Kenny Metcalf as ‘Elton’ opens the Music in the Mountains June 24

By Susan A. Neufeld

Fawnskin, CA – “Music in the Mountains” at the Big Bear Discovery Center brings the community together to celebrate and help protect nature through the power of music.

Kenny Metcalf stands out as the voice and image of Elton John when he was young. From rhinestones to sequins, every detail has been meticulously recreated.  The entire cast of Kenny Metcalf as Elton & The Early Years Band skillfully re-captures the original album sounds in live concert settings, delivering a complete audio/visual experience that is guaranteed to amaze any audience.


The opening act of the evening is Mia Karter with a Tribute to the late Amy Winehouse, featuring her incredible original music and many of the classic hits she covered over the years


Tickets are available at Adult premium $48 and general admission $37 — teen tickets (13-17) are available at $38 premium and $27 general admission. Children 12 and under are free.

Tickets may be purchased at three walk-up locations:

Big Bear Discovery Center, open Thursday – Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Big Bear Visitors Center, 630 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, open 7 days a week 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Big Bear Vacations, 41693 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, open 7 days a week 9 a.m. -4 p.m.


On-site parking is sold separately at $20 for each car.