Both State College and Penn State offer a wide variety of entertainment options, from 26 bars and clubs in the downtown area to a number of music and performance venues, including the Bryce Jordan Center and The State Theatre. Happy Valley has hosted such performing greats as Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen, Florida Georgia Line, and The Weeknd. Student groups like SOMA and SPA also provide both national acts and student art and entertainment on campus and the community is home to an up-and-coming local music scene.
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“It is our time of the year to take much pride in our community — that the LGBTQA+ community is thriving at Penn State and that our students are proud of who they are and the identities that they hold.”
The “White Iverson” and “Drank In My Cup” stars will be coming to Happy Valley on April 20 for Tussey Mountain’s Spring Fest.
Meme-worthy images are everywhere at Penn State.
The first annual Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival will come to Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park this summer with artists like John Legend, Alessia Cara, X Ambassadors, and The Roots.
Badfish: A Tribute To Sublime will be performing at the State Theatre on February 27.
Muhammad, the first American Olympian to wear a hijab in competition, spoke before a large crowd at Heritage Hall in the HUB about her journey to the Olympics and her identity as a black, Muslim-American fencer.
Because some traditions should never be outgrown.
The School of Theatre put on an electrifiying rendition of American Idiot The Musical.
Whether you hallucinated a duck running around the floor or swore you saw a Blink 182 member, we want to hear your THON-induce delirium story.
For 10 years now, it’s been the job of Go Go Gadjet to squeeze every last drop of energy left…
One of the most fun and nostalgic practices of the upcoming Final Four is counting down the line dances of the last four years, which leads up to the one of last performances of the 2017 line dance.
From classic hits, to Disney sing-alongs, The Brass Cadillacs kept THON alive when energy was waning.
Sara James and the Hess Brothers returned to the THON stage and woke up the BJC with classic rock and pop hits.
The New Jersey-based band performed its original song “Fighter,” announcing all proceeds would be donated to childhood cancer research.
3 AM Tokyo showed an impressive range of songs, impressing and energizing THON.
The band will play it’s second show of the night, this time downtown at Champs. Sorry underagers.
Joe Jonas and DNCE shook the BJC just two hours into THON with a surprise performance.