Midsummer Shred rock show takes over Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Aug. 9

Midsummer Shred rock show takes over Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Aug. 9

As appeared on NEPA Scene by Rich Howells on July 31, 2019.

While the Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco have wrapped up for the year, Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton isn’t done hosting live music for the season.

Today, the venue adjacent to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain announced Midsummer Shred, a live rock show on the stage inside the waterpark.

The new all-ages event on Friday, Aug. 9 features seven regional bands and headliner Soul Sign, an all-star heavy metal group from Los Angeles featuring members of Yngwie Malmsteen, Ted Nugent, Scorpions’ Uli Jon Roth, Dio Disciples, Don Dokken, Lynch Mob, The Rock Vault, Unida, and Dio Returns.

Doors at Montage Mountain Waterpark (1000 Montage Mountain Rd., Scranton) open at 2 p.m. The music – a mix of hard rock, metal, and punk rock – begins at 3 p.m. and runs through 11 p.m.

Tickets, which are $10, are on sale now at montagemountainresorts.com and include access to all the water attractions – the wave pool, alpine slides, Tundra Tornado slide, Iceberg Alley luge, Polar Bear Pond, and the Cross-Country Canal lazy river.

Midsummer Shred is presented by Tröegs Independent Brewing. The Hershey-based brewer served as the official craft beer of the Peach Music Festival and introduced a new beer, Fuzzy Nudge, there last week. Patrons must be 21+ to drink and show proper ID.

Midsummer Shred music schedule:

3 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Brotality
4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.: Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms
5 p.m.-5:45 p.m.: Monoceros
6 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Crock Pot Abduction
7 p.m.-7:45 p.m.: Threatpoint
8 p.m.-8:45 p.m.: The Maguas
9 p.m.-9:45 p.m.: Sonic Salvation
10 p.m.-11 p.m.: Soul Sign

Soul Sign is made up vocalist Mark Boals (Yngwie Malmsteen, Ted Nugent, Uli Jon Roth), bassist Bjorn Englen (Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Tony MacAlpine, Robin McAuley, Dio Disciples), guitarist Jan Mengeling (Coma Star, members of Black Label Society, David Lee Roth, Accept, Lita Ford, and Walter Trout), and drummer Mike Cancino (Unida, H.O.B.P.), all veteran musicians who have toured and recorded with well-known artists. The band released their latest album, “Life in the Dark,” in 2011 and has entertained audiences with shows across the United States and Europe.

Montage Mountain will host its next event, Adult Night presented by Food & Fire, this Friday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m., with games and ticket giveaways from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and DJ sets all night through 11 p.m. Another Adult Night will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

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