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Lawn parties kick off Mount Laurel performances

June 7, 2012

TAMIMENT, PA — The Mount Laurel Pocono Mountains Performing Arts Center (The Mount) will host a lawn party to kick off each of its 10 Music On The Mount Summer Concerts beginning Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9. The lawn parties will feature local bands, a discount barbeque, special tastings from sponsors, giveaways, beer and wine bars, picnic and party space and more.

The Who Knows band from the Poconos region will play the Festival Stage on opening night, Friday, June 8 before The Guess Who hits the Main Stage. The gates will open at 5 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m. on the Adams stage, the opening act/special guest begins at 7 p.m. on the Main Stage, and the headliner starts at approximately 8:15 p.m.

On Saturday, the Matt Bennick and the Blues Mine from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre will perform original tunes as well as unique versions of blues and rock standards in advance of the Robert Cray/Little Feat double bill. Times are the same for this concert except the headliner will start at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Visit or or call 570/588-2522.