Entertainment

State College offers a wide variety of entertainment options, from 18 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 Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen, Cirque du Soleil and Lewis Black. 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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Country crooner Brantley Gilbert of "Bottoms Up" fame will stop at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sept. 26 as part of his "Let It Ride" tour.
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Cirque Du Soleil at the BJC
If you’re into fantastical, if not slightly disturbing performances, then you’re in luck. Cirque Du Soleil is coming to the Bryce Jordan Center to perform their signature production, Dralion, for six performances this October 8-12.
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Amazing news on this 4th of July: Rock legends The Beach Boys are playing at the Bryce Jordan Center at 8 p.m. Oct. 29.

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In wonderfully random news, Alfonso Ribeiro of "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" fame will conduct a meet-and-greet at tonight's State College Spikes game.
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For the first time, a musical act will play at the Pegula Ice Arena, and it's a big one -- My Hero Zero will be the main attraction of Sunday's "Rock The Ice" at 7 p.m.
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Less than a year after coming to State College, the WWE will be back at the Bryce Jordan Center September 7 for all you "wrestling" fans out there, according to the BJC.
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Horror punk and hardcore band the Misfits will headline a stop in State College just in time for Halloween.
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Penn Staters that do p90X can hear Tony Horton tell them to "BRING IT" live and in-person during the Central Pa. Health and Fitness Expo on Oct. 4-5 at the Bryce Jordan Center.
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Aaron Carter announced a fall tour via Twitter today, and the Nov. 4 stop has him in State College for the third time since April 2013.
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The State Theatre released its summer show slate this afternoon, highlighted with a performance by legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter. Ranked as the 63rd greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone, the producer and performer has toured for more than 50 years.

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