugherty at Woodside Bar & Grill, Johnstown (starts 6 p.m.)

Chad Patterson at Spring Dam Brewing Co., Roaring Spring (starts 7 p.m.)

Noah, Veronica & Erek at Phyrst, State College (starts 7 p.m.)

Hot Wax at Woody Lodge Winery, Ashville (starts 7 p.m.)

Johnathan Osmond at The Break Room, Twin Rocks (starts 7 p.m.)

Midnight Acoustic at B&L Wine Cellars (Cambria City), Johnstown (starts 7 p.m.)

From The Top at Trixie’s Pub, Johnstown (starts 7 p.m.)

The Extra Miles at The Village Green, Lemont (starts 7:30 p.m.)

Bastard Bearded Irishmen and The Filthy Lowdown at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Bone Jacked at Buccinese Society, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Three Of Hearts at Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

The Rockin’ Rockers at Newburg Fire Association Social Hall, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Letters From Tomorrow at Schellsburg VFW, Schellsburg (starts 8 p.m.)

Troubadork at Doggie’s Pub, State College (starts 8 p.m.)

Who’s Your Daddy at Freight Station, Johnstown (starts 8 p.m.)

Denny & Ken at Yinz Bar, Cherry Tree (starts 8 p.m.)

Derek Heidel at Muddy Run Tavern, Huntingdon (starts 9 p.m.)

“14th Annual Firemen’s Jubilee” with Hy-5 at Patton Fire Company, Patton (starts 9 p.m.)

Kevin Dale at Nanty Glo Community Days, Nanty Glo (starts 9 p.m.)

The Desperadoes at Southmont Gardens, Johnstown (starts 9 p.m.)

Ted McCloskey & the Hi-Fi’s at Phyrst, State College (starts 10 p.m.)

SATURDAY 6/11:

Anchor & Arrow at Gigi’s Southern Table, State College (starts 12 noon)

Community Jazz Jam at 3 Dots, State College (starts 1 p.m.)

“Self Expression Festival” with Dr. Chance Bartleby & the ?! and Neon Hotel at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 2 p.m.)

Eric Ian Farmer with Elizabeth Webb at Ten Thousand Villages, State Colleges (starts 3 p.m.)

“For Pete’s Sake” Soldier Suicide Awareness & Fundraiser with Felix & the Hurricanes at Legion Park, Hollidaysburg (an event to honor Pete Dannenberg, starts 5 p.m.)

“Summer Block PAWty” with The Dillons at Humane Society of Cambria County, Johnstown (starts 5 p.m.)

“Outdoor Concert Series” with Band Of Eden at Muskrat Beach 2, Prince Gallitzin State Park (starts 5 p.m.)

Matthew Sheedy at Cafe Kiros, Duncansville (starts 6 p.m.)

Scottie Scott at Blue Knob Clubhouse, Blue Knob All Seasons Resort (starts 6 p.m.)

Bad Luck Lover Boys at Olde Bedford Brewing Co., Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

Rhyne McCormick at Bella Terra Vineyards, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

Caledonia at 814 Cider Works (J.L. Farm & Cidery), State College (starts 6 p.m.)

“RothROCK Festival” at Tussey Mountain Ski Resort; featuring Land Of Ozz (Ozzy Osbourne tribute) and Quarterstick (starts 6 p.m.)

Ted & Molly at Elk Creek Cafe Creekside, Millheim (starts 6 p.m.)

Southbound acoustic at Angel Walk Winery, Allport (starts 6 p.m.)

“Concerts in the Park” with xxxxx at Central Park, Johnstown (starts 6 p.m.)

Freedom Rocks at Alum Bank Banquet Hall, Alum Bank (starts 6:30 p.m.)

Biscuit Jam at Good Intent Cider, Bellefonte (starts 6:30 p.m.)

Tom Nevers Field, Canoe Ridge and The Pines at ArtsAltoona Center, Altoona (all ages, starts 7 p.m.)

“Open Mic Night” with Callanish at Calvary Tyrone, Tyrone (starts 7 p.m.)

Patrick Kelly at Spring Dam Brewing Co., Roaring Spring (starts 7 p.m.)

Mindspell at Drake’s Bar & Grill, Mill Creek (starts 7 p.m.)

Above The Radar at Lake Raystown Amphitheater, Hesston (starts 7 p.m.)

H20 No, Cryptic Rites, Mental Five, Adam Vugaj and Visk at Webster’s Bookstore & Cafe, State College (starts 7 p.m.)

Granma Ben at Moonstock, Port Matilda (starts 7 p.m.)

Samantha Press at Lloyd Street Brewing Co., Ebensburg (starts 7 p.m.)

Accordion Jim at Coal Country Brewing, Ebensburg (starts 7 p.m.)

Bo & Tucker Moore at Fetz’s Sports Bar, Johnstown (starts 7 p.m.)

KB & the Crew at Glendale Year Round, Flinton (starts 7 p.m.)

Jeff Webb & the Delectable Sound at Venue Of Merging Arts, Johnstown (starts 7:30 p.m.)

Moonshine Jasmine at Newburg Fire Association Social Hall, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Giants Of Science at Tyrone Elks, Tyrone (starts 8 p.m.)

Stormy at Argonne Cafe, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

Kenton Sitch Band at Muddy Run Tavern, Huntingdon (starts 8 p.m.)

Mark Syster (acoustic) at Moonshine Mine Saloon, Nanty Glo (starts 8 p.m.)

FlowerChild at Freight Station, Johnstown (starts 8 p.m.)

Bazooka Joe unplugged (Pat & Jai) at Red’s Texas BBQ, Johnstown (starts 8 p.m.)

K4 Kountry at Croatian Club, Smoke Run (starts 8 p.m.)

On The Run, Abstentious and The Pines at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

John “JT” Thompson at The Bar, Boalsburg (starts 9 p.m.)

“14th Annual Firemen’s Jubilee” with Autumn Rising (formerly This Albatross) at Patton Fire Company, Patton (starts 9 p.m.)

Octane at Nanty Glo Community Days, Nanty Glo (starts 9 p.m.)

Fuse at Slammin Sam’s, Johnstown (starts 9 p.m.)

John Solo (John Cimino) at The Brewery, State College (starts 9:30 p.m.)

Tom Katz Band at Turner Hall, Johnstown (starts 10 p.m.)

ONLINE: Jack Servello Live Stream (Facebook, starts 7 p.m.)

SUNDAY 6/12:

“Live Music on the Patio” with Chatterbox Brass at Ebensburg Cambria Public Library, Ebensburg (starts 1 p.m.)

“2nd Sunday Uke Jam” at ArtsAltoona Center, Altoona (starts 2 p.m.)

“Benefit for Kelly Kilgore” with JuJu Bone and The Pennsoulvanians at D. Merl Tipton VFW Post #43, Martinsburg (starts 2 p.m.)

Bedford Community Drum Circle presents Spoken Word Open Mic at Bella Terra Vineyards, Bedford (starts 2 p.m.)

“Summer Concert Series” at Roxbury Bandshell, Johnstown; featuring That Oldies Band (5 p.m.) and The Optimists (6 p.m.)

“Sunday Funday” with Stacy & the Rejects at Freight Station, Johnstown (outside, starts 3 p.m.)

Hophead Ben at 814 Cider Works (J.L. Farm & Cidery), State College (starts 4 p.m.)

Eric Ian Farmer & Ady Martinez feat. Bob Hart and Elizabeth Webb at Elk Creek Cafe, Millheim (starts 5 p.m.)

“Sunday Funday” with Smith & Company at Jim & Jimmies, Johnstown (starts 4 p.m.)

The Pines at “The Summer Lovin’ Food Truck Festival” at 4D’s Lounge (outdoors Beer Garden), Altoona (starts 5 p.m.)

The Band OZ at Newburg Fire Association Social Hall, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

“South Hills Concert Series” with Triple A Blues Band at South Hills School of Business & Technology, State College (starts 6 p.m.)

Tyne & the Fastlyne at Pine Grove Hall, Pine Grove Mills (starts 6 p.m.)

“Summer Sounds at the Gazebo” with Ted & Molly at Talleyrand Park, Bellefonte (starts 7 p.m.)

Ted & Molly at American Ale House, State College (starts 8 p.m.)

Felix & the Hurricanes at Black & Gold Tavern, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Jason O at Phyrst, State College (starts 10 p.m.)

MONDAY 6/13:

“Rebelz Hosts Dinner and Music” with Ron Russell and Neon Hotel at Bryan Park, Huntingdon (starts 4 p.m.)

TUESDAY 6/14:

Open Mic at 3 Dots Downtown, State College (starts 5 p.m.)

Open Mic Night with James Grove at D’Ottavio’s Gran Sasso, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

Lowjack (lite) at Phyrst, State College (starts 10:30 p.m.)

ONLINE: Brother Jack’s Happy Hour Live Stream (Facebook, starts 4 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY 6/15:

Ted & Molly at Gigi’s Southern Table, State College (starts 6 p.m.)

Jam Night at Unter Uns Musical & Entertainment Society, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

Caledonia at Zeno’s, State College (starts 7 p.m.)

Pure Cane Sugar (doing the music of Joni Mitchell) at Pine Grove Hall, Pine Grove Mills (starts 7 p.m.)

Jam Night with The Frick Brothers at The Break Room, Twin Rocks (starts 7 p.m.)

Open Mic at Fetz’s Sports Pub, Johnstown (starts 7 p.m.)

Matt Otis & Robin Chambers at The Fifth Local Eatery & Alehouse, Johnstown (starts 7 p.m.)

Jam Night at Dively’s Tavern, Johnstown (starts 9 p.m.)

THURSDAY 6/16:

The Evergreens at Thomas Team Honda, Johnstown (starts 5 p.m.)

“Downtown Hollidaysburg on the Diamond” with Felix & the Hurricanes on the Diamond, Hollidaysburg (starts 6 p.m.)

“Local Mic Night” with Rue Moyer at Spring Dam Brewing Co., Roaring Spring (starts 6 p.m.)

“Picks and Strings Open Stage Jam” at Wagon Wheel Amphitheater, Philipsburg (starts 6 p.m.)

“T’rd Thursday” with Full Kilt at Molly’s Pub, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Ted McCloskey at Happy Valley Brewing Co., State College (starts 8 p.m.)

Crooner & Co. Swing Band at Pine Grove Hall, Pine Grove Mills (starts 8 p.m.)

“Phyrsty Phyrsdays” with The Corner Brothers at Phyrst, State College (starts 10 p.m.)

ONLINE: Bob Helbig Live Stream (Facebook, starts 7 p.m.)

(NOTE: More shows may be added to this list as information becomes available. Feel free to check back.)

To report additional shows or corrections to this listing, email information to jptheprofessor@gmail.com. Deadline to submit information for the initial posting is each Friday morning at 9 a.m.