Velveeta to perform as part of York Homecoming celebration

October 09, 2012

Velveeta, a popular State College retro rock band, will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Paddock on Market, 3406 E. Market St., York, as part of Penn State York’s Homecoming Weekend activities. Attendees must be age 21 or older.

The event is being sponsored by the Penn State York Alumni Society. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased in advance for $15 at  or by check made payable to the Penn State Alumni Society, c/o Penn State York Alumni and Development Office, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., York, PA 17403.

Velveeta, a four-person band that has been entertaining crowds for more than 17 years, started playing as a joke at The Brewery in State College. Their fan base has grown over the years and Velveeta is now considered one of the top bands performing in State College and around the area. John “Bones” Harper, drums and vocals; Brent Martin, keyboard and guitar; Brian Kriley, guitar and vocals; and John Matthews, bass and vocals; play a variety of '80s tunes with a mix of others. Song titles such as “What I Iike About You,” "I Love Rock 'n’ Roll” and “I’m a Believer,” are just a sampling of the hits in the band repertoire. 

For more information on the band, visit, and for more information on Penn State York Homecoming activities, visit


  • Tickets are still available for a performance by Velveeta on Oct. 12 in York.

    IMAGE: Penn State

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Last Updated October 11, 2012