DNCE’s Joe Jonas, entrance to Sands Bethlehem Event Center, fondly recalls early Jonas Brothers uncover during Allentown’s …
February 1, 2017 - Jonas Brothers
Joe Jonas will move his new band, DNCE, to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday.
DNCE is roving a call of popularity, with a singular “Body Moves,” that this week is No. 2 on Billboard’s Dance Cub Songs chart. And, of course, a strain “Cake by a Ocean” strike No. 1 on a Adult Pop chart, sole triple bullion and finished as Billboard’s No. 8 radio strain of a year in 2016.
This will be a initial time Jonas has played a open uncover in a Lehigh Valley in scarcely 4 years. But Joe Jonas, and his famous brothers Nick and Kevin, with that he shaped The Jonas Brothers, have low connectors to a Lehigh Valley.
The Jonas Brothers, who shaped when they lived in New Jersey, initial played a Lehigh Valley with a uncover during Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café on Sept. 23, 2006. They were a opening act for a twin-sister twin The Veronicas.
In a new write interview, Joe Jonas pronounced he remembered that Croc Rock uncover fondly.
“I’ll never forget. Yeah, we desired that tour. It was a blast. And we remember that venue really specifically,” he pronounced with a laugh. “I have to contend it was a good time.”
Though The Jonas Brothers went on to sell out outrageous arenas, that uncover didn’t sell out a 1,100-capacity Crocodile Rock in Allentown.
In a 2009 interview, Joe’s younger hermit Nick also claimed to have fondly remembered a Croc Rock show, observant it was “one of a favorite places to play.” Told a bar packaged crowds for tip acts, Nick Jonas responded, “it wasn’t packaged when we were there.”
By 2008, The Jonas Brothers set a box bureau record during Allentown Fair, with a sellout throng of 10,467 that paid some-more than $700,000. The organisation eventually constructed 5 bullion or bullion albums, sole 7 million albums and had 8 Top 10 hits, had a strike TV uncover and starred in a integrate of movies, and sole out a biggest unison venues 2007-10.
In 2013, The Jonas Brothers returned to a Lehigh Valley for a final time to play a brief set for competition winners and invited fans during radio hire WAEB-FM, B-104’s iHeart Radio Stage.
Read an talk with Joe Jonas about DNCE’s arriving Sands uncover Thursday in The Morning Call. And come behind to Lehigh Valley Music to review a full transcript.
Tickets for DNCE with The Skins during 8 p.m. Saturday during Sands Bethlehem Event Center, during $29.50 for ubiquitous acknowledgment standing, are accessible during www.sandseventcenter.com and 800-745-3000.