What’s Happening at PA Casinos This Summer: Concerts, Comedy Shows and More

Written By Corey Sharp on May 27, 2022 - Last Updated on November 3, 2022
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If you are looking for the best entertainment, concerts and comedy near you this summer, don’t look much farther than Pennsylvania casinos. Of course, you’ll find table games and slots, but the summer of 2022 is also filled with a full schedule of familiar headliners.

Here are some of the highlights of what’s happening at Pennsylvania casinos this summer. To find out more, visit the casino’s website.

Live! Casino Philadelphia summer events

Live! Casino Philadelphia is “welcoming home” some performers with local ties. Tony Danza, who once taught English at Northeast High School, before starring in sitcoms “Taxi” and “Who’s the Boss,” will be at the Event Center at Live! Casino. South Philly raised comic Dom Irrera brings the laughs on July 22. Cedric The Entertainer is taking his Summer 2022 Comedy Tour to the Live! on Saturday, August 6.

  • June 9: Jackie “The Joke Man” Martley
  • June 11: Tony Danza
  • July 7: Bobby Collins
  • July 8: Ashanti
  • July 22: Dom Irrera
  • August 6: Cedric The Entertainer
  • August 7: The Duprees
  • August 26: Evening with the Housewives
  • September 4: Candlebox

Park for free during Phillies games

If you are going to a Philadelphia Phillies game, you can save big parking at Live! Casino Philadelphia. Gold Card members and above get free parking during Phillies home games in the self-park garage.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia summer events

Get your groove on at Rivers Casino Philadelphia this summer with tons of events. Rivers Philadelphia is hosting a riverfront “Party on the Pier” on July 3. The family-friendly event will have a DJ, food trucks, games, and conclude with fireworks after an Elton John tribute show.

  • June 3: Jeffrey Osborne
  • June 17: The Stylistics
  • June 25: Rodney Carrington
  • July 2: DJ Jazzy Jeff
  • July 30: Ed Bassmaster
  • August 11: George Benson
  • August 20: Jonathon Butler & Gerald Albright
  • August 26: Gloria Gaynor

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course summer events

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has a series of outdoor concerts this summer.

Summer concerts in June

  • 4th: Military Appreciation Show Featuring Craig Morgan Locash and Dave Bray,
  • 18th: Hershey Symphony Orchestra Wine and Beer Tasting
  • 25th: Martina McBride

Summer concerts in July 

  • 3rd: Bush, Candlebox and Ayron Jones
  • 10th: Big & Rich with Gary Levox of Rascal Flats
  • 17th: Yacht Rock Revue Tour
  • 24th: ZZ Top and Ann Wilson
  • 30th: Collective Soul and Switchfoot

Summer concerts in August

  • 13th: Chris Young with special guest Rodney Atkins
  • 20th: Rick Springfield, Men at Work and John Waite
  • 28th: Daughtry: The Dearly Beloved Tour with special guest Pop Evil

Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia adds bars

Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia does not have a list of events available. However, they are adding bars.

Harrrah’s Philadelphia is opening O’Sheas on June 3. The new bar aims to capture the charm of a Las Vegas party pub and combines it with its Delaware County roots. Visitors will be able to enjoy table games, slot machines, live music, darts, arcade games, and spirited drinks.

Other new additions to Harrah’s:

  • Harrah’s Backyard: An outdoor patio bar with great views and cold drinks. Patrons will also be able to enjoy a list of craft beers in addition to playing Giant Jenga and other patio games.
  • The Copper Mug: Located on the casino’s racing track level, The Copper Mug is an indoor casual bar with all kinds of craft beer options. Visitors can relax with a beer and watch a game with friends.

Mohegan Sun Pocono summer concerts

Mohegan Sun Pocono added a number of new amenities as summer approaches. In addition, the Party on the Patio is coming back with a full lineup of tribute bands. Mohegan Sun Pocono saw record attendance for free concerts last summer.

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Corey Sharp is the Lead Writer at PlayPennsylvania bringing you comprehensive coverage of sports betting and gambling in Pennsylvania. Corey is a 4-for-4 Philly sports fan and previously worked as a writer and editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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