Motorcycles and Musical Madness!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the period of Wednesday, June 20 through Thursday, June 28. This will include all motorcycle weekend live music events for the inaugural Pennsylvania Roundhouse Rally in Altoona, Thunder In the Valley in Johnstown, Ebensburg Wheels & Wings and Bike Week, as well as other weekend live music listings. Keep checking back, as additional shows may be added as information becomes available.

For outdoor shows, in the event of inclement weather, please call or use social media to check ahead to make sure the show is still taking place, especially if you are driving any distance to attend.

Check out and support the area live music! And if you celebrate heavily while doing so, please designate a sober driver or call a taxi to get you home.

WEDNESDAY 6/20:

PENNSYLVANIA ROUNDHOUSE RALLY, Altoona:

– The Clarks and Agent Smith at Railroaders Museum, Altoona (starts 6 p.m., tickets $15 day of show)

THUNDER IN THE VALLEY, Johnstown:

– Richland Bike Bash at Richland Volunteer Fire Department, Johnstown; featuring Pelt (6 p.m.) and Angry Johnny Stangry (9:30 p.m.)

Open Mic Night at Unter Uns, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

THURSDAY 6/21:

PENNSYLVANIA ROUNDHOUSE RALLY, Altoona:

– Open Stage n’Create with Rue Moyer and Ed n’Born at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 4 p.m.)

– Choppin Lot Party at Railroad City Tattoo, Altoona; featuring The Snipped and other bands (starts 5 p.m.)

– Matt Pletcher Trio on the Diamond, Hollidaysburg (starts 7 p.m.)

– Jim Donovan & the Sun King Warriors at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 9 p.m.)

– Lauren & Joe at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

THUNDER IN THE VALLEY, Johnstown:

– Central Park Stage: Willow Hill (11:30 a.m.), Brad Cobaugh (2:30 p.m.), Absent-Minded Professors (5:30 p.m.)

– Train Station Stage: Desperadoes (4 p.m.), Van Waylon (7 p.m.), Octane (10 p.m.)

– People’s Natural Gas Park: Cajun Norm and the Jam Band (4 p.m.), Norman Nardini (7 p.m.), Felix & the Hurricanes (10 p.m.)

– Biker Mall: Kimberly Dawn and Johann (4 p.m.), Take Two (7 p.m.), Jimmy Adler (10 p.m.)

Richland Bike Bash at Richland Volunteer Fire Department, Johnstown; featuring Hair Force One (6 p.m.) and Undercover (9:30 p.m.)

Foul Play at Rocky’s Tavern, Johnstown (starts 9 p.m.)

WHEELS & WINGS, downtown Ebensburg (starts 6 p.m.); featuring Metro (corner of Sample and Center Streets) and The Marauders (Penn Eben Gazebo)

Frick & Ramsey Band at Ebensburg American Legion, Ebensburg (starts 5 p.m.)

EBENSBURG BIKE FEST at Cambria County Fairgrounds, Ebensburg; featuring Krazy Kat Daddies (8 p.m.)

Make Music Day Ukulele Jam at Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, Hollidaysburg (starts 6 p.m.)

Open Stage Night with August Wake and others at Green Bean Coffee, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

Conner Gilbert at Zach’s Sports & Spirits, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Eclipse (Journey tribute) at Tenley Park, Everett (starts 6 p.m.)

Borrowed Time at Standing Stone Coffee Company, Huntingdon (starts 5 p.m.)

FRIDAY 6/22:

PENNSYLVANIA ROUNDHOUSE RALLY, Altoona:

– Conner Gilbert at Roundhouse Harley-Davidson, Altoona (starts 12 noon)

– Choppin Lot Party at Railroad City Tattoo, Altoona; featuring Black Ridge PABG and Dead Flowers Circus Sideshow (starts 5 p.m.)

– Josh Gallagher, Matt Pletcher and August Wake at People’s Natural Gas Field, Altoona (starts 5:30 p.m.)

– Spring Street Family Band at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

– Sponge at Railroaders Museum, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

– Tragedy (All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees) at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 10:30 p.m.)

THUNDER IN THE VALLEY, Johnstown:

– Central Park Stage: Who’s Your Daddy (11:30 a.m.), Even the Odds (2:30 p.m.), Full Kilt (5:30 p.m.), Second Wind (8 p.m.)

– Train Station Stage: Tom Katz (2 p.m.), Down to the Wire (5 p.m.), Jasmine Cain (8 p.m.), Quiet Riot (10 p.m.)

– People’s Natural Gas Park: Angry Johnny Stangry and his CRS Band (1 p.m.), The Marauders (4 p.m.), Felix & the Hurricanes (7 p.m.), Joe Grushecky & the House Rockers (10 p.m.)

– Biker Mall: Dan Vavrek (1 p.m.), Three Of Hearts (4 p.m.), Norman Nardini (7 p.m.), Van Waylon (10 p.m.)

Richland Bike Bash at Richland Volunteer Fire Department, Johnstown; featuring Inside Out (6 p.m.) and The Clarks (acoustic trio) (9:30 p.m.)

Dan Stonerook at St. Mark’s Church, Johnstown (Strawberry Festival, starts 3 p.m.)

Foul Play at Slammin’ Sams, Johnstown (starts 10 p.m.)

Seize Fire at Rocky’s Tavern, Johnstown (starts 10 p.m.)

EBENSBURG BIKE FEST at Cambria County Fairgrounds, Ebensburg; featuring The Sharptones (6 p.m.), Saddle Up (9 p.m.) and Matt Pletcher (12 midnight)

McCaulley Project at Unter Uns, Altoona (outside, starts 7 p.m.)

Rokkandy at Newburg Firehall, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Krazy Kat Daddies at Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Eric McCrum at Buccinese Society, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Conner Gilbert at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

The Backyard Rockers at Central Memorial Field, Roaring Spring (Relay For Life, begins 6 p.m.)

Anita Roseborough at Stone Town Cafe & Gallery, Huntingdon (starts 6 p.m.)

SATURDAY 6/23:

PENNSYLVANIA ROUNDHOUSE RALLY, Altoona:

– Lauren & Joe at Roundhouse Harley-Davidson, Altoona (starts 11 a.m.)

– Silver Screen at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 1:30 p.m.)

– Hair Force One at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

– Choppin Lot Party at Railroad City Tattoo, Altoona with Penntera (Pantera tribute) (starts 7 p.m.)

– Puddle Of Mudd at Railroaders Museum, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

– Pearl Jam Tribute Show (with local musician cast) at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

THUNDER IN THE VALLEY, Johnstown:

– Central Park Stage: Rattle Trap Jack (12:30 p.m.), Stone Bridge Blues Band (3 p.m.), The Boomers (5:30 p.m.), Tree (8 p.m.)

– Train Station Stage: Jukehouse Bombers (12 noon), Inside Out (2:30 p.m.), Jasmine Cain (5 p.m.), Great White (7:30 p.m.), Hells Bells (AC/DC tribute) 10 p.m.)

– People’s Natural Gas Park: Fred Myers & the Redneck Majority (1 p.m.), Andy Davis Band (4 p.m.), The Stickers (7 p.m.), Michael Christopher Band (10 p.m.)

– Biker Mall: Jerry B & the Bone Tones (1 p.m.), Buddy Dee & the Belairs (4 p.m.), Hot Damn (7 p.m.), Fubar (10 p.m.)

Richland Bike Bash at Richland Volunteer Fire Department, Johnstown; featuring Midnight Acoustic (3:30 p.m.), Stone Bridge (6:30 p.m.) and Octane (9:30 p.m.)

Negan, Inside Out and Skell at Slammin’ Sam’s, Johnstown (starts 9 p.m.)

Orange Fire at Rocky’s Tavern, Johnstown (starts 10 p.m.)

EBENSBURG BIKE FEST at Cambria County Fairgrounds, Ebensburg; featuring Pop Harker’s Raging Slagg (6 p.m.), Giants Of Science (9 p.m.) and Matt Pletcher (12 midnight)

Auto Baum (outside) and D.D. & the Pub Crawlers (inside) at Unter Uns, Altoona (both start 6 p.m.)

McCaulley Project at Newburg Firehall, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Sound Of Silence at Hill Valley Inn, Mount Union (starts 9 p.m.)

Acoustic Stew at Our Station House, Ebensburg (starts 8 p.m.)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON 6/24:

THUNDER IN THE VALLEY, Johnstown:

– Central Park Stage: Krazy Kat Daddies (1:30 p.m.)

– Train Station Stage: Jukehouse Bombers (1:30 p.m.)

– People’s Natural Gas Park: Full Kilt (1:30 p.m.)

– Biker Mall: Honkey Kong (1:30 p.m.)

Rokkandy at St. James Lutheran Church Picnic, Altoona (starts 12:30 p.m.)

Altoona West African Drum Circle at Heritage Plaza, Altoona (starts 4 p.m.)

SUNDAY NIGHT 6/24:

The Band OZ at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 6 p.m.)

TUESDAY NIGHT 6/26:

Open Mic with the Backyard Rockers at D’Ottavio’s Gran Sasso, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

“Tuesday Night Therapy” at Bedford Tavern, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY NIGHT 6/27:

Open Mic Night at Unter Uns, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Open Mic Night with Rick Ramsey at Patton Eagles, Patton (starts 8 p.m.)

THURSDAY NIGHT 6/28:

Steve Summerhill at Jethro’s, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

Open Stage Night at Green Bean Coffee, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

Conner Gilbert at Blairmont Country Club (Penn State Altoona Alumni Golf Tournament reception, starts 5:30 p.m.)

Greg Burley at Zach’s Sports & Spirits, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Open Mic Night at Oak Spring Winery, Bedford (starts 6 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.

COMMENTS