Thursday, July 14, 2011

KISS fans rock and roll all night as Mt. Laurel reopens

By Beth Brelje

Pocono Record Writer
July 13, 2011

Memories were made and recaptured as KISS fans gathered for the first concert at Mt. Laurel Pocono Mountains Performing Arts Center since 2007.

KISS has lost none of its edge. But having gained a new generation of fans, the 1970s rockers are now a family show.

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Anthony Capic, 42, Jennifer Capic 40 and Sarah Capic, 13, of Raritan, N.J., drove more than an hour and a half to see Wednesday 's show.

"My dad was a KISS fan and introduced me," Sarah Capic said.

There were plenty of parents and kids at the concert, many from out of town. Steven Jones, 49, of Allentown has seen KISS 14 times. His friend Michele Hawk, 43, was seeing KISS for the first time.

“They're really good. At least, that's what Steve says,” Hawk said.

Stephanie and Bill Hetrick of Missouri planned their honeymoon at Cove Haven and were thrilled to learn KISS was going to be in the area.

“Bill crossed it (seeing KISS) off his bucket list,” Stephanie said.

Last-minute ticket sales were brisk. A short line of concert goers were still buying tickets at the door at 8:40 p.m.
Check back at and read Thursday's Pocono Record for more on the concert.

Kiss Live in Bushkill, PA., last night:




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