Fun Summer Concerts in the Northern Poconos
If you want to sing and dance through summer, the Northern Poconos is the place to be. This area in Pennsylvania is home to great summer activities and exciting concerts you won't want to miss.
Honesdale Roots and Rhythm
Join us at the annual Honesdale Roots and Rhythm Music Festival on June 17th! Various artists appear all over Honesdale, from the main stage to downtown streets to a local bar! With top-shelf bands in blues, rock, Americana, roots and jazz - this free music fest is one you won't want to miss! There is free music and entertainment all day long with games for young children to enjoy. Check out the 2023 Music Fest Lineup and come on down to Honesdale! you can view some main stage artists below:
- Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
- The 40 Acre Mule
- Reggie King Sears
- Mark DeRose & The Dreadnoughts
Bluegrass & BBQ on the Stourbridge Line
On June 18th take a ride on the Stourbridge Line for a day of fun, food, and great tunes! The relaxing train ride with travel along the Lackawana River to the trackside grove. At trackside grove, there will be a delicious chicken barbeque lunch and bluegrass concert awaiting your arrival. Sound like fun? You can book your train ticket here and then stay with us! If you can't catch the June 18th train, they have the same event on August 18th to enjoy.
Wayne County Creative Arts Council's Summer Concerts
Wear your dancing shoes and join the Wayne County Creative Arts Council for their annual summer concert series in Honesdale. You'll have the opportunity to hear great tunes from unique local musicians every Monday and Thursday down at Honesdale Central Park. The season kicks off on June 12 and continues every week until July 31. Visit on July 1 for a special celebration filled with good food, excellent acts and spectacular fireworks. All concerts are free for everyone, offering a way to enjoy great music against the stunning backdrop of the Pocono Mountains. Some of the artists booked to play include:
- Luongo Brothers
- Radio Replay
- Clarence Spady
- Gypsy Jazz Quintet
- Teddy Young Blue Band
Dorflinger's Concert Series
Surround yourself with nature while you listen to some of the finest music in the area at the Wildflower Concert Series. These summer concerts in the Poconos have been held for over 41 years, drawing some of the biggest and best names to their stage at the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary in White Mills. This natural amphitheater offers the perfect setting with its magnificent pine trees and cool breeze. Kick back in your lawn chair, grab a bite from their barbecue caterers and enjoy a night full of music you'll never forget. Shows are every Saturday night between July 1 and Aug. 12, with a few on select Wednesday nights.
Wondering who's playing at these concerts near Honesdale? A few artists who will be there include:
- The Best of the Eagles
- Vanessa Collier
- Soul Cruisers
- The McKrells
- Yankee Brass Band
Get your groove on to some of the hottest musicians and bands at the world-renowned Bethel Woods Center for the Arts this summer. Located right across from where the famous 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair took place, The Pavilion is the best place to watch your favorite artists live. This amphitheater easily seats 16,000 people and gives you, your friends and your family a night full of great music and incredible memories.
This venue has an outstanding lineup of performers from around the world coming to our corner of the United States. Many of the names you might have heard of include:
- Chris Stapleton
- Shania Twain
- Counting Crows
- The Chicks
- Zac Brown Band
- Culture Club
Book Your Camping Trip at Honesdale / Pocono KOA Holiday
Take advantage of these special summertime activities in Pennsylvania from our campground in Honesdale. We have everything your family needs to relax and recharge before heading out for an unforgettable night jam-packed with amazing music.
Start planning your musical adventure and book your campsite today!